Marc Streit is a tenured Full Professor at the Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU) in Austria where he heads the Visual Data Science Lab. He earned his PhD at the Graz University of Technology in 2011 and moved to Linz later that year. He was a Visiting Researcher at the Harvard Medical School in 20212. As part of a Fulbright scholarship for research and education, he was a Visiting Professor at the Harvard Paulson School in 2014. Marc also teaches courses at the Imperial College Business School.
His scientific areas of interest include biological data visualization, visual analytics, and explainable machine learning. Together with his team and collaborators, he develops novel visual analysis tools for cancer research, drug discovery, and other application domains. He is a PI or Co-PI in multiple research and industry projects. Marc has won multiple best paper and runner-up awards at major conferences in his field. He has been CEO and co-founder of the JKU spin-off company datavisyn, opens an external URL in a new window since 2016.