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Welcome at the Institute AIFB

the Informatics Institute of the KIT Department of Economics and Management

Heads of Institute
Prof. Dr. Andreas Oberweis, Prof. Dr. Ali Sunyaev,
Prof. Dr. York Sure-Vetter (Spokesperson), Prof. Dr. Melanie Volkamer, Prof. Dr. J. Marius Zöllner


New textbook "Internet Computing" published

February 25, 2020 - The cii research group of Prof. Dr. Ali Sunyaev has published a new textbook entitled "Internet Computing - Principles of Distributed Systems and Emerging Internet-Based Technologies" in Springer Nature. The book introduces the reader to the fundamentals of contemporary, emerging and future technologies of distributed systems and Internet Computing. More...

The 35th AIK Symposium
"Blockchain - Proof-of-Worth"

November 12, 2019 - The 35th AIK Symposium was a complete success with over 100 participants. On October 25th, under the theme "Blockchain - Proof-of-Worth", top experts from science and industry gave five talks on the transformative character of the DLT from different perspectives, such as computer science, law and business.

KASTEL certificate now also for industrial engineers and business informatics students

December 4, 2019 - The certificate has been extended so that now business and IT students who are interested in information security can receive the KASTEL certificate. The Competence Center for Applied Security Technology (KASTEL) is one of Germany's three Cybersecurity Competence Centers initiated by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) in March 2011. More...

Prof. Dr. Hartmut Schmeck appointed as KIT Distinguished Senior Fellow

September 4, 2019 - The KIT Executive Board has appointed Prof. Dr. Hartmut Schmeck as a KIT Distinguished Senior Fellow with effect from 1 August 2019 and for a period of three years. Until his retirement in 2018, Hartmut Schmeck led the research group Efficient Algorithms and was one of the heads of the institute. We congratulate him warmly on the appointment and wish him much success in his future activities.