Doctoral Researcher in the Educational Technologies at DIPF
Information Center for Education
Rostocker Straße 6, 60323 Frankfurt am Main
+49 69 24708-866
wollny [at]

Sebastian Wollny is a PhD student at the Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education, based in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). Since his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and computer science at the Multimedia Communications Lab of the TU Darmstadt, he has been working on the processing of information in learning environments. During his studies, he gained experience in various consumer electronics companies by developing networked high-tech products. Based on his experience in Natural Language Processing, Information Extraction and Sensor-based Learning Systems, Sebastian focuses in his PhD on dialog-based learning.
  • Chatbots in Education
  • Personalized Learning
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Educational Data Mining
  • Recommender Systems
  • Chatbots in Education
  • 2008 – 2008 Samsung Electronics, Schwalbach (Ts.)
  • 2009 – 2014 Panasonic Langen Development Center, Langen (Hessen)
  • 2013 – 2016 Junior Research Assistant, Multimedia Communications Lab, TU Darmstadt
  • 2017 – today PhD Student, Educational Technologies, DIPF
  • Glanz, L., Schmidt, S., Wollny, S., & Hermann, B. (2015, October). A vulnerability's lifetime: enhancing version information in CVE databases. In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Knowledge Technologies and Data-driven Business (p. 28). ACM.