I’m a senior researcher at the Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing Lab of the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany, and co-founder and executive director of HESCOM-Software. My main experise is in natural language technology, data and knowledge processing, and software engineering.
Since 2015, I am a PI in the research training group AIPHES. My current research concerns intelligent systems and knowledge databases. I give lectures on my own responsibility and supervise multiple students. For my PhD (summa cum laude), I worked towards integrated lexical resources and collaborative lexicography. Previously, I wrote my master’s thesis about automatic question answering (awarded the best student thesis in computational linguistics). The majors of my studies were software engineering, algorithmics, and business administration.
Since many years, I am executive director and co-founder of HESCOM-Software. We provide software and web solutions for book sellers, publishers, libraries, and collectors. In addition to product development and customer support, I am responsible for finance and accounting. After finishing my bachelor, I have also worked as a software developer at Syncron Tech Oy in Finland.