Klemens Böhm, born 1969, is professor with a focus on Databases and Information Systems at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) since October 2004. He has obtained his Ph.D. degree from Technical University Darmstadt in 1997, has been a senior research assistant in the database research group at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, and has been professor for computer science/data and knowledge engineering at Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg from April 2002 until his move to Karlsruhe.
Klemens Böhm is active in the database research community in various ways. His current research interests include various topics in the field of service science, such as: data mining and graph mining to analyze service executions and to localize defects and bottlenecks; privacy in distributed information systems and service-oriented architectures; and distributed collaborative creation of knowledge.
Regarding the last two directions in particular, Klemens Böhm is interested in evaluations with human participants. His research group invests significant effort in order to design, carry out and evaluate relevant user experiments. Besides this, he is vividly interested in interacting with users. The users cooperating with his research group are quite diverse, ranging from biosystematicists to logistics experts and carriers.