Dominik Dahlem is a Research Scientist in the Transport Analytics group at IBM Research - Ireland center in Dublin, Ireland. He is also a Research Affiliate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with the Senseable City Lab. Dominik is leading IBM Research's involvement in the EU FP7 project CARBOTRAF, which aims at developing real-time decision support systems for traffic operators to meet the objectives of reducing congestion and CO2 and Black Carbon emissions.
Prior to joining IBM Research Dominik was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Senseable City Laboratory at MIT, where he was leading the research initiatives on healthcare analytics and networks & society. He has also been a postdoctoral fellow at Trinity College Dublin and a visiting researcher at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science in Stockholm, Sweden.
He received his Ph.D. at the School of Computer Science and Statistics from Trinity College Dublin in Ireland in May 2010. Previous to that he also completed an M.Sc. by research and a diploma in Statistics from the same university and a Diploma Engineer from the University of applied sciences in Wiesbaden, Germany.
His research interest are decentralised optimisation over networked systems, online machine learning methods, urban traffic analysis, healthcare analytics, and high-performance computing.