Malte Vogl studied Physics at the TU Berlin and the University of Nairobi, Kenya. In 2013 he obtained his PhD (Dr. rer. nat) with a dissertation on quantum effects in heat transport on atomic scales. Following his PhD, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems in Dresden. From 2015 he worked as a freelance programmer and developed a prototype for a musical instrument based on RfiD technology.
Malte is developing a research platform for the scholars at the MPIWG, which allows to integrate data evaluation, sharing and publishing. Other projects in the area of "Computational History of Science" include the creation of databases for medieval manuscripts and drawings, and the collected publications of Johannes Kepler. He also develops visualization technics for geographical data.