Melanie Gau’s academic interests are determined by language (philologies and work with “text” in the broadest sense) as well as science and technology transfer in the areas of computer vision and machine learning.
For many years she has worked at the interface between the humanities/arts and computer sciences, especially in the fields of computer linguistics, digital humanities, archaeology, multi-spectral imaging, and palaeoslavic studies. Her interdisciplinary profile today also comprises of medical research with Flow Cytometry (FCM) on ALL/AML, Active and Assisted Living (AAL), and other applied image processing (see projects below).
She is responsible for project acquisition (incl. grant funding application) and managment for projects on municipal, national, and international level, as well as event management, public relations and training & dissemination activities.
Education & Postitions
||Professional MBA Programme “Entrepreneurship and Innovation”
||Marie Curie Fellow at Infokom GmbH (project AutoFLOW), Neubrandenburg, Germany, 6 months
||Research and Project Management at CVL/TUW
||Laboratory of Computer-Aided Philological Research/Udmurtian State University (V.A. Baranov), Russia, 2 months
||CogVis Software und Consulting GmbH
||Research Assistant at the Computer Vision Lab, Vienna University of Technology (TUW)
||Research Assistant at the Institute of Slavic Studies, Vienna University
||Moscow State University (imeni Lomonosova), Russia, 1 year
||Cambridge University, UK, 6 months
||Master of Arts (M.A.) in Eastern Slavonic Philology, English Philology & Political Sciences, Regensburg University. Thesis title: The State of Historical Corpus Linguistics, with Special Focus on the Russian Language (Supervisor: Björn Hansen)
Membership in Scientific Organisiations