Gerhard Weiss (G.B.)
Professional career history
Gerhard Weiss the Chair of the Department of Knowledge Engineering (DKE) at Maastricht University. He is co-heading the Swarmlab robotics laboratory and is the head of the "Robotics, Agents and Interaction" group at DKE. He also had been Honorary Professor at the University of Liverpool, Department of Computer Sciences, UK, from 2014 to 2017.
Before joining Maastricht University in 2009, he was the Scientific Director of SCCH GmbH (Austria), whose mission is to strengthen the competitiveness of companies through research and development in the areas of Knowledge based Technology, Software Technology, and Database Technology. Before that, he was Assistant Professor at the Computer Science Department of Technical University Munich (Germany) where he headed the AI/Cognition research group at the Chair for Theoretical Computer Science and Foundations of Artificial Intelligence.
He has been also engaged as a scientific consultant and advisor for various European companies in the field of intelligent technologies, including global players such as Siemens and EADS as well as medium- and small-size companies.
Gerhard Weiss received his PhD in Computer Science from Technical University Munich and the Habilitation degree from Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria).
Full Professor of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence