Professional Experience

  • 09/2016 – 06/2017: Research Associate, University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz, Germany.
    Building a reference string extraction system for German social science publications as part of the DFG project “EXCITE - Extraction of Citations from PDF Documents”.
    Link to project: https://mkrnr.de/excite

Education

  • 10/2013 – 08/2016: M.Sc. Web Science (1.0), University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz, Germany.
    Thesis (1.0): Author Extraction from Social Science Research Papers Using Conditional Random Fields and Distant Supervision.
    Link to thesis: https://mkrnr.de/mt

  • 01/2014 – 05/2014: Study Abroad in Artificial Intelligence (1.0), University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA.
    Sponsored by a full scholarship (ISAP) of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

  • 10/2010 – 09/2013: B.Sc. Computer Science (1.7), University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz, Germany.
    Thesis (1.0): Author Extraction from Social Science Research Papers Using Conditional Random Fields and Distant Supervision.
    Link to thesis: https://mkrnr.de/bt

  • 08/2001 – 03/2010: High School (Abitur, 1.7), Marion-Dönhoff-Gymnasium Lahnstein, Germany.

Publications

Other Experience

Internships

  • 08/2014 – 10/2014: Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED) Informatics department at F. Hoffmann-La Roche in Basel, Switzerland.
    Investigating the capabilities of semantic technologies for improving the terminology management.

Student Jobs

  • 03/2015 – 01/2016: Research Assistant at the Institute for Web Science and Technologies at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz, Germany.
    Developing a distributed streaming approach for analyzing tweets using Apache Storm as part of the EU project REVEAL.
  • 07/2012 – 12/2013: Student Assistant at the Institute for Web Science and Technologies at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz, Germany.
    Developing a language modeling toolkit for building skipped n-gram language models as part of the EU project Social Sensor.

Awards

  • 11/2016: IT Award 2016 of the Debeka Group.
    As graduate of the computer science faculty (Fachbereich 4) of the University of Koblenz and Landau with the best grade average out of 213 students.

Languages

  • German: Mother tongue
  • English: Fluent
    • 08/2013: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
      Score: 115/120 (Reading: 30, Listening: 28, Speaking: 27, Writing: 30)

Licences

  • 10/2008 – today: German driving license (Class B)