About us

About us

The Regensburg Center for Artificial Intelligence (RCAI) is the research center for artificial intelligence at the Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule (OTH) Regensburg. We connect AI activities and expertise from all faculties to share knowledge and promote progress in the field of artificial intelligence.


Board of directors

The RCAI is managed by an interdisciplinary board of directors, which ensures the scientific and practical relevance of the research.
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Mauerer

Chairman director
Laboratory for Digitalisation

Prof. Dr. Mathias Obergrießer

Deputy Chairman Director

Prof. Dr. Lars Krenkel

Laboratory for Biofluid Mechanics

Prof. Dr. Christoph Palm

Laboratory Regensburg Medical Image Computing

Prof. Dr. Armin Sehr

Electroacoustics Laboratory
Laboratory for Smart Embedded Systems


The professors' research groups explore AI topics from a wide variety of domains and thus form the core of the RCAI.
Prof. Dr. Florian Aschauer

Laboratory for Microelectronics

Prof. Dr. Timo Baumann

Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing Systems

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Bierl

Sensor Applications Center

Prof. Dr. Markus Bresinsky

Political Science Laboratory

Prof. Dr. Oliver Brückl

Research Center for Energy Networks and Energy Storage

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Dendorfer

Laboratory for Biomechanics

Prof. Dr. Jan Dünnweber

Parallel and Distributed Systems Laboratory

Prof. Dr. Matthias Ehrnsperger

Sensor Applications Center
Laboratory for Edge AI

Prof. Dr. Thomas Falter

Laboratory for Project Management Simulation

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Frikel

Laboratory for Imaging and Data Science

Prof. Stefan Galka

Innovation Center for Production and Logistics

Prof. Dr. Markus Goldhacker

Brain Computer Interface
Predictive Maintenance

Prof. Dr. Sonja Haug

Institute for Social Research and Technology Assessment

Prof. Dr. Daniel Jobst

Parallel and Distributed Systems Laboratory

Prof. Dr. Carsten Kern

Software Engineering Laboratory

Prof. Dr. Hermann Ketterl

Measurement and Control Technology Laboratory

Prof. Dr. Claus Koss

Artificial Intelligence in Accounting

Prof. Dr. Thomas Kriza

Ethical Issues of Digitalization

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lauf

Mathematics Laboratory

Prof. Dr. Tobias Laumer

Laboratory for Additive and Intelligent Manufacturing for Sustainability

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Mottok

Laboratory for Safe and Secure Systems

Prof. Dr. Johannes Reschke

Laboratory for Smart Embedded Systems

Prof. Dr. Sean Patrick Saßmannshausen

Start-Up Center

Prof. Dr. Christoph Skornia

Laboratory for Information Security

Prof. Dr. Oliver Steffens

Laboratory for Building Physics

Prof. Dr. Marcus Wagner

Finite Element Method Laboratory

Prof. Dr. Karsten Weber

Institute for Social Research and Technology Assessment

Prof. Dr. Simone Weikl

AI for Infrastructure and Urban Development

Prof. Dr. Martin Weiß

Mathematics Laboratory

Prof. Dr. Markus Westner

Laboratory Regensburg Strategic IT Management

Prof. Dr. Thomas Wölfl

Software Engineering Laboratory


Our office supports the activities of the members and serves as the first point of contact for internal and external partners.
Nicole Höß



Advisory Board

As part of a university of applied sciences, we prioritize the practical benefits of our research. In addition to the international research community, we also cooperate with large corporations, regional small and medium-sized enterprises and social stakeholders in order to jointly find solutions to current issues.


To promote the exchange of knowledge and joint learning, the RCAI is part of various partner networks.