Leader of “Software Methods” department and software development group “Big Data”, Institute for Data Processing and Electronics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Dr. Rainer Stotzka studied technical cybernetics in Stuttgart and received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Mannheim, Germany, in 1995. At Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute for Data Processing and Electronics, he leads the department “Software Methods” and a software development group “Big Data”. Within the Helmholtz activity “Large Scale Data Management and Analysis” he is responsible for the “Data Life Cycle Lab Key Technologies” inducing novel research data management methods for many scientific communities. He is involved in various national and international research projects and initiatives, e.g. DARIAH, eCodicology, EUDAT, RDA and the German Alliance for Research Data Management. Within the last five years he and his research groups published more than 40 papers in peer-reviewed conferences and journals.