German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Maaß is a university professor of business administration focusing on information systems in the service sector, (co-opted) professor of Business Informatics at Saarland University, scientific director of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), and adjunct professor of Biomedical Informatics at Stony Brook University, NY. He studied computer science at RWTH Aachen and at Saarland University. His PhD in computer science was funded by a DFG scholarship from the ‘Cognitive Science’ research training group. He completed postdoctoral studies at the Institute of Technology Management (ITEM) and the Institute of Media and Communications Management (MCM) at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland, where also completed his ‘Habilitation’ qualification. He was a visiting professor in the Department of Bioinformatics & Computational Biology at the University of Texas (M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 2009) and in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at the University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Stony Brook, NY (2016). His research examines the transformation of the industrial sector using artificial intelligence applications.