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Thomas Seidl

Prof. Dr. Thomas Seidl

Head of group (Lehrstuhlinhaber)


Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Seidl
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

Governing and advisory functions, memberships

Selected projects at LMU Munich (2016-)

  • MCML -- Munich Center for Machine Learning, national competence center on AI, funded by BMBF (director, with B. Bischl and D. Cremers)
  • EU HumanE AI Net (with A. Schmidt, J. Spanjol and many international partners)
  • Elite Master Program in Data Science, funded by Elite Network Bavaria (spokesman, with G. Kauermann)
  • Project ReMLAV in DFG SPP RATIO (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, etc.)

Selected projects at RWTH Aachen University (2002-2016)

  • DFG Cluster of Excellence UMIC
  • DFG SFB 686
  • DFG SPP Scalable Visual Analytics
  • BMWi Theseus Mittelstand
  • JARA HumTec e-cosmos
  • AIF MachInNet

Professional positions and education

  • LMU Munich: Full professor and Chair of Database Systems and Data Mining (DBS) (2016-)
  • RWTH Aachen University: Full professer and Chair of Computer Science 9 (Data Management and Data Exploration (2002-2016)
  • Univ. Konstanz: Deputy profesor for Information Processing (2001-2002)
  • Univ. Augsburg: Visiting lecturer on Multimedia Database Systems (2001)
  • LMU Munich: Research and teaching associate; scientific assistant; lecturer (1993-2002)
  • LMU Munich: Habilitation (venia legendi) in Computer Science (2001)
  • LMU Munich: Dr. rer. nat. (PhD) in Computer Science (1997), with Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Kriegel
  • TUM: MSc in Computer Science (Diplom-Informatiker Univ.) (1992)