Prof. Dr. Ziawasch Abedjan

Principal Investigator | BIFOLD

Full Professor | Datenbanken und Informationssysteme at Leibniz Universität Hanover

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Leibnitz Universität Hannover

Institut für Praktische Informatik

FG Datenbanken und Informationssysteme

Am Welfengarten 1

D-30167 Hannover

https://www.pi.uni-hannover.de/de/dbs/

 

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Prof. Dr. Ziawasch Abedjan

Ziawasch Abedjan is Full Professor and chairs the „Datenbanken und Informationssysteme“ group at Leibniz Universität Hannover.
Ziawasch received his PhD from the Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam, Germany and spent two years as a postdoctoral associate at MIT. Prior to Hannover, he was Junior Professor at the TU Berlin and senior researcher at DFKI.
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 SIGMOD Most Reproducible Paper Award
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

Memberships

  • ACM
  • GI