Dr. Matthias Zahn


Employee, Senior Data Scientist, Körber Pharma Software

Lüneburg, Germany


statistical data analysis
Java (Oracle Certified Java Programmer (OCJP) )
R Programming (certified by Johns Hopkins University on Coursera)
presenting research results internationally
scientific writing (i.e. in Nature Journal)
SQL (Ceritifed by Duke University on Coursera)
Machine Learning
Computer Science
Data Science


Professional experience for Matthias Zahn

  • Current 1 year and 1 month, since Aug 2020

    Senior Data Scientist

    Körber Pharma Software

    Werum IT Solutions renamed to Körber Pharma Software, my duties remain the same: Using state-of-the-art machine learning techniques I am responsible for developing methods and building software to improve production processes for customers in the pharma and biotech industries.

  • Current 3 years and 8 months, since Jan 2018

    Senior Data Scientist

    Werum IT Solutions

    Use Machine Learning Algorithms to optimise production for customers in the pharmaceutical industry .

  • 4 years and 11 months, Feb 2013 - Dec 2017


    Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht GmbH

    - apply spatial filters for feature detection in TBs of numerical data of the atmosphere - identify storm centres in these data and merge them to tracks - classify detected storm tracks using multivariate statistical methods - statistically analyse the results

  • 2 years and 11 months, Mar 2010 - Jan 2013


    University of Reading, U.K.

    - develop algorithms to calculate 4d moisture transports in numerical data of the atmosphere - identify sources and sinks of atmospheric moisture supply - statistically analyse and publish the results

  • 10 months, May 2009 - Feb 2010


    GKSS Forschungszentrum Geestacht

    Post Doctoral researcher, extending my PhD work, applying storm tracking method to regional climate model data dynamically downscaled from global IPCC model data and publish the results in the high impact Nature journal.

  • 4 months, Jan 2009 - Apr 2009

    Research Associate

    University of Hamburg

    extending my PhD work, presenting the results in the research community

  • 3 years and 3 months, Oct 2005 - Dec 2008

    PhD student

    University of Hamburg

    develoment of an automated storm tracking method (based on a 2d- isotropic digital band pass filter), application to regional climate model data dynamically downscaled from global reanalysis data, evaluation of results

  • 1 year and 1 month, Jan 2003 - Jan 2004

    Student assistant

    GKSS Forschungszentrum Geestacht

    assistance programming work, HTML, Java and Fortran

  • 1 year and 1 month, Jan 2002 - Jan 2003


    University of Lüneburg

    Tutor to the lecture "Einführung in die Physik" (Introduction into physics)

Educational background for Matthias Zahn

  • 4 years and 1 month, Jan 2005 - Jan 2009


    University of Hamburg

    Polar Lows (Arctic Storms), Climate Modelling, Climate Sciences

  • 6 years and 1 month, Jan 1999 - Jan 2005

    Umweltwissenschaften (environmental sciences)

    Universität Lüneburg

    Informatics, physics, geography


  • English


  • German

    First language

  • Italian



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