Lucas Czech

Bis 2019, Research Scientist, PhD Student, Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS)

Abschluss: Dipl.-Inform., Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Heidelberg, Germany


Computer Science
Data Science
Data Analysis
Data Visualization
Machine Learning
Big Data
Research Experience
Method Development
Software Development
Software Engineering
Computational Biology


Professional experience for Lucas Czech

  • 5 years, Jul 2014 - Jun 2019

    Research Scientist, PhD Student

    Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS)

    Design and implementation of scalable research software in C++11 || Interdisciplinary collaborative projects in biological data analysis || Publication of novel bio-informatics methods and genomic data analyses || Teaching and student supervision

  • 5 years, Jan 2010 - Dec 2014

    Full-Stack Web Developer

    Lucas Czech

    Design of print products and creation (back end, front end, and design) of web sites for small businesses and companies

  • 1 year and 5 months, Nov 2011 - Mar 2013

    Software Developer, Student Assistant

    Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI

    Conception and implementation of a software system in VB.NET for modeling the future energy demand in Germany and Europe

  • 1 year and 1 month, Oct 2009 - Oct 2010

    Software Developer, Student Assistant

    Institute for Mechanical Process Engineering and Mechanics, KIT

    Implementation of image analysis software for rheology (fluid dynamics) research

  • 6 months, Oct 2008 - Mar 2009

    Tutor, Student Assistant

    Department of Informatics, KIT

    Tutoring a lecture on basic concepts of computer science

Educational background for Lucas Czech

  • 5 years, Jul 2014 - Jun 2019

    Computational Biology

    Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS)

    Method development for evolutionary biology || Data analysis and visualization of genomic data || Machine learning in bio-informatics || PhD thesis: “Novel Methods for Analyzing and Visualizing Phylogenetic Placements”

  • 8 months, Dec 2012 - Jul 2013

    Computer Science

    Carnegie Mellon University

    Diploma Thesis: "A System for Recognizing Natural Spelling of English Words"

  • 6 months, Feb 2011 - Jul 2011


    University of Canterbury

    Relativity || Quantum Mechanics || Waves and Optics || Astronomy

  • 6 years and 8 months, Oct 2007 - May 2014

    Computer Science

    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

    Cognitive Systems || Speech Recognition || Machine Translation || Cryptography


  • English


  • German

    First language

  • Spanish


  • French



DJing rock and electronic music
Photographing landscapes
Designing with Photoshop

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