Jan Voges studied electrical engineering at Leibniz University Hannover, majoring in communications engineering. He received his Dipl.-Ing. degree from Leibniz University Hannover in 2015. After graduation, he joined Institut für Informationsverarbeitung at Leibniz University Hannover as a research assistant. In 2018, he worked as a visiting scientist at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he contributed to a project to automate and accelerate the analysis of DNA sequencing data in a clinical setting. In 2022, he received his Dr.-Ing. degree from Leibniz University Hannover for his work on compression of DNA sequencing data. Since 2022, he is a group leader at Institut für Informationsverarbeitung. His research ranges from information theory to data compression, communication engineering, machine learning, and bioinformatics. His current citations are available at Google Scholar and ORCID.