• Research foci

    • Multiobjective Evolutionary Computation
    • Social Media Analytics / Online Propaganda
    • Hybrid Algorithms
    • Scheduling Theory and Algorithms
    • Grid-Computing
  • Education

    since 12/2018
    Habilitation and venia legendi (Information Systems)
    since 04/2013
    05/2006- 10/2012
    Phd studies in computer science
    10/1999- 04/2006
    Studies in Computer Science
  • Positions

    since 2019
    Associate Professor at the Department for Information Systems, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
    General Chair of the Multidisciplinary International Symposium on Disinformation in Open Online Media (MISDOOM 2019)
    since 2018
    Academic Co-Head of the ERCIS Competence Center "Social Media Analytics"
    Proceedings and Financial Chair dof the 9th International Conference on Evolutionary Multicriterion Optimization (EMO 2017)
    since 2016
    Head of the Research Group Social Media Analytics and Multi-objective Optimization
    2013- 2018
    PostDoc Researcher at the Department of Information Systems, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
    2006- 2012
    Research Associate at the Robotics Research Institute, TU Dortmund University
  • External functions

    since 2018
    Mitglied of the Integrity & Security Initiative lead by the federal office for information security
    since 2018
    CLAIRE (Confederation of Laboratories for Artificial Intelligence Research in Europe), Supporter
    since 05/2006
    Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Professional Member