Research Groups

The following research groups contribute to the work in the CITEC:

CITEC-financed groups

Group Head
Active Sensing Juniorprof. Dr. Jacob Engelmann
Ambient Intelligence Dr. Thomas Hermann
Emergentist Semantics PD Dr. Katharina Rohlfing
Gender and Emotion in Cognitive Interaction Juniorprof. Dr. Friederike Eyssel
Language and Cognition Juniorprof. Dr. Pia Knoeferle
Neuromorphic Behaving Systems Juniorprof. Dr. Elisabetta Chicca


University groups

Group Head
Affective Neuropsychology Prof. Dr. Johanna Kißler
Animal Behavior Prof. Dr. Oliver Krüger
Applied Computational Linguistics Prof. Dr. David Schlangen
Applied Informatics Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Sagerer*
Dr.-Ing. Britta Wrede
Biological Cybernetics Prof. Dr. Volker Dürr
Cognitive Neuroscience Prof. Dr. Marc Ernst
Cognitive Robotics and Learning Prof. Dr. Jochen J. Steil
Cognitive Systems Engineering Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Wrede
Cognitronics and Sensor Systems Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Rückert
Computational Linguistics and Mathematical Linguistics Prof. Dr. Marcus Kracht
Computer Engineering Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ralf Möller
Computer Graphics and Geometry Processing Prof. Dr. Mario Botsch
Experimental Neurolinguistics Prof. Dr. Dr. Horst M. Müller
General Linguistics Prof. Dr. Stavros Skopeteas
Hybrid Society Dr.-Ing. Britta Wrede
Interactive Safety Prof. Dr. Peter Ladkin
Neurobiology Prof. Dr. Martin Egelhaaf
Neurocognition and Action - Biomechanics Prof. Dr. Thomas Schack
Neurocognitive Psychology Prof. Dr. Werner Schneider
Neuroinformatics Prof. Dr. Helge Ritter
Phonetics and Phonology Prof. Dr. Petra Wagner
Physiological Psychology Prof. Dr. Hans J. Markowitsch
Psycholinguistics Prof. Dr. Jan de Ruiter
Semantic Computing Prof. Dr. Philipp Cimiano
Social Cognitive Systems Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Kopp
Stochastic Analysis Group Prof. Dr. Michael Röckner
Theoretical Computer Science for Cognitive Systems Prof. Dr. Barbara Hammer

*currently President (Rektor) of Bielefeld University

Senior professorships

Group Senior Professor
Artificial Intelligence Prof. Dr. Ipke Wachsmuth
Biological Cybernetics Prof. Dr. Holk Cruse
Psycholinguistics † Prof. Dr. Gert Rickheit
Mathematical Physics Prof. Dr. Philippe Blanchard