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InsightsNet Team

Dr. Sabine Bartsch

Sabine Bartsch is a senior lecturer in corpus and computational linguistics at TU Darmstadt. She studied English and Comparative Linguistics at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz and Exeter University before completing her PhD on collocations at TU Darmstadt. Her teaching at Bachelor and Masters level is dedicated to furthering students' interest and competence in corpus and computational linguistic analysis. In InsightsNet she is the project lead and is involved in compiling multimodal corpora and designing workflows for linguistic and multimodal corpus analysis.

M.Sc. Debajyoti Paul Chowdhury

Debajyoti Paul Chowdhury is an M.Sc. graduate in Electrical Engineering (EE) from the University of Rostock. His major is in Information Technology (IT). Currently, he is supporting the development and maintenance of the Image classifier and the database of multilingual corpora.
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M.Sc. Changxu Duan

Changxu Duan holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Henan Normal University (China) and a master’s degree in Computational Linguistics from the University of Stuttgart. He is currently working on multimodal information extraction in documents. He is also currently exploring graph databases and document storage in multimodal corpora.
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Dr. Andreas Hamm

Andreas Hamm studied and worked in various fields of Theoretical and Mathematical Physics at the universities of Bonn, Essen, and Warwick. After many years as lead software developer for Business Intelligence solutions in industry, he joined the German Aerospace Center in 2018. There he is currently leading a project exploring the application of methods from the fields of text mining, data and network science to organisational and strategic tasks, which shares many research challenges with InsightsNet.  

Dr. Tobias Hecking

Tobias Hecking received a PhD in computer science from University of Duisburg-Essen in 2017. He is currently leading the “Intelligent Software Systems” group of the Institute for Software Technology at the German Aerospace Center. His research focus is on theories, methods, and tools for data science particularly network analysis and applied machine learning for decision support, knowledge management, and intelligent user interfaces.  

Dr. Jasper W. Korte

Jasper Korte studied Sociology, Political Science and Psychology in Berlin with a diploma in Sociology at the Freie Universität. He completed his PhD on the Medialization of the Social Sciences at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster. In InsightsNet, he works on the theoretical framework and the comparative analyses of the corpora. 

M.Sc. Sivasurya Santhanam

Sivasurya Santhanam holds a master’s degree in Autonomous systems from Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg. His research focuses on applying Natural language processing tools and machine learning methods for Intelligent software systems. Sivasurya is currently pursuing his PhD on the development of conversational AI for software developers.
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Dr. Wolfgang Stille

Wolfgang Stille is a mathematician and computer scientist. He studied at the universities of Heidelberg, Mannheim and Newcastle (AU) and completed his PhD at TU Darmstadt. As head of IT, Research and Development of ULB Darmstadt, he has been involved for many years with digital libraries, semantic technologies and innovative research methods and played a leading role in initiating the process for handling digital research data at TU Darmstadt. Since 2021, as CTO of the newly founded Hessian Center for Artificial Intelligence, he has been responsible for AI compute infrastructure and the AI Lab. He sees the transfer of cutting-edge AI research to economy and society as one of the great human challenges of the present.   

M.A. Elena Volkanovska

Elena Volkanovska holds a master’s degree in Technology for Translation and Interpreting from the University of Wolverhampton (UK) and the University of Málaga (Spain). She is currently working on creating and managing collections of multimodal data, developing annotation schemes to help improve the usability of data in machine learning tasks, and testing various tools for automated and semi-automated linguistic analysis. 

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