Dr.-Ing. Matthieu-P. Schapranow

Project Lead, Group Leader, and Scientific Manager Digital Health Innovations at HPI
High-res photoTopics of Interest

  • Scientific In-Memory Data Management
  • Digital Health
  • Life Sciences

Dr.-Ing. Matthieu-P. Schapranow is Leader of the Research Group “In-Memory Computing for Digital Health” and Scientific Manager Digital Health Innovations at the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI). He is a valued member of the Berlin Cancer Society contributing to the Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (BITKOM) and the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health. Dr.-Ing. Schapranow holds a PhD as well as the MSc and BSc degrees in Software Engineering. He was named as one of the top Elite Researchers in Life Sciences in 2016 and one of Germany’s Top 10 Junior Scientists in 2015. Furthermore, he was honored with the Personalized Medicine Convention Award in 2015, the European Life Science Award in 2014, and the Innovation Award of the German Capital Region in 2012. Together with Prof. Dr. Plattner, he published the textbook “High-Performance In-Memory Genome Data Analysis” in 2013.

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Hasso Plattner

Enterprise Platform and Integration Concepts Chair, HPI
Prof. Dr. Hasso Plattner Topics of Interest

  • In-Memory Data Management
  • Database Systems

Prof. Dr. h.c. Hasso Plattner is the chair of the “Enterprise Platform and Integration Concepts” research group at HPI, which focuses mainly on In-Memory Data Management for Enterprise Applications and Human-Centered Software Design and Engineering. He is author or co-author of over 50 scientific publications and has served conferences such as ACM SIGMOD as a keynote speaker. He currently also serves as a visiting professor at the Stanford University Institute of Design. Hasso Plattner is also a co-founder of SAP AG, where he served as the CEO until 2003 and has since been chairman of the supervisory board. SAP AG is today the leading provider of enterprise software solutions. In his role as chief software advisor, he concentrates on defining the mid- and long-term technology strategy and direction of SAP.

Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel

President and CEO, HPI
Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Topics of Interest

  • Engineering in Internet Technology and Systems
  • Telemedicine
  • Computational Complexity

Christoph Meinel is full professor (C4) for computer sciences at the Hasso Plattner Institute and University of Potsdam with a chair on “Internet Technology and Systems”. His research focuses on Future Internet Technologies with focus on Internet and Information Security, and Web 3.0 – Semantic, Social, Service Web, and on innovative Internet Applications, mainly in the areas Web-university and e-Learning and Telemedicine.