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Ralf Vandenhouten 



Prof. Dr. rer. nat.
Ralf Vandenhouten





Professor of Telematics & Informatics

Head of the Department of Telematics ,
University of Applied Sciences Wildau


Date of birth:     December 18th, 1965

Nationality:        German

Family:               2 sons: Jan (12/1997) and Claas (01/1999)

Professional Career

2011 – present        Vice President Research & Enterprise Relations of Wildau University of Applied Sciences 

2009 – 2011        President of the Academic Board of Wildau University of Applied Sciences 

2000 – present        Wildau University of Applied Sciences

Professor of Telematics and Informatics

·     Research topics:
Software development for telematics applications, mobile computing, signal and image processing

·     Application areas:
Medical technology, logistics, security, facility management

·     Teaching:
Programming and software engineering
Algorithms and data modeling
Internet programming
Internet databases
Computer science for telematics students
Image processing algorithms

2000–2003                Synatec GmbH, Stuttgart

Co-Founder and Managing Director

·     System development for production control in automotive industries

1997–2003                Datan Software & Analyse GmbH, Teltow

Founder and Managing Director

·     Software tools for signal processing and time series analysis

·     Engineering and software development for image processing in automotive industries

1992-1997                  Technical University Aachen (RWTH) 

Research Assistant

·     Medical image processing for the EU programme „Advanced Informatics in Medicine“

·     Leader of the research project „Signal analysis and time series processing"


1992–1997            Technical University Aachen (RWTH)

·     PhD studies on signal processing and time series analysis

·     Degree: Dr. rer. nat. (PhD, with distinction)

1986–1992            Technical University Aachen (RWTH)

·     Studies of Physics and Mathematics

·     Degree: Dipl.-Phys. (Physicist, with distinction)

1976–1985            Gymnasium (High school) Korschenbroich

·     Degree: Abitur (High school A-level) 


Scholarship of „Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes"


Telematik Award 2011 in der Kategorie Apps mit dem ixGyro Glass Cockpit
Telematics Award 2011 in the category Apps with the ixGyro Glass Cockpit 

1. Preis im Landeswettbewerb "Effiziente Kooperation zwischen Hochschulen und Unternehmen"
Winner of the contest "Efficient cooperation between universities and enterprises"

Lehrpreis der TFH Wildau
Educational Award of the University of Applied Sciences Wildau

Innovationspreis des Gründerwettbewerbs Multimedia
Ministry of Research of the Federal Republic of Germany

Award of the Borchers-Stiftung for excellent PhD works

Diploma of Merit
Member of the German National Team
16th International Olympic Games of Physics, Portoroz 


Scientific Advisory Board of the Chair of Telematics at the University of Applied Sciences in Wildau

media:net Berlin-Brandenburg 

Telematics Engineering Association (TIV)

Center of Technology and Education, Wildau (TWZ) 

Leadership of
Research Projects

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Language Skills

German (native) 

English (fluent in speaking and writing)


Personal Interests

Flying (Hang gliding and SPL), Squash, Swimming, Skiing, Motorbiking, Mountainbiking 

Music, Photography, Poetry and Fiction

Artificial Intelligence 

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