Univ.-Prof. Dr. Markus Strohmaier

  Professor Markus Strohmaier at his desk, leaning on a football Copyright: Peter Winandy

Since 2017, Dr. Markus Strohmaier has been University Professor for "Methodology and Theory of Computational Social Sciences and Humanities" at RWTH Aachen University. He holds a joint appointment at the HumTec Center in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and at the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences.


Born August 4, 1977, in Bruck/Mur, Austria


2004 Doctorate in Technical Sciences and Telematics, TU Graz, Austria
2012 Habilitation in Applied Informatics, TU Graz, Austria


2006 to 2007 Postdoc at the University of Toronto, Canada

2007 to 2013

University Assistant / Assistant Professor at TU Graz, Austria
2010 to 2011 Visiting Scientist at XEROX (Parc), Palo Alto, USA
2011 to 2012 Visiting Assistant Professor at Stanford University, USA
2013 to 2017 Full Professor at the University of Koblenz-Landau and Scientific Director and Founder of the Computational Social Science Department, GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Cologne


Family: married to Dr. Pia Strohmaier; father of Johann Lorenz und Anne Marie
Free time: family, football, eSports, cycling, music

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