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Maja Schneider



  • Since April 2020 research assistant at ScaDS.AI
  • M.Sc. Computer Science, University of Leipzig, 2020
  • Expert Network Control Analyst, DHL Hub Leipzig GmbH, 2012 - 2014
  • Dispatch and Inbound Specialist, TNT Express, 2008 - 2012
  • Diploma in Mathematics, HTWK Leipzig, 2008

Research Interests

  • Privacy-preserving Machine Learning
  • Privacy-Preserving Data Publishing
  • Location Privacy
  • Deep Learning
  • Generative adversarial networks


  • E-Mail: mschneider at
  • Office: ScaDS.AI 3.33
  • Phone: +49 341 97-39321



Google Scholar
publication iconSchneider, M.; Schneider, J.; Löffelmann, L.; Christen, P.; Rahm, E.
Tuning the Utility-Privacy Trade-Off in Trajectory Data
26th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT)

Google Scholar
publication iconSchneider, M.; Gehrke, L.; Christen, P.; Rahm, E.
D-TOUR : Detour-based point of interest detection in privacy-sensitive trajectories
Conference: 3. Interdisciplinary Privacy & Security at Large Workshop (Privacy&Security@Large), INFORMATIK 2022

Google Scholar
publication iconSchneider, M.;Jokisch, O.
Towards a robust analysis and classification of dog barking
Conference: Elektronische Sprachsignalverarbeitung 2020. Tagungsband der 31. Konferenz, Magdeburg, Germany, 4.-6. März 2020, Volume: 95

Thesis Supervision

Type Name Titel Year Status
B. Sc. Nagham Haji Darwish Anomalieerkennung in Geodaten mit AutoEncodern (tbc) 2023 Ongoing
B. Sc. Richard Zimmermann Privatsphäre-erhaltende Publikation von NextBike-Fahrradleihdaten mit Fokus auf Identitätsschutz (tbc) 2023 Ongoing
B. Sc. Chris Emmerich Verbesserung der Erkennung interessanter Punkte in Standortverläufen durch Analyse der Semantik (tbc) 2023 Ongoing
M. Sc. Michael Koch Privatsphäre-erhaltende Vorhersage der Überlebenszeiten von Magenkrebspatienten 2022 Finished
M. Sc. Lucas Lange Privacy-Preserving Detection of COVID-19 in X-Ray Images 2022 Finished
M. Sc. Aruscha Kramm Privatsphäre-erhaltende Analyse des Fahrradklimas in Leipzig 2021 Finished
M. Sc. Paul Muschiol Development of an Audio-Classifier for Urban Sounds under consideration of the PATE framework 2021 Finished

Open Theses

Have a look at our thesis proposals or contact me with your own ideas.

Job offers

I am looking for research assistants (SHK/WHK). If you are interested in privacy protection/attacks, Machine Learning and Python programming, contact me.