Professional Carrer

Wolfgang Koch was born on October 18, 1962 in Nuremberg, Bavaria, and studied Physics and Mathematics at the Aachen Technical University (RWTH Aachen), Germany. In 1990, he earned a Dr. rer. nat. degree in Theoretical Physics with a thesis on non-linear dynamics and ergodic theory (supervisor: Gert Roepstorff, RWTH Aachen). At present, he is head of the department “Sensor Data and Information Fusion SDF” at Fraunhofer FKIE, a research institute active in network enabled capabilities for defense and security applications. Fraunhofer FKIE is the main consultant for the German Ministry of Defense in this area and working for the German Defense & Security as well as Communications industry. In his department SDF, researchers, engineers, and technicians work on research problems and experimental systems in the areas of Data Fusion for Array-Sensors, Localization and Navigation, Wide-Area Surveillance, and Threat Recognition.