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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Schwiegelshohn – Univ.-Prof. Photo of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Schwiegelshohn

(+49)231 755-2634

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Universit├Ąt Dortmund
Otto-Hahn-Str. 8
D-44221 Dortmund

Room IRF 314




September 7,1958 born in Aachen, Germany
1984 Diploma degree in EE, Technical University, Munich, Germany
1988 Dr.-Ing. degree in EE, Technical University, Munich, Germany
1988-1994 Computer Science Department, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY
since 1994 Chair of the Computer Engineering Institute, University Dortmund, Germany
1996-1998 Dean of the EE Faculty, University Dortmund, Germany
since 2005 Head of the Robotics Research Institute
since 2008 Managing Director of the D-Grid Corporation
since September 1, 2008 Vice President  of  Finances TU Dortmund



Research and Teaching Interests

Uwe Schwiegelshohn holds lectures in the area of Computer Architecture, Distributed Systems, Autonomous Robots, and Scheduling. During his term as prorector of the TU Dortmund only lectures in Computer Architecture and Scheduling will be given.


He is particular interested in various types of scheduling problems with a focus on online approximation algorithms for job scheduling problems. Further, he addresses resource management and scheduling issues in Grid-Computing and sustainability in large computational Grids. His publications are listed among the publications of the Robotics Research Institute.