We welcome Lucie Flek as new professor at b-it

Prof. Dr. Lucie Flek was called to the W3 professorship for Data Science and Engineering as of April 1.

Professor Dr. Lucie Flek conducts research at the Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology (b-it) at University of Bonn and University of Marburg, leading the research group on Conversational AI and Social Analytics (CAISA). Her research combines insights from the fields of machine learning, natural language processing, computational social sciences, and human-machine interaction. The focus of her current investigations at Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology (b-it) is the development of machine learning systems with the incorporating the individual language use of different people and sociodemographic groups. In this way, Professor Flek hopes to make personalized AI systems useful to a wide audience.

In addition, Prof. Flek is Principal Investigator at the Lamarr Institute for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, which conducts cutting-edge research in Germany.