Verleihung Fellowship Wahlster

hessian.AI honors Wolfgang Wahlster as Fellow

hessian.AI is delighted to welcome Professor Wolfgang Wahlster, a distinguished leader in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI), as its newest Fellow at hessian.AI. His exceptional expertise and contributions to AI research will greatly enhance the mission of driving innovation in the field.

During the Hessian AICon, the AI conference of hessian.AI, Professor Wahlster was solemnly appointed Fellow during the opening ceremony on July 4.

Kristian Kersting, Wolfgang Wahlster, Mira Mezini

Professor Wahlster brings a wealth of experience, having served as the founding director of the renowned German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and later as its CEO. Under his guidance, DFKI grew into the world’s largest AI research institution, promoting over 1000 highly skilled professionals. He holds the position of Professor Emeritus of AI at Saarland University, where he has successfully supervised numerous doctoral theses, many of which have led to remarkable academic careers.

His current research focus lies in multimodal language dialogue systems and cyber-physical production systems, integral components of human-centric AI and the fourth industrial revolution (Industrie 4.0). Professor Wahlster’s expertise has significantly influenced national AI normative standards and contributed to advancements in the global AI community.

Beyond his academic achievements, Professor Wahlster is a distinguished member of prestigious academies and organizations, including the Royal Swedish Nobel Prize Academy, the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, and the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences. He has been recognized with notable awards, including the Deutsche Zukunftspreis, and received honorary doctorates from esteemed universities.

As a Fellow of hessian.AI, Professor Wahlster will collaborate closely with the hessian.AI-team of experts, sharing his profound knowledge and experience to drive forward groundbreaking AI initiatives. hessian.AI is privileged to have Professor Wahlster on board and eagerly anticipate the significant contributions he will make to our organization and the broader AI community.

Stay tuned for further updates on the exciting collaborations and advancements stemming from Professor Wolfgang Wahlster’s appointment as esteemed Fellow at hessian.AI!

With the fellowship program of hessian.AI, the Hessian Center for Artificial Intelligence, honors outstanding scientists who conduct internationally visible research in central areas of artificial intelligence and provide important impulses to the scientific community. The hessian.AI Fellowship honors research personalities with international appeal in order to initiate and promote the intensification of mutual networking and scientific exchange.