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Databases and Information Systems Group

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Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Sattler


Phone +49 3677 69 4577

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Kai-Uwe Sattler

Technische Universität Ilmenau
Fakultät für Informatik und Automatisierung
FG Datenbanken und Informationssysteme

Postfach 100 565
D-98684 Ilmenau

Phone: +49 (0) 3677 69 4577
FAX: +49 (0) 3677 69 4541
PGP: public key
E-Mail: kus[at]
Office: Z 3025 (Zuse building)

Short CV

Kai-Uwe Sattler leads the Database and Information Systems group at the Faculty of Computer Science and Automation of the Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany. He received his Diploma (M.Sc.) in Computer Science from the University of Magdeburg, Germany. In 1998, he received his Ph.D. in Computer Science (magna cum laude) from the same university, Germany.
From 1998 to September 2003 he was a member of the Database research group (head: Prof. Gunter Saake) at the University of Magdeburg. From October 2001 until March 2002, he worked as a visiting assistant professor at the UC Davis, U.S.A. During summer term 2002 he held a replacement professorship at the TU Dresden and during winter term 2002/3 at the University of Halle.
In June 2003, he received his Habilitation (venia legendi) in Computer Science from the University of Magdeburg. He joined the Department of Computer Science and Automation of the TU Ilmenau in October 2003 as Professor. Kai-Uwe Sattler is currently the Dean of the Department of  Computer Science and Automation. He previously served as vice dean of the same department.

Research Interests

  • Semantic interoperability: information integration & quality, peer data management
  • Large-scale distributed data management
  • Autonomous database systems and self tuning