SRH Fernhochschule - The Mobile University

Prof. Dr. Thomas Ekert

Professorship for Data Science

Phone: +49 7371 9315 0
About me

About me

Academic career

Ph.D. in Medicine: ‘Machine Learning Techniques for Computer-Aided Classification of Dental Radiographic Images’

Executive MBA in Business Engineering at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland)

Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Business Informatics at the Fern University in Hagen

Professional career

Professor of Digitalization & Data Science at SRH Fernhochschule – The Mobile University, Riedlingen

Program Director of the Software Engineering B.Sc. program and University Lecturer at CODE University of Applied Sciences, Berlin

Consultant for IT and Digitalization at 'EKERT IT Solutions' with a focus on Digital Transformation, Software Development, and AI.

Owner and CTO of a consulting and software development company specializing in IT consulting and software development for companies in the industry, public sector, and healthcare.


I have contributed to these publications

  • Ekert, T. et. al. (2019): Deep Learning for the Radiographic Detection of Apical Lesions. Journal of Endodontics 45/7 (2019) pp. 915-920
  • Ekert, T. et. al. (2018): Convolutional Neural Network Model Hyperparameter Tuning for Radiographic Detection of Periodontal Bone Loss; 96th General Session of the IADR and IADR PER, London
  • Ekert, T. (2006): Java unter Lotus Domino; Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, 2006
  • Ekert, T. (2006): Domino verlässt seine Insel - Bedeutung der Java-Entwicklung für Lotus Domino; Digital Business Magazin 5/2006; pp 48-51
  • Ekert, T. (2000): Auswirkungen der Jahr 2000 Problematik für mittelständische Unternehmen.
    In: HOYER Magazin I / 2000

Research profil

  • Occupational Health Management and Health Promotion
  • Controlling and IT Application
  • Neurology and Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Health Services Research


  • Recipient of the 'Tutor of the Year' award by (2019)
  • Board Member of the Reha-Klinik Bad Sebastiansweiler gGmbH (2006 – 2012)
  • Additional Qualification in Medical Quality Management (2003)
  • Additional Qualification in Medical Informatics (2001)
  • Board Certified Neurologist (2000)
  • Accredited Medical Visitor by KTQ GmbH, Berlin (2008 - 2012)
  • Consulting for hospitals and other healthcare facilities
  • Member of the German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (GMDS)
  • Member of the Society for Quality Management in Healthcare (GQMG)
  • Member of the Steering Group of the Health Conference in the District of Biberach