Daniel Hienert is a postdoctoral researcher at the GESIS department Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences. He joined GESIS in 2007 after his graduation in computer science at the University of Koblenz and further studies of Italian and business studies at the Humboldt University Berlin. He worked in a number of projects at GESIS such as vascoda-TB5, IREON, Sowiport and GESIS-Search. In 2013 he finished his PhD on interactive visualizations for information search and linking. From 10/2013 to 03/2014 he was an acting lead of the team GESIS-Architecture. From 04/2014 to 03/2017 he held a postdoc position in information retrieval. Since 04/2017 he is a postdoctoral research associate with interests in Interactive Information Retrieval, Information Visualization and Information Systems.