Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik

Klaus Rebensburg

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Rebensburg has worked as the Head of Research of tubIT, the central IT service center of the Technical University of Berlin (TUB). Besides his position as a CIO at TUB from 2000-2002, for more than 30 years he has acted as a director of research in an interdepartmental research center with up to 70 scientists working on various software projects around telecommunications, digital communication networks and multimedia. With a focus on multimedia, web services, human factors and telecommunication, the group of Prof. Rebensburg was involved in German research and acted as a partner and reviewer in European IT-projects.

Since 1998, Prof. Rebensburg has been teaching computer science at the University of Potsdam. His topics are multimedia engineering, teleservices, multimedia production and network technologies. A significant part of the research activities of his group take place in the field of eHealth and Ambient Assisted Living.

Prof. Rebensburg is organizer, co-organizer and publisher of the yearly scientific conferences on "eLearning and eTeaching" (GML²) and "New Media for the Information Society" (NMI). He is an active member of the Alcatel-Lucent Stiftung für Kommunikationsforschung (Stiftungsverbundkolleg Informationsgesellschaft) as well as a member of the board of trustees of the Wilhelm von Humboldt Stiftung and on the board of directors of the commercial company init AG, which produces innovative multimedia solutions for the public sector and NGOs.