Gruppenbild des Teams von Fraunhofer IKS auf einem Hügel mit Bergen im Hintergrund
© Fraunhofer IKS / Andreas Jacob

There are many great people working at Fraunhofer IKS in research, but also in administrative areas. On this page you will find the department heads of Fraunhofer IKS.

Other colleagues from all departments also introduce themselves on our Safe Intelligence Blog: To the employee portraits on the blog

Department Heads


Dr. Narges Ahmidi

Department Head »Reasoned AI Decisions«


Dr.-Ing. Núria Mata

Department Head »Cognitive Software Systems Engineering«


Philipp Schleiß

Department Head »Systems Safety Engineering«


PD. Dr. habil. Jeanette Miriam Lorenz

Department Head »Quantum-enhanced AI«


Karsten Roscher

Department Head »Dependable Perception & Imaging«


Dr. Gereon Weiß

Department Head »Self-Adaptive Systems«



Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Mario Trapp

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Mario Trapp is the Executive Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Cognitive Systems IKS.


Prof. Dr. Simon Burton

Prof. Dr. Simon Burton is Scientific Director Safety Assurance at the Fraunhofer Institute for Cognitive Systems IKS.



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