Managing Director & Head of the Research Department Cognitive Assistants

Prof. Dr. Antonio Krüger

  • Address (Saarbrücken)
    Gebäude D3 4
    Stuhlsatzenhausweg 3
    D-66123 Saarbrücken

Prof. Dr. Antonio Krüger


Martin Feick, Niko Kleer, André Zenner, Anthony Tang, Antonio Krüger

In: Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI-21) located at CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 21) May 8-13 Yokohama Japan ISBN 978-1-4503-8096-6/21/05 ACM 5/2021.

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Personal Information

Here, you can find an overview on the professional activities of Prof. Krueger including his research focus and current activities (including slides of my talks). Students may find information on his actual and past courses (including material). Also, most of his publications can be accessed through the corresponding link. 

Short biography

Antonio Krüger is Managing Director of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence GmbH (DFKI) and head of the department “Cognitive Assistants” at DFKI. He is a full professor for Computer Science at Saarland University (since 2009), Head of the Ubiquitous Media Technology Lab and scientific director of the Innovative Retail Laboratory (IRL) at DFKI. Prof. Krueger is an internationally renowned expert on Man-Machine-Interaction and Artificial Intelligence. In 2010 he has established the Mediainformatics study programme at the Saarland University and directs it to this day. Antonio is a co-founder of the Saarbrücken-based technology company Eyeled GmbH, which focuses on the development of mobile and ubiquitous information systems. Many of his research findings have found their way into applications in retail and other industrial domains. From 2004 to 2009 he was a professor of computer science and geoinformatics at the University of Münster and acted as the managing director of the institute for geoinformatics. He studied Computer Science and Economics at Saarland University and finished his Ph.D in 1999  as a member of the Saarbrücken graduate school of „Cognitive Science“. Antonio  has published more than 200 scientific articles and papers in internationally recognized  journals and conferences and is member of several steering committees, editorial boards and scientific advisory committees.



  1. Sub-Committee Co-Chair „Technolgy, Interaction, Systems and Engineering“ of CHI 2014

  2. PC-Co-Chair Intelligent User Interfaces 2014

  3. PC Member of ACM Ubiquitous Computing 2003, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013

  4. PC-member of IEEE 8th Symposium on 3D User Interfaces 2013

  5. PC-member of Interact 2013

  6. Sub-Committee Co-Chair „System & Tools“ of CHI 2013

  7. Demo Co-Chair Ubicomp 2013

  8. General Chair of the 35th German Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2012

  9. General Co-Chair Pervasive Computing 2012

  10. Senior PC Member of ACM MobileHCI 2011, 2012 

  11. PC Member of ACM Recommender Systems 2010, 2011,2012 

  12. Area Chair for the International Conference on Multimodal Interaction 2011,2012(ICMI)

  13. General Co-Chair Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces 2010

  14. PC Co-Chair of Pervasive 2010

  15. PC and Senior PC Member of Intelligent User Interfaces 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

  16. PC Member of Pervasive Computing 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011

  17. PC Member of User Modeling and UMAP 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

  18. PC Member of Spatial Cognition 2010

  19. PC Member of ACM Multimedia 20092010

  20. Co-organizer of SmartGraphics 2000-2011

  21. PC Member of Automotive UI 2009, 2010

  22. PC Member of Ambient Intelligence 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

  23. PC Member of MobileHCI 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

  24. PC Member of ECAI 2008

  25. PC Co-Chair of INTETAIN 2008

  26. PC Member of AAAI 2007

  27. Workshop Chair of User Modeling 2007

  28. PC Member of SimVis 2007

  29. Workshop Chair of Intelligent User Interfaces 2007

  30. Workshop Chair of GIScience 2006

  31. PC Member of MobiSys 2006

  32. PC Member of INTETAIN 2005

  33. Workshop Chair Pervasive 2005

  34. PC Member of Symposium on Ubiquitous Comuting Systems 2004

  35. PC Member of European Starting AI Researcher Symposium 2004

  36. PC Member of Workshop on Context Modeling and Reasoning 2004

  37. Co-organizer of  Workshop Multi User and Ubiquitous Interfaces 2004

  38. Co-organizer of  Workshop AI in mobile Systems 2001,2002,2003

  39. Co-organizer of  Workshop User Modeling for Ubiquitous Computing 2003

  40. Co-organizer of  Workshop on Intelligent Situation-Aware Media and Presentations 2002

  41. Co-organizer of Workshop Combining AI in Graphics for the Interface of the Future 1998

  42. Co-organizer of the Autumn School on Cognitive Science 1996



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