Tim Fischer

Research Assistant

University of Hamburg

Hamburg, Germany


(DE) 171 1688625

German & English


Oct 2018 - Jun 2021

University of Hamburg

Master of Science: Computer Science

Focus on Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision and Game Development.

Oct 2015 - Sep 2018

University of Hamburg

Bachelor of Science: Computer Science

Focus on Software Engineering & Design, Mathematics and Natural Language Processing.

Jul 2002 - Jun 2015


General qualification for university entrance

Scientific profile with focus on biology.


Jul 2021 - Current

University of Hamburg

Research Assistant

D-WISE Project (

Oct 2018 - Jun 2021

Hamburger Informatik Technologie-Center e.V. (HITec)

University research assistant

Development of various NLP technologies with focus on visualization & summarization.

May 2017 - Sep 2018

University of Hamburg

University research assistant

Co-development of the NLP tools Storyfinder & WebAnno Exmaralda.

Jul 2015 - Sep 2015

soIT GmbH

Internship - Web development

Development of the company website.


Sep 2021

Interspeech; Brno, Czech Republic

MoM: Minutes of Meeting Bot

Show&Tell submission: To appear...

Jun 2021

University of Hamburg

M.Sc. Thesis: Finding Factual Inconsistencies in Abstractive Summaries

Master's Thesis

Jun 2019

NAACL; Minneapolis, MN, USA

LT Expertfinder: An Evaluation Framework for Expert Finding Methods

System demonstration submission:

Nov 2018

University of Hamburg

B.Sc. Thesis: Expert Retrieval using weighted query-based Expertise Graphs on Citation Networks.

Bachelor's Thesis


  • Java
  • Python
  • Docker
Machine Learning:
  • PyTorch
Web Development:
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • TypeScript
  • React
  • Vue.js
  • Bootstrap
  • Node.js
Game Development:
  • Unreal Engine (C++)
  • Unity (C#)
  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • Elasticsearch