Prof. Joerg Siekmann
e-mail: Joerg dot Siekmann at dfki dot de
Home Page: http://www.dfki.de/~siekmann
Short Curriculum Vitae:
Prof. Dr. Joerg Siekmann is Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Deduction and Multiagent Systems research department at the DFKI. He studied at the University of Goettingen (Mathematics and Physics, 1972) and the University of Essex (M.Sc. in Computer Science, 1973, and Ph.D. in Computer Science, 1976). From 1976 to 1983 he was a research assistant at the University of Karlsruhe. From 1983 to 1991 he was Professor of Computer Science at the University of Kaiserslautern and since 1991 he has a joint position as professor for Computer Science at the Universitaet des Saarlandes and as one of the directors at the DFKI. He has published widely in AI, Automated Reasoning and Unification Theory and served on many programme committees and was programme chairman of various conferences (such as CADE, KI etc.). He is editor of several logic and AI oriented scientific journals (such as Journal of Automated Reasoning, Journal of Artificial Intelligence, Journal of Logic and Computation etc). His biography is included in most international Whos Who, as one of the founders of AI in Germany.