Linköping University

Prof. Dr. Andreas Kerren received his PhD degree in Computer Science from Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany. In 2008, he achieved his habilitation (docent competence) from Växjö University, Sweden. Dr. Kerren is currently a Full Professor of Information Visualization, Linköping University (LiU) and Linnaeus University (LNU), Sweden. He holds the Chair of Information Visualization at LiU and is head of the research group Information and Software Visualization at LNU. In addition, he is an ELLIIT professor supported by the Excellence Center at Linköping–Lund in Information Technology and key researcher of the Linnaeus University Centre for Data Intensive Sciences and Applications. His main research interests include several areas of information visualization and visual analytics, especially visual network analytics, text visualization, and the use of visual analytics for explainable AI. He has been editorial board member of a number of journals such as Information Visualization or Computer Graphics Forum, has served as organizer/program chair at numerous conferences such as IEEE VISSOFT 2013/2018 or GD 2018, and has edited a number of successful books on human-centered visualization. Dr. Kerren has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers, articles, and book chapters.