Katrin Franke is professor of computer science at the NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology / Centre for Cyber and Information Security (CCIS). In 2005 she obtained her Ph.D. degree at the Artificial Intelligence Institute, University of Groningen, The Netherlands. She is an alumni of the Technical University of Dresden in Germany. After graduating in 1994, Mrs. Franke began to conduct research at the Fraunhofer IPK in Berlin, Germany. Until December 2006, she has worked as a scientific project manager; leading research teams as well as internationally distributed project consortia. In 2007 Katrin Franke joined the Norwegian Information Security laboratory at Gjøvik University College in Norway. She conducts research in Computational Forensics, supervises Ph.D. projects and teaches courses in Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition at the PhD and master level. Mrs. Franke is a founding member of the IAPR-TC6 on Computational Forensics founded in 2008 and serves currently as its chair. Mrs. Franke has published more that 160 scientific articles including one patent. She is involved in the organization of international conferences; the most prominent among them is the International Workshop on Computational Forensics (IWCF).