Short Biography
(Scientific Curriculum Vitae)

Matthias Klusch
The Robotics Institute
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Ave, 3317 Doherty Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890 USA
Phone: +1-412-268-5287, Fax: +1-412-268-5569
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October 1992 - April 1997 Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Kiel, Germany
Thesis: Kooperative Informationsagenten im Internet
(Cooperative Information Agents in the Internet)
October 1985 - September 1992 M.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Kiel, Germany
Thesis: Ein hybrid-neuronales System für eine MK-Klassifikation von Sternen
(A Hybrid Neuronal Network for a Spectral and Luminosity Classification of Stellar Objects)

Professional Experiences

January 1998 - January 1999   Visiting Research Scientist
  Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA.
  Intelligent Software Agents Group, The Robotics Institute.
April 1997 - Present   Assistant Professor
  Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany.
  Systems for Data Management, Computer Science Department.
September 1992 - April 1997   Teaching and Research Assistant
  Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Germany.
  Systems for Information Management, Computer Science Department.
1987 - 1991   Software Development at SIEMENS Corporation, Munich, Germany
  Center for Research and Development ZFE, Telecommunication.

Professional Activities


Main Research Interests

Teaching Experiences

Programming skills in Java, C++, C, and Pascal on different hardware platforms with HP UX, Sun Solaris CDE, and MS Windows 95 or NT 4.

For a reference letter you may contact the following persons:

Prof. Katia Sycara
Robotics Institute
Carnegie Mellon University
Doherty Hall 3315
Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.
Phone: +1 (412) 268-8825
Fax: +1 (412) 268-5569
Dr. Michael Wooldridge
Department of Electronic Engineering
Queen Mary and Westfield College
University of London
London E1 4NS, UK
Phone: +44 - 171 - 975 5341
Fax: +44 - 181 981 0259
Prof. Hans-Dieter Burkhard
Chair of AI Laboratory at
Computer Science Department
Humboldt University
Axel-Springer-Strasse 54a
10117 Berlin, Germany.
Phone (Secr.): +49 - (0)30 - 20181 213
Fax: +49 - (030) - 20181 216
Prof. Brahim Chaib-draa
Département d'informatique
Pavillon Adrien-Pouliot
Université Laval
Québec G1K 7P4, Canada.
Phone: 418 656-2131 poste 3226
Prof. Larry Kerschberg
Department of Information & Software Systems Engineering
School of Information Technology and Engineering
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA, USA.
Prof. Wolfgang Benn
Chair of
Intelligent Data Management Systems at
Computer Science Department
Technical University of Chemnitz
Strasse der Nationen 62, Chemnitz, Germany.
Phone: +49-371-531-1387