The CBRC congratulates Professor Robert Hoehndorf for his promotion to the rank of Associate Professor, effective July 1, 2020.
Prof. Robert Joined KAUST, CBRC as an Assistant Professor in 2014, where he is the Principal Investigator of the Bio-Ontology Research Group (BORG). He is the chair of the successful Artificial Intelligence for Genomics and Health (AI4GH) Seminar Series. His main academic interests are knowledge representation and symbolic approaches to artificial intelligence and using them to gain novel biological insights. They develop knowledge-based methods for the analysis of large, complex and heterogeneous datasets in biology, and apply them to understanding genotype-phenotype relations.
Professor Hoehndorf obtained his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Leipzig (Germany) in 2009. Prior to coming to KAUST in 2014, he was a research fellow at Aberystwyth University and a research associate at the University of Cambridge.