Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Krüger
Head of Department
Chair of Industrial Automation Technology
Institute for Machine Tools and Factory Management IWF
Technical University, Berlin, Germany.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Krüger studied electrical engineering at the University of Paderborn and TU Berlin. In 1998 he received a PhD degree from TU Berlin. In 2003, Prof. Krüger was appointed as Chair of Industrial Automation Technology at the Institute of Machine Tools and Factory Management (IWF). In 2004, he was also appointed Director of Automation Technology at Fraunhofer IPK. Between 2005 and 2018, Prof. Krüger was also provisional director of various departments (Industrial Information Technology, Quality Science, Assembly Technology and Factory Management) at TU Berlin as well as the Division for Medical Technology at Fraunhofer IPK. Since 2008 he has been involved in the establishment of the Turkish-German University (TDU) in Istanbul as coordinator of the Faculty of Engineering and head of the degree programme. Prof. Krüger is a member of the Scientific Society for Production Engineering (WGP) and a founding member of the Scientific Society for Assembly, Handling and Industrial Robotics (MHI) in Germany as well as a fellow of the International Academy of Production Engineering (CIRP). His research focuses on human-centered and image-based automation with main interests in human-robot collaboration as well as innovative AI approaches for machine vision in production and logistics.