Department of Computer Science

Research areas

Bioinformatics & Medical Informatics

Machine Learning

Dr. Sebastian Otte (replacement professorship)
Distributed Intelligence
Sand 14, Room: C 420


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Andreas Zell
Cognitive Systems
Sand 1, Room: A 310


Software & Systems Engineering

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Oliver Bringmann
Embedded Systems
Sand 13, Room: B 209


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Torsten Grust
Database Systems
Sand 14, Room: B 318


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Michael Menth
Communication Networks
Sand 13, Room: B 302


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Wolfgang Rosenstiel
Technical Computer Science
Sand 13, Room: B 207


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Walter
Information Services
Wächterstr. 76, Room: 1.105


Dr. Sebastian Otte (replacement professorship)
Distributed Intelligence
Sand 14, Room: C 420



Vision & Cognition

Prof. Dr. Peter Dayan, PhD
Computational Neuroscience (Humboldt Professorship for Artificial Intelligence)
Max-Planck-Ring 8

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Volker Franz
Experimental Cognitive Science
Sand 13, Room: B 215

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Geiger
Autonomous Vision
Max-Planck-Ring 4, Room: S2.016

Prof. Dr. Enkelejda Kasneci
Human-Computer Interaction
Sand 14, Room: C 221

Independent Research Groups

Honorary and coopted professorships, Industry-on-Campus groups

Prof. Dr. Philipp Berens
Data Science for Vision Research

Prof. Dr. Matthias Bethge (coopted)
Computational Neuroscience and Machine Learning

Prof. Michael J. Black, Ph.D.
(Honorary prof.)

Perceiving Systems

Prof. Dr. Manfred Claassen

Clinical Bioinformatics

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Giese
Computational Sensomotorics

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Kahle
Philiosophy and History of Sciences

Prof. Dr. Gjergji Kasneci
Honorary prof. , Schufa IoC)
Data Science & Analytics

Prof. Dr. habil. Thomas Kropf
(Honorary prof.)

Technische Informatik

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Neumann
Honorary prof., Bosch IoC)
Autonomous Systems and Machine Learning

Prof. Andrei Lupas, Ph.D.
(Honorary prof.)


Prof. Stephan Ossowski

Computational Genomics

Prof. Dr. Bettina Rolke
Evolutionary Cognition

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schölkopf
(Honorary prof.)
Empirical Inference


Unscheduled professors, Heinsenberg scholars

Former professors

Machine Learning for Computer Vision Prof. Dr. Bjoern Andres (Honorary prof.)
Database Systems Prof. Dr. Ulrich Güntzer
Discrete Mathematics Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Peter Hauck
Programming Languages and Compiler Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Herbert Klaeren
Human-Computer Interaction Jun. Prof. Dr. Alexandra Kirsch
Symbolic Computing Prof. Dr. sc. techn. Wolfgang Küchlin
Computer Algebra Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Loos
Logic and Language Theory Prof. Dr. phil. Peter Schroeder-Heister
Graphisch-Interaktive Systeme (GRIS) Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.-Ing. E. h. Wolfgang Straßer (obituary)