Jan Mendling

Jan Mendling, a business informatics specialist, is moving from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. In his professorship in the field of Process Science, he will focus on the question of how processes in administration, logistics and other industries can be improved. To this end, he analyzes event data and, together with his team, develops algorithms and visualization techniques that can present this event data in a user-friendly way. To manage business processes more efficiently, he also researches the use of technologies such as Robotic Process Automation, Blockchains and Business Process Management systems. His textbooks "Business Information Systems" and "Fundamentals of Business Process Management" are used in teaching in over 70 countries. His doctoral thesis was awarded the Heinz Zemanek Prize of the Austrian Computer Society and the German Targion Prize in the field of strategic information management.