Denis Helic is a tenured Associate Professor at the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science (ISDS), Faculty of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology. He has a M.Sc. (Dipl. Ing.) in Computer Engineering (with distinction) from University of Zagreb, Ph.D. in Computer Science (with distinction) from Graz University of Technology, and Habilitation thesis in Applied Computer Science from Graz University of Technology.

Denis has been the project leader in a number of national and international basic and applied research projects such as NiN, KODE, NAVTAG, CORONET, EPHRAS, Sprichwort, or Austria-Forum some of which have been awarded with national and international prizes. He has published more than 130 research papers in various international journals and conferences including top class venues such as ACM WWW, ACM KDD, ACM CIKM, ACM Hypertext, ACM IUI, as well as ACM Transactions on the Web, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, ACM Transactions on Social Computing, and PLOS ONE. He has won a number of Best Paper Awards including the prestigious Best Paper Award at the 24th ACM International Conference on the World Wide Web 2015.

He has been involved in organization of several international conferences and workshops and has served on numerous program committees. He regularly reviews submissions for several renowned international journals. Currently, he serves as an Associate Editor of the SpringerOpen EPJ Data Science Journal.

Denis was formerly Dean of Studies at the Faculty of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering, beetween 2011-2021. He was responsible for the study fields Computer Science, Software Engineering and Management, as well as Teacher Education in Computer Science. He was also one of the coordinators of the cooperation with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Information and Computer Engineering program.

Currently, he teaches several courses at the Faculty of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering at Master and Bachelor level.

Selected ACM Publications

Full publication list

See also the full list of publications.