Capacity building

We strive to strengthen the excellent research capacity in Denmark by contributing to an extension of positions within digitalization at the Danish Universities. Our aim is to establish a research capacity growth by supporting the hiring at the DIREC universities of:

  • 7+ full professors
  • 15+ at associate professor level
  • 25+ tenure track assistant professors
  • 28+ post docs
  • 55+ PhD students
The following people people have been hired as part of the DIREC initiative:

Name

Position

University

DIREC project

Lenka Hýlová

PhD

DTU

Deep Learning and Automation of Imaging-based Quality of Seeds and Grains

Hao Miao

PhD

AAU

Mobility Analytics Using Sparse Mobility Data and Open Spatial Data

Avgil Kollakidou

PhD

SDU

Mobility Analytics Using Sparse Mobility Data and Open Spatial Data

Niels Ørbæk Chemnitz

PhD

ITU

Edge-based AI Systems for Predictive Maintenance

Kasper Hjort Berthelsen

PhD

ITU

Edge-based AI Systems for Predictive Maintenance

Emil Stubbe Kolvig-Raun

PhD

SDU/Universal Robots

Edge-based AI Systems for Predictive Maintenance

Ahmad Rzgar Hamid

PhD

SDU

Edge-based AI Systems for Predictive Maintenance

Emil Jørgensen Njor

PhD

DTU

Edge-based AI Systems for Predictive Maintenance

Henrik Axelsen

PhD

KU

AI and Blockchains for Complex Business Processes

Axel Kjeld Fjeldrad Christfort

PhD

KU

AI and Blockchains for Complex Business Processes

Esther Haheyon Kim

PhD

AAU

Verifiable and Safe AI for Autonomous Systems

Mohsen Ghaffari

PhD

ITU

Verifiable and Safe AI for Autonomous Systems

Christoffer Olling Back

Industrial PhD

KU/Gekkobrain

AI and Blockchains for Complex Business Processes

Martijn Goorden

Postdoc

AAU

Verifiable and Safe AI for Autonomous Systems

Martin Ritzert

Postdoc

AU

Machine Learning Algorithms Generalisation

Kasper Fromm Pedersen

Assistant Professor

AAU

Mobile Analytics Using Sparse Mobility Data and Open Spatial Data

Henry Edison

Assistant Professor

AAU

Christian Schilling

Assistant Professor

AAU

Verifiable and Safe AI for Autonomous Systems

Henning Pohl

Assistant Professor

AAU

Tung Kieu

Assistant Professor

AAU

Advanced and Efficient Big Data Management Systems

Miao Zhang

Assistant Professor

AAU

Raluca Stana

Assistant Professor

RUC

Magnus Madsen

Assistant Professor

AU

Ergonomic and Practical Effect Systems

Peter Scholl

Tenure-track Assistant Professor

AU

Sophia Yakoubov

Tenure-track Assistant Professor

AU

Jens Classen

Tenure-track Assistant Professor

RUC

Martin Zimmerman

Associate Professor

AAU

Verifiable and Safe AI for Autonomous Systems

Nutan Limaye

Associate Professor

ITU