Professor for Databases and Artificial Intelligence/University of Ulm, Member of the Club of Rome
holds a faculty position for “Data Bases / Artificial Intelligence” at the University of Ulm and, at the same time, is the Director of FAW/n (Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing/n), Ulm (Germany).
Member of the Club of Rome and of several national and international advisory boards as well as President of the Senat der Wirtschaft e.V. (Senate of the Economy), Bonn, President of the Global Economic Network (GEN), Vienna, and Vice President of the Ecosocial Forum Europe, Vienna.
1997 Scientific Award of the German Society for Mathematics, Economics and Operations Research. 2005 Laureate of the Salzburg Award for Future Research, Salzburg, Austria.
2007 Laureate of „Vision Award 2007“ of Global Economic Network (for Global Marshall Plan Initiative). 2007 Laureate of Karl-Werner-Kieffer Award (Stiftung Ökologie und Landbau, SÖL). Member of the Rotarian Action Group for Population & Development (RFPD) – German Section – e.V. Member of the German National Committee of the UNESCO for the World Decade „Education for Sustainable Development“ (2005 – 2014). 2012 Laureate of the Umweltpreis „Goldener Baum“ der Stiftung für Ökologie und Demokratie e.V. 2013 Fellow to the World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS). 2013 Award of the degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris causa) of the International Hellenic University, Thessaloniki.