Prof. Dr. Stefan Wrobel

Stefan Wrobel

Director, Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis & Information Systems (IAIS) and
Professor of Computer Science, University of Bonn

Prof. Dr. Stefan Wrobel, M.S., is director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems (IAIS) and Professor of Computer Science at University of Bonn. He studied Computer Science in Bonn and Atlanta, GA, USA (M.S. degree, Georgia Institute of Technology), receiving his doctorate from University of Dortmund. After positions in Berlin and Sankt Augustin, he became Professor of Computer Science at University of Magdeburg, then moving to his current position into 2002. Professor Wrobel has published extensively on subjects in the area of Data Mining and Machine Learning and is on the Editorial Board of several journals in the field. Prof. Wrobel is chairman of the Fraunhofer Alliance Big Data, member of the board of BITKOM working group Big Data and speaker of the German Computer Society’s special interest group on Knowledge Discovery and Machine Learning. His research interests focus on intelligent algorithms and systems for the analysis of large data volumes and the impact of big data/smart data on companies and society.