Volker Markl, Prof. Dr.
Volker Markl is a Full Professor and Chair of the Database Systems and Information Management (DIMA) group at the Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin). Volker also holds a position as an adjunct full professor at the University of Toronto and is director of the research group “Intelligent Analysis of Mass Data” at DFKI, the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence. Earlier in his career, Dr. Markl lead a research group at FORWISS, the Bavarian Research Center for Knowledge-based Systems in Munich, Germany, and was a research staff member & project leader at the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, California, USA. His research interests include new hardware architectures for information management, scalable processing and optimisation of declarative data analysis programs, and scalable data science, including graph and text mining, and scalable machine learning.