Prof. Dr. Ingo Scholtes

Ingo Scholtes


Prof. Dr. Ingo Scholtes
SNSF Professor
Head of Research Group
Department of Informatics
University of Zurich
Binzmühlestrasse 14
CH-8050 Zürich


Short biography

Ingo Scholtes is an SNSF Professor for Data Analytics at the University of Zürich. He has a background in computer science and mathematics and obtained his doctorate degree from the University of Trier, Germany. At CERN, he developed a large-scale data distribution system, which is used to monitor particle collision data from the ATLAS detector. After finishing his doctorate degree, he was a postdoc and senior assistant at the Chair of Systems Design at ETH Zürich from 2011 till 2018. In 2014 he was awarded a Junior-Fellowship from the German Informatics Society (GI). His research focuses on new data analytics methods for time series data, with applications in empirical software engineering and computational social science. At the GI he serves as founding co-chair of the Computational Social Science working group and as an elected member of the presiding commitee. He is an editor of EPJ Data Science. In 2016 he held an interim professorship at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. In March 2018 he was awarded an SNSF Professorship Grant by the Swiss National Science Foundation.

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