about me

photo of myself

Associate Professor
Aarhus University, Denmark

brief cv

  • Since December 2010: Associate Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • August 2010 - November 2010: Assistant Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • September 2008 - July 2010: Assistant Professor, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • March 2008: Ph.D.(Promotion), RWTH Aachen University, Germany, With Distinction, thesis on "Efficient Adaptive Retrieval and Mining in Large Multimedia Databases"
  • April 2003 - September 2008: Research assistant at Lehrstuhl für Informatik 9, RWTH Aachen University, Germany (with six weeks research visit at Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan, 2006)
  • March 2003: Diplom (Master) of computer science, RWTH Aachen University, Germany, thesis on "Complexity of two-way las vegas automata and related models" (with semester at IRIDIA, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium)

awards and scholarships

  • Teacher of the Year 2010: Award by Study Board of Computer Science, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Borchers-Plakette: Award by RWTH Aachen University, Germany, for dissertation with distinction
  • BTW Disserationspreis: Dissertation award by the database section of the German computer society
  • DAAD scholarship: Awarded in 2000 by the German academic exchange service for studies at the IFU (International Women's University), Hamburg, Germany, for graduate research

My old webpage at RWTH Aachen University, Germany and my old webpage at Aalborg University, Denmark.