Vice head of the lab

Professor Christoph Schommer studied Artificial Intelligence in Saarbrücken before working at IBM R&D and IBM Software Group for 8 years. During the same period, he completed a Ph.D. in Medical Informatics at the Goethe University Frankfurt/Main. In October 2003, Christoph was appointed Associate Professor at the University of Luxembourg. Christoph’s interests lie at the intersection of Machine Learning and Data Science and its application in a interdisciplinary context. He is an internationally recognised scientific referee for the Leibniz Association, Springer, IEEE and served as expert reviewer at international conferences such as IJCAI, AAMAS, CogSci, ECML, and others. Christoph regularly organises lecture series/Ph.D. workshops and is the author of numerous scientific papers and books. He has (co-)supervised 21 Ph.D. projects in Luxembourg, Turin and London and currently oversees 12 Ph.D. projects. He has taught a total of more than 130 courses at the University of Luxembourg and at several other universities in Germany, Beijing (Tsinghua) and Singapore (SUTD). Christoph maintains contacts with industry and the National Ethics Council; he is a member of the ACM, the Cognitive Science Society, and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kognitionswissenschaft.