Head of the Research Department Intelligent Networks

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans Dieter Schotten

  • Address (Kaiserslautern)
    Trippstadter Straße 122
    D-67663 Kaiserslautern

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans Dieter Schotten


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In: Proceedings of IEEE MILCOM 2022. IEEE Military Communications Conference (MILCOM-2022) November 28-December 2 Rockville Maryland United States IEEE 12/2022.

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Michael Gundall, Julius Raphael Stegmann, Christopher Huber, Rüdiger Halfmann, Hans Dieter Schotten

In: 2022 IEEE Globecom Workshops (GC Wkshps). IEEE Global Communications Conference Workshops located at IEEE GLOBECOM 2022 December 4-8 Rio de Janeiro Brazil IEEE 12/2022.

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Matthias Rüb, Jan Herbst, Christoph Lipps, Hans Dieter Schotten

In: Next Generation Computing Applications. Next Generation Computing Applications (NextComp-2022) October 6-8 IEEE 10/2022.

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Short Biography

Hans Schotten is Scientific Director of the Intelligent Networks Research Department at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and holds the Chair for Radio Communication and Navigation at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern (TUK). He is chairman of the Informationstechnische Gesellschaft (ITG) and member of the board of the “Verband der Elektrotechnik” (VDE, Association of Electrical Engineering).

Within the scope of his research, Professor Schotten deals with mobile communication technologies and radio communication and develops new security technologies and communication infrastructures for industry.

1984 – 1990  Study of Electrical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
1990 – 1999  Research Assistant at the Chair of Communications Engineering (Prof. Lüke) at the RWTH Aachen University
1997  PhD as Doctor of Engineering
1999 – 2003  Ericsson Eurolab Deutschland GmbH, Nürnberg. Senior Researcher, Ericsson Corporate Research
2003 – 2007  Qualcomm CDMA Technologies GmbH, Nürnberg. Research Coordinator, Qualcomm Europe, and Director, Technical Standards
2007 – today  Professor of Radio Communication and Navigation, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
2012 – today  Scientific Director, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, and Head of the “Intelligent Networks” Research Department
2013 – 2014  Dean, Departement of Electrical Engineering, University of Kaiserslautern
2018 – today  Chairman of the Informationstechnische Gesellschaft (ITG) and member of the executive board of the Verband der Elektrotechnik (VDE)

Advisor and Expert to several international companies, the German Federal Court and the International Chamber of Commerce

Main areas of expertise

  • Mobile communications, in particular, 5G design
  • Industrial communication solutions and wireless automation
  • Security in industry 4.0
  • Communication solutions for automotive and railway

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz