MSc Manuel Hotz

PhD Student

Areas of Interest

Manuel’s research is located in the area of graph database management and processing. His research interests include effective graph data indexing, efficient graph query execution with a focus on shortest path distance queries, integrated machine learning, self-adapting database engines, and new advances in storage hardware.


Manuel studied Information and Computer Science at the University of Konstanz. In 2014, he received a Bachelor's Degree in Information Engineering with a specialization in visual analytics. He acquired a Master's Degree in Computer and Information Science in 2016. In his Master's Thesis, Manuel designed and developed a hybrid storage layer to unify row- and column-oriented table layouts. He joined the Database and Information Systems group as a PhD student in 2016.


Summer Semester 2018

Winter Semester 2017/18

Summer Semester 2017

Winter Semester 2016/17

  • INF-20210: Database System Architecture and Implementation, TA
  • INF-11700: Concepts of Computer Science, TA
  • INF-12930: Seminar: Advanced Database Management Technology

Summer Semester 2015

Winter Semester 2014/15

  • INF-20210: Database System Architecture and Implementation, TA

Summer Semester 2014


  • Philipp Meschenmoser, Norman Meuschke, Manuel Hotz, and Bela Gipp: Scraping Scientific Web Repositories: Challenges and Solutions for Automated Content ExtractionD-Lib Magazine 22(9/10), October 2016.