Professorships and Group Leaderships

Our scientists are passionate about researching the foundations for the future. They shape the department through their diverse expertise in research topics that are constantly changing and evolving. Whether artificial intelligence, IT security or other socially relevant challenges – the researchers lead the way and thus enable sustainable solutions for our common future.

Professorships and Group Leaderships

  Name Working area(s)
Professorship
Prof. Dr. Carsten Binnig
Data Management
Prof. Christian Bischof, Ph.D.
Scientific Computing, Director of the HRZ (University Computer Centre)
Prof. Sebastian Faust, Ph.D.
Applied Cryptography
Prof. Dr. Dr. eh. Dieter Fellner
Interactive Graphics Systems Group , director of the Fraunhofer-Institut für Graphische Datenverarbeitung
Prof. Dr. Marc Fischlin
Cryptography and Complexity Theory
Prof. Dr. Iryna Gurevych
Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing
Prof. Dr. Reiner Hähnle
Software Engineering
Prof. Dr. Matthias Hollick
Secure Mobile Networking
Prof. Zsolt István, Ph.D.
Distributed and Networked Systems
Prof. Dr. Kristian Kersting
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Prof. Dr. Andreas Koch
Embedded Systems and Applications
Prof. Dr. Heiko Mantel
Modeling and Analysis of Information Systems
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Mira Mezini
Software Technology
Prof. Dr. Max Mühlhäuser
Telecooperation
Prof. Jan Peters, Ph.D.
Intelligent Autonomous Systems
Prof. Dr. Christian Reuter
Science and Technology for Peace and Security
Prof. Stefan Roth, Ph.D.
Visual Inference
Prof. Dr. Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi
System Security Lab
Prof. Dr. Thomas Schneider
Cryptography and Privacy Engineering
Prof. Dr. Oskar von Stryk
Simulation, Systems Optimization and Robotics
Prof. Dr. Michael Waidner
Security in Information Technology, director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Informationtechnology
Prof. Dr. Karsten Weihe
Algorithmics
Prof. Dr. Felix Wolf
Parallel Programming
Assistant Professorship
Prof. Dr. Marie-Christine Jakobs
Semantics and Verification of Parallel Systems
Prof. Dr. Kirstin Peters
Theory of Parallel Systems
External Professorships
Prof. Dr. Guido Salvaneschi
Reactive Programming Technology
Honorary Professors
Hon. Prof. Dr. Lutz Heuser
Urban Software Institute (USI)
Hon. Prof. Dr. Jörn Kohlhammer
Information Visualization and Visual Analytics
Hon. Prof. Dr. Georgios Sakas
Medical Computing
Hon. Prof. Dr. Martin Steinebach
Media Security and IT-Forensics
Hon. Prof. Dr. André Stork
Interactive Engineering Technologies
Professorship by courtesy
Prof. Dr. Peter Buxmann
Information Systems, (Dep. 1: Law and Economics)
Prof. Dr. Kay Hamacher
Computational Biology and Simulation, (Dept.10: Biology)
Prof. Dr. Andy Schürr
Real-Time Systems, (Dept.18: Electrical Engineering and Information Technology)
Prof. Dr. Ralf Steinmetz
Multimedia Communications, (Dept.18: Electrical Engineering and Information Technology)
Leadership Independent Research Group (IRG)
Georgia Chalvatzaki, Ph.D.
Robot Learning of Mobile Manipulation for Intelligent Assistance
Dr. Jean Paul Degabriele
Cryptography and Network Security
Dr. Steffen Eger
Natural Language Processing for the Humanities
Ivan Habernal Ph.D.
Trustworthy Human Language Technologies
Dr.-Ing. Dorothea Koert
Interactive AI algorithms & cognitive models for human-AI interaction
Anirban Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D.
Medical & Environmental Computing
Athene Young Investigator
Dr. Arash Asadi
Wireless Communication and Sensing
Dr. Christian Janson
Dr. Juliane Krämer
Quantum and Physical attack resistant Cryptography
Private Lecturers
PD Dr. Richard Bubel
PD Dr. Elias Dahlhaus
PD Dr. Stefan Göbel
PD Dr. Gerhard Haßlinger
Prof. Dr. Arjan Kuijper
Mathematical and Applied Visual Computing
PD Dr. Christoph Rensing
Emeriti
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Bibel
Intellectics
Prof. Dr. Johannes Buchmann
Theoretical Computer Science - Cryptography and Computer Algebra
Prof. Alejandro P. Buchmann, Ph.D.Databases and Distributed Systems
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang EffelsbergDistributed Multimedia Systems
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Dr. E.h. Hon. Prof. mult. José Luis Encarnação
Interactive Graphics Systems
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang HenhaplPractical Computer Science / Software Engineering
Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Hoffmann
Programming Languages and Compilers
Prof. Dr. Rolf HoffmannComputer Architecture
Prof. Dr. Sorin HussIntegrated Circuits and Systems
Prof. Dr. Peter KammererOperating Systems
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Lustig †Information Retrieval
Prof. Dr. Erich J. Neuhold
Integrated Publication and Information Systems
Prof. Dr. Robert Piloty †
Rechnersysteme
Prof. Dr. Hans Tzschach †Rechnerverkehrstheorie
Prof. Dr. Helmut WaldschmidtSystems Programming
Prof. Dr. Hermann Walter †Automata Theory and Formal Languages
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Prof. Dr. Christoph WaltherProgramming Methodology