Simon Hegelich is professor for political data science at the Technical University Munich. He works at the intersection of political science and computer science. He is interested in the political dimension of the ongoing digital revolution as well as in implementing new methods in political science such as machine learning. Simon Hegelich studied political science at the University of Münster (Germany), where he also received his doctorate and acquired his postdoctoral teaching qualification (habilitation). From 2011 to 2016, he was managing director of the interdisciplinary research center FoKoS of the University of Siegen. In 2016, Simon Hegelich was appointed associate professor at the Bavarian School of Public Policy. Since 2018, Simon Hegelich is appointed member of the department of computer science at TUM. Simon Hegelich has been advisor to the German Goverment and the Parliament on different topics of disinformation and the public online discourse.
AI/Machine Learning/Deep Learning
Big Data Analytics