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Prof. Dr. Martin Welsch

Welcome to the Honorary Professorship for Applied Computer Science

About

Prof. Dr. Martin Welsch is Chief Technology Advisor emeritus at the German IBM Research & Development Center in Böblingen near Stuttgart. In this function his special emphasis was not merely on technological aspects, but rather he constantly focused on societal and personal effects as well. He has long-standing experience with strategic consulting on the CxO level for technology and innovation management. With his combination from industrial and academic development, research and teaching, he was appointed in 2001 to become an honorary professor for applied Computer Science at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena. Since retiring from IBM at the end of 2015 he has focused his attention especially on the comprehensible transfer of knowledge about current IT topics also for non IT specialists.

Interests

For more than 3 decades in a world-renowned IT research and development organization I was able to witness first hand new developments and trends, ultimately as Chief Technology Advisor, as well as to actively participate in some of them.

The aforementioned role also dealt intensively, inter alia, with the annually published IBM Global Technology Outlook (GTO). Over a 3-10 year horizon this considered developments in IT, which have the potential to massively modify our industry, business models and even society.

I have been persistently engaged with the varying hot topics from IT, and naturally beyond the scope of IBM. During many discussions and presentations on these topics for IBM and during my intensive lecture and consulting activities, I became ever more aware of the significance of a broader view and a comprehensible transfer of these contents especially to decision makers, but not necessarily IT-savy audiences.

Naturally in the daily execution of routine business, time and leisure are often lacking to devote one`s self to comprehensive topics and their ramifications. Many developments, such as the following examples demonstrate, are not intuitively understandable by their very nature and often their consequences can not even yet be anticipated.

Hardware Development

  • We run against a brick wall – atoms cannot be scaled.
  • Why Moore`s Law is on the ropes and why and how we still proceed.
  • New hardware developments:
    What are the concepts behind them and what are the special opportunities they have to offer?
    Where are the limits for technologies like Neuromorphic Computing and Quantum Computing?

Social Computing, Mobile and Analytics

  • The normal madness: IT has woven itself into daily life and has become indistinguishable from it.
  • Why we can not live without it and why we often simultaneously do not feel completely comfortable about it and why we as corporations absolutely need to care about all three of them.

Internet of Things

  • What is the big deal? Why is this important?
  • Only ‘quantify yourself’ and ‘home automation’?
  • Industrie 4.0 as solution and problem at the same time?

Big Data

  • Which universe is hidden behind this key word and how is it connected with the other topics touched upon here?

Cloud Computing

  • A whole new ball game, or just new wine in old wine-skins?
  • What is it exactly and what does it mean for whom?

Cognitive Computing, Artificial Intelligence

  • What is science fiction, hype or reality?
  • How does it work, what works (already)?
  • What does that mean for our lives and our jobs?

Are you looking for someone, who can outline these and other current developments in computer science, put them in context and transfer the messages in a comprehensible and entertaining manner and enter an open discussion?

⇒ Then get in touch with me …

Videos

Keynote on Artificial Intelligence for ESE 2015 (German) (45:51)

With permission from Vogel Business Media GmbH & Co. KG.

Teaching

WS 2016-2017

  • Lecture: System Software

    Lecture for students in Computer Science, CS in business & economics, mathematics and other interested parties

WS 2015-2016

  • Lecture: System Software

    Lecture for students in Computer Science, CS in business & economics, mathematics and other interested parties

SS 2015

  • Lecture (incl. exercises): Portal Technologies (Distributed Systems – Specialization I)

    Lecture for computer scientists

WS 2014-2015

  • Lecture: System Software

    Lecture for students in Computer Science, CS in business & economics, mathematics and other interested parties

SS 2014

  • Lecture (incl. exercises): Portal Technologies (Distributed Systems – Specialization I)

    Lecture for computer scientists

WS 2013-2014

  • Lecture: System Software

    Lecture for students in Computer Science, CS in business & economics, mathematics and other interested parties

SS 2013

  • Lecture (incl. exercises): Portal Technologies (Distributed Systems – Specialization I)

    Lecture for computer scientists

SS 2012

  • Lecture (incl. exercises): Portal Technologies (Distributed Systems – Specialization I)

    Lecture for computer scientists

WS 2011-2012

  • Seminar: Plug and Pray – omnipotence fantasies in computer science
  • Co-organizing: 13. Database and Computer Science days 2011 with database chair Prof. Dr. Klaus Kuespert
  • Lecture: System Software

    Lecture for students in Computer Science, CS in business & economics, mathematics and other interested parties

SS 2011

  • Seminar: Businesses and Computer Science

    Seminar for computer scientists with invited speakers from industry

  • Lecture (incl. exercises): Portal Technologies (Distributed Systems – Specialization I)

    Lecture for computer scientists

WS 2010-2011

  • Lecture: Operating Systems

    Lecture for students in Computer Science, CS in business & economics, mathematics and other interested parties

WS 2009-2010

  • Lecture: Operating Systems

    Lecture for students in Computer Science, CS in business & economics, mathematics and other interested parties

WS 2008-2009

  • Seminar: Don’t be Evil – about integrity and responsibility in Computer Science

    This seminar is open for all faculties

SS 2008

  • Lecture: Operating Systems and -architectures: Concepts ranging from SmartCards, Windows and Linux to zOS

    Lecture for students in Computer Science, CS in business & economics, mathematics and other interested parties

SS 2007

  • Lecture: Portals: (Web-)Operating Systems of the Future?

    Lecture for students in Computer Science, CS in business & economics, mathematics and other interested parties

SS 2006

  • Lecture: Operating Systems and -architectures: Concepts ranging from SmartCards, Windows and Linux to zOS

    Lecture for students in Computer Science, CS in business & economics, mathematics and other interested parties

SS 2005

  • Lecture: Pervasive Computing / Ubiquitous Computing

    Lecture for students in Computer Science, CS in business & economics, mathematics and other interested parties

SS 2004

  • Lecture: Operating Systems and -architectures: Concepts ranging from SmartCards, Windows and Linux to zOS

    Lecture for students in Computer Science, CS in business & economics, mathematics and other interested parties

SS 2003

  • Lecture: Pervasive Computing

    as part of a lecture series by the Multi Media Center with live broadcast to partner universities in Ilmenau and Weimar

  • Single day tutorial: Pervasive Computing – Ubiquitous Computing
  • Seminar: Mainframe Aspects

Publications

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

  • (Context)Adaptive Navigation in Web Portals

    Andreas Nauerz, Martin Welsch

    Proceedings of the International IADIS WWW/Internet Conference 2007 , Vila Real, Portugal , 2007 /10

2003

  • Intelligente Etiketten

    Martin Welsch, Martin Scott Nicklous

    Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik HMD 229, dpunkt.verlag , Heidelberg , 2003 /2

2002

  • IBM WebSphere Portal als Basis für Unternehmensportale

    Martin Welsch, Rainer Dammers, Wolfgang Bauer

    Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik HMD 255, dpunkt.verlag , Heidelberg , 2002 /6

2001

  • Pervasive and Mobile Computing Middleware

    Klaus Rindtorff, Martin Welsch

    Informatik Nr. 5, Ubiquitous Computing 17 , Zürich , 2001 /10

1999

  • A Hybrid Prox/Chip/Mag Card for Employee ID and E-purse

    Martin Welsch

    Proceedings CardTech/SecurTech , Chicago , 1999 /5

  • Firmenausweis der IBM Deutschland

    Martin Welsch

    Proceedings ChipCard 99 – Die Chipkarte in Wirtschaft und Verwaltung, COMPUTAS , Düsseldorf/Neuss , 1999 /9

1998

  • Interoperability: The DIABCARD Way

    Rolf Engelbrecht, Volker Böhm, Claudia Hildebrand, Robert Sulzmann, Martin Welsch

    Proceedings Toward an Electronic Patient Record , San Diego , 1998 /5

1997

  • Optical-Memory-Chip-Karten im Gesundheitswesen

    Patrick Horster, Martin Welsch, Georg Hartmann

    Tagungsband zum 5. Deutschen IT-Sicherheitskongress des BSI , Ingelheim , 1997 /6

1996

  • Security Scheme for Hybrid Opto-Smart-Health-Card

    Georg Hartmann, Horst Henn, Patrick Horster, Martin Welsch, Martin Witzel

    Proceedings Toward An Electronic Patient Record 96, Medical Records Institute , San Diego , 1996 /5

  • Speicherung von Patientendaten auf optischen Gesundheitskarten

    Martin Welsch

    Proceedings ChipCard 96 – Die Chipkarte in Wirtschaft und Verwaltung, COMPUTAS , Düsseldorf/Neuss , 1996 /9

1993

  • An Information-based User Interface Architecture

    Hans Diel, Juergen Uhl, Martin Welsch

    Proceedings of HCI 93 , Orlando , 1993 /8

1992

  • Overview of ScreenView

    Hans Diel, Harald Duvenbeck, Martin Welsch

    Technical Digest, IBM Development Laboratory , 1992 /1

1986

  • An Experimental Computer Architecture Supporting Expert Systems and Logic Programming

    Hans Diel, Norbert Lenz, Martin Welsch

    IBM Journal of Research and Development 30/1 , IBM , 1986 /1

  • System Structure for Parallel Logic Programming

    Hans Diel, Norbert Lenz, Martin Welsch

    Future Generation Computer Systems 2/4 , Elsevier , 1986 /12

1983

  • Optical Quenching of Photoconductivity in a-Si:H Films

    Walther Fuhs, Donald C. Booth, Martin Welsch

    Physica Status Solidi (b) , WILEY-VCH Verlag , 1983 /11

1982

  • Schottky Barriers on p-Type a-Si:H

    Karl-Heinz Greeb, Walther Fuhs, Helmut Mell, Martin Welsch

    Solar Energy Materials 7 , Elsevier , 1982 /9

1981

  • Primary and Secondary Photocurrents in n-Type and p-Type a-Si:H Films

    Walther Fuhs, Karl-Heinz Greeb, Helmut Mell, Martin Welsch

    Journal de Physique 42 , EDP Sciences , 1981 /10

1980

  • Capacitance Studies on Amorphous Silicon Schottky Barrier Diodes

    Johannes Beichler, Walther Fuhs, Helmut Mell, Martin Welsch

    Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 35&36 , Elsevier , 1980 /1

Contact

Prof. Dr. Martin Welsch
Ehbuehl 7, 71083 Herrenberg, DE
Email
martin.welsch@uni-jena.de
Phone
+49 (7032) 508634
Fax
+49 (7032) 925923

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Prof. Dr. Martin Welsch

Institute of CS
University of Jena
Web Technologies
Operating Systems
System Software
Portal Technologies