Prof. Dr. Mathias Kraus

Prof. Dr. Mathias Kraus

Prof. Dr. Mathias Kraus

Assistant Professorship of Data Analytics

Curriculum vitae

Mathias Kraus studied mathematics in the Bachelor’s program and computer science in the Master’s program at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) from 2010 to 2016. After completing his Master’s degree, he worked as a research assistant at the University of Freiburg in 2017 and as a PhD student at ETH Zurich from 2018 to 2020, where he successfully completed his PhD on “Deep Learning in Business Analytics: Methods and Applications” in October 2020. In the meantime, he spent a research stay at the University of Texas at Austin. Since February 2021, Mathias Kraus holds the junior professorship for Data Analytics at the Institute of Information Systems at FAU.

The main objective of his research is to translate health data into better treatment decisions through the use of data analytics. For this purpose, he develops innovative methodology from the fields of statistics, machine learning and big data in order to contribute to further research developments in data-driven decision support across various tasks in health management. His work has been published in leading journals in the fields of Information Systems and Operations Research, as well as computer science conferences.

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