PhD School Business Informatics 2021
The PhD School on Business Informatics is a joint project initiated by Prof. Hans-Georg Fill and Prof. Edy Portmann of the Department of Informatics and funded by the rectorate of the University of Fribourg. The goal of the PhD school is to give an introduction into scientific research, the methods used in business informatics and computer science, insights into concrete research activities, and for PhD students to receive feedback on their research projects. This is complemented with talks from experts in neigbouring fields and from industry.
The PhD School is currently open for all PhD students in business informatics and computer science of University of Fribourg upon registration.
Date: September 13-15, 2021
Location: University of Fribourg, PER 21 E130
Registration: Online Form
On the first day, introductions into scientific research, research methods, paper writing and the management of open science and open data as well as ethics in research are given.
|9:00 - 9:15||Welcome||Prof. Hans-Georg FILL, Prof. Edy PORTMANN|
|9:15 - 12:00||Introduction to Scientific Research, Research Methods, Working with Literature, Paper Writing||Prof. Philippe CUDRÉ-MAUROUX, Prof. Hans-Georg FILL|
|14:00 - 15:30||Open Science, Open Data and Ethics in Research||Prof. Bernard RIES, Thomas HENKEL, Prof. Edy PORTMANN|
|15:45 - 16:30||"Big Data Integration"||Prof. Philippe CUDRÉ-MAUROUX|
On the second day, professors from the Department of Informatics at the University of Fribourg as well as guest lecturers will present insights into their current research activities and methods. At the end of the day, a joint dinner will be organized to which all participating PhD students and professors will be invited.
|9:00 - 9:45||"Exploiting graph structures to cope with hard problems"||Prof. Bernard RIES|
|10:00 - 10:45||"Metamodeling as a Research Foundation"||Prof. Hans-Georg FILL|
|11:00 - 11:45||"Human-Computer Interaction"||Prof. Denis LALANNE|
|14:00 - 14:45||"If you do not want it to go wrong: Verification of Critical Systems"||Prof. Ulrich ULTES-NITSCHE|
|15:00 - 15:45||"Hands-on Fuzzy Systems"||Prof. Edy PORTMANN, PD Dr. Luis TERÁN|
|16:00 - 16:45||Insights into Current Research (tbd)||Guest Speaker: Prof. Hubert Österle|
|18:00 - 21:00||Joint Dinner|
On the third day, the participating PhD students will briefly present the current state of their PhD and receive feedback from the participating professors. Finally, there is also an industry talk showing the perspectives of a PhD in industry.
|9:00 - 12:00||PhD Student Presentations and Feedback Session||PhD Students|
|14:00 - 15:30||Industry Talk Swiss Post||Dr. Andreas Quandt, Swiss Post|
|16:00 - 17:00||Final Session and Recap||All|