"Career"

2015 - nowGerman Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Berlin
Senior Consultant, focus on information extraction from clinical data; projects: Medical Allround-Care Service Solution (MACSS), Big Data for Medical Analytics (BigMedilytics)
2012 - 2015University of Sheffield, England
PhD student in the natural language processing group, focus on self-supervised relation extraction using UMLS
2011NTT Communication Science Laboratories, Kyoto/Japan
Research intern in the lab for digital signal processing
2008 - 2011German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Berlin
Software Engineer, working in the projects SpeechEval, SmartSenior and DiaSim
2006 - 2008Comlet Verteilte Systeme GmbH, Zweibrücken/Germany
Software Engineer in the field of Embedded/Automotive Systems

Other Working Experiences

2015IXA Research group, San Sebastian
One month visit of the IXA research group, focussing on inference learning in context of distantly supervised relation extraction.
2011NTT Communication Science Laboratories, Kyoto/Japan
Research intern in the lab for digital signal processing
2005 - 2006IWI - Institute for Information Systems, Saarbrücken/Germany
Student assistent in the field software development, focus eLearning
2004 - 2005CLT - Sprachtechnologie GmbH, Saarbrücken/Germany
Student assistent in the field software development, focus spoken dialog systems
2003Laboroxx GmbH, Trier/Germany
Internship in the field of web applications

Teaching Activities

2018TU Berlin:
Language Technology Seminar (Knowledge Graphs; Data & Language Resources)
2014University of Sheffield:
Demonstrator for Devices and Networks for Dr. Dirk Sudholt
Demonstrator for Automata, Logic and Computation for Dr. Mark Stevenson
2013University of Sheffield:
Demonstrator for Devices and Networks for Dr. Dirk Sudholt
Demonstrator for Automata, Logic and Computation for Dr. Mark Stevenson
2012University of Sheffield:
Demonstrator for Devices and Networks for Dr. Dirk Sudholt
Demonstrator for Foundations of Computer Science for Dr. Georg Struth

Supervision

ongoingMaster Thesis of Arne Binder "Training recursive compositional models with hierarchical linguistic information for semantic tasks in NLP"
ongoingMaster Thesis of Oliver Marten "Nonfaktizität in deutschen, klinischen Texten"
ongoingMaster Thesis of Gaurav Vashisth "Exploring Diachronic Changes of Biomedical Knowledge"
2018Master Thesis of Laura Seiffe "Linguistic Modeling for Text Analytic Tasks for German Clinical Texts"