People


This list shows all of the current members of DASYA. For a list of previous members see the alumni.


Associate Professor

Pınar Tözün is an Associate Professor at IT University of Copenhagen. Before ITU, she was a research staff member at IBM Almaden Research Center. Prior to joining IBM, she received her PhD from EPFL. Her research focuses on performance characterization of data-intensive workloads, and scalability an ...

Associate Professor

Veronika Cheplygina is an Associate Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen. Her background is in machine learning in general, and based on medical images in particular. She is also thinking about how we do research, and addressing the inefficiencies/inequalities involved. Before ITU, she was f ...

Associate Professor

Björn Þór Jónsson is an Associate Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen. His research interests include scalability and efficiency of multimedia analytics and multimedia retrieval, in particular on novel computing architectures. Björn completed his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Un ...

Professor

Philippe Bonnet is professor at the IT University of Copenhagen. He is a Marie Curie fellow with a track record of successful research projects under DARPA, NSF (while a research associate at Cornell University), EU and Danish funding (first at U.Copenhagen and since 2009 at ITU). Philippe is an exp ...

Assistant Professor

Eleni Tzirita Zacharatou is an Assistant Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen (ITU). She conducts research on spatial big data analytics and is further interested in data management for the IoT. Before ITU, Eleni was a postdoctoral researcher at the Technical University of Berlin and a junio ...

Researcher

Julian Priest is a researcher in the DASYA Lab and project scientist for the Discosat project. Representative of ITU in the Discosat project. Co-ordination and mentoring of Discosat students. Satellite development. Ground station management. DASYA space activities co-ordination. Research areas inc ...

Lab Manager

Sebastian Büttrich is the Dasya Lab Manager, responsible for Managing the Dasya (Data Intensive Systems and Applications) Lab Coordinating tasks between Researchers and the IT department Enabling experimental digital technology – from acquisition to maintenance System and application development Do ...

HPC System Administrator

Lottie manages ITUs High-Performance Computing (HPC) systems.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Aaron is a postdoctoral researcher who was awarded the Marie Curie European Fellowship in 2020 to perform research into human-computer interaction and virtual reality in the context of large-scale data analytics. Aaron completed his PhD in 2019 which was focused on visual access to human-sensor data ...

Postdoctoral Researcher

Maria is a postdoctoral researcher at The IT University of Copenhagen. Before joining ITU, she studied at The University of Edinburgh, where she graduated with a Bachelors degree in Computer Science and Mathematics and a PhD in Computer Science. Her research focus is on designing scalable machine le ...

Postdoctoral Researcher

Amelia is a postdoctoral researcher at the IT University of Copenhagen. Her research interests are in the broad areas of medical imaging and deep learning. She has experience developing algorithms to deal with label noise, limited amounts of data and class-imbalance, problems that are fairly common ...

Postdoctoral Researcher

Paul is an engineering in Electronic and Communication Networks, MsC in Information Systems Management, and Ph.D. at the University of Salamanca. He has expertise on communication networks, embedded systems development, and wireless sensor networks through open hardware/software platforms. He also h ...

PhD Fellow

Omar S. Khan is a PhD Fellow at the IT University of Copenhagen. His research focuses on developing a general data model to support Multimedia Analytics tasks, specifically query performance with multiple modalities. Other interests: Multimedia Retrieval, Databases, Big Data Management.

PhD Fellow

Ehsan holds a masters degree in Computer Engineering - Computer Architecture from the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. His primary field of interest is Computer Architecture, narrowly parallel computing systems and energy-efficient designs and their application in Heterogeneous Systems ...

PhD Fellow

Ties is a PhD Fellow working on Resource-Aware Machine Learning. Before joining ITU, he studied at the Radboud University Nijmegen (NL), where he graduated with a Masters degree in Data Science with a traineeship focussed on Massively-Parallel acceleration of Machine Learning (via graphics cards) at ...

PhD Fellow

Kasper is a PhD Student working on predictive maintenance using high-frequency measurements on machinery. He is particulary interested in the interaction between machine, measurement system, data storage and modelling. Understanding and utilising this infrastructure properly will enable us to use ma ...

PhD Fellow

Niclas is a PhD Fellow working with computational storage. His current research activities focuses on offloading eBPF code to PCI and NVMe devices. Besides computational storage, he is interested in security in the context of data systems, including how to guarantee availability, integrity and confi ...

PhD Fellow

Niels is a PhD Student working with energy systems and large-scale time series data. He is interested in applying data science techniques to adapt our power grids to a low-emission future. He is also interested in sensor networks that collect energy data, playing around with wireless networks and Io ...

PhD Fellow

Morten is working as a PhD fellow with Philippe Bonnet as a supervisor. His PhD project pertains to the verification of eBPF programs which are supposed to execute on the computational unit of future computational storage devices. He completed his Master’s in Computer Science with a specialization i ...

PhD Fellow

Dovile is a PhD Fellow working together with Veronika Cheplygina and Bethany Chamberlain on the project ‘CATS - Choosing a Transfer Source for Medical Image Classification’.

PhD Fellow

Bethany is a PhD Fellow at the IT University of Copenhagen working together with Veronika Cheplygina and Dovile Juodelyte on the project ‘CATS - Choosing a Transfer Source for Medical Image Classification’. Before joining ITU, she studied at the University of Strathclyde and Bemidji Stat ...

Research Assistant

Jon Tøttrup is a research assistant at DASYA lab. Jon is a computer scientist working with Resource-aware Machine Learning on SoC devices, alongside Robert Bayer and Pinar Tözün. He is interested in working with efficient machine learning on new SoC platforms.

Student Assistant

Robert Bayer is a student assistant at DASYA lab. He is a data scientist who is interested in the intersection of modern hardware and data science. More specifically, he is interested in exploiting hardware accelerators (GPUs, FPGAs) more effectively while running machine learning workloads.

The DASYA Group, July 2020