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

Felix Naumann

Professor for Information Systems

Digital Engineering Fakultät
University of Potsdam,

Hasso Plattner Institute

Contact information

Publications

Short biography

Invited talks

  • Keynote at Workshop on Data-Centric AI 2021
  • Keynote at CAiSE 2021
  • Keynote at EDBT 2021 (YouTube)
  • Keynote at the ISWC PROFILES workshop 2020
  • Keynote at the ECML/PKDD Data Integration and Applications Workshop (DINA) 2019
  • Keynote at the DaQuaTa International Workshop 2017
  • 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

  • Distinguished Member of ACM (member since 1998)
  • Member of GI (since 2003)
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the VLDB Endowment (2018 - 2023)
  • Speaker of the information systems and database section of the German computer science association - Fachbereich DBIS der GI and member of the GI steering committee (since 2022)
  • Speaker of the database group of the German computer science association - Fachgruppe Datenbanken der GI (2017 - 2022)
  • Journals
    • Editor-in-Chief for PVLDB vol. 14
    • Editor of Datenbank-Spektrum (since 2018)
    • Editor-in-Chief of Information Systems Journal (2015 - 2019) 
    • Area Editor of Information Systems Journal (2009 - 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)
    • 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 many others.
  • Conference organization
    • Associate Chair for ICDE 2023
    • Demo Co-Chair for EDBT 2023
    • PC-Chair for VLDB 2021
    • Vice-Chair for ICDE 2020
    • Associate Editor for VLDB 2020
    • Tutorial Co-Chair for SIGMOD 2020
    • Co-Program Chair for BTW 2019
    • Associate Editor for VLDB 2018
    • Tutorial Co-chair for ICDE 2018
    • Industry Co-Chair of VLDB 2017
    • 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

Conferences

  • VLDB 2007, 2010 (demo track), 2013 (industry track), 2015 (associate editor), 2017 (industry chair), 2018 (associate editor), 2020 (associate editor), 2021 (co-PC-chair)
  • SIGMOD 2010 (tutorials), 2011, 2015 (tutorials), 2016, 2018 (demo track), 2023
  • ICDE 2006, 2007, 2008 (demo track) 2010 (area chair), 2011, 2014, 2018 (tutorial chair), 2019, 2020 (vice chair), 2023 (associate chair)
  • EDBT 2008, 2010 (tutorial chair), 2012 (demo chair), 2014, 2019, 2022 (industry track), 2023 (demo co-chair)
  • CIKM 2005, 2010, 2018 (senior PC member)
  • ICIQ 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 (program chair) 2007, 2009 (general chair), 2013, 2014
  • BTW 2007200920112013, 2015, 2017, 2019 (program co-chair), 2023
  • LWDA 2017, 2018, 2020
  • IEEE Big Data 2015
  • WebConf 2022 (industry track)
  • ECIS (associate editor, "Data Governance and Data Quality in Ecosystems" track) 2021
  • ODBASE 2012
  • ADBIS 2012
  • ESWC 2012

Workshops

  • DEco 2022
  • aiDM 2022
  • DEEM 2018, 2019
  • SEA Data 2020
  • 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), 2018
  • Workshop on Open Data 2012 and 2013
  • DBSocial at SIGMOD 2012
  • LDOW at WWW 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • 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 2007 (chair), 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2016
  • NTII at VLDB 2008 and at ICDE 2010
  • CSWDB 2008
  • DW 2008
  • IIWeb 2007 workshop at AAAI
  • 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

Other

Graduated PhD students

  • As advisor (in reverse chronological order)
    1. Dr. Tim Repke,  Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, 2022
      last seen as PostDoc at the Mercator Research Insitute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC)
    2. Dr. Konstantina Lazaridou, Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, 2021
      last seen as Machine Learning Engineer at Delphai
    3. Dr. Michael Loster, Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, 2021
      last seen as PostDoc at HPI
    4. Dr. Julian Risch, Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, 2020
      last seen as Senior Machine Learning Engineer at deepset
    5. Dr. Ioannis Koumarelas, Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, 2020
      last seen as Data Scientist at Veeva Systems
    6. Dr. Hazar Harmouch, Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, 2020
      last seen as PostDoc at HPI
    7. Dr. Sebastian Kruse, Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, 2018
      last seen as Software Engineer at Google, Munich
    8. Dr. Zhe Zuo, Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, 2018
      last seen as Data Scientist at Siemens, Berlin
    9. Dr. Toni Grütze, Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, 2018
      last seen as independent software developer
    10. Dr. Tobias Zieger (geb. Vogel), Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, 2018
      last seen as Senior Software Engineer at Sereene
    11. Dr. Thorsten Papenbrock, Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam, 2017
      GI DBIS Best Dissertation Award; last seen as full professor at Marburg University
    12. Dr. Arvid Heise, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam, 2015
      last seen as Senior Engineer at Ververica
    13. Dr. Alexander Albrecht, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam, 2014
      last seen at: Co-founder bakdata
    14. Dr. Johannes Lorey, Hasso  Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam, 2014
      last seen at: USU AG, Möglingen
    15. Prof. Dr. Ziawasch Abedjan, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam, 2014
      Awarded for best dissertation at University of Potsdam in 2014
      last seen as full professor at Leibniz Universität Hannover
    16. Dr. Christoph Böhm, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam, 2013
      last seen as Data Engineer and Co-founder of bakdata
    17. Dr. Jana Bauckmann, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam, 2013
      last seen at: Wissenschaftliches Institut der AOK
    18. Dr. Dustin Lange, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam, 2013
      last seen at: Amazon, Berlin
    19. Dr. Mohammed AbuJarour, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam, 2011
      last seen as full professor at XU Exponential University Potsdam
    20. Dr. Armin Roth, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, 2010
      last seen as Senior Bioinformatician at CureVac
    21. Dr. Falk Brauer, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam, 2010
      last seen as SVP at In Mind Cloud
    22. Dr. Jens Bleiholder, Hasso Plattner Institut, University of Potsdam, 2010
      last seen at: Opitz Consulting, Berlin
    23. Prof. Dr. Melanie Herschel (formerly Weis), Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, 2007
      last seen at: Full Professor at the University of Stuttgart, Germany
    24. Dr. Alexander Bilke, Technische Universität Berlin, 2006
      last seen at: msg Systems AG
  • As reviewer
    • Stefano Cirillo, University of Salerno, 2022
    • Alieh Saeedi, University of Leipzig, 2021
    • Fabian Fier, HU Berlin, 2021
    • Jan-Christoph Kalo, TU Braunschweig, 2021
    • Elvis Koci, TU Dresden and Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, 2020
    • Larysa Visengeriyeva, Technische Universität Berlin, 2020
    • Kashyap Popat, Saarland University, 2019
    • Jeffrey Fischer, Australian National University, 2019 
    • Erkang Zhu, University of Toronto, 2019
    • Loredana Caruccio, University of Salerno, 2018
    • Thomas Rebele, Télécom ParisTech, 2018
    • Astrid Rheinländer, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, 2017
    • Dimitra Papadimitriou, University of Trento, 2017
    • Daniel Fleischhacker, Universität Mannheim, 2015
    • Ralf Heese, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, 2015
    • Amrapali Zaveri, Universität Leipzig, 2015
    • Lars Kolb, Universität Leipzig, 2014
    • Xie Xiaoheng, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2012
    • 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

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
    • Distinguished Associate Editor Award - VLDB 2018
    • Outstanding Reviewer Award - ICDE 2019
    • Distinguished ACM member since 2021
  • 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)
    • 1st place at the Ideenwettbewerb IT-Gipfel for "Data Profiling with Metanome", 2016
    • Best paper award at ICADL 2018
    • GI DBIS Best Dissertation Award 2019 for Thorsten Papenbrock