Institutt for informasjons- og medievitenskap, Det samfunnsvitenskapelige fakultet
I am an Associate Professor in a permanent position at UiB in the Information Science & Media Studies Department.I hold a Dr.-techn. (with honors) in Computer Science, a Dipl.-Ing. (=MSc, with honors) and a BSc in Telematics from Graz University of Technology (Austria). I position my research in two central specializations in the Information Science research field: Behavioral Data Analytics and Recommender Systems. I have published over 100 scientific articles in top venues about my work. Examples of outlets where my work has been published includes NATURE Sustainability, PlosOne, JASIST and EPJ Data Science. I received over 54 million EUR in funding at the European and (inter) national level, 30 million EUR of which were obtained as the PI. Since 2019, I am the Director of the newly established SFI research center MediaFutures - Norway’s first Research Centre for Responsible Media Technology & Innovation2 - worth around 28 million EUR in funding.