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Studium und Lehre|12 January 2023
Funding of Teaching project “BreAkIng bad – hacking the AI Act"


The teaching project „BreAkIng bad – hacking the AI Act“ (designed by Dr. Michaela Regneri, together with Fabian Burmeister) was awarded  a 1-year funding within the teaching lab program by DDLitLab at UHH.

Course Summary
In the course, students develop consulting concepts for companies on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and on compliance with the so-called "AI Act". In...

Forschung|3 January 2023
“SAINT - Sentiment Analysis INTerpretability” research project has been selected for the Leeds-Hamburg funding program

Logo UHH & University of Leeds

Universität Hamburg provides extensive funding options for activities, mobility, and projects with international partners. In August 2021, the University of Leeds and Universität Hamburg established a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their cooperation in research and teaching. The partner universities just launched their first joint funding program to help...

HCDS-en|15 November 2022
DaKo Nord


The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is funding the DaKo Nord project in the 1st phase of the program to establish data competence centers in research. By the end of April 2023, we will develop a full proposal to advance the coordinated and cross-thematic development, strengthening and communication of data competencies along the data lifecycle in an...

HCDS-en|13 October 2022
Thought in humans and machines

Time: Monday, November 14th & Tuesday, November 15th, 2022
Place: Warburg Haus, Heilwigstraße 116, 20249 Hamburg, Germany

Michaela Regneri, House of Computing and Data Science, Universität Hamburg
Thomas Kroedel, Department of Philosophy, Universität  Hamburg

The workshop brings together scholars from different disciplines, such as philosophy, computer science, and neuroscience, that work...

HCDS-en|12 October 2022
Joint DESY, UHH and TUHH research perspectives in data science

PIER is pleased to announce its next workshop on "Joint DESY, UHH and TUHH research perspectives in data science" taking place on November 10th, 2022, 1-5 p.m., at the DESY auditorium. The workshop is chaired by Prof. Dr. Nihat Ay (TUHH), Dr. Anton Barty (DESY) and Prof. Dr. Chris Biemann (UHH).

The aim of the event is to provide an opportunity for mutual exchange and in-depth discussion of future...

HCDS-en|22 August 2022 fAIstival Hamburg invites you together with initiatives from Hamburg's computer science universities to the #responsibilty AI Meet up!
For the second time, Hamburg presents itself as a strong location for Artificial Intelligence within the framework of the AI festival week #fAIstival.
For this purpose, various organizations have joined forces, each of which is driving the topic forward. They are now...

HCDS-en|21 July 2022
Successful project funding in the Ideas and Risk Fund

Every year, Universität Hamburg selects several projects that are funded with money from the Ideas and Risk Fund. The aim of the idea and risk fund is quick and uncomplicated funding of research projects that lay the foundations for the acquisition of larger third-party-funded projects.

This year, Dr. Seid Muhie Yimam is among the grantees. His project "ARDIAS: AI-Enhanced Research Project...

Veranstaltung|14 July 2022
MLE-Days 2022 - The conference for machine learning in engineering

The two-day conference “MLE-Days 2022” will take place on September 15th and 16th, 2022. The program gives participants a broad and well-founded insight into engineering and application of machine learning.

Short description if the Session on Language Processing
The automatic processing of natural language is an important field of application of artificial intelligence in all contexts in which...

Veranstaltung|3 June 2022
Interdisciplinary Data Science Networking Series (DS4S)

The graduate school Data Science in Hamburg - Helmholtz Graduate School for the Structure of Matter (DASHH), the Leibniz ScienceCampus InterACt (LSC InterACt) and the Center for Data and Computing in Natural Sciences (CDCS) are currently organizing a new series of networking events entitled Data Science for Science (DS4S) to enable exchange and networking across disciplines covered in the...

Betrieb|1 May 2022
New HCDS Members staffed

We are pleased to announce the appointment of  Dr. Lothar Hotzas as a research associate and Adeline Scharfenberg as a team assistant.

About Dr. Lothar Hotz

Lothar Hotz joined the first CDL ITMC-SAIL of the HCDS as a research associate on May 1, 2022. He brings long experience from the field of technology transfer especially for AI applications.

Lothar Hotz studied computer science at the RWTH...