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the Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods


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Unter left profs 201804 neu.jpgProf. Dr. Andreas OberweisProf. Dr. Ali SunyaevProf. Dr. York Sure-VetterProf. Dr. Melanie VolkamerProf. Dr. J. Marius Zöllner

Welcome at the Institute AIFB

the Informatics Institute of the KIT Department of Economics and Management

Heads of Institute
Prof. Dr. Andreas Oberweis, Prof. Dr. Ali Sunyaev,
Prof. Dr. York Sure-Vetter, Prof. Dr. Melanie Volkamer, Prof. Dr. J. Marius Zöllner


Ms. Dr.-Ing. Maribel Acosta took over substitute professorship

April 22, 2020 - In the summer semester 2020 Dr.-Ing. Maribel Acosta took over the substitute professorship of the Web Science research group at the AIFB Institute. Ms. Acosta’s research is focused on the fields of Big Data Management and Web Semantics. In 2020, she has been listed in the top 100 of the AI 2000 Knowledge Engineering Most Influential Scholars. More...

York Sure-Vetter appointed Director of National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI)

March 5, 2020 - Prof. York Sure-Vetter has been appointed as director of the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI) since March 1, 2020. In the NFDI, data sets of science and research are systematically developed, networked and made usable for the entire German science system and aligned with international research data infrastructures. More...

We welcome Mr. PD Dr. Steffen Herbold as substitute professor

April 1, 2020 - In the summer term 2020, Mr. PD Dr. rer. nat. Steffen Herbold will take over a substitute professorship at the Institute AIFB. Mr. Herbold does research in the fields of Data Science and Software Engineering and comes to us from the University of Göttingen. He complements our curriculum with a lecture on "Introduction to Data Science".

Google Faculty Research Award for Prof. Melanie Volkamer

March 4, 2020 - Prof. Melanie Volkamer and Florian Schaub received one of this year's seven Google Faculty Research Awards in the field of security. The award was granted for the project "Link-centric Phishing Warnings for Online Email Clients". We look forward working with Florian Schaub and the University of Michigan. More...