Thomas Usländer holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany, and a PhD in Engineering of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany. He is head of the department “Information Management and Production Control” at Fraunhofer IOSB. His research interests include agile system and service engineering, AI systems engineering as well as open architectures for the Industrial Internet of Things.
He is member of the the expert panel of the Standardization Council Industrie 4.0 and chair of the Competence Center Karlsruhe on AI Systems Engineering (CC-KING). He was an invited expert of the European Commission, got the DIN Innovation Award 2017, the Object Management Group (OMG) Application Award 2000 and several best-paper awards in international conferences.