Joeran Beel
Joeran Beel
Trinity College Dublin

Technology and app areas:

  • Machine Learning
  • Digital Health
  • Digital Content
  • FinTech
  • Open and Big Data
  • Content Analytics and Preservation


Dr Joeran Beel is an Ussher Assistant Professor in Intelligent Systems at the School of Computer Science and Statistics at Trinity College Dublin. In addition, Joeran is affiliated with the ADAPT Centre and a Visiting Professor at the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo, where he also completed his postdoctoral research. Joeran obtained a PhD in Computer Science from the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg. During his PhD studies, he completed three research visits at the University of California, Berkeley and one at the University of Cyprus. Joeran has industry experience as a product manager at / HRS Holidays.

Joeran´s research focuses on machine learning, text mining, natural language processing, the blockchain and other technologies, in areas including recommender systems, search engines, news analysis, plagiarism detection, document engineering, and machine translation. Domains he is particularly interested in include digital libraries & digital humanities, eHealth, tourism, law, fintech, and transportation. Joeran published more than 60 peer-reviewed publications that have received over 2,000 citations. He acts as a reviewer for SIGIR, ECIR, RecSys, UMAP, ACM TiiS, and JASIST and he is served as general co-chair of the 26th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science.

Joeran acquired more than 1 million Euro in funding for his research, prototype development, and two business start-ups, which both received several awards at business plan competitions such as start2grow and BPW. Joeran is currently preparing to spin out his third business start-up, this time in the field of recommender systems and machine learning.