Kathrin Kirchner

Associate Professor

Kathrin Kirchner

Department of Technology, Management and Economics

MAN-IPM, Organization Science and Technology Section, Technology and Business Studies Division


Building 358 Room 112

2800 Kgs. Lyngby





Artificial Intelligence Algorithmic Management Knowledge work Knowledge sharing Distance Work Virtual collaboration Virtual reality Digital platforms Digitalization

Kathrin Kirchner joined DTU in 2018 as an Associate Professor for Knowledge Sharing and Data Analytics. Her research focuses on the impact of innovative digital technologies in the workplace, especially in digital platform work and hybrid knowledge work. Furthermore, she is interested in knowledge-intensive working processes and the impact of artificial intelligence at the workplace, also in connection to employees' well-being. She is Co-Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Workplace Health Management (IF=2.2) and a member of the Editorial Board of Electronic Markets - The International Journal on Networked Businesses (IF=8.5). In teaching, she designed the course "From Analytics to Action" which focuses on challenges companies face when introducing and using AI/data analytics and how these challenges can be better understood and overcome. She is supervising bachelor and master theses around artificial intelligence and hybrid work. Before joining DTU, she was a Professor in Information Systems at the Berlin School of Economics and Law, where she taught topics like business process management, data management and process analytics, and cultural influence on business and project management. Furthermore, she had a Postdoc position at the University Hospital Jena, Germany, where she was involved in research projects about process intelligence and process mining in healthcare. She received her Ph.D. in Information Systems from Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany, with research in predictive maintenance and spatial analysis.