Prof. Dr. Kristian Kersting

Professor for AI and Machine Learning, TU Darmstadt

Kristian Kersting is a Full Professor for AI and Machine Learning at the TU Darmstadt, Germany, and founding co-director of the Hessian Center for AI. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Freiburg, he was with the MIT, Fraunhofer IAIS, the University of Bonn, and the TU Dortmund. He is a EurAI and ELLIS Fellow and received the German AI Award and the EurAI Dissertation Award for the best AI Ph.D. thesis in Europe. To inform the broader society about AI, he co-edited one of the first German general introductory books on AI and started an AI column in the German newspaper Die Welt.