Prof. Dr. Alexander Mädche is a full professor at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany. He heads the research group “Information Systems & Service Design” (ISSD) at the Institute of Information Systems and Marketing (IISM) and serves as a director of the Karlsruhe Service Research Institute (KSRI). Alexander Maedche is Dean of Studies of the B.Sc./M.Sc. program „Information Systems“ and Program Director of the M.Sc. program“ Information Systems Engineering & Management“ at Hector Technology Business School.
Alexander Maedche received a Diplom degree in industrial engineering & management (computer science / operations research) in 1999 and a Dr. rer. pol. in 2001 from the University of Karlsruhe (TH). He worked as research group lead and Research Center Computer Science (FZI) in Karlsruhe since 2003. In the time frame of 2003-2009, he has worked in industry at Bosch and SAP in managerial positions in the fields of corporate IT management (business intelligence competence center) and enterprise software product development. Alexander Maedche became full professor and Chair of Information Systems at the University of Mannheim in their year 2009. In the year 2015 he accepted the call to KIT.
His work is positioned at the intersection of Information Systems and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). Specifically, his research is focused on designing interactive intelligent systems. Current research topics include Human-AI Interaction, Cognitive Interaction Technologies, Physiological Computing Systems, Interactive Business Intelligence & Analytics Systems, and Interactive Systems Engineering. His work has been published in leading international information systems and computer science journals such as the Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ), Journal of the Association of Information Systems (JAIS), Business & Information Systems Engineering (BISE), Information & Software Technology (IST), Computers & Human Behavior (CHB), International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS), IEEE Intelligent Systems, VLDB Journal, and AI Magazine. An overview of all publications of Prof. Mädche and his research group is available here.
Alexander Maedche is senior editor of the Journal of Association of Information Systems (JAIS) and department editor “Human-Computer Interaction and Social Computing“ of the Business & Information Systems Engineering (BISE) journal. He also serves in various roles supporting international research conferences, e.g. as track chair of ICIS 2018 or co-organizer of DESRIST 2017. An overview on his community engagement is available here.
He actively promotes the delivery of digital innovations and transferring state-of-the-art knowledge to practice and society. He is co-founder of two non-profit organizations Usability in Germany (UIG) e.V. and fair.digital e.V. Further information is available here.