Prof Wolfgang Nejdl, University of Hanover
Prof Dr Wolfgang Nejdl (born 1960)
has been full professor of computer science at the University of Hannover
since 1995. He received his MSc (1984) and PhD degree (1988) at the
Technical University of Vienna, was assistant professor in Vienna from
1988 to 1992, and associate professor at the RWTH Aachen from 1992 to
1995. He worked as visiting researcher/professor at Xerox PARC, Stanford
University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, EPFL Lausanne, and
at PUC Rio.
Prof. Nejdl heads the Distributed Systems Institute/Knowledge Based
Systems (http://www.kbs.uni-hannover.de/) as well as the L3S Research
Center (http://www.l3s.de/), and does research in the areas of semantic
web technologies, peer-to-peer information systems, search and information
retrieval, databases and artificial intelligence. In the L3S he
coordinates the Network of Excellence PROLEARN, as part of the 6th EU
research program on technology enhanced learning, and participates as core
partner in the KnowledgeWeb and REWERSE Networks of Excellence focusing on
Semantic Web Technologies. Three new EU/IST Integrated Projects in these
areas have started in 2006 at L3S (NEPOMUK, TENCompetence, PROLIX),
another one focusing on audio-visual search (PHAROS) in 2007.
Wolfgang Nejdl published more than 160 scientific articles and has been
programm committee and editorial board member of numerous international
conferences and journals, see also http://www.kbs.uni-hannover.de/~nejdl/.