Stefanie Scherzinger is a Full Professor at the University of Passau, Germany.
She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Saarland in 2008.
She then pursued an industry career, first working for IBM, then for Google.
Her real-world experiences shaped her perspective and laid the foundation for her academic endeavors.
In 2012, Stefanie Scherzinger returned to academia, assuming a professorship at OTH Regensburg, Germany.
Since early 2020, she has been chairing the "Scalable Database Systems" group at the University of Passau.
Her research is deeply influenced by her industry background, with a particular focus on maintaining database applications, especially those powered by NoSQL data stores. Stefanie Scherzinger is committed to the long-term maintainability of software systems and places great emphasis on the importance of achieving long-term reproducibility in computer science research.