• Research focuses

    • 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
    PostDoc
    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
    02/2019
    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"
    03/2017
    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