University Chairs

Fraunhofer HHI scientists hold their own chairs at the following universities:

Technische Universität Berlin

Image Communication/Image Processing

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Wiegand

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Wiegand

Executive Director

Optic and Optoelectronic Integration

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Martin Schell

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Martin Schell

Executive Director

Photonic Communication Networks

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ronald Freund, MBA

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ronald Freund, MBA

Head of Photonic Networks and Systems Department

Network Information Theory

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Slawomir Stanczak

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Slawomir Stanczak

Head of Wireless Communications and Networks Department

Private Lecturers

Priv.-Doz. Dr. rer. nat. Volker Jungnickel

Priv.-Doz. Dr. rer. nat. Volker Jungnickel

Head of Metro, Access and In-house Systems Group

Priv.-Doz. Dr.-Ing. Oliver Schreer

Priv.-Doz. Dr.-Ing. Oliver Schreer

Head of Immersive Media & Communication Group


Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Visual Computing

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Eisert

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Eisert

Head of Vision & Imaging Technologies Department


University of Potsdam

Embedded Systems Architectures for Signal Processing

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Benno Stabernack

Head of Embedded Systems Group


Clausthal University of Technology

Applied Photonics

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Wolfgang Schade

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Wolfgang Schade

Head of Fiber Optical Sensor Systems Department