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