Prof. Dr. Hannes Hartenstein JMH@SFO

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Hannes Hartenstein

  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
    Institut für Informationssicherheit und Verlässlichkeit (KASTEL)
    Dezentrale Systeme und Netzdienste (DSN)

    Geb. 20.21
    Zirkel 2
    76131 Karlsruhe



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Hannes Hartenstein

was appointed to the chair of "Decentralized Systems and Network Services" (DSN) in October 2003 and has since headed the DSN research group at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (formerly Universität Karlsruhe (TH)). Hannes Hartenstein was Executive Director of the Steinbuch Centre for Computing (SCC) from October 2010 to September 2013, Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science from October 2015 to March 2017, and Authorized Representative for Information Processing and Provision (IV-B) of KIT from April 2017 to April 2020. He is Principal Investigator in KASTEL.

Memberships and Activities

  • Member of the HRK Commission "Digitalization".
  • Member of ARuS (Committee for Law and Security of DFN)
  • Member of the Scientific Directorate of the Leibniz Institute for Informatics Schloss Dagstuhl (until June 2018).
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of the Leibniz Center for Informatics Schloss Dagstuhl
  • Program Co-Chair International Workshop on Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology 2017 (CBT '17).
  • Technical Program Co-Chair 5th IEEE/IFIP Annual Conference on Wireless On demand Network Systems and Services (WONS 2008)
  • Technical Program Co-Chair 1st IEEE Int. Symposium on Wireless Vehicular Communications (WiVeC 2007)
  • Technical Program Co-Chair 3rd ACM Int. Workshop on Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks (VANET 2006)
  • General Co-Chair 2nd ACM Int. Workshop on Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks (VANET 2005)

Curriculum Vitae

  • since October 2003: Professor at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the University of Karlsruhe (TH). Member of the Faculty of Computer Science.
  • 2003-2017: Member of the Board of Directors of the Steinbuch Centre for Computing.
  • 1999-2003: Research associate at the network labs of NEC Europe Ltd. in Heidelberg. NEC's project leader for the BMBF-funded project 'Fleetnet', dealing with inter-vehicle communication based on principles of ad-hoc networks.
  • 1995-1999: Research assistant at the Institute of Computer Science at the University of Freiburg with Prof. Dr. D. Saupe.
  • 1998: Ph.D. at the Institute of Computer Science, University of Freiburg.
  • 1995: Diploma in Mathematics, University of Freiburg.