Prof. Dr. Gerhard Weikum

Gerhard Weikum is a scientific director at the MPI for Informatics and a professor at Saarland University. He has made major contributions on transactional and distributed systems, self-tuning database systems, data & text integration, and automatic knowledge harvesting from Web sources.

He co-authored a textbook on transactional systems, received the VLDB Test-of-Time Award for his work on automatic DB tuning, and is one of the creators of the YAGO knowledge base.


Prof. Dr. Gerhard Weikum

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Weikum

Max-Planck-Institut Informatik
Department 5: Databases and Information Systems

Campus E1 4, Room 402
66123 Saarbrücken

Fon: +49 681 9325-5000



Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken Computer Science Department, Saarland University Saarland University Cluster of Excellence