Joshua Holstein, M.Sc.

Joshua Holstein, M.Sc.

  • Kaiserstr. 89

    D - 76133 Karlsruhe


During his Bachelor’s degree Joshua Holstein studied industrial engineering with a focus on mechanical engineering at the Technical University Darmstadt. Afterward, he earned his Master’s Degree at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Industrial Engineering and Management. As part of his studies, he spent a semester abroad at Reichman University in Herzliya (Israel). After finishing his master thesis at the Bayer AG, he joined the Applied AI lab of the Digital Service Innovation Group in July 2022 as a research asscociate. During his joined PhD with the Bayer AG, he researches how to lever data-centric AI methods in industrial settings such as manufacturing.

Research Focus

  • Data-centric AI
  • Industry 4.0
  • Data Democratization





Conference Papers
Bridging Domain Expertise and AI through Data Understanding
Holstein, J.
2024. Companion Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, 163–165, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). doi:10.1145/3640544.3645248
Understanding Data Understanding: A Framework to Navigate the Intricacies of Data Analytics
Holstein, J.; Spitzer, P.; Hoell, M.; Vössing, M.; Kühl, N.
2024. Proceedings of the 32nd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2024), Association for Information Systems (AIS)
Journal Articles
Sanitizing data for analysis: Designing systems for data understanding
Holstein, J.; Schemmer, M.; Jakubik, J.; Vössing, M.; Satzger, G.
2023. Electronic Markets, 33 (1), Art.-Nr.: 52. doi:10.1007/s12525-023-00677-w
Conference Papers
On the Perception of Difficulty: Differences between Humans and AI
Spitzer, P.; Holstein, J.; Vössing, M.; Kühl, N.
2023. AutomationXP23: Intervening, Teaming, Delegating Creating Engaging Automation Experiences, doi:10.48550/arXiv.2304.09803