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The Team behind

The Leibniz ScienceCampus is strategically steered by the Board of Directors that consists of the President & CEO of FIZ Karlsruhe and the Vice-President Research of KIT, with the spokesperson and its Coordinators as permanent guests. The Administrative and Scientific Coordinators carry out all operational tasks and follow up on milestones and deliverables. They coordinate the Research Clusters and Dimensions, partners and communication activities. The researchers work in the respective research clusters, dimensions and use cases, both on specific questions as well as on overarching topics. At the meta-level, they reflect together on the effects of digitalisation within and outside the academic system and identify solutions to challenges that arise.

Directorate

Portrait - Wolfram Horstmann

Prof. Dr. Wolfram Horstmann

President & CEO
Directorate DiTraRe
All Dimensions
Research interests
  • Open, networked platforms
  • Research data management
  • Information infrastructure
  • Library technology
Portrait - Oliver Kraft

Prof. Dr. Oliver Kraft

Vice-President Research
Directorate DiTraRe
All Dimensions
Research interests
  • Research Management and Open Science in STEM

Speaker and Coordinators

Portrait - Matthias Razum

Matthias Razum

Vice President e-Research
Spokesperson of DiTraRe
All Dimensions
Research interests
  • Research Data Management
  • Digital Preservation
  • Information Infrastructure
  • Project Acquisition & Management
Portrait - Felix Back

Dr. Felix Bach

Head of Department Research Data, Senior Scientist
Scientific Coordinator
All Dimensions
Research interests
  • FAIR Research Data & Information Infrastructure
  • Software Development
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Theory of Science
Portrait - Christiane Noe

Dr. Christiane Noe

Project Management Officer
Administrative Coordinator
All Dimensions
Research interests
  • Inter- and transdisciplinary research
  • Learning and Co-Creation

Researchers

Portrait - Claudia Niessner

Dr. Claudia Niesser

Senior Researcher
Head of use case "Sensitive data in sports science", Stakeholder Committee DiTraRe
AI-based knowledge realms
Research interests
  • Epidemiological sports science with a focus on health, especially children and adolescents (population health science)
  • ʹDigital Healthʹ and ʹDigital Humanitiesʹ: interface between sport science, social science and applied computer science
Portrait - Katja Klemm

Dr. Katja Klemm

Postdoctoral researcher
Use case „Sensitive data in sports science”
AI-based knowledge realms
Research interests
  • Reseach Data Management
  • Motor ability testung
  • Health and acitivity throughout the life span
Portrait - Silvia Becker

Silvia Becker, M.Sc.

Reseach Associate
Use Case "Artificial Intelligence in Biomedical Engineering"
AI-based knowledge realms
Research interests
  • Machine Learning
  • Simulations of the heart
  • Atrial fibrillation
Portrait - Lea Sophie Singson

Lea Sophie Singson

Research Associate
legal council for use cases and community
Legal and Ethical Challenges
Research interests
  • Intellectual property law
  • data privacy protection
  • general contract law
Portrait - Raphael Moriso

Dr. Raphael Morisco

Postdoctoral researcher
Studying and supporting use cases within focus on security awareness
Legal and Ethical Challenges
Research interests
  • Human factors in security and privacy
  • Privacy and security awareness for researchers
  • Media literacy and IT security
  • Security education
  • Mental model
Portrait - Axel Loewe

PD Dr. Axel Loewe

Akademischer Oberrat
Head of Use Case "Artificial Intelligence in Biomedical Engineering", Stakeholder Committee DiTraRe
AI-based knowledge realms
Research interests
  • Computer Modeling & Simulation
  • Cardiology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence
Portrait - Anna Jacyszyn

Dr. Anna Jacyszyn

Postdoctoral researcher
Studying and supporting use cases within the dimension exploration and knowledge organisation.
Knowledge Organisation
Research interests
  • Formal representation of knowledge
  • Semantic technologies
  • Knowledge graphs
  • Ontology engineering
  • AI-based knowledge mining
  • Explainable AI
  • Large language models
  • Natural language processing
Portrait - Tobias Kerzenmacher

Dr. Tobias Kerzenmacher

Senior Scientist
Use case "Publication of Large Data Sets"
AI-based knowledge realms
Research interests
  • Atmospheric processes
  • Chemistry and Dynamics
  • Research data management
  • Data analysis
  • Satellite data and climate model data
  • Metadata
  • Statistical methods
  • Validation
  • Climate services
Portrait - Linda Nierling

Dr. Linda Nierling

Senior Scientist
Lead of Dimension „Reflection and Resonance“
Publication Cultures
Research interests
  • Digital transformation
  • Methods and concepts of technology assessment
  • Socio-technical contexts: Digital work and assistive technologies
  • Qualitative research methods: expert interviews, narrative interviews, case studies
Portrait - Constanze Scherz

Constanze Scherz

Senior Scientist
AI-based knowledge realms
Research interests
  • Co-design of knowledge
  • Inter- and transdisciplinary methods
  • Technology assessment
  • Knowledge transfer to society
  • Digital transformation processes
  • Policy advice
Portrait - Franziska Boehm

Prof. Dr. Franziska Boehm

Vice President Intellectual Property Rights
Lead of Dimension "Legal and Ethical Challenges"
Legal and Ethical Challenges
Research interests
  • Data protection
  • Protection of fundamental rights in the context of digital transformation
  • IP challenges
Portrait - Sabine Arthlott

Dr. Sabine Barthlott

Senior Scientist
Head of Use Case „Publicationn of large datasets“
AI-based knowledge realms
Research interests
  • Research data management
  • FAIR research data
  • publication of research data
  • composition of the Atmosphere
  • Trends und longterm measurements of trace gases
Portrait - Ely Nova Natalia Silaban

Ely Nova Natalia Silaban

Research Associate
Legal concil for uses cases and community
Legal and Ethical Challenges
Research interests
  • (Sensitive-) Data protection
  • IP-Law
  • Legal aspects of Digital Transformation
Portrait - Christian Bonatto Minella

Christian Bonatto Minella

Senior Scientist
Studying and supporting use cases within all Dimensions
AI-based knowledge realms
Research interests
  • FAIR
  • Repositories
  • Standards
  • Data Policies
  • Scientific Communication
  • Networking
Portrait - Melanie Volkamer

Prof. Dr. Melanie Volkamer

Professor
PI Use Case "Protected Data Spaces"
Legal and Ethical Challenges
Research interests
  • Human factors in security and privacy
  • Mental models
  • Usable security and privacy
  • Security and privacy awareness
  • Security education
  • Electronic voting
Photograph of Prof. Dr. Harald Sack

Prof. Dr. Harald Sack

Professor
PI Knowledge Organisation
Knowledge Organisation
Research interests
  • AI
  • Knowledge Representation
  • Machine Learning
  • Large Language Models
  • Research Data Management
Picture of Marius Albiez

Marius Albiez

Research Associate
Support of the dimension Reflection & Resonance
Reflection and Resonance
Research interests
  • Technology Assessment
  • Sustainable Development
  • Knowledge Transfer
  • Transdisciplinary Research
Picture of Ralf Schneider

Dr. Ralf Schneider

Research Associate
Support of the dimension Reflection & Resonance
Reflection and Resonance
Research interests
  • Science communication
  • Knowledge representation
  • Technology assessment
Picture of Hannah Kron

Hannah Zimmermann

PhD Student
Use case „Sensitive data in sports science”
Protected Data Spaces
Research interests
  • Reseach Data Management
  • Motor ability testing
  • Health and acitivity throughout the life span

Leonie Seng

Research Associate
Support of the dimension Reflection & Resonance
Reflection and Resonance
Research interests
  • Ethics of AI
  • Philosophy of technology
  • Science communication

Scientific Advisory Board

The appointment of the members of the Scientific Advisory Board is currently under way.