JUNE 18–22, 2017

Prof. Dr. Sabina Jeschke


Since 2009, Sabina Jeschke has headed the Cybernetics Lab IMA/ZLW & IfU at the RWTH Aachen University. In 2004, following her studies in physics, computer science and mathematics at the Berlin University of Technology (TU Berlin), and research stays at NASA (ACR) and Georgia Tech, she was awarded her doctorate degree. After a junior professorship and director position in the development of the university’s media center at TU Berlin from 2005-2007, she obtained a full professorship at Stuttgart University. While simultaneously directing the Central Information Technology Services (RUS) from 2007-2009, she was appointed full professor at the faculty of mechanical engineering at the RWTH Aachen University (2009) and vice dean of the faculty (2011-2016). 

Her principle research areas include distributed artificial intelligence, robotics & automation, traffic & mobility, virtual, and innovation & future research. Sabina Jeschke is chairwoman of the board of management of the VDI Aachen, a member of the supervisory board of the Körber AG, an alumni of the German National Academic Foundation, and an IEEE Senior and Fellow of the RWTH Aachen University. She was awarded a one of Germany’s digital heads (GI, 2014) and honored with the golden Nikola-Tesla Chain (IGIP, 2015). In the summer semester 2017, Sabina Jeschke will take a sabbatical at the Volvo Car Corporation in Gothenburg to devote herself to the further development of her research in artificial/machine consciousness.

copyright information: Marcus Gerards RWTH Aachen University

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