Born 27.07.1969, Memmingen
Grammar School TG Biberach, finished May, 1989
University Study of Communication Technology at University of Ulm, finished December, 1994
PH.D Research Work on Coding and Cryptography at the Instiute of Information Technology, University of Ulm, finished December 1999
Ascom Systec AG, Switzerland
Research Engineer: Design, modelling and simulation of terrestrial and satellite UMTS networks
Project Manager
Head of Technology Area Digital Communications
Head of Market Area Satellite Communications
HdM Stuttgart Since September, 2004 Professor at department of Media Computer Science.
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Mining and Pattern Recognition
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Object Recognition in Image and Video
  • Artificial Intelligence for Games
Research Topics:
  • Distributional Semantics
  • Deep Neural Networks for Language Models and Text Classification
Family Status Married, 2 kids
  • Long Distance Running: Marathon PB 2.36.58h; Half-Marathon PB 1.15.35h
  • Cycling
  • Skiing
  • Literature