Bettina Berendt has been Professor for Internet and Society at the Technical University of Berlin since 2019, Director of the Weizenbaum Institute and Visiting Professor at KU Leuven, Belgium. Her current research includes Data Science und Critical Data Science, especially with respect to Privacy/Data Protection, discrimination and fairness, as well as AI and ethics, with a focus on textual and web-related data.
Until 2019 Bettina Berendt was professor at the Department of Computer Science / Research Group Declarative Languages and Artificial Intelligence at the KU Leuven and before that junior professor at the Institute of Business Informatics at the Humboldt University Berlin. Details on publications, lectures, projects, positions, courses and other activities can be found at www.berendt.de/bettina.
Director Weizenbaum Institute
Principal Investigator (PI) since 15 September 2022
Research Group „Data, Algorithmic Systems and Ethics”
Principal Investigator (PI) until 14 September 2022
Research Group "Responsibility and the Internet of Things"
Research Group "Criticality of AI-based Systems"