Jian-Wei Zhang

— Professor and head of TAMS, Department of Informatics, University of Hamburg, Germany

Service robotics, sensor fusion, service robotics and multimodal machine learning, cognitive computing of Industry4.0, etc
Jian-Wei Zhang is professor and head of TAMS, Department of Informatics, University of Hamburg, Germany. He received both his Bachelor of Engineering (1986, with distinction) and Master of Engineering (1989) at the Department of Computer Science of Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, his PhD (1994) at the Institute of Real-Time Computer Systems and Robotics, Department of Computer Science, University of Karlsruhe, Germany, and Habilitation (2000) at the Faculty of Technology, University of Bielefeld, Germany. He has published about 300 journal and conference papers, technical reports, four book chapters, and three books. He holds 37 patents on service robot components and systems. He is the coordinator of the DFG/NSFC Transregional Collaborative Research Centre SFB/TRR169 “Crossmodal Learning” and several EU robotics projects. He has received several awards, including the IEEE ROMAN Best Paper Award in 2002, the IEEE AIM Best Paper Award 2008, the IEEE ROBIO Best Conference Paper Award 2013 and ROBIO Best Tarn Paper on Robotics 2016. He is the General Chairs of IEEE MFI 2012 and IEEE/RSJ IROS 2015, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society AdCom (2013-2015). Jianwei Zhang is life-long Academician of Academy of Sciences in Hamburg.