Tanja joined the SDSC as a senior data scientist in June 2019. Previously, she was a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford University working on educational data sciences. Before that, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at ETH Zurich and as a consultant for Disney Research Zurich and Dybuster AG. Tanja received her PhD in Computer Science from ETH Zurich. Her research is in the field of artificial intelligence in education and she is especially interested in modeling and predicting human thinking and behavior in computer-based systems.

Tanja has relocated to Lausanne and is now an Assistant Professor at EPFL.