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Teaching ( current / past )

Wolfgang Konen

Short CV

  • born 1962 in Düsseldorf.
  • Abitura 1980.
  • Dipl.-Phys., University Mainz, 1986.
  • Guest scientist at University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1989.
  • Dr. rer.nat., University Mainz, Physics and Mathematics, 1990.
  • Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Neuroinformatics Institute), Head of Research Group “Pattern Recognition in Neuronal Architecture”, 1990-1993.
  • ZN AG (now Idemia Digital Solutions), Bochum, Head of Image and Signal Analysis Group, 1994-2000.
  • Thinking Networks AG, Bochum and Aachen, Head of Data Mining, 2000-2004.
  • HS Düsseldorf, Interim Professor for Computer Science,  2003-2004.
  • NuTech Solutions GmbH (now  divis GmbH), Dortmund, senior scientific advisor, 2004-2008.
  • TH Köln – University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Professor for Applied Informatics and Mathematics, since 2004.

Memberships and Functions

Memberships and Functions at TH Köln

  • Managing director of the Cologne Institute of Computer Science (since 2019)
  • Head of appointment committee “Cyber Physical Systems (CPS)” (2020/21)
  • Member of the gender equality committee at TH Köln (since 2017)
  • Laboratory head of the Mathematics laboratory at the Cologne Institute of Computer Science (since 2006)
  • Festo-Bildungsfonds representative at Faculty 10, Cologne University of Applied Sciences (since 2010)
  • Head of appointment committee “Applied Mathematics” (2013/14)
  • Head of appointment committee “Mathematics and Applied Computer Science” (2008)
  • Assistant head of appointment committee “Applied Mathematics” (2005/06)
  • Member of the faculty council at Faculty 10, Cologne University of Applied Sciences (2006 – 2018)


Hobbies – Jazz

(one of the hobbies I deeply like to pursue, if time permits… 🙂 )