Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Sattler
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 Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Magdeburg, Germany, and his Habilitation (venia legendi) in Computer Science from the same university. Before joining the TU Ulmenau in 2003 as full professor he worked among others in 2001 as a visiting assistant professor at the UC Davis, CA. Currently, he serves as Vice President for Research of the university. His research interests include core database technologies, database architectures for modern hardware, and big data stream processing. Currently, he is also the coordinator of the priority program “Scalable Data Management for Future Hardware (SPP 2037)” funded by the DFG. He has published more than
200 papers in international conferences, workshops, and journals including several textbooks.