Allan Hanbury

TU Wien & CSH Faculty

Allan Hanbury is Professor for Data Intelligence at the TU Wien (from November 2017). He is coordinator of the Austrian ICT Lighthouse Project, Data Market Austria, which is creating a Data-Services Ecosystem in Austria, and coordinator of the EU-funded KConnect project on technology for analysing medical text. He was scientific coordinator of the EU-funded Khresmoi Integrated Project on medical and health information search and analysis, and is co-founder of contextflow, the spin-off commercialising the radiology image search technology developed in Khresmoi. Allan also coordinated the EU-funded VISCERAL project on evaluation of algorithms on Big Data.


Allan was born in George, South Africa, in 1974. He was awarded the BSc degree in physics and applied mathematics in 1994, the BSc (Hons) degree in physics in 1995, and the MSc degree in physics in 1999, all from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He was awarded the PhD degree in applied mathematics in 2002 from the Mines ParisTech, France, and the Habilitation in Practical Informatics from the TU Wien, Austria, in 2008.


Allan is author or co-author of over 130 publications in refereed journals and refereed international conferences.