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BBDC Group Awarded a 2017 Software Campus Grant

We are pleased to announce that Martin Kiefer a PhD student in the research group of Prof. Dr. Volker Markl has been awarded a 2017 Software Campus  grant ...

...  centered on the “Approximate Analysis of Massive Data Streams Using Modern Hardware.” The aim of this research project is to implement an approximate stream processing engine using modern hardware in an optimal, performant, and energy saving manner. The scientific supervisor is Prof. Dr. Volker Markl Chair of the TU Berlin DIMA Group, Director of the Intelligent Analytics for Massive Data Group German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), and Director of the Berlin Big Data Center

Sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF),Software Campus(SC) is an executive development program aimed at developing tomorrow’s senior IT executives. The SC program combines scientific leading-edge research with hands-on management practice in an entirely new and innovative concept. It is directed at outstanding computer science doctoral students who are interested in taking over executive management functions in industry. Awardees lead their own research projects in cooperation with industry partners over a one to two year period. For more details about the SC program, visit: htttp://