Hasso-Plattner-Institut
  
Hasso-Plattner-Institut
Prof. Dr. Felix Naumann
  
 

Felix Naumann

Professor for Information Systems

Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik

 

 

 

Contact information

Publications

  • Please see the publications page of the entire group or see DBLP or Google Scholar
  • Patent: Method for schema mapping and data transformation, 2002 (US7149746)
  • Some easy, purely syntactic hints on writing good research papers.

Short biography

Invited talks

  • Keynote at the ESWC Linked Data Quality workshop (LDQ) 2015
  • Panelist at the ICSOC 2013 Panel on Big Data and Services
  • Invited talk at the 2013 Symposium on Big Data (FG-DB Jahrestreffen)
  • Keynote at the International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ) 2012
  • Keynote at the International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE) 2012
  • Keynote at the Workshop for Ph.D. Students in Information and Knowledge Management (PIKM) 2011
  • Keynote at the International Workshop on Business intelligencE and the WEB (BEWEB) 2011
  • Invited talk at the IEEE New Frontiers in Computing Conference (NFIC) 2010
  • Invited talk at OpEN.SC Symposium, Charité Berlin, 2009
  • Invited talk at RioInfo 2008
  • Invited talk at BTW workshop on Schema and Metadatamanagement, 2007
  • Keynote at the Australasian Conference on Information Quality (AusIQ) 2007

Professional Activities

  • Member of ACM (since 1998), GI (since 2003), and DGIQ
  • Journals

    • Editor-in-Chief of Information Systems Journal (2015 - ) 
    • Senior Associate Editor of the ACM Journal on Data and Information Quality JDIQ (2012 - 2015).
    • Associate Editor of the ACM Journal on Data and Information Quality JDIQ (2006 - 2012)
    • Area Editor of Information Systems Journal (2009 - 2015)
    • Reviewer for CSUR, EJOR, TKDE, IS, JDIQ, IJCIS, AMIS, CACM, TODS, VLDB Journal, Information Sciences, DKE, BMC Bioinformatics, KAIS, SIGMOD Record, SIGMIS, Computer Journal, it, JODS, and others.

  • Conference organization

    • Co-Chair of VLDB 2017 industry track
    • Co-Chair of FGDB Herbsttreffen 2016 at LWDA 2016
    • Associate Editor for Information Integration for VLDB 2015
    • Demo-chair of EDBT 2012
    • Co-Organizer of the German GI FGDB Herbsttreffen 2011
    • Co-Chair of the 13th WebDB 2010
    • Tutorial chair of EDBT 2010
    • Area PC Vice Chair for Data Integration and Interoperability of ICDE 2010 and member of the awards committee
    • General chair of the International Conference on Information Quality ICIQ 2009
    • Co-Chair of the 5th QDB workshop 2007 (colocated with VLDB)
    • Co-Chair of the International Workshop on Data Integration in the Life Sciences (DILS) 2006
    • Program Chair of the International Conference of Information Quality (ICIQ) 2005.
    • Co-Organizer of the BTW Studierendenprogramm 2005
    • Organizer of the Humboldt Informatik Gong Shows 2004-2006 (HIGS 1, HIGS 2) 
    • Co-Organizer of the SIGMOD IQIS Workshop 2004
    • Technical Co-Chair of VLDB 2003 in Berlin

  • Program committee memberships 

    • ICDE 2006, 2007, 2008 (demo track) 2010 (area chair), 2011, 2014
    • VLDB 2007, 2010 (demo track), 2013 (industry track), 2015 (associate editor)
    • SIGMOD 2010 (tutorial track), 2011, 2015 (tutorial track), 2016
    • EDBT 2008, 2010 (tutorial chair), 2012 (demo chair), 2014
    • CIKM 2005, 2010
    • BTW 2007200920112013, 2015, 2017
    • ICIQ 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 (program chair) 2007, 2009 (general chair), 2013, 2014
    • IEEE Big Data 2015
    • DINA workshop at ICDM 2014 and 2015
    • RW-BPMS workshop at CAiSE 2015
    • LDQ workshop at Semantics 2014
    • DSMM 2014 and 2016
    • BDA 2013
    • WebDB at SIGMOD 2010 (co-chair), 2013, 2014, 2015 (outstanding reviewer award)
    • ODBASE 2012
    • Workshop on Open Data 2012 and 2013
    • DBSocial at SIGMOD 2012
    • ADBIS 2012
    • ESWC 2012
    • LDOW at WWW 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
    • Member of the jury of the 28. Bundeswettbewerb Informatik 2010 (BWInf)
    • DaLi 2011 at ICDE 2011
    • Informatik 2010 Workshop "Informationsintegration in Service-Architekturen"
    • DESWebDB at ICDE, 2010, 2011, 2014, and 2015
    • IIWeb 2006 at WWW and 2009 at IJCAI
    • VLDB PhD Workshops 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
    • Services Cup 2009 at ICWS 2009
    • QDB at VLDB 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2016
    • NTII at VLDB 2008 and at ICDE 2010
    • CSWDB 2008
    • DW 2008
    • IIWeb 2007 workshop at AAAI
    • Member of the SIGMOD 2007 Undergraduate Scholarship Committee
    • NGITS workshop 2006
    • IQIS workshop at SIGMOD 2006
    • CleanDB workshop at VLDB 2006
    • DILS 2004, 2005, 2006 (co-chair)
    • DQCIS workshop 2003
    • DEXA 2004
    • ICDE/EDBT PhD workshop 2004
    • DIQ workshop 2004 and 2005 at CAiSE 
    • Informatik DQ workshop 2004 and 2005
    • XSym 2005 at VLDB
    • WIDM workshop at CIKM 2005

Graduated PhD students

  • As advisor 

    1. Dr. Arvid Heise, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam, 2015
      Now: bakdata
    2. Dr. Alexander Albrecht, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam, 2014
      Now: Co-founder bakdata
    3. Dr. Johannes Lorey, Hasso  Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam 2014
      Now: USU AG, Möglingen
    4. Dr. Ziawasch Abedjan, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam 2014
      Awarded for best dissertation at University of Potsdam in 2014
      Now: PostDoc at MIT
    5. Dr. Christoph Böhm, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam 2013
      Now: Co-founder bakdata
    6. Dr. Jana Bauckmann, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam 2013
      Now: Wissenschaftliches Institut der AOK
    7. Dr. Dustin Lange, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam 2013
      Now: Amazon Research
    8. Dr. Mohammed AbuJarour, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam 2011
      Now: SAP Innovation Center Potsdam
    9. Dr. Armin Roth, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin 2010
      Now: IBM Böblingen, Germany
    10. Dr. Falk Brauer, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam 2010
      Now: SAP Asia
    11. Dr. Jens Bleiholder, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam 2010
      Now: OPITZ Consulting, Berlin
    12. Prof. Dr. Melanie Herschel (formerly Weis), Humboldt Universität zu Berlin 2007
      Now: Full Professor at the University of Stuttgart, Germany
    13. Dr. Alexander Bilke, Technische Universität Berlin, 2006
      Now: msg Systems AG

  • As reviewer

    • Ralf Heese, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, 2015
    • Amrapali Zaveri, Universität Leipzig, 2015
    • Lars Kolb, Universität Leipzig, 2014
    • Daniel Warneke, Technische Universität Berlin, 2011
    • Thomas Kabisch, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 2011
    • Katja Hose, Technische Universität Ilmenau, 2009
    • Paolo Carreira, Universidade de Lisboa, 2008
    • Andreas Thor, Universität Leipzig, 2008
    • Chokri ben Necib, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 2007
    • Cinzia Cappiello, Politecnico di Milano, 2005

  • For a list of graduated Master students, see here.

       

Education

  • 1990-1997 Mathematics and Economics at the University of Technology Berlin; Diploma thesis "Graph-based Algorithms for Query Optimization on Parallel Databases"
  • 2000 Promotion (PhD.), Title of thesis: "Quality-driven Query Answering for Integrated Information Systems", published by Springer

Professional experience

  • 1995-1998 Systhema and Navigo Verlag, electronic publishers, Munich; customer database development and product presentations
  • 1997-2000 Dissertation at the Graduate School in "Distributed Information Systems", Humboldt-University Berlin
  • 1999 Visiting scientist at the database group of Stanford University, California (three months)
  • 2001-2002 PostDoctoral scientist at the IBM Almaden Research Center; Clio project (schema matching, schema mapping and data transformation)
  • 2003-2006 Assistant professor ("Juniorprofessor") at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
  • since 2006 Full professor at Hasso Plattner Institute, Chair of Information Systems
  • 2008-2009 Visiting researcher at the IBM Almaden Research Center (six months)
  • 2012-2013 Principal scientist at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) (seven months)

Awards

  • Individual awards

    • GI Dissertationspreis 2000, awarded annually by the Gesellschaft für Informatik (German association for computer sciences) for the best computer science PhD. thesis.
    • IBM Research Division Award, 2002
    • Preis des Fachschaftsrats IT Systems Engineering 2014
    • Fakultätspreis für herausragende Lehre 2015 der Math.-Nat. Fakultät der Universität Potsdam

  • Major Grants and Funding

    • DFG Nachwuchsforschergruppe 2003 - 2008
    • IBM SUR Grant, 2007
    • Schufa, 2007-2011
    • IBM CAS Grant, 2008-2009
    • DFG Forschergruppe Stratosphere 2010-2016
    • IBM Scalable Data Analytics Award 2010

  • Awards by students and group awards

    • 1st place at IEEE Services Cup 2008
    • 1st place for Jan Hegewald at german IQ Best Master Degree competition 2008
    • 3rd place at IEEE Services Cup 2009
    • 1st place Billion Triples Challenge at ISWC 2010
    • 3rd place at INEX Web Service Discovery Track 2010
    • 1st place for Uwe Draisbach at german IQ Best Master Degree competition 2010
    • 1st place for Daniel Rinser at german IQ Best Master Degree competition 2011
    • Honorable mention at iSemantics Triplification Challenge 2010
    • Christoph Böhm receives IBM PhD student fellowship in 2011 and in 2012
    • Runner up for Best Paper Award at BTW 2013
    • Best workshop papers at USEWOD 2013, PROFILES 2014, and Know@LOD 2014
    • Best Student Paper Award at CIKM 2014 
    • Dissertationspreis der Universität Potsdam 2014 für Dr. Ziawasch Abedjan
    • TDWI Award 2015, 1st place for Markus Freitag (Master thesis)