Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Wahlster

Professor Wolfgang Wahlster, CEO of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence and the only German computer scientist on the Nobel Prize Committee, has an ambitious aim: "One day computers should be able to communicate in such a human manner that they are no longer perceived as computers – and everyone should have access to the blessings of IT."

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, DFKI GmbH

Prof. Wolfgang Wahlster is the Chairman and CEO of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH), Germany’s leading research center in the field of innovative software technology for commercial applications. In the international scientific community, DFKI is recognized as one of the most important "Centers of Excellence" in the world for its proven ability to rapidly bring leading-edge research to commercially relevant application solutions.

DFKI was founded in 1988 as a nonprofit organization by several renowned German IT companies and two research facilities. Since then DFKI GmbH has established a reputation for proactive and customer-oriented work and is known both nationally and internationally as a skilled and reliable partner for commercial innovation.

The DFKI currently has 274 employees and 225 student assistants. The circle of DFKI industrial partners includes Daimler AG, Deutsche Telekom AG, SAP AG, IDS Scheer AG, Bertelsmann AG, Microsoft Deutschland GmbH, Deutsche Post AG, BMW AG, Deutsche Messe AG, EADS Astrium GmbH and Ricoh Ltd.

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Wahlster

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Wahlster

Universität des Saarlandes
Naturwissenschaftlich-Technische Fakultät I
Fachrichtung 6.2 Informatik
Lehrstuhl für Künstliche Intelligenz

Campus E1 1
Postfach 15 11 50
66123 Saarbrücken
Germany

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Deutsches Forschungsinstitut für Künstliche Intelligenz Saarbrücken Computer Science Department, Saarland University Saarland University Cluster of Excellence