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D. (Dimka) Karastoyanova, Prof

Professor of Information Systems

Dimka Karastoyanova joined the Computer Science Department of the RUG in January 2018 as a full professor of Information Systems and a head of the Information Systems Group. Dimka is a Rosalind Franklin Fellow. Since June 1st 2020 she is the Head of the Computer Science Department and a member of the Bernulli Institute Board.

Since January 1st 2023, Dimka is a member of the Board of Informatics Europe.

 Before joining the Bernoulli Institute she had a joint appointment as an associate professor of Data Science at The KLU (Kühne Logistics University) in Hamburg and as a Senior Researcher at HPI (Hasso Plattner Institut), University of Potsdam, Germany.

Dimka was a junior professor at the Excellence Cluster SimTech and at the Institute of Architecture of Application Systems (IAAS) at the Computer Science Department of the University of Stuttgart from 2008 to 2016.

She received her doctoral degree in Computer Science in 2006 from the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany, where she was a member of the Databases and Distributed Systems Group and of the Graduate School “Enabling Technologies for the E-Commerce”.

She holds an MSc degree in Computational Engineering from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and an MSc and BSc in Industrial Engineering for the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria.

Dimka’s current research is in the field of data-driven, service-based, runtime process automation and performance improvement, trusted and flexible cross-organizational collaboration and abstractions, techniques and middleware systems for flexible choreographies finding application in fields like logistics, supply chain management, eScience, Data Science, healthcare and others.

Last modified:08 February 2023 3.18 p.m.