About me

Christoph Bergmeir is a Senior Lecturer in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, and a 2019 ARC DECRA Fellow in the Department of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence at Monash University. His fellowship is on the development of “efficient and effective analytics for real-world time series forecasting”. He works as a Data Scientist in a variety of projects with external partners in diverse sectors, e.g. in healthcare or infrastructure maintenance. Christoph holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Granada, Spain, and an M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from the University of Ulm, Germany. He has published on time series prediction using Machine Learning methods, recurrent neural networks and long short-term memory neural networks (LSTM), time series predictor evaluation, as well as on medical applications and software packages in the R programming language, in journals such as IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, Journal of Statistical Software, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, and Information Sciences.

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Office: Room 302, 29 Ancora Imparo Way, Clayton campus, Monash University, VIC 3800, Australia.

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Education and qualifications

  • 2013 Ph.D. in Computer Science and Information Technology University of Granada, Spain
  • 2009 Master in Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems, University of Granada, Spain
  • 2008 Dipl.-Inf. (equivalent to M.Sc.) in Computer Science University of Ulm, Germany

Employment history

  • since 2020 Senior Lecturer in Data Science and AI, Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University
  • since 2019 ARC DECRA Fellow, Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, Melbourne
  • 2018-2020 Lecturer in Data Science and AI, Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University
  • 2014–2018 Research Fellow (Applied Machine Learning), Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University
  • 2013–2014 Postdoctoral researcher within the project OPTIRAIL (FP7), University of Granada, Spain

Other positions

  • since 2019 External Engagement Coordinator, Dept. of Data Science and AI, Faculty of IT, Monash University
  • 2018–2019 External Engagement Coordinator, Machine Learning Subgroup, Faculty of IT, Monash University
  • 2015–2017 Postdoctoral Fellow in Computer Science (Honorary), Information Services Dept, Alfred Health, Melbourne

Honours and awards

  • 2018 Dean’s Award for excellence in research of an early career researcher, Monash University

Other interests

  • I’m the organiser of one of Melbourne’s biggest Spanish Language Exchange meetup groups, “Spanish Amigos Language Group”, with over 3,300 members and with weekly meetings that are attended by usually 25-35 persons. I’m also the Duolingo Global Embassador for Spanish in Melbourne. [Meetup] [Facebook] [Duolingo]
  • I’m one of the organisers of what is probably the biggest snorkelling meetup group in Melbourne, “Snorkelling Melbourne Victoria,” with over 1,400 members. I’m also a RAID-certified Advanced Freediver. [Meetup]