Ralph Samer studied Information and Computer Engineering (Telematics) at the Graz University of Technology from which he graduated with honors in 2017. During his Master’s thesis he investigated the practical use of recommendation techniques for Catrobat’s collaborative web community. He worked as a student project assistant at the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science from 2010 to 2014 and at the Institute of Software Technology until June 2017. During this time he gained a broad range of expertise in the construction and design of web and mobile applications. At the moment he is a PhD student and works as a project assistant in the Applied Artificial Intelligence research group. His research interests include Recommender Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Internet of Things, and Machine Learning.