Since 2018, Dr. Sonja Schimmler leads the research group "Digitalisation and Scientific Value Creation" at the Weizenbaum Institute. She is also a project lead at Fraunhofer FOKUS, and a scientist at the Technical University of Berlin. Before that, she was a senior lecturer at the Computer Science Department of the University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich. She holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich. She studied Computer Science at the Technical University of Munich and at the Georgia Institute of Technology (USA).
Her research interests range from data science to software engineering and human-centered computing. Currently, she has a special focus on Open Science and research data infrastructures.
Research Group Lead
Research Group "Digitalisation and Science"