Prof. Roman Dumitrescu

Fraunhofer Institute for Mechatronic Systems Design IEM

Prof. Roman Dumitrescu

Professor Roman Dumitrescu has held the W3 professorship for Advanced Systems Engineering of the Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Mathematics at Paderborn University since 2016. Since the beginning of 2019, he has also been a member of the Heinz Nixdorf Institute board of directors, is a part of numerous expert panels and has various scientific responsibilities.

Among other roles, he is the managing director of the Intelligent Technical Systems OstWestfalenLippe (it’s OWL) technology network and, within it’s OWL Clustermanagement GmbH, is responsible for the areas of strategy, research and development and technology transfer, in particular to small and medium-sized enterprises. He is a member of the research advisory board of the Research Association Molded Interconnected Devices 3-D MID e.V. and, since 2015, has been one of three directors of the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechatronic Systems Design. His research focuses on interdisciplinary development management, model-based system development and numerous key technologies related to digitisation such as virtual and augmented reality, machine learning, location-based services and moulded interconnected devices (MID).

Professor Dumitrescu studied mechatronics at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and, in 2010, obtained his doctorate in systems engineering for intelligent mechatronic systems.