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Thomas Seidl

Prof. Dr. Thomas Seidl

Head of group (Lehrstuhlinhaber)


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Lehrstuhl für Datenbanksysteme und Data Mining
Oettingenstraße 67, 80538 München, Germany

Room: 152
Phone: +49-89-2180-9191

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Recent activities

Academic career and education

2016-now LMU Munich Chair of Database Systems and Data Mining
2002-2016 RWTH Aachen University Chair of Computer Science 9 (Data Management and Data Exploration)
2001-2002 Univ. Konstanz Deputy professor for information processing
1993-2002 LMU Munich Assistant to Prof. Hans-Peter Kriegel; Habilitation (2001) and Dr. rer. nat. (1997) at Institute for Informatics
1987-1992 TUM MSc in Computer Science (Diplom-Informatiker)

Projects (selected)

LMU Munich
  • MCML -- Munich Center for Machine Learning, national competence center on AI, funded by BMBF (director, with B. Bischl and D. Cremers)
  • Elite Master Program in Data Science, funded by Elite Network Bavaria (spokesman, with G. Kauermann)
  • DFG SPP RATIO -- project ReMLAV (with H. Schütze, V. Tresp)
  • ZD.B Innovation Lab for students "Big Data Science" (with B. Bischl, D. Kranzlmüller)
  • Industrial Collaborations (Siemens, Allianz, Huawei, IAV, SWM, etc.)
RWTH Aachen Univ.
  • DFG Cluster of Excellence UMIC
  • DFG SFB 686
  • DFG SPP Scalable Visual Analytics
  • BMWi Theseus Mittelstand
  • JARA HumTec e-cosmos
  • AIF MachInNet

Activities and Achievements

More than 300 publications, see my profiles at DBLP and at Google Scholar.

Member and former member of several scientific advisory boards, steering committees (GI FB DBIS, GI FG DB, GI FG KDML), editorial boards (VLDB Journal, DAMI/DMKD), program committees of many conference
LMU’s Data Science Lab