Dr. Dominik Kowald is research area manager of the Social Computing team (Fair-AI team from 2023 onwards) at the Know-Center, Austria's leading research center for trustworthy AI. Additionally, he is senior researcher and lecturer at the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science of Graz University of Technology. He has a PhD. (with hons), MSc. (with hons) and BSc. in Computer Science from Graz University of Technology. He has finished his PhD in October 2017 on psychology-inforemd recommender systems based on the cognitive architecture ACT-R. Currently he is working as key researcher in the DDAI and DDIA COMET modules. He is review and special issue editor of Frontiers in Big Data - Recommender Systems section, and his research interests are in the fields of trustworthy AI, recommender systems, privacy, fairness and biases in algorithms, Web science and computational social systems. His research on fairness in AI and bias in recommender systems was awarded with the TU Graz diversity award in 2022, and was presented in several news outlets, e.g., by APA science. Full cv: ( .pdf) Teaching certificates: ( advanced) ( basic) Dissertation summary: ( .pdf) ( slides) Open theses: ( link)
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Dominik Kowald, Know-Center GmbH, Sandgasse 36/4, 8010 Graz, Austria