Scientific Partners

Dipl.-Inf. Nico Schlitter

Project Director and Researcher in Time Series Analysis

Nico Schlitter studied Computer Science at Technical University Chemnitz and wrote his diploma theses on Stock Price Prediction. Afterwards, he worked as Research Associate at Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg and University of Applied Scienes Zittau/Görlitz. His research interests are Time Series Analysis and Social Network Analysis. These days, he is working in the bwLSDF project at the Steinbuch Centre for Computing, Karlsruhe Institue of Technolgy, as freelance IT-Consultant and dDM project director.


Prof. Dr. Jörg Lässig

Researcher in the fields of Distributed Algorithms and Optimization

Jörg Lässig studied Computer Science and Computational Physics in Chemnitz and Melbourne. He received a PhD in Computer Science about efficient algorithms and models for the generation and control of competence networks at Chemnitz University of Technology, awarded by the Foundation of Industrial Research. Afterwards he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the International Computer Science Institute Berkeley and at the University of Lugano. His research interests are distributed systems, web-applications, randomized optimization heuristics, and open source solutions for enterprises. Today he is a full professor for Enterprise Application Development at the University of Applied Sciences Zittau/Görlitz.


Dr. Daniel Voigt

Researcher in Biological Data Analysis

Daniel Voigt studied Computer Science at Technical University Chemnitz with a major in Computational Intelligence. In 2010, he received his Ph.D. in engineering science from Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg. The focus of his dissertation work was on Objective Analysis and Classification of Vocal Fold Dynamics from Laryngeal High-Speed Recordings. Currently, Daniel is working as a post-doc researcher at Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig.


Dr. Tanja Falkowski

Researcher in Social Network Analysis

Tanja Falkowski studied Information Systems at Technical University Braunschweig and wrote her diploma thesis at Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley on application service providing for decision support systems. In 2009, she received her Ph.D. in computer science for her research on the analysis of community dynamics in social networks. Currently, Tanja is working at University of Göttingen.


Bodo Winter (M.A.)

Researcher in Biological Data Analysis

Bodo Winter studies cognitive science at the University of California, Merced. He formerly was a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig. His computational research focuses on simulations of evolutionary dynamics such as the emergence of warning colors in predator/prey networks and the emergence of robustness in communication systems.