Computer Science Research in Kaiserslautern

IT-Forschung in Kaiserslautern

The Department of Computer Science and the institutes in Kaiserslautern carry out basic and application research in many modern subject areas of computer science. The main focus is the engineering-based construction of informatics systems with emphasis on:

ES Embedded systems
IVIS Intelligent, distributed information systems and
SC Scientific Computing

The department is made up of 24 work groups with different subjects with a total of over one hundred scientists.

In addition to several small projects the department is currently participating in the following coordinated research projects and alliances:

AmSys Research focus for Rheinland-Pfalz "Ambient Systems"
ARAMIS BMBF Project "Automotive, Railway and Avionics Multicore Systems"
(CM)² Center for Mathematical Modelling and the conversion to algorithms
GLab BMBF Project "Studies and experimental platform for the internet of the future".
HATS EU Project "Highly Adaptable and Trustworthy Software using Formal Models"
iGreen BMBF Project "a network of location-based services and knowledge to integrate distributed various public and private information".
IRTG International Research Training Group of the DFG (IRTG) "Visualization of Large and Unstructured Data Sets, Applications in Geospatial Planning, Modeling and Engineering".
SPES2020 BMBF Project "Software Platform Embedded Systems"
Software-Cluster BMBF high performance clusters for the research focus "Emergente Software"
VIERforES BMBF Project "Virtual and augmented reality for the highest security and reliability of embedded systems".
ZNT Research focus for Rheinland-Pfalz "Center for commercial vehicle technology".

The department cooperates closely with the following research institutes in Kaiserslautern:

MPI-SWS Max Planck Institute for Software Systems
DFKI German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
FHG-IESE Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering
FHG-ITWM Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics

Further Information

The department ist subdivded into workgroups, each of which is headed by a professor.
Current and earlier research areas of the DFG (German Research Foundation), Rheinland-Pfalz and the TU in which the department is involved.
Institutes affiliated with the TU Kaiserslautern , (DFKI (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence), Fraunhofer-IESE, MPI-SWS) with which the Department of Computer Science cooperates as well as further external institutes.
Lectures and colloquia in the Department of Computer Science.
Jobs and career in the Department of Computer Science.
PhDs which have been successfully completed in the Department of Computer Science