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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

Further Information

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Academic career and education

  • 2016 – ongoing -- 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, Information Processing (substitute professor)
  • 1993 – 2002 -- LMU Munich, Habilitation (2001) and Dr. rer. nat. (1997), with Prof. Hans-Peter Kriegel
  • 1987 – 1992 -- TUM, Diplom (MSc) in computer science with economics and business administration

Projects (selected)

Activities and Achievements

  • More than 250 publications, see my profile at DBLP and my profile 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
  • Co-spokesperson of master program of study in Data Science, funded by Elitenetzwerk Bayern, and of LMU’s Data Science Lab