We welcome Prof. Sascha Alda as new Scientific Director at the b-it
Professor Sascha Alda becomes new Scientific Director at the Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology (b-it) on the part of the Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg and succeeds Professor Nico Hochgeschwender, who is leaving the university.
Alda is currently Dean of the Department of Computer Science at the Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences and is the fourth Scientific Director of b-it from the ranks of the Department of Computer Science. Prof. Dr Kurt Ulrich Witt, one of the founding directors of b-it, was succeeded by Prof. Dr Paul Plöger in 2016, followed by Prof. Dr Nico Hochgeschwender in 2022, who will leave the university in September 2023. A suitable successor has been found in Professor Alda, who was a lecturer at b-it in the field of software engineering from 2005 to 2006 and is already well networked as a result.
His aim is to shape the digital transformation in exchange with business and society and to focus on data science and its application areas media, life sciences and autonomous systems.