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Data processing educator

Hans-Paul Schwefel, German data processing educator. Deutsche Forschungs-Gemeinschaft grantee, 1970-1975. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Evolutionary Computation Pioneer award Neural Networks Society 2002), German Society Engineers, Swiss Society Futures Research.

Background

Schwefel, Hans-Paul was born on December 4, 1940 in Berlin, Germany. Son of John Paul and Martha (Goebels) Schwefel.

Education

Diploma-Ing., Technology University Berlin, 1965. Doctor Ing., Technology University Berlin, 1975.

Career

Research fellow Technology University Berlin, 1965-1967, 1970-1976. Research, development engineer General Electric Company Research Institute, 1967-1970. Senior researcher Nuclear Research Centre, Julich, 1976-1985.

Professor systems analysis, computer science University Dortmund, Germany, since 1985, dean of faculty Germany, 1990-1992, vice-rector for research Germany, 1998—2000. Member science council Nuclear Research Centre, 1982-1984.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Numerische Optimierung, 1977, Numerical Optimization, 1981, Evolution and Optimum Seeking, 1995. Inventor in field.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Evolutionary Computation Pioneer award Neural Networks Society 2002), German Society Engineers, Swiss Society Futures Research.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Evolution, bionics, cybernetics, ecology, futures research.

Connections

Married Antje Schulte-Sasse, June 6, 1966. Children: Anke, January.

father:
John Paul Schwefel

mother:
Martha (Goebels) Schwefel

spouse:
Antje Schulte-Sasse

child:
Anke Schwefel

child:
January Schwefel