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Welcome to DIMA at TU Berlin

The DIMA Team


A lively group of researchers, administrators, and entrepreneurs.

DIMA at VLDB 2021

DIMA - Team

Great DIMA presence at the leading data management conference.

AI institute BIFOLD established in Berlin


The AI Competence Centers BBDC and BZML merge into the new beacon project BIFOLD.

Sundar Pichai visited TU Berlin


Prof. Volker Markl and Google CEO Sundar Pichai discussed Artificial Intelligence.

From Student to IT Executive


DIMA supports students' career plans via the Software Campus Program.

Attention: You can find the new website of DIMA Group at https://www.tu.berlin/dima

Attention: You can find the new english website of DIMA Group at https://www.tu.berlin/en/dima

DIMA Course Offerings for the Winter Term 2022/23

For details on DIMA course offerings, schedules and registration methods for the Winter Term 2022/23, please read the DIMA Course Offerings page here: www.tu.berlin/en/dima/teaching/winterterm-2022-2023-course-offerings

Latest News

  • The paper „Materialization and Reuse Optimizations for Production Data  Science Pipelines“ has been accepted for publication at SIGMOD

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More Highlights

„European Data Sovereignty is a critical success factor“

Prof. Dr. Volker Markl

On March 23, 2021, 09:00-12:00 CET, the European Committee Artificial intelligence in a Digital Age (AIDA) organized a hearing on “AI and Competitiveness”. BIFOLD Co-Director Prof. Dr. Volker Markl was invited to give an initial intervention for the second panel on “How to build a competitive and innovative AI sector? What are EU enterprises challenges in entering AI markets, by developing and adopting competitive AI solutions?”

A Workshop on Freedom and Responsibility in the IT-Sciences


Prof. Volker Markl offered a presentation "Benefits and Potential Risks in Data Analytics Research" at the the Freedom and Responsibility in IT Sciences Leopoldina Workshop.

TU Berlin & DFKI Database Systems Researchers Receive SIGMOD 2020 Best Paper Award

Database systems researchers at TU Berlin and DFKI (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence) were highly successful this year. Four of their papers were accepted at the 2020 ACM SIGMOD/PODS International Conference on the Management of Data. And, in particular, one of the paper’s received the 2020 ACM SIGMOD Best Paper Award. The paper entitled “Pump Up the Volume: Processing Large Data on GPUs with Fast Interconnects,” by Clemens Lutz, Sebastian Breß, Steffen Zeuch, Tilmann Rabl (now at HPI), and Volker Markl explores the use of GPUs to accelerate database query processing.

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