CeTI creates an international, equal-opportunity research environment to train the next generation of outstanding researchers and foster their career development.

Furthermore, CeTI aims to achieve socio-economic advancements by encouraging technology transfer to start-ups and existing companies.

CeTI creates an international, equal-opportunity research environment to train the next generation of outstanding researchers and foster their career development.

Furthermore, CeTI aims to achieve socio-economic advancements by encouraging technology transfer to start-ups and existing companies.

CeTI speakers

Frank H. P. Fitzek
Frank H. P. FitzekProfessor Dr. Dr. h.c.
Professor and head of Deutsche Telekom Chair of Communication Networks and
transCampus Professor for Tactile Internet and Medicine Applications
Shu-Chen Li
Shu-Chen LiProfessor Dr.
Professor and head of the Chair of Lifespan Developmental Neuroscience; Steering Committee Member of Research Centre “Volition and Cognitive Control”
Stefanie Speidel
Stefanie SpeidelProfessor Dr.
Professor and head of the Chair of Translational Surgical Oncology at the National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT)
Thorsten Strufe
Thorsten StrufeProfessor Dr.
Professor for practical IT Security at Karlsruhe Institut of Technology (KIT) and Honorary Professor for Privacy and Network Security at TU Dresden

CeTI voices

Our expertise in the analysis of eye movements will contribute to a better assessment of human states, which is essential to improve the technology and facilitate the interaction. Given that we will achieve our ambitious objectives, this will provide a new level of technological support for humans at work as well as for everyday activities.

Sebastian Pannasch, Technische Universität Dresden
Portrait of Shu-Chen Li

Lifespan developmental neuroscience in CeTI studies mechanisms of age-related changes in the speed, precision, and adaptivity of human goal-directed multisensory perception and action, which are crucial for advancing new technologies for networked, real-time human–machine interactions.

Shu-Chen Li, Technische Universität Dresden
Portrait of Raimund Dachselt

Mixed-reality interfaces of the future that are based on a new class of wearable sensors and actuators will change the way human beings interact with each other and with cyber-physical systems in an unprecedented way. I am proud to be part of this interdisciplinary initiative and to contribute cutting edge research in multimodal interaction and feedback for augmenting human skills, perception, and participation in a cyber-physical world.

Raimund Dachselt, Technische Universität Dresden
Portrait of Ercan Altinsoy

I am very happy to be involved in such an exciting project as CeTI to develop next generation haptic and audio technologies, which will be the key modules in future medical, virtual reality, communication, and learning applications. Our aim is to add the sense of touch to the Tactile Internet. This will be achieved with low-latency, low-weight, and low-cost actuator and sensor solutions for an immersive user experience.

M. Ercan Altinsoy, Technische Universität Dresden
Portrait of Diana Goehringer

CeTI enables me to investigate novel approaches of highly energy-efficient runtime systems in an interdisciplinary field of research. It opens the opportunity to collaborate with other research domains for enabling next generation robotic systems with enhanced human–machine interaction capabilities.

Diana Göhringer, Technische Universität Dresden
Portrait of Uwe Vogel

Tactile Internet with Human-in-the-Loop relies on proper I/O devices: ultra-low power and low-latency OLED micro-displays in wearable near-to-eye displays (‘eyeables’) are a key component for it. Fraunhofer FEP’s experience in R&D and industrial transfer of micro-display technology and devices, and their incorporation into smart eyewear solutions will specifically help CeTI to achieve the overall 1 ms latency target – therefore I am keen to participate in this exciting project and consortium.

Uwe Vogel, Fraunhofer Institute FEP, Dresden

With CeTI we will be able to bring haptic communication for networked physical interaction to the next level.

Eckehard Steinbach, Technische Universität München

One of CeTI’s core visionary challenges is exciting: to understand, model, and realise how humans interact with machines in a Tactile Internet context, and therefore how can machines and networks be adapted to the human needs. This human-centric view of preparing for the Tactile Internet revolution ahead is first of its kind in groundbreaking technology research. As a wireless communications researcher we will provide research solutions to enable the untethered access matched to human needs.

Gerhard P. Fettweis, Technische Universität Dresden
Portrait of Stefan Kiebel

I’m enthusiastic about contributing to CeTI because this cluster of excellence is right at the interface between cognitive neuroscience research and real world behaviour of people. This is the perfect opportunity to build on novel ideas both in machine learning and computational cognitive neuroscience to enable the vision of the Tactile Internet.

Stefan J. Kiebel, Technische Universität Dresden

Only by ensuring trust in the proper workings of systems, CeTI can become a success. We will provide sufficient security and dependability to make sure such systems can become reality.

Christof W. Fetzer, Technische Universität Dresden

For a photogrammetrist, CeTI is a great opportunity to apply the manifold 3D measurement techniques and sensors that are currently being developed. We would like to exploit their potential in challenging new applications and to create task-specific optimised measurement solutions.

Hans-Gerd Maas, Technische Universität Dresden

I am happy to be part of this highly innovative cluster. Here we combine expertise in electrical engineering, computer, and life sciences with my approaches on smart fibre based sensor and actor systems to create novel multimodal soft exoskeletons. This joint work will significantly enhance the collaboration between humans and machines as we know it today and I am looking forward to contribute one of the many fascinating puzzle pieces.

Chokri Cherif, Technische Universität Dresden
Portrait of Stefanie Speidel

I’m convinced that the interdisciplinary research done in CeTI between engineering, computer science, medicine, and psychology enables us to solve problems beyond a single discipline and paves the way for next-generation digital surgery.

Stefanie Speidel, Technische Universität Dresden
Portrait of Frank Fitzek

Now that the Internet has fundamentally changed our access to information, the next step will be for the Tactile Internet to enable more people to participate equally in society and to acquire skills — regardless of age, physical limitations, cultural background, etc. To achieve this, functional interaction between man and machine is essential.

Frank H. P. Fitzek, Technische Universität Dresden

Intelligent robotics will significantly contribute to accelerating the democratization of skills in our society. Immersive robot avatars and human–robot collectives will enable connected users to directly experience remote or virtual environments through smart wearables. In fact, one could argue that robots are the intelligent embodiment of the Tactile Internet.

Sami Haddadin, Technical University of Munich

Collaboration within CeTI

Collaboration within CeTI

Principal and associated  investigators
M. Ercan<br />
Altinsoy
M. Ercan
Altinsoy
Prof. Dr.
Chair of Acoustic and Haptic Engineering; TU Dresden
Uwe<br />
Aßmann
Uwe
Aßmann
Prof. Dr.
Chair of Software Engineering; TU Dresden
Christel<br />
Baier
Christel
Baier
Prof. Dr.
Chair of Algebraic and Logical Foundations; TU Dresden
Karlheinz<br />
Bock
Karlheinz
Bock
Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c.
Chair of Electronics Packaging; TU Dresden
Chokri Cherif
Chokri CherifProf. Dr.
Chair of Textile Technology; TU Dresden
Raimund Dachselt
Raimund DachseltProf. Dr.
Chair of Multimedia Technology; TU Dresden
Frank Ellinger
Frank EllingerProf. Dr.
Chair of Circuit Design and Network Theory; TU Dresden
Gerhard P. Fettweis
Gerhard P. FettweisProf. Dr. Dr. h.c.
Vodafone Chair Mobile Communications Systems; TU Dresden
Christof Fetzer
Christof FetzerProf. Dr.
Chair of Systems Engineering; TU Dresden
Frank H. P. Fitzek
Frank H. P. FitzekProf. Dr. Dr. h.c.
Deutsche Telekom Chair of Communication Networks; TU Dresden
Thomas Goschke
Thomas GoschkeProf. Dr.
Chair of General Psychology; TU Dresden
Diana Göhringer
Diana GöhringerProf. Dr.
Chair of Adaptive Dynamic Systems; TU Dresden
Stefan Gumhold
Stefan GumholdProf. Dr.
Chair of Computer Graphics and Visualisation; TU Dresden
Sami Haddadin
Sami HaddadinProf. Dr.
Chair of Robotics Science and Systems Intelligence; TU Munich
Elizabeth von Hauff
Elizabeth von HauffProf. Dr.
Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP
Klaus Janschek
Klaus JanschekProf. Dr.
Chair of Automation Engineering; TU Dresden
Stefan J. Kiebel
Stefan J. KiebelProf. Dr.
Chair of Neuroimaging; TU Dresden
Katharina von Kriegstein
Katharina von KriegsteinProf. Dr.
Chair of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience; TU Dresden
Jens Krzywinski
Jens KrzywinskiProf. Dr.
Chair of Industrial Design Engineering; TU Dresden
Shu-Chen Li
Shu-Chen LiProf. Dr.
Chair of Lifespan Developmental Neuroscience; TU Dresden
Hans-Gerd Maas
Hans-Gerd MaasProf. Dr.
Chair of Photogrammetry; TU Dresden
Christian G. Mayr
Christian G. MayrProf. Dr.
Chair of Highly-Parallel VLSI Systems and Neuro-Microelectronics; TU Dresden
Wolfgang E. Nagel
Wolfgang E. NagelProf. Dr.
Chair of Computer Architecture; TU Dresden
Susanne Narciss
Susanne NarcissProf. Dr.
Chair of Learning and Instruction; TU Dresden
Christian Ott
Christian OttDr.
Chair of Robotics and Mechatronics; German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Dirk Plettemeier
Dirk PlettemeierProf. Dr.
Chair of Radio Frequency and Photonics Engineering; TU Dresden
Sebastian Pannasch
Sebastian PannaschProf. Dr.
Chair of Engineering Psychology and Applied Cognition; TU Dresden
Christian Scheunert
Christian ScheunertDr.
Chair of Communications Theory; TU Dresden
Stefanie Speidel
Stefanie SpeidelProf. Dr.
Chair of Translational Surgical Oncology; UKD/NCT Dresden
Eckehard Steinbach
Eckehard SteinbachProf. Dr.
Chair of Media Technology; TU Munich
Associated investigators (external)
Mischa Dohler
Mischa DohlerProf. Dr.
Centre for Telecommunications Research (CTR), King’s College London (KCL); London, United Kingdom
Adam Gazzaley
Adam GazzaleyProf. Dr.
School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); Executive Director of Neuroscape; San Francisco, USA
Muriel Médard
Muriel Médard Prof. Dr.
Network Coding and Reliable Communications Group, Research Lab of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Cambridge, USA
Martin Reisslein
Martin ReissleinProf. Dr.
School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University (ASU); Tempe, USA
Carsten Rother
Carsten RotherProf. Dr.
Visual Learning Lab, Universität Heidelberg; Heidelberg, Germany
Gene Tsudik
Gene TsudikProf. Dr.
Computer Science Department, University of California, Irvine (UCI); Irvine, USA
Yon Visell
Yon VisellProf. Dr.
RE Touch Lab of the California NanoSystems Institute; University of California; Santa Barbara (UCSB), USA
Scientific and Industrial Advisory Board
Tamim Asfour
Tamim AsfourProf. Dr.
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology; Karlsruhe, Germany
Carsten Griwodz
Carsten Griwodz Prof. Dr.
Section for Distributed Infrastructure and Security – Department of Informatics
University of Oslo; Oslo, Norwegen.
Marcos Katz
Marcos KatzProf. Dr.
Centre for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu; Oulu, Finland
Toktam Mahmoodi
Toktam Mahmoodi Prof. Dr.
Center for Telecommunications Research (CTR)
Department of Engineering
King’s College London; London, UK
Yukie Nagai
Yukie NagaiProf. Dr.
International Research Center for Neurointelligence, University of Tokyo; Tokyo, Japan
Uta Noppeney
Uta NoppeneyProf. Dr.
Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging; Radboud University; Nijmegen, Netherlands
 Meryem Simsek
Meryem SimsekDr.
Chief Scientist, VMware; California, USA
Qi Zhang
Qi ZhangProf. Dr.
DIGIT research center, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aarhus University; Aarhus, Denmark
CeTI Team Members
Riccardo Bassoli
Riccardo BassoliJun.-Prof. Dr.
Junior Professorship of Quantum Communication Networks; TU Dresden
Tina Bobbe
Tina Bobbe
Chair of Industrial Design Engineering; TU Dresden
Philippa R. C. Böhnke
Philippa R. C. Böhnke
Chair of Textile Technology; TU Dresden
Diego Hidalgo Carvajal
Diego Hidalgo Carvajal
Chair of Robotics Science and System Intelligence; TU Munich
Aniket Chakraborthy
Aniket Chakraborthy
Chair of Acoustic and Haptic Engineering; TU Dresden
Annika Dix
Annika DixDr.
Chair of Engineering Psychology and Applied Cognitive Research; TU Dresden
Clemens Dubslaff
Clemens DubslaffDr.
Chair of Algebraic and Logical Foundations; TU Dresden
Sebastian Ebert
Sebastian Ebert
Chair of Software Technology; TU Dresden
Daniel Ernst
Daniel Ernst
Chair of Electronic Packaging Technology; TU Dresden
Merle Fairhurst
Merle FairhurstJun.-Prof. Dr.
Chair of Acoustic and Haptic Engineering; TU Dresden
Paul Gottschaldt
Paul Gottschaldt
Chair of Adaptive Dynamic Systems;TU Dresden
Sonja Groß
Sonja Groß
Chair of Robotics Science and System Intelligence; TU Munich
Dominik Grzelak
Dominik Grzelak
Chair of Software Technology; TU Dresden
Başak Güleçyüz
Başak Güleçyüz
Chair of Media Technology; TU Munich
Simon Hanisch
Simon Hanisch
Chair of Privacy and Security; TU Dresden
Ardhi Putra Pratama Hartono
Ardhi Putra Pratama Hartono
Chair of Systems Engineering; TU Dresden
Thomas Hulin
Thomas HulinDr.
Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics; German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Jessica Janik
Jessica Janik
Chair of Industrial Design Engineering; TU Dresden
Matthias Jobst
Matthias Jobst
Chair of Highly-Parallel VLSI-Systems and Neuromorphic Circuits; TU Dresden
Kaan Karan
Kaan Karan
Chair of Lifespan Developmental Neuroscience; TU Dresden
Stefan Köpsell
Stefan KöpsellDr.
Chair of Privacy and Security; TU Dresden
Simone Lenk
Simone Lenk
Fraunhofer FEP
Tianfang Lin
Tianfang Lin
Chair of Computer Graphics and Visualization; TU Dresden
Chen Lingyun
Chen Lingyun
Chair of Robotics and Systems Intelligence; TU Munich
Lisa-Marie Lüneburg
Lisa-Marie Lüneburg
Chair of Industrial Design Engineering; TU Dresden
Helmuth Morath
Helmuth Morath
Chair of Circuit Design and Network Theory; TU Dresden
Evelyn Muschter
Evelyn MuschterDr.
Chair of Lifespan Developmental Neuroscience; TU Dresden
Anindya Nag
Anindya NagJun.-Prof. Dr.
Chair of Acoustic and Haptic Engineering; TU Dresden
Giang T. Nguyen
Giang T. NguyenJun.-Prof. Dr.
Junior Professorship of Haptic Communication Systems; TU Dresden
Lars Nockenberg
Lars Nockenberg
Chair of Media Technology; TU Munich
Andreas Noll
Andreas Noll
Chair of Media Technology; TU Munich
Luca Oppici
Luca OppiciDr.
Chair of Psychology of Learning and Instruction; TU Dresden
Amr Osman
Amr OsmanDr.
Deutsche Telekom Chair of Communication Networks; TU Dresden
Xue-Rui Peng
Xue-Rui Peng
Chair of Lifespan Developmental Neuroscience; TU Dresden
Ariel Podlubne
Ariel Podlubne
Chair of Adaptive Dynamic Systems; TU Dresden
Katharina Porepp
Katharina Porepp
Chair of Industrial Design Engineering; TU Dresden
Max Alexej Pötter
Max Alexej Pötter
Chair of Industrial Design Engineering; TU Dresden
Felix Quirmbach
Felix Quirmbach
Chair of Lifespan Developmental Neuroscience; TU Dresden
Sebastian Rettlinger
Sebastian Rettlinger
Deutsche Telekom Chair of Communication Networks; TU Dresden
Dominik Rivoir
Dominik Rivoir
Chair of Translational Surgical Oncology; UKD/NCT Dresden
Pablo Alvarez Romeo
Pablo Alvarez Romeo
Chair of Acoustic and Haptic Engineering; TU Dresden
Robert Rosenkranz
Robert Rosenkranz
Chair of Acoustic and Haptic Engineering; TU Dresden
Andrés Villamil Sanchez
Andrés Villamil Sanchez
Vodafone Chair Mobile Communications Systems; TU Dresden
Achim Schade
Achim Schade
Deutsche Telekom Chair of Communication Networks; TU Dresden
Yitian Shao
Yitian ShaoJun.-Prof. Dr.
Chair of Acoustic and Haptic Engineering; TU Dresden
Harsimran Singh
Harsimran SinghDr.
Department Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics; German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Máté Tömösközi
Máté TömösköziDr.
Deutsche Telekom Chair of Communication Networks; TU Dresden
Gesche Vigh
Gesche Vigh
Chair of Lifespan Developmental Neuroscience; TU Dresden
Jens Wagner
Jens WagnerDr.
Chair of Circuit Design and Network Theory; TU Dresden
Dennis Walter
Dennis Walter
Chair of Highly-Parallel VLSI Systems and Neuro-Microelectronics; TU Dresden
Lisa Weidmüller
Lisa Weidmüller
Chair of Communication – Science and Technology Communication; TU Dresden
Patrick Wienhöft
Patrick Wienhöft
Chair of Algebraic and Logical Foundations; TU Dresden
Hans Winger
Hans Winger
Institute of Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology; TU Dresden
Ran Yin
Ran Yin
Chair of Electronics Packaging; TU Dresden
Jiajing Zhang
Jiajing Zhang
Deutsche Telekom Chair of Communication Networks; TU Dresden
Tobias Zerger
Tobias Zerger
Chair of Industrial Design Engineering; TU Dresden
Sandra Zimmermann
Sandra Zimmermann
Deutsche Telekom Chair of Communication Networks; TU Dresden

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