09/2016 - Professor for Data Management and Business Intelligence
University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, School of Computer Science, DE
01/2014 - (04/2016) Marie Curie Senior Research Fellow
with Reader Peter Tino
School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham,UK

I manage my project Probabilistic models in pseudo-euclidean spaces (ProMoS) funded by an IEF-EU grant

12/2013 Habilitation in Applied Computer Science (University of Bielefeld)

Learning with interpretable models (cummulative)

01/2010 - 06/2013 Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Lecturer
with Prof Barbara Hammer
Chair of Theoretical Computer Science, University of Bielefeld

Since 01/2010 I was reponsible for the project Relevance Learning for temporal neural maps

11/2006-12/2009 Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Lecturer at the Computer Science Dept.
with Prof. Dr. rer. nat Thomas Villmann
Medical Department Leipzig University

From 01/2007 to 12/2010, I was part project leader in the project Biodiversity
The project has been successfully finished (see publications).
From 11/2006 - 12/2009 I was a member of and for the last year part project leader in the project MetaSTEM
The project has been successfully finished (see publications - esp. our recent Bioinformatics article.

2006 Ph.D. in Computer Science (Dr. rer. nat.)
at Clausthal University of Technology
Thesis entitled Prototype based Machine Learning in Clinical Proteomics
2004-2006 Researcher and Software Developer
at Bruker Daltonics (Numerical methods team) and group of bio-analytics
(external) PhD student at CIG Clausthal University of Technology (Prof. Barbara Hammer
2003 Research Fellow
with Prof Dr. rer. nat Volker Gruhn
Computer Science Department, Leipzig University
2002 Diploma in Computer Science
at Leipzig University
Thesis entitled Moment based methods for optical character recognition


I am member of the European Marie Curie Fellows Association
I am member of the Marie Curie Fellows Association in Birmingham, UK
I am member of the IEEE Computational Intelligence and Signal Processing Society
I am member of the GI (German Computer Science Society), the GNNS (+ ENNS) (European Neural Network Society).
I am member of the German Society for Pattern Recognition (DAGM)
I am founding member of the Institute of Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Data Analysis (CIID) e.V. (Mittweida).
Associated member of the University of Applied Sciences Mittweida