The University of Leipzig, in cooperation with the MPI MiS, has attracted Germany's most valuable research award: Professor Sayan Mukherjee has been nominated for an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship 2022.
The mathematician, statistician and computer scientist is a leading expert in the field of artificial intelligence. He made decisive contributions in the still young field of topological data analysis which can be used to improve imaging procedures. In Leipzig, Mukherjee’s expertise in analysing biological data will open up new avenues in precision medicine. In particular, his research results could contribute to more concrete statements on the development of certain diseases.