Dr. Matthias Samwald

Better cures through better information technology

Curriculum vitae

since 2 / 2011 (ongoing) | Postdoctoral university assistant at the Institute for Medical Expert- and Knowledge-Based Systems, Center for Medical Statistics, Informatics, and Intelligent Systems, Medical University of Vienna.

11 / 2010 – 6 / 2013 | Postdoctoral researcher and developer at the Technical University of Vienna, Austria. Working on the Khresmoi project. The project was formerly hosted by the Information Retrieval Facility (IRF).

since 10 / 2006 (ongoing) | Member of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), participant in the Semantic Web for Health Care and Life Science Interest Group of the W3C.

10 / 2007 - 2 / 2011 | Postdoctoral researcher and developer at the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), Galway, Ireland.

12 / 2008 – 10 / 2010 | Postdoctoral researcher and developer at the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Altenberg, Austria.

1 / 2008 – 12 / 2008 | Project manager, technologist and biomedical expert at the Semantic Web Company, Austria.

7 / 2007 – 3 / 2008 | Consultant for the Yale Center for Medical Informatics, Yale University, New Haven, USA.

6 / 2007 – 9 / 2007 | Developer for Science Commons, MIT, Cambridge, USA. Sponsored by Google.

4 / 2007 – 7 / 2007 | Visiting scientist at the Yale Center for Medical Informatics, Yale University, New Haven, USA.

2005 – 2008 | PhD thesis at the Section on Medical Expert and Knowledge-Based Systems of the Medical University of Vienna. Topic: Semantic Web technologies in neuroscience and biomedicine.

2005 | Master thesis at the Austrian Center for Brain Research, Division of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, group for cellular neurophysiology. Finished May 2005 with honors.

2000 – 2005 | Undergraduate studies at the University of Vienna. Focus on experimental neuroscience and pharmacology.

2000 | Graduation (Matura) with honors.

General skills

  • International, interdisciplinary collaboration with partners from industry and academia, IT and biomedicine
  • Mediation between basic research, applied research and industrial applications
  • Project management

Information technology skills

  • Semantic Web /  Linked Data technologies and standards
  • Clinical decision support systems
  • Information retrieval / search systems
  • Biomedical databases, large-scale information integration
  • Biomedical ontology, terminology, logic and automated reasoning
  • Social web, research discourse representation

Biomedical skills

  • Personalized medicine / pharmacogenomics
  • Experimental neuroscience and pharmacology
  • Cellular electrophysiology
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Light and electron microscopy
  • Cell culture techniques

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