Society for Design and

Process Science

Transformative Research and Education through Transdisciplinary Means

Peter A. Frensch

Peter A. Frensch

Vice President for Research Affairs at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Peter A. Frensch is a cognitive psychologist with interests in all aspects of conscious and subconscious human learning. He received his doctorate in Psychology from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. From 1989 to 1994, Frensch was Assistant Professor and Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA. In 1994, he returned to Germany to the Max-Planck-Institute of Human Development. Since 1998, he is a full professor of Psychology at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He has served as dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultaet II). In January 2011 he took office as vice president for research affairs at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Invited Speakers

Allam Rao

Director, CRRao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, University of Hyderabad, India

Andreas Busemann

Chief Operating Officer, DB Fernverkehr AG

Dan Jones

President, Texas A&M University-Commerce

Dieter Gawlick

Architect, Oracle

Dieter Spath

Head of Institute Fraunhofer IAO and IAT University of Stuttgart

Eckehard Schnieder

German Academy of Technical Science

Edward Wilson

Pellegrino University Research Professor in Entomology, Harvard University

Erol Gelenbe

Dennis Gabor Chair, Imperial College

Günter Stock

President of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Helmut Hoyer

Rector of FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany

Herbert Weber

Professor em. of TU Berlin, Director em. of Fraunhofer ISST

Horst Zuse

Berlin, Germany

Larry Lemanski

Provost and VP for Academic Affairs, Texas A&M Univ., Commerce

Manfred Scholle

Chairperson, University Board of the FernUniversität in Hagen

Martin Rangnow

Police Commander in Emden, Germany

Mike Hinchey

Director of Lero, Professor of Software Engineering at University of Limerick

Oliver Günther

President of Potsdam University and President of Gesellschaft für Informatik.

Peter A. Frensch

Vice President for Research Affairs at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Raffaello D'Andrea

Prof. of Dynamic Systems and Control, Swiss Fed. Inst. of Technology, Zurich

Ralf G. Herrtwich

Research and Advanced Engineering, Daimler AG

Richard Straub

President, Peter Drucker Society Europe

Wolfgang Reisig

Professor at Humboldt-Universität, Member of the European Academy of Sciences