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Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Horst-Michael Groß

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Prof. Dr. Horst-Michael Groß


  Room: 3059, Zusebau

  Phone: +49 (0)3677 69-2858

  Fax: +49 (0)3677 69-1665


1998 - 2005Dean of Faculty of Computer Science and Automation, Ilmenau University of Technology
2001 - 2003Speaker of DFG Postgraduate College 164 "VLSI Design Automation of Mixed Analog-Digital Structures at the Example of Neural Nets"
1997 - 1998Vice-Dean of Faculty of Computer Science and Automation, Ilmenau University of Technology
since 1993Founder member and member of the executive board of German Chapter of European Neural Network Society
since 1993Professor of Neuroinformatics at Ilmenau University of Technology, Head of Neuroinformatics Chair (since 2004 "Neuroinformatics and Cognitive Robotics")
1990Visiting postdoctoral research scientist, Ruhr-University Bochum, Institute of Neuroinformatics
1989Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D.) in Computer Science / Neuroinformatics at university "TH Ilmenau"
1980 - 1985Academic studies of Engineering Cybernetics and Automation (major) and Biocybernetics (minor) at university "TH Ilmenau" and Friedrich Schiller University Jena; final degree as Diplom-Ing. (M.Sc.)

Reviews & Memberships

Reviewer for

Journals:  AI Communication, Biological Cybernetics, Connection Science, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Kognitionswisswenschaft, Künstliche Intelligenz, and more

Research funding organizations: DFG (German Research Foundation), Swedish Research Council, Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), European Commission, several Ministries for Research of German Federal States, several privat research funding organizations

Conferences and workshops: member of more than 40 program committees of international and national conferences and workshops


  • European Neural Network Society (ENNS)
  • International Neural Network Society (INNS)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • German Society of Computer Science (GI)


A large fraction of my publications is available at Google Scholar

A list of my publications can be dowloaded here