Benjamin graduated from Technische Universit?t M?nchen (Germany) with a degree (Dipl.
Inform. Univ.) in Computer Science and Theoretical Medicine. From 1998 he worked for
years as a Research Assistant and Technical Teamleader at the Centre for Health
Informatics, Trinity College Dublin (TCD), Ireland. At present, he is a full-time
lecturer and Ph.D. student in the Knowledge and Data Engineering Group (TCD), teaching
databases, document architectures and XML technologies. He has more than 10 years
experience in designing and developing Hypertext systems for commercial and
Benjamin has published and presented
papers at various Computer Science and Medical conferences. He chaired two technical
sessions at XML Europe 2001 and presented full-day XML tutorials/workshops at
conferences in Europe and the U.S. In 2000 Benjamin co-founded deepX Ltd. a company specialising in data
engineering and electronic publishing using XML technologies.