Wolf-Tilo Balke#


Wolf-Tilo Balke
Email:balke 'at' ifis.cs.tu-bs.de
Membership Number:3491
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:INFORMATICS
Username:wbalke
Elected:2013
Homepage: http://www.ifis.cs.tu-bs.de/staff/balke





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2010 - 2013 appointed Head of Department for the Computer Science Department at Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
  • Since 2008 appointed to a tenured Full Professorship (Chair for Databases and Information Systems) at Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig, Germany
  • Since 2008 appointed as director of the L3S Research Center at University of Hannover, Germany
  • 2005 - 2008 lecturer at University of Hannover, Germany, in the field of databases and information systems
  • 2004 - 2008 appointed as associate research director of the L3S Research Center at University of Hannover, Germany
  • 2002 - 2004 appointed as research fellow at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
  • 2001 - 2002 lecturer at University of Augsburg, Germany, in the field of databases and information systems

Fields of Scholarship
  • Query processing in databases and information systems
  • User preferences and personalization
  • Digital libraries and content syndication
  • Cognitive user modeling and conceptualization
  • Peer-to-peer networks and distributed retrieval

Honours and Awards
  • 2010 "Best Paper Award" awarded at IEEE Conference on Commerce and Enterprise Computing (CEC’10), Shanghai, China
  • 2007 "Best Paper Award" awarded at IEEE Conference on Research Challenges in Information Systems (RCIS'07), Ouarzazate, Morocco
  • 2005 "Best Paper Award" awarded by the IEEE Technical Committe on Digital Libraries at European Conference on Advances in Digital Libraries (ECDL'05), Vienna, Austria
  • 2002 admitted to "Emmy Noether Program of Excellence" by the German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • 2001 "Science Award" awarded for best Ph.D. thesis 2001 by the University Foundation, University of Augsburg

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