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Dr.-Ing. Klaus Debes


  Room: Zusebau 3062

  Phone: +49 (0)3677 69-2770

  Fax: +49 (0)3677 69-1665

Vita & Personal

2014 - 2018Guest lecturer at the Universitatea Transilvania din Brașov, Romania (lessons in Fuzzy logic)
1992 - 2018Cooperation with the Xi'an Jiaotong University in Xi'an, China, Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Instrumentation (guest lectures, lessons in Fuzzy logic)
2001 - 2005Guest lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Nordhausen (Thuringia) (computer engineering, Fuzzy logic, neural networks)
since 1988Research assistant at the Department of Neuroinformatics and Cognitive Robotics
1987 - 1988Postdoctoral fellowship at the Xi'an Jiatong University in Xi'an, China, Institute of Biomedical Engineering
1986 - 1987Studies in Chinese language and applied geography at the Humboldt University Berlin
1984PhD in Biomedical Engineering
1983 - 1986Speaker of the dean
since 1978Research assistent at the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Bionics at the Ilmenau University of Technology
1974 - 1978Study of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering at the Ilmenau University of Technology (1974-1978) and the University of Leipzig (1976-1977)


  • married, two adult children, three grandchildren
  • cofounder and active member of several incorporated societies
  • long lasting member of council and senate of the Technical University of Ilmenau

Teaching & Scientific activities


Scientific activities

Application of methods of computational intelligence for industrial problems