Veronika Thost

Staff Research Scientist

Veronika Thost is a staff research scientist at IBM Research, working in the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab. Her research focuses on learning over structured data, particularly on graphs in chemistry and material science. She also explores various topics in the context of large language models.

Previously, Thost worked as a postdoctoral researcher at TU Dresden, Germany, where she also received her PhD in computer science in 2017. At that time, she worked on query answering over knowledge graphs, existential rules, and in description logics, mainly in terms of complexity theory. She also spent 1.5 years at IBM Research Zurich, working on AI for chemistry.