The recently released 2022 Annual Report of Göttingen University introduces Prof. Bela Gipp and his newly established Professorship for Scientific Information Analytics (GippLab) at the Institute for Computer Science and the Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen (SUB).

In the interview, Bela Gipp discusses the immense opportunities and exciting challenges arising from supporting a world-leading research library like the SUB in its transformation into the age of Artificial Intelligence (AI). He outlines the broad research field of his team, which ranges from AI-based language models for various applications to the construction and AI-based control of drones. Furthermore, he provides insight into how he leverages his experiences as a winner of the “Jugend forscht” competition, a start-up founder in Silicon Valley, and a postdoctoral researcher at UC Berkeley and the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo to support students.