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Frank Dehne

Chancellor's Professor

Degrees:Ph.D. Wuerzburg (1986), M.CS. RWTH Aachen (1983), BCS RWTH Aachen (1981)

Research Interests

Data science, high performance computing, parallel computing, computational biochemistry, online analytical processing

Current Research

Professor Dehne’s research program focuses on building high performance computing systems for solving data intensive and/or computationally hard problems in business data analytics, biomedical data analytics and engineering data analytics. Current research projects include: (i) high performance data analytics for business intelligence, in particular real-time online analytical processing for multi-core and cloud architectures; (ii) high performance biomedical computing, in particular protein data analytics for protein-protein interaction prediction and drug design; and (iii) high performance data science platforms, in particular auto-tuning Hadoop and Spark.


Professor Dehne was the Founding Director of the Carleton University Institute For Data Science from 2015 to 2022, and the Director of the School of Computer Science from 2000 to 2003 and 2006 to 2008.