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The Institute for Applied Artificial Intelligence strives to bring AI into application, thus bridging the gap between research on the one hand and enterprises and society on the other. By keeping track, assessing recent research and understanding its potential for enterprise applications, the IAAI will help to establish AI as key future technology.

Mission Statement

We* bring AI into application, by bridging the gap between
research, enterprises and society.

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Humanoid Lab

Since March 2021, the Humanoid Lab explores new ways of multimodal human-machine interaction by combining modern Machine Learning and classical methods from Artificial Intelligence. Since October 2022, the lab provides a unique research platform, the android robot Andrea.

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Johannes Maucher

Professor

Medieninformatik, Computer Science and Media

expertise: Machine Learning, Deeplearning, Natural Language Processing, Object Recognition, Data Mining

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Maral Dadvar

expertise: Natural Language Processing, Semantic Web, Contextualization, Information Retrieval

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Kai Eckert

Professor

Informationswissenschaften

WISS Research Group

phone: +49 711 8923 3164

e-mail: eckert@hdm-stuttgart.de

website: http://wiss.iuk.hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Open Data, Cultural Heritage, Digital Society, Open Research

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Zoltán Kacsuk

Postdoc

Informationswissenschaften

WISS Research Group

phone: +49 711 8923 2494

e-mail: kacsuk@hdm-stuttgart.de

website: http://wiss.iuk.hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Geek and Otaku Culture, Manga and Comics, Text Mining and Machine Learning for the Social Sciences

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Christian Becker-Asano

Professor

Medieninformatik, Computer Science and Media

phone: +49 711 8923 2882

e-mail: becker-asano@hdm-stuttgart.de

website: https://www.becker-asano.de

expertise: Cognitive Systems, Human-Machine Interaction, Affective Computing, Social Robotics

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Senan Kiryakos

Postdoc

Informationswissenschaften

WISS Research Group

phone: +49 711 8923-2496

e-mail: kiryakos@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Bibliographic Data Modelling, Metadata, Multimedia Franchises

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Michael Burmester

Professor

Informationsdesign, Master of Media Research

IXD Research Group

expertise: Human-AI &, Human-Robot Interaction, HCI, Usability, User Experience, Human Centered Design

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Bernhard Eberhardt

Professor

Audiovisuelle Medien

Digital Media

phone: +49 711 8923 2829

e-mail: eberhardt@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Computer Graphics & Computer Vision, Visualization, Animation, VFX, Physically based simulation, Cultural Heritage

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Jan Adamczyk

Professor

Audiovisuelle Medien

expertise:

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Petra Grimm

Professor

Medienwirtschaft

Institut für Digitale Ethik (IDE)

phone: +49 711 8923 2202

e-mail: grimm@hdm-stuttgart.de

website: http://www.hdm-stuttgart.de/grimm

expertise: Digital Ethics, Ethics & Privacy by Design, Society and Digitalization, Ethical Implications of HCI

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Nils Heide

Professor

Patent Law, Intellectual Property Management <a href=https://www.hdm-stuttgart.de/person_view_kuerzel?kuerzel=heide>(VT)</a>

Gleiss & Große

phone: +49 0711 9931 1155

e-mail: heide@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Intellectual Property Protection, Infringement and Liability, for AI related developments and the the use of AI Tools and AI Applications, Cooperation Agreements for Bilateral or Multilateral AI Research Projects.

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Jan Kirenz

Professor

Online Media Management

Kirenz Data Science Solutions

phone: +49 711 8923 3190

e-mail: kirenz@hdm-stuttgart.de

website: https://www.kirenz.de

expertise: Data Science, Machine Learning, Analytics, Statistical Learning, Data Mining, Natural Language Processing, Web Analytics, Python, R

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David Klotz

Professor

Wirtschaftsinformatik

expertise: Big Data, Data Engineering, Digitalization, Digital Architecture, Digital Complexity

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Andreas Koch

Professor

Audiovisuelle Medien

phone: +49 711 8923 2249

e-mail: kocha@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Monitoring Artificial Intelligence

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Heike Adel-Vu

Professor

Audiovisuelle Medien

expertise: AI for Audiovisual Media, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing

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Oliver Kretzschmar

Professor

Medieninformatik, Computer Science and Media

phone: +49 711 8923 2168

e-mail: kretzsch@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Startup-Development, Machine Learning for IT-Product-Management and Digital Analytics, R, Entrepreneurship, IT Project-Management, Design Thinking, IT Product-Management

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Leon Kiefer

PhD Student

Medieninformatik

Humanoid Lab

expertise: Machine Learning, Computer Vision

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Manuel Carullo

Researcher

Audiovisuelle Medien

KI-Lab Animation & VFX

expertise: Computer Graphics, Simulation, Visual Effects, Animation

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Marcel Heisler

PhD Student

Medieninformatik

Humanoid Lab

expertise: Machine Learning, Software Development

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Samuel Wunderlich

Researcher

Audiovisuelle Medien

phone: +49 711 8923 2495

e-mail: wunderlich@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Image processing, Deep Learning in Graphics/Vision

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Sebastian Maisel

PhD Student

Audiovisuelle Medien

phone: +49 711 8923 2474

e-mail: maisel@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Cloud Video Processing, Deeplearning

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Hendrik Meth

Professor

Wirtschaftsinformatik

phone: +49 711 8923 3286

e-mail: meth@hdm-stuttgart.de

website: https://www.hdm-stuttgart.de/home/meth

expertise: Data Science, Big Data

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Magnus Pfeffer

Professor

Informationswissenschaften

WISS Research Group

Kompetenzzentrum Metadatenmanagement

expertise: Data Modelling, Information Retrieval, Large Scale Metadata Management

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Martin Roth

Research Fellow

Informationswissenschaften

WISS Research Group

Ritsumeikan University

expertise: Game Studies, Digital Culture, Japan

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Jürgen Scheible

Professor

Werbung und Marktkommunikation

Interaction Design and User Experience (IDUX)

phone: +49 711 8923 2276

e-mail: scheible@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Human Computer Interaction, Digital Assistants, Smart Home

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Okke Schlüter

Professor

Mediapublishing

expertise: Innovation in Publishing (Author of DesignAgility), AI use cases, Business Models in Publishing, Crossmedia Management, Media Convergence, Corporate Publishing, E-learning / Blended learning Expert, Start-up Coach

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Christof Seeger

Professor

Crossmedia Publishing & Management

Institut für empirische Medien- und Kommunikationsforschung (IeMuK)

phone: +49 711 8923 2143

e-mail: seeger@hdm-stuttgart.de

website: https://www.hdm-stuttgart.de/home/seeger

expertise: Communication Sciences, Publishing, Media Management, Media Reception

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Britta Al-Hasan

expertise:

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Jürgen Seitz

Professor

Medienwirtschaft

phone: +49 711 8923 2741

e-mail: seitz@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Marketing, Media, Digitale Wirtschaft, Product Development, Entrepreneurial Marketing

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Martin Minsel

expertise:

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Martin Reitz

expertise:

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Michael Eder

expertise:

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Natalie Guse

expertise:

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Sebastian Runschke

expertise:

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Sven Körner

expertise:

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Timo Haberl

expertise:

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Susanne Stingel

Professor

Wirtschaftsinformatik und digitale Medien

phone: 0711 8923-3287

e-mail: stingel@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Marketing (B2B&B2C), Market Research, Sales, Strategy, Business Models

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Peter Thies

Professor

Wirtschaftsinformatik

phone: +49 711 8923 3194

e-mail: thies@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Software Engineering for Intelligent Systems, Event Processing, Constraint-based Systems, Neural Nets, Semantic Nets, Tensorflow, Python, Apache Spark, Apache Kafka

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Andreas Stiegler

Lecturer

Medieninformatik, Computer Science and Media

Strichpunkt Design

expertise: Game-AI, Procedural Design, Reasoning, Symbolic AI, Semantics, HCI, HAII

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Matvey Fridman

Researcher

Audiovisuelle Medien

expertise: Media Production, Machine Learning for Audiovisual Media

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Stephan Wilczek

Professor

Online-Medien-Management

phone: +49 711 8923 3265

e-mail: wilczek@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: E-Business, Geschäftsmodelle, Projektmanagement, Anwendungsentwicklung, Einführung in die Wirtschaftsinformatik, betriebswirtschaftliche und technische Grundlagen

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Robin Haiber

Researcher

Medienmanagement

What can AI do for me?

expertise: KI Use Cases, Digital Business

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Christina Haspel

Researcher

Informationsdesign, Master of Media Research

IXD Research Group

expertise: Voice User Interfaces, HCI, Usability, User Experience

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Manuel Kulzer

Researcher

Informationsdesign, Master of Media Research

IXD Research Group

expertise: AI Agents & Companions, HCI, Usability, User Experience, Psychology of Wow Experiences

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Annette Landmesser

Researcher

Medieninformatik, Computer Science and Media

phone: +49 711 8923 2497

e-mail: landmessera@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Machine Learning

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Saskia Dressler

Researcher

Informationswissenschaften

Japanese Visual Media Graph

expertise: Gender and Fan Studies, Knowledge Organization

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Tobias Malmsheimer

Researcher

Informationswissenschaften

Japanese Visual Media Graph

expertise: Artificial Intelligence, Game-AI

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Marco Rovera

Researcher

Informationswissenschaften

phone: +49 711 8923 2490

e-mail: rovera@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Digital Humanities

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Anika Piccolo

Researcher

Informationsdesign, Master of Media Research

IXD Research Group

expertise: Chatbots, HCI, Usability, User Experience

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Franziska Traeuble

Researcher

Informationsdesign, Master of Science Psychology

IXD Research Group

phone: +49 711 8923 3189

e-mail: traeuble@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Human-Centered AI, Human-AI-Collaboration, Human-Centered Design, Cognitive Psychology, Statistics in Social Science

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Katharina Willbold

Researcher

Media Management

What can AI do for me?

phone: +49 711 8923 2487

e-mail: willbold@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: KI Use Cases, Digital Business, Digital Media

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Luca Paolo Bruno

PhD Student

Informationswissenschaften

Japanese Visual Media Graph Project

phone: +49 711 8923 2495

e-mail: bruno@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Japanese Visual Media, Game Studies, Japanese Studies

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Jason Schühlein

Researcher

Audiovisuelle Medien

expertise: Deep Learning, Animation, Visual Effects, Software Development

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Manuel Eberhardinger

PhD Student

Data Science and Business Analytics, Technical Computer Science

expertise: Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Software Development

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Daniel Grießhaber

PhD Student

Medieninformatik, Mobile Medien, Computer Science and Media

phone: +49 711 8923 2881

e-mail: griesshaber@hdm-stuttgart.de

website: https://danielgriesshaber.de

expertise: Machine Learning, NLP, Object Recognition, Industry Projects

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Nadine Hammele

phone: +49 711 8923 2649

e-mail: hammele@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: AI Ethics

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Florian Rupp

PhD Student

Informationswissenschaften

WISS Research Group

expertise: Data Science, Smart Cities

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Benedict Lang

Student Assistant

Mobile Medien

expertise: Web Development, Machine Learning

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Benjamin Schnabel

PhD Student

Informationswissenschaften

WISS Research Group

phone: +49 3765 7939002

e-mail: schnabel@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Open Data, Cultural Heritage, Digital Society, Open Research

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Leon Schröder

PhD Student

Audiovisuelle Medien

Electronic Media

expertise: Deeplearning, Software Development, GPGPU

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Patrick Takenaka

PhD Student

Medieninformatik, Information and Communications Engineering

phone: +49 711 8923 2493

e-mail: takenaka@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Machine Learning, Deeplearning

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Johannes Theodoridis

PhD Student

Medieninformatik, Computer Science and Media

phone: +49 711 8923 2862

e-mail: theodoridis@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Machine Learning, Deeplearning

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Jonathan D. Ziegler

PhD Student

Audiovisuelle Medien

phone: +49 711 8923 2492

e-mail: ziegerj@hdm-stuttgart.de

website: https://zieglerj.home.hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Deeplearning, Digital Signal Processing, Audio Engineering, Microphone Array Processing

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Juliana Baatzsch

Student Assistant

Medieninformatik

expertise: Web Development, Design

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Stephanie Jauss

Student Assistant

Computer Science and Media

expertise: Machine Learning, Web Development

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Dr. Alexander Hirschfeld

expertise: Bundesverband deutsche Startups e.V.

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Alica Sailer

expertise: AI Value Creation, Digital Media

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Annegret Schmucker

PhD Student

expertise: AI Ecosystem, Internationales Projektmanagent, Business Analytics, AI-basiertes Marketing

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Benito Schwankhart

expertise: Generative AI, Reinforcement Learning, User Experience Design, Applied AI

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Carina Weber

Student Assistant

Projekt AIEDN - AI Education

expertise: AI Education, Digital Communication and Marketing

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Cornelius Specht

Researcher

Wirtschaftsinformatik und digitale Medien

IKID: Interdisziplinäres KI-Exploratorium

phone: +49 711 8923 3178

e-mail: specht@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Data Science, Machine Learning, Software Engineering

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Jan Doria

expertise: digitalization & sustainability, narratology, AI ethics

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Janina Gabrian

expertise: AI Value Creation, Future Work Skills, Digital Mindset

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Jannis Gilde

expertise: Bundesverband deutsche Startups e.V.

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Jona Eisele

PhD Student

Robert Bosch GmbH

expertise: Acoustics, Deep Learning, Signal Processing

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Lena Dillmann

expertise:

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Malte Grosse

Researcher

Wirtschaftsinformatik und digitale Medien

IKID: Interdisziplinäres KI-Exploratorium

phone: +49 711 8923 2369

e-mail: grosse@hdm-stuttgart.de

expertise: Information Systems, Machine Learning, Software Engineering

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Marah Blaurock

expertise: Human-AI Collaboration, Human-Robot Service Interaction, AI Competencies, Services Management

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Marcel Schlegel

Researcher

Institut für Digitale Ethik

expertise:

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Max Böttinger

Researcher

Wirtschaftsinformatik und digitale Medien

IKID: Interdisziplinäres KI-Exploratorium

expertise: Data Science, Machine Learning, Reinforcement Learning

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Michael Wertenauer

expertise: Marketing, Experience Management, Media, AI Value Creation

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Robin Salic

expertise: AI Innovation, Digital Transformation

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Sarah-Michelle Masepohl

expertise:

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Selina Donat

expertise: AI Value Creation, Media Designer, Media Economy

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Tobias Moritz

expertise: AI Video Creation

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Vanessa Cann

expertise: KI-Bundesverband

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Vanusch Walk

expertise: Bundesverband deutsche Startups e.V.

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Vivian Kretzschmar

expertise: AI Value Creation, AI Education, Folgeförderung(en)

Professors

Johannes Maucher
Professor

Machine Learning
Deeplearning

Heike Adel-Vu
Professor

AI for Audiovisual Media
Machine Learning

Christian Becker-Asano
Professor

Cognitive Systems
Human-Machine Interaction

Michael Burmester
Professor

Human-AI &
Human-Robot Interaction

Bernhard Eberhardt
Professor

Computer Graphics & Computer Vision
Visualization

Petra Grimm
Professor

Digital Ethics
Ethics & Privacy by Design

Nils Heide
Professor

Intellectual Property Protection
Infringement and Liability

David Klotz
Professor

Big Data
Data Engineering

Andreas Koch
Professor

Monitoring Artificial Intelligence

Oliver Kretzschmar
Professor

Startup-Development
Machine Learning for IT-Product-Management and Digital Analytics

Magnus Pfeffer
Professor

Data Modelling
Information Retrieval

Martin Roth
Research Fellow

Game Studies
Digital Culture

Okke Schlüter
Professor

Innovation in Publishing (Author of DesignAgility)
AI use cases

Christof Seeger
Professor

Communication Sciences
Publishing

Jürgen Seitz
Professor

Marketing
Media

Susanne Stingel
Professor

Marketing (B2B&B2C)
Market Research

Peter Thies
Professor

Software Engineering for Intelligent Systems
Event Processing

Andreas Stiegler
Lecturer
(Strichpunkt Design)

Game-AI
Procedural Design

Researchers

Marah Blaurock
Postdoc

Human-AI Collaboration
Human-Robot Service Interaction

Zoltán Kacsuk
Postdoc

Geek and Otaku Culture
Manga and Comics

Max Böttinger
Researcher

Data Science
Machine Learning

Saskia Dressler
Researcher

Gender and Fan Studies
Knowledge Organization

Janina Gabrian
Researcher

AI Value Creation
Future Work Skills

Malte Grosse
Researcher

Information Systems
Machine Learning

Christina Haspel
Researcher

Voice User Interfaces
HCI

Vivian Kretzschmar
Researcher

AI Value Creation
AI Education

Manuel Kulzer
Researcher

AI Agents & Companions
HCI

Tobias Malmsheimer
Researcher

Artificial Intelligence
Game-AI

Tobias Moritz
Researcher

AI Video Creation

Anika Piccolo
Researcher

Chatbots
HCI

Robin Salic
Researcher

AI Innovation
Digital Transformation

Jason Schühlein
Researcher

Deep Learning
Animation

Benito Schwankhart
Researcher

Generative AI
Reinforcement Learning

Cornelius Specht
Researcher

Data Science
Machine Learning

Franziska Traeuble
Researcher

Human-Centered AI
Human-AI-Collaboration

Samuel Wunderlich
Researcher

Image processing
Deep Learning in Graphics/Vision

Manuel Eberhardinger
PhD Student

Machine Learning
Deep Learning

Jona Eisele
PhD Student

Acoustics
Deep Learning

Daniel Grießhaber
PhD Student

Machine Learning
NLP

Marcel Heisler
PhD Student

Machine Learning
Software Development

Leon Kiefer
PhD Student

Machine Learning
Computer Vision

Sebastian Maisel
PhD Student

Cloud Video Processing
Deeplearning

Florian Rupp
PhD Student

Data Science
Smart Cities

Annegret Schmucker
PhD Student

AI Ecosystem
Internationales Projektmanagent

Benjamin Schnabel
PhD Student

Open Data
Cultural Heritage

Patrick Takenaka
PhD Student

Machine Learning
Deeplearning

Johannes Theodoridis
PhD Student

Machine Learning
Deeplearning

Lena Dillmann
Student Assistant

Sarah-Michelle Masepohl
Student Assistant

Inauguration

Institute for Applied Artificial Intelligence

Opening Event - April 25th 2019, 14:00 - 17:30h - i003 Audimax

Gruppenbild der IAAI Gründungsmitglieder. Von links nach rechts, Oliver Kretzschmar, Magnus Pfeffer, Jürgen Seitz, Michael Burmester, Kai Eckert, Johannes Maucher, Jürgen Scheible, Christof Seeger, Hendrik Meth, Petra Grimm, Stephan Wilczek, Jan Kirenz, Peter Thies. Read More +

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