Dr. Christoph Auer joined the IBM Research – Zurich Laboratory in 2016 as a post-doctoral researcher in the Foundations of Cognitive Solutions group. His main research interest is cloud platform engineering and machine learning for knowledge discovery.
Christoph holds a PhD in Medical Computer Sciences from the Institute of Medical Biometry and Informatics, Heidelberg University, Germany. His doctoral thesis introduced a new approach to computer assistance in orthopedic surgery and its technological challenges.
His previous work has covered medical technology projects with clinical cooperation as well as signal processing and pattern recognition.