Dresden team

Wolfgang Lehner photo Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Lehner is full professor and head of the database technology group at the Dresden University of Technology (Technische Universität Dresden), Germany. He received his Master's degree in Computer Science in 1995 from University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He continued his studies as research assistant at the database system group until 1998, when he earned his Ph.D. degree (Dr.-Ing.) with a dissertation on the optimization of aggregate processing in multidimensional database systems. Thereafter (11/1998) he joined the Business Intelligence (BI) group at the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose (CA), where he was involved in projects on adding materialized view support and multiple query optimization techniques to the core engine of the IBM DB2/UDB database system. After his return to Germany, he again joined the database system group at University of Erlangen-Nuremberg as senior researcher. Together with his group, he initiated comprehensive research in exploiting database technology to support complex message-based notification systems. From 10/2000 to 2/2002, Wolfgang Lehner was on a temporary assignment at the University of Halle-Wittenberg holding the professorship for database systems. In 7/2001 finally, he finished his habilitation with a thesis on subscription systems and was therefore awarded with the venia legendi. Since 10/2002, Prof. Lehner is conducting his research, teaching his students, and is involved in multiple industrial projects at the TU Dresden. Since then, Wolfgang Lehner was temporarily visiting scientist at Microsoft Research in Redmond (WA), at GfK Nuremberg, at SAP Walldorf, and at UBS Zurich.

Maik Thiele photo Maik Thiele finished his dissertation on “Quality-Driven Data Production Controlling in Real-Time DW Systems” in May 2010 and received his doctorate with distinction. His research interests include real-time data warehousing and situational business intelligence. Maik Thiele is currently leading the research group EDYRA at Technische Universität Dresden that works on technologies enabling Do-it-Yourself Analytics in the domain of Open Data. Aside from that, he contributes to several industrial projects, including one with GfK Nuremberg and with UBS Zurich.

Hannes Voigt photo Hannes Voigt obtained his PhD from TU Dresden in 2014. He worked on various database topics such as physical design, management of schema-flexible data, and self-adapting indexes. From 2010 to 2011, he worked at SAP Labs, Palo Alto contributing to a predecessor of the SAP HANA Graph Project. His current research focuses on database evolution and versioning, declarative graph query languages and efficient graph processing on NUMA in-memory storage systems. He is also member of the LDBC Graph Query Language Standardization Task Force.

Bernhard Chesneau photo Bernhard Chesneau has been an administrative employee with TU Dresden since 2000. He is the administration’s general contact person for double/joint degree and Erasmus Mundus projects (e.g., different forms of agreements, legal framework, and enrolment and graduation issues). He himself co-ordinates an Erasmus Mundus Action 2 project.

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