Biographical Information

Biographical Information

Personal Data

Date and place
of birth
16th of March, 1976; Vinnytsia, Ukraine

Education

Ph.D.
(27th of November, 2003)
1998-2001, University of Duisburg-Essen, Ph.D. in Computational Linguistics
Title of Doctoral Thesis: “Analysis of Natural Language Queries in Restricted Discourse Areas”
Diploma in English and German Linguistics (1998) 1993-1998, Pedagogical University of Vinnytsia, Diploma “with distinction” in English and German Linguistics

Academic Employment History

Since April 2015 Founder and Spokesperson of GRK 1994 Research Training Group “Adaptive Preparation of Information from Heterogeneous Sources”
Since December 2014 Co-Director, “CEDIFOR: Centre for the Digital Foundation of Research in the Humanities, Social, and Educational Sciences”, funded by BMBF
06.2014 – 09.2017 Adjunct Full Professor, German Institute for Educational Research and Educational Information (DIPF), Frankfurt, Germany (Leibniz Society)
04.2013 – 09.2017 Founder and Director of the Graduate School “Knowledge Discovery in Scientific Literature”, Department of Computer Science, Technische Universität Darmstadt, funded by DIPF
2012 – 2014 Director of Information Center for Education and Full Professor (W3), DIPF
2011 – 2015 Founder and Director, Interdisciplinary Research Initiative “Web Research” (WeRC) and Young Researcher’s Program “Language and Knowledge Engineering”, Technische Universität Darmstadt
2011 – 2014 Deputy Director, LOEWE Research Center “Digital Humanities” funded by the State of Hesse at Univ. Frankfurt and Technische Universität Darmstadt, head of the research area “Modern Corpora” at TU Darmstadt
Since July 2010 Co-Appointed Full Professor, Department of Social and Historic Studies, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Since December 2009 Full Professor (W3), Lichtenberg-Chair “Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing”, originally funded by the Volkswagen Foundation, Computer Science Department, Technische Universität Darmstadt

Scientific Co-Director, Center of Research Excellence „eLearning", Technische Universität Darmstadt (08.2007 – 12.2010)
05.2008 – 11.2009 Assistant Professor (W1), Lichtenberg-Chair Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing (UKP Lab), funded by the Volkswagen Foundation, Computer Science Department, Technische Universität Darmstadt
07.2007 – 04.2008 Emmy-Noether Researcher’s Excellence Career Award Natural Language Processing for eLearning from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for an Independent Research Lab “Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing”, Computer Science Department, Technische Universität Darmstadt
06.2006 – 06.2007 Group Head Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing, Telecooperation Division and Center of Research Excellence “eLearning”, Technische Universität Darmstadt
11.2005 – 06.2007 General Manager, Center of Research Excellence “eLearning”, Technische Universität Darmstadt
10.2003 – 10.2005 Postdoctoral Researcher, Natural Language Processing Group,EML Research, Heidelberg, research institute for applied computer science
01.2004 – 05.2005 Adjunct Professor in Natural Language Processing,School of Information Technology, International University in Bruchsal
05.2001 – 09.2003 Research Scientist, Personal Memory Group(mobile assistance systems), European Media Lab (EML), Heidelberg, research institute for applied computer science
10.1999 – 07.2000 Doctoral Researcher,Department of Computational Linguistics, University of Duisburg (scholarship from the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia)
10.1998 – 09.1999 Doctoral Researcher, Department of Computational Linguistics, University of Duisburg (scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service, DAAD)
07.1998 – 09.1998 Research Scientist, Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology of Professional Education, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Kyiv