German Castignani, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor of Management

German Castignani, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor SHU Luxembourg

Dr.-Ing. German Castignani holds an engineering degree in Computer Science from University of Buenos Aires (Argentina, 2009) and a Ph.D. (with honors) in Computer Science from Institut Mines-Telecom Atlantique (France, 2012). After a first experience as scientific researcher in the field of wireless networks and mobile sensing, in 2014 Dr.-Ing. German Castignani founded Motion-S, the first spin-off of the SnT / University of Luxembourg. Motion-S is a Luxembourghish startup providing solutions for the InsurTech market by enabling insurance telematics and Pay-How-You-Drive products using mobile sensing and risk-aware driver profiling techniques. Dr.-Ing. Castignani is currently CTO and Chief Data Scientist at Motion-S, leading a technical team of mobile and back-end developers as well as data scientists. He is also Research Fellow at the SecanLab research group at SnT / University of Luxembourg, where he continues his research activities by co-tutoring Ph.D. students and research associates.