Inaugural Lecture Matthias Böhm – 21st November 2018

Data Management for Data Science - From Database Systems to Machine Learning Systems and Back

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Ceremony Hall at Graz University of Technology,
Rechbauerstrasse 12, 1st floor, 8010 Graz


2 p.m.
Greeting and Opening

Horst BISCHOF Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.
Vice Rector for Research at Graz University of Technology

Roderick BLOEM Univ.-Prof. Ph.D.
Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science and
Biomedical Engineering at Graz University of Technology

Inaugural Lecture
Matthias BÖHM Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Wirt.-Inf. Dr.-Ing.
BMVIT endowed chair for Data Management at the Institute
of Interactive Systems and Data Science at Graz University of Technology

followed by a sparkling wine reception and a buffet

Matthias Böhm

Matthias Böhm is a professor for data management in data science at Graz University of Technology, Austria, where he holds a BMVIT-en dowed chair for data management. Prior to joining TU Graz in 2018, he was a re search staff member at IBM Research – Almaden, USA, with a major focus on optimization and runtime techniques for declarative, large-scale machine learning. Since 2015, Matthias also serves as a PMC member for Apache SystemML. He received his Ph.D. from Dresden University of Technology, Germany in 2011 with a dissertation on cost-based optimization of integration flows. His previous research also includes systems support for time series forecasting as well as in-memory indexing and query processing. Matthias is a recipient of the 2016 VLDB Best Paper Award, and a 2016 SIGMOD Research Highlight Award.

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This event is hosted by the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science at Faculty of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineer ing at Graz University of Technology and the alumni Network at Graz University of Technology

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