Torben Bach Pedersen
Torben Bach Pedersen is Full professor of computer science at Aalborg University, Denmark, and co-founder of FlexShape, focusing on Big Data Analytics with applications in digitalization of the energy sector. He has published more than 300 peer-reviewed papers which received more than 7600 citations on Google Scholar, yielding an h-index of 49. He serves on the PCs of the top conferences in (big) data management (SIGMOD, PVLDB, ICDE, CIKM, and EDBT) and digital energy (ACM e-Energy). He is an ACM Distinguished Scientist, a Senior Member of the IEEE, and Member of the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences.
He received the Best Paper Award at ACM e-Energy in 2017and an Honorary Doctorate from TU Dresden in 2021 for his work on managing energy flexibility using FlexOffers, which are used in 15+ international and national research projects with more than 1000 prosumers and 7+ commercial products.