Dipl.-Inf. Dirk Burkhardt





Researcher at Software AG
Adjucted at Research Group on Human-Computer Interaction and Visual Analytics

Postal address:
Schöfferstraße 3, 64295 Darmstadt, Germany

Visitor address:
Office Dieburg: Max-Planck-Str. 2, 64807 Dieburg, Germany
Building F16 / Office 1.21

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Dirk Burkhardt is scientific-technical fellow at the Research Center for Applied Informatics at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences and holds a diploma in Computer Sciences from the University of Applied Sciences Zittau/Görlitz. He started in research and development in 2008 at the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research (IGD) with focus on Semantic Web technologies, in particular User-Centered and User-Adaptive Intelligent Semantics Visualization, and Big Data Analytics solutions for Business Analytics. Next to research and project management actions, he was leading the technology strategy and developments in the “Semantic Visualization” research group. He joined the Research Center for Applied Informatics at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences in 2017, with the major goal to support and strengthen the research actions. Furthermore, he is PhD student at the TU Darmstadt and researches on Process-Adaptive Solutions in Business Analytics. He was involved and responsible for a number of European and national research and industrial projects and authored more than 60 peer-reviewed publications. Additionally, he served as reviewer for journals and conferences and is involved in lecturing and supervising students’ theses.


  • ITEA Board Support Group (ITEA-BSG)
  • Product Carbon Footprint group at IDTA

Research Topics

  • Adaptive Process-Oriented Visualization
  • Information Visualization & Visual Analytics
  • Business Intelligence & Business Analytics
  • Policy Modeling & eGovernment
  • Text & Data Mining
  • Industry 4.0 / Smart Manufacturing