|At the age of 15 Bela Gipp won several prizes at Jugend Forscht, Germany’s premier national youth science competition. The German Chancellor honored him after he took first prize in the state-level round for the third time. Scholarships allowed him to study in Australia, England, China and at UC Berkeley, in California. After obtaining his master’s in the field of computer science and an MBA, he started working for the VLBA-lab, which is a joint venture of the SAP AG and the Otto-von-Guericke University, Germany. Currently he is a visiting researcher at UC Berkeley, where he works on his doctoral research. Central topics are network theory and bibliometric analysis. Besides his theoretical research, he develops open-source software for scientists as a founder of SciPlore.org.
Source: Journal of electronic publishing
Award ceremony with Chancellor
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