CV Fabian Dill

Work experience
since 01.2010 Business Consultant,
Valiton GmbH, Munich, Germany
05.2009 - 11.2009 Co-Founder, Product Manager, Software Engineer GmbH, Zurich, Switzerland

Analysis, design, prototyping and partial implementation of

KNIME Static Reporting
tight KNIME-BIRT integration, which uses the easy-to-use KNIME platform to gather, preprocess, analyze and predict your data and then visualize the results in a report with the powerful BIRT framework
Interactive KNIME Dashboard
A dashboard style KNIME version which hides the complexity of the workflow and focuses on the visual exploration of the data analysis workflow results
05.2006 - 04.2009 Software Engineer
Chair for Bioinformatics&Information Mining, University of Konstanz
  • Design and implementation of a visualization framework that improved the visual exploration in KNIME which is a key feature of this data mining platform.
  • Design and implementation of remarkably look&feel improvements (see portfolio) of the intuitive KNIME user interface.
  • Teaching: object-oriented Java programming, design patterns, Java Swing, threads, testing (2 terms, +/- 80 students per term).
  • Evaluation and implementation of several graph visualizations.
10.2005 - 04.2006 Student Assistant
Chair for Bioinformatics&Information Mining, University of Konstanz
  • Design and implementation of a framework for interruptible execution of algorithms in KNIME.
  • Visualization of genetic algorithms with the above mentioned framework.
10.2004 - 02.2005 Student Assistant
Chair for Data Structures and Software Dependability
, Technical University Cottbus
  • Teaching: object-oriented Java programming and data structures.
03.2002 - 04.2003 Software Developer (full/part time)
artnology GmbH, Berlin
  • Analysis, design and implementation of a call center application. Particularly, the integration of a content management system (CMS) based on a multi-tier J2EE backend architecture.
  • Integration of several tiers for the Springer web shop: CMS, Struts and J2EE backend.
08.2004 - 04.2006 Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Computer Science, University of Konstanz
  • Degree: A+
  • Focus: Data mining, information visualization, and web technologies
  • Thesis: Subgroup Mining of Heterogeneous Gene Expression Data
  • Project: InfoVis Contest 2005 participation and honorable mention (see publications)
10.2000 - 07.2004 Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), University of Cottbus
  • Degree: B
  • Focus: Media technology, software engineering, and computer graphics
  • Thesis: Concept and Creation of Interactive E-Learning Content (Flash, ActionScript)
  • Project: Visualization of Proteins from PDB files as space filled, backbone, and ball and stick models
Additional Information
Artistic ability
  • Photography: Internship with the photographer Reinhard Görner, Berlin (01.10.1998 – 27.02.1999)
  • Colors: one year internship with the artist and expert for color concepts Erich Wiesner, Berlin (01.03.1999 – 31.03.2000)
  • Web design:
  • German: mother tongue
  • English: very good
  • Russian: basic
  • Towards Visual Exploration of Topic Shifts, K. Thiel, F. Dill, T. Koetter, M. R. Berthold, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (Montreal, QC, Canada), 2007
  • Knime: the Konstanz Information Miner, M. R. Berthold, N. Cebron, F. Dill,
    G. Di Fatta, T. R. Gabriel, F. Georg, T. Meinl, P. Ohl, C. Sieb, B. Wiswedel, Proceedings 4th Annual Industrial Simulation Conference, Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems and Simulation (ISC 2006, Palermo, Italy), 2006
  • IVC05 Exploration Toolkit, D. Keim, J. Schneidewind, C. Panse, M.Sips, J. Haddick, F. Dill, H. Dolfing, InfoVis 2005 Contest Paper (Honorable Mention)
    IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization (InfoVis 2005), Minneapolis, MN, USA, 2005