Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h. c. Jürgen Becker，Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Jürgen Becker received the Diploma and Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.) degree from Technical University Kaiserslautern,
Germany. He is a full professor for embedded electronic systems and Head of the Institute for Information
Processing Technologies (ITIV) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).
From 2005-2009 he has been appointed as Vice President for Education at Universitaet Karlsruhe (TH)
and Chief Higher Education Officer (CHEO) at KIT from 2009-2012.
Since 2012 till 2014 he served as Secretary General of CLUSTER, an association of 12 leading
Technical Universities in Europe. In 2013 Prof. Becker received the Honorary Doctor award (Dr. h.c.)
from Technical University Budapest (Hungary).
His research interests include Hardware/Software Systems-on-Chip (SoC), Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), Heterogenous Multicore (MC) Architectures and Design Methods, Reconfigurable Computing, with application in
Embedded Systems (Automotive, Industry 4.0, Avionics, HPC Scientific Applications and Experiments).
He authored more than 400 papers in peer-reviewed international journals and conferences.
Prof. Becker is active in numerous national and international conferences, as General Chairman, in
TPC & Steering Commitees, e. g. IEEE ISVLSI, IFIP VLSI-SoC, DATE, PATMOS, RAW, IEEE SOCC, SBCCI, FPL,
ARC, FCCM, FPT, among others