Joeran Beel

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joeran Beel
Professor of Intelligent Systems

Phone: +49 271 740-3593
Email: joeran.<last-name>
Office: H-C 8315
Address: Office and postal address


Joeran Beel is head of the Intelligent Systems Group at the University of Siegen; Visiting Research Fellow at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, where he previously was an Assistant Professor; and Visiting Professor at the National Institute of Informatics (NII) in Tokyo, where he previously was a postdoctoral researcher.

Joeran Beel’s research focuses on automated machine learning & meta-learning, information retrieval, and recommender systems. He published more than 70 peer-reviewed publications and acts as a reviewer for venues such as SIGIR, ECIR, RecSys, UMAP, ACM TiiS, and JASIST. Joeran Beel acquired more than 2.5 million Euro in funding for his research and business start-ups.


Happy to announce that @NorbertFuhr will co-chair the Doctoral Consortium at JCDL 2022 together with @JoeranBeel and @weiglemc . Learn how to avoid common mistakes in IR evaluation #JCDL2022

If you had to fill this empty shelf with the 50 best German or English #books about #MachineLearning, #AutoML, #Recsys, and #Math, which ones would you buy? I plan on building a mini-library for my students (ranging from Bachelor students to Ph.D. students).

We welcome Lennart Purucker as a new Ph.D. student. He just finished his Master's @RWTH Aachen and will work with us on AutoML and RecSys.

Last chance to apply for the #PhD or #PostDoc position in #recsys or #automl. Deadline: ~36hrs. All new hires will go to #recsys2022, #neurips2022, and/or #icml2022 even without a paper to present. #jobs #Academicjobs #phdpositions #postdocjobs #RS_c_Jobs

Joeran Beel@JoeranBeel

After filling our 2 recent Ph.D. positions, we have another opening coming: We seek to hire 1 Postdoc or PhD student in #RecSys and/or #AutoML / #NAS here @UniSiegen in #Germany. #jobsearch #jobs #Academicjobs #phdpositions #postdocjobs #RS_c__Jobs

Congratulations to our visiting student Teresa Scheidt who received the best-paper award at the #perspectives2021 workshop at the #recsys2021 conference in Amsterdam. These are outstanding results for a 3-months internship here @UniSiegen.

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Short CV

Since 2020
Professor of Intelligent Systems at the University of Siegen, Germany

Since 2020
Visiting Research Fellow at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Since 2018
Visiting Professor at the National Institute of Informatics (NII) Tokyo, Japan

Assistant Professor in Intelligent Systems at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, and the ADAPT Centre

2016 (8 Months)
Postdoctoral Researcher at the National Institute of Informatics (NII) Tokyo, Japan, in the group of Prof. Akiko Aizawa.

Product Manager for APIs & Content at HRS Holidays, Munich

PhD (Dr.-Ing) in Computer Science at the University of Magdeburg, Germany, in the group of Prof. Dr. Andreas Nürnberger.

Business Start-Up Founder at Docear in Magdeburg, Germany

2009-2013 (Multiple Stays)
Visiting Researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, USA, in the groups of Prof. Jim Pitman and Prof. Erik Wilde.

Dipl.-Wirt.-Informatik (equivalent to an MSc in Business Information Systems) at the University of Magdeburg, Germany

MSc in Project Management at the Lancaster University Management School, UK

Photo of Prof. Joeran Beel: (C) 2021 Sascha Hüttenhain Photography