Matthias Samwald

Short curriculum

since 7 / 2014 | Assistant professor at the Section for Artificial Intelligence & Decision Support, Center for Medical Statistics, Informatics, and Intelligent Systems, Medical University of Vienna.

2 / 2011 – 6 / 2014 | Postdoctoral university assistant at the Section 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).

10 / 2006 – 9 / 2014  | Invited expert 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.

Program committee memberships

Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences (SWAT4LS), December 2014, Berlin, Germany.

13th European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB’14), September 2014, Strasbourg, France.

Medical Informatics Europe 2014 (MIE2014), August-September 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.

Bio-Ontologies 2014, July 2014, Boston, USA.

Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences (SWAT4LS), December 2013, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Semantic Web Collaborative Spaces 2013 (SWCS 2013), May 2013, Montpellier, France

Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences (SWAT4LS), November 2012, Paris, France.

ICBO 2012: 3rd International Conference on Biomedical Ontology, July 2012, Graz, Austria.

Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences (SWAT4LS), December 2012, London, UK.

Bio-Ontologies SIG, co-located with ISMB2011, July 2011, Vienna, Austria.

OWL Experiences and Directions 2011 (OWLED2011), June 2011, San Francisco, USA.

SePublica, May 2011, Heraklion, Greece.

Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences (SWAT4LS), December 2010, Berlin, Germany.

The Future of the Web for Collaborative Science, co-located with WWW2010, April 2010, Raleigh, USA.

Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences (SWAT4LS), November 2009, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

International Semantic Web Conference 2009 (ISWC2009), October 2009, Washington, USA.

Workshop on Semantic Web Applications in Scientific Discourse, co-located with ISWC2009, October 2009, Washington, USA.

NETTAB 2009: Technologies, Tools and Applications for Collaborative and Social Bioinformatics Research and Development, June 2009, Catania, Sicily, Italy.

I-Semantics 2009: International Conference on Semantic Systems, September 2009, Graz, Austria.

Bio-Ontologies 2009: Knowledge in Biology at the International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology 2009 (ISMB2009).

Workshop for Semantic Web Health Care and Life Sciences at the 3rd Asian Semantic Web Conference, December 2008, Bangkok, Thailand.

Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences (SWAT4LS) workshop, November 2008, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

Semantic Web for Health Care and Life Sciences Workshop (HCLS2008), co-located with the World Wide Web Conference 2008 (WWW2008), April 22 2008, Beijing, China.

OWL: Experiences and Directions 2008 workshop (OWLED2008), October 26-27 2008, Karlsruhe, Germany.

1st international workshop on Identity and Reference on the Semantic Web (IRSW2008), June 2 2008, Tenerife, Spain.

3rd Workshop on Semantic Wikis (SemWiki2008), June 2 2008, Tenerife, Spain.

Workshop for Semantic Web for Health Care and Life Sciences Data Integration, co-located with the World Wide Web Conference 2007 (WWW2007), May 8 2007, Banff, Canada.

Invited reviewer for

JAMA – Journal of the American Medical Association

BMC Bioinformatics

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Personalized Medicine

Methods of Information in Medicine

Journal of Biomedical Semantics

Database