Biography

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Christian S. Jensen is a Professor of Computer Science at Aalborg University, Denmark. He was a Professor at Aarhus University for a 3-year period from 2010 to 2013, and he was previously at Aalborg University for two decades. He spent a 1-year sabbatical at Google Inc., Mountain View from 2008 to 2009. His research concerns data analytics and management with focus on temporal and spatio-temporal data management. Christian is an ACM and an IEEE fellow, and he is a member of the Academia Europaea, the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, and the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences. He has received several national and international awards for his research, most recently the 2019 TCDE Impact Award. He was Editor-in-Chief of ACM TODS from 2014 to 2020 and an Editor-in-Chief of The VLDB Journal from 2008 to 2014.

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Christian S. Jensen is a Professor of Computer Science at Aalborg University, Denmark. He was a Professor at Aarhus University for a 3-year period from 2010 to 2013. Prior to that, he was a Professor at Aalborg University, Denmark. During the 1990s, he spent four sabbaticals at University of Arizona (visiting scholar 1991-92), visiting associate professor (1994-95), and professor (2009)), and he spent a one-year sabbatical at Google Inc., Mountain View during 2008-2009. He received the Ph.D. degree from Aalborg University in 1991 after 2 1/2 years of study at University of Maryland, and he received the Dr.Techn. degree from Aalborg University in 2000.

His research concerns data analytics and management, and it concerns primarily temporal and spatio-temporal data management.

He is an ACM and an IEEE fellow, and he is a member of the Academia Europaea, the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, and the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences, as well as a trustee emeritus of the VLDB Endowment. He received the Ib Henriksen Research Award 2001 for his research in mainly temporal data management, Telenor's Nordic Research Award 2002 for his research in mobile services, the Villum Kann Rasmussen Award for Technical and Scientific Research 2011 for his general research contributions, and the 2019 IEEE TCDE Impact Award for contributions to temporal, spatial, and spatio-temporal data management.

He is an Area Editor (temporal databases) for the Encyclopedia of Database Systems. He was Editor-in-Chief of ACM TODS and from 2014 to 2020 and an Editor-in-Chief of The VLDB Journal from 2008 to 2014, and he serves or has served on the editorial boards of ACM TSAS, ACM TODS, IEEE TKDE, and the IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin. He was PC chair or co-chair for SSTD 2001, EDBT 2002, VLDB 2005, MobiDE 2006, MDM 2007, DMSN 2008, TIME 2008, ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2011, AP Web 2012, IEEE ICDE 2013, DASFAA 2014, IC2E 2015, and SSTD 2019.

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