Prof. Dr. Ziawasch Abedjan

Principal Investigator | BIFOLD

Junior Professor and Head | Big Data Management Group (BigDaMa) at Technische Universität Berlin

Scientific Advisor | DFKI GmbH Berlin

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Technische Universität Berlin

School IV EECS

Big Data Management Group


Einsteinufer 17

D-10587 Berlin


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Prof. Dr. Ziawasch Abedjan

Ziawasch Abedjan is Juniorprofessor (Assistant Professor) and head of the „Big Data Management“ (BigDaMa) Group at TU Berlin. Prior to that, Ziawasch was a postdoc at the „Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory“ at MIT and worked on various data integration problems. Ziawasch received his PhD from the Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam, Germany. His research is supported by additional funding from the DFG, the Federal Ministry for Research and Education, and the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development.

Research Interests

  • Data Science
  • Databases
  • Data Integration
  • Data Mining
  • Machine Learning

Awards and Honors

2019 BTW 2019 Winner of Data Science Challenge
2015 SIGMOD Best Demonstration Award
2014 CIKM Best Student Paper Award
2013 Best Dissertation Award of the University of Potsdam
2010-2014 Scholarship of the HPI Research School
2014 ESWC Best Workshop Paper Award


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