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university professor , Computer scientist

Hartmut Surmann is a Roboticist, Professor for Autonomous Systems at Applied University of Gelsenkirchen and Researcher at the Fraunhofer Institut Intelligente Analyse- und Informationssystem .

Background

Surmann, Hartmut was born on September 18, 1963 in Duelmen, Germany. Son of Johannes and Helga (Willezelek) Surmann.

Education

Surmann received his diploma in Computer Science and his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Dortmund, Germany, in 1989 and 1995, respectively.

Career

His primary research interests are autonomous mobile robotics and computational intelligence. He leads the international rescue robotic team during collapse of the historical archive of the city of cologne in March 2009. Education.

Achievements

  • He received several awards, e.g., the FUZZ-IEEE/IFES'95 robot intelligence award, NC2001 best presentation award, SSRR 2005 best paper award and the Ph.D. award for his thesis from the German AI institutes in 1996. His robot KURT3D won the second place in the RoboCup rescue robot league at the world championship in Lisbon in 2004.

Membership

Member Association German Electrical Engineers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, bicycling, skiing, diving.

Connections

Married, February 19, 1999. 1 child, Hendrik Leonard.

father:
Johannes Surmann

mother:
Helga (Willezelek) Surmann

child:
Hendrik Leonard Surmann