New Professors for the upcoming summer semester 2020

Welcome to HFT Stuttgart

The HFT Stuttgart is welcoming Prof. Dr. Sebastian Speiser and Prof. Jonathan Scheder for the upcoming summer semester of 2020.

Portrait photo Dr. Sebastian Speiser

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Speiser | Faculty of Surveying, Computer Science and Mathematics | Department: Computer Science (Operating Systems and Distributed Systems)

Sebastian Speiser initially completed a dual computer science degree at the DHBW Stuttgart with IBM. This included a stay abroad at the University of California, Santa Barbara and the IBM Almaden Research Center in San José. He then completed his M. Sc. at the University of Ulm with a thesis in the field of quantum computing. This was followed by a doctorate at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology with a dissertation on "Data integration in decentralized information systems under consideration of data usage restrictions". The following five years Speiser worked for McKinsey with a focus on data analytics and digitization. There he helped clients with strategy issues, IT implementation and organizational skills. Subsequently, he supported the Board of Management at Allianz Lebensversicherung in the area of digitization. In his last position, he accompanied the development of a data science unit at Lidl and the introduction of a training program for analytics. Prof. Dr. Sebastian Speiser was appointed to the HFT Stuttgart for the summer semester 2020.

Portrait photo Prof. Jonathan Scheder

Prof. Jonathan Scheder | Faculty: Architecture and Design | Field: Design

Jonathan Scheder was born in Kaiserslautern in 1984. He studied architecture at the University of Kassel and graduated in 2011. After working in various architectural offices, he founded the Scheder architectural studio in 2017. From 2012 to 2019 he taught as a research assistant at the Department of Design in the Urban Context at the University of Kassel. His interest in teaching, research and practice is focused on space, the space in between and the search for a pragmatic aesthetic that draws from the everyday, ordinary and contemporary. Jonathan Scheder was appointed to the HFT Stuttgart for the summer semester 2020.

Publish date: 10. March 2020