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Dr. Stephan Fahrenkrog-Petersen

Research Group Lead

Stephan Fahrenkrog-Petersen leads the research group “Security and Transparency of digital Processes” at the Weizenbaum Institute. His research focuses on process mining, an emerging subfield of data mining. His research results have been published in the proceedings of the most important conferences in the field (AAAI, BPM, CAiSE, ICPM) and in international journals such as Information Systems, ACM TMIS and KAIS. His work was awarded with the Distinguished Paper Award at CAiSE 2021 and the Best Student Paper Award at ICPM 2021.

He collaborates with scholars from around the world from prestigious academic institutions such as the University of Toronto, UC Irvine, Eindhoven University of Technology or the University of Tartu. Some of his international research was supported through the German Academic Exchance Service (DAAD). As part of his networing activities he is a member of the IEEE Task Force on Process Mining.

Furthermore, he is an experienced educator, certified by the Berlin Centre of Higher Education. As part of his teaching he invented new innovative courses, such as “How to Win a Turing Award”, a seminar that enabled undergraduates to learn more about the most important research in Computer Science. For several of his courses he collaborated with industry partners such as QuadriO Beratungsgesellschaft mbH and Camunda. In addition to his regular teaching activities, he has been involved in the supervision of numerous bachelor's and master's theses, which have resulted in several peer-reviewed publications.

Positions at Weizenbaum Institut

Research Group Lead

Research Group „Security and Transparency of Digital Processes

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU)