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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
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Office: Z 3025 (Zuse building)

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Short CV

Kai-Uwe Sattler leads the Database and Information Systems group at the Department of Computer Science and Automation of the TU Ilmenau, 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.
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. From 2011 to June 2017, Kai-Uwe Sattler served as Dean of the Department. Since June 2017 he serves as Vice President for Research of the university. Currently, he is also the coordinator of the priority program "Scalable Data Management for Future Hardware (SPP 2037)" funded by the DFG.

Research Interests

  • Database architectures for modern hardware
  • Big data stream processing
  • Semantic interoperability

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