Johann Stan

Patent Examiner @ European Patent Office

Dr. Johann Stan received his MSc in Computer Science from INSA de Lyon in France and his PhD in Computer Science from Jean-Monnet University. Having spent several years as a research engineer in Bell Labs, he authored several patents and publications related to the leverage of content in online social networks for the improvement of user experience. He is the chair of the SDAIN workshop (Semantic and Dynamic Analysis of Information Networks), last year organized within the Asonam conference and steering committee member of the MISNC conference (The 2014 Multidisciplinary International Social Networks Conference) . He also serves as patent and big data expert for the European Young Innovators Forum and is the curator of TEDxTarguMures. Johann worked several years at the National Institutes of Health in Washington D.C., exploring machine learning techniques for drug-drug interaction extraction. Currently, he is patent examiner in information retrieval at the European Patent Office situated in The Hague and deals with applications from e.g. Google, Facebook and IBM.