Professor for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at Technical University of Darmstadt
Kristian Kersting is a full professor for AI and ML at the TU Darmstadt. After receiving his Ph.D. from U. Freiburg in 2006, he was with MIT, Fraunhofer IAIS, U. Bonn, and TU Dortmund. His main research interests are (deep) probabilistic programming and learning. Kristian has published over 180 peer-reviewed articles. He is an Fellow of the European Association for AI (EurAI), a Fellow and Faculty of the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS), and a key supporter of the Confederation of Laboratories for Artificial Intelligence in Europe (CLAIRE), He has received the inaugural German AI Award (Deutscher KI-Preis) 2019, accompanied with a prize of 100KEUROS as well as several paper awards (TPM 2019, AIIDE 2015, ECML 2006) and the EurAI Dissertation Award 2006. Kristian has been on the (senior) PC of major AI/ML conferences (e.g. AAAI, ICML, IJCAI, NeurIPS, ICLR, and CVPR) and co-chaired the PC of ECML PKDD 2020, 2013, and UAI 2017. He is the EiC of Frontiers in ML and AI and a (former) AE of TPAMI, JAIR, AIJ, DAMI, and MLJ.