Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Martinetz

Institut für Neuro- und Bioinformatik
Ratzeburger Allee 160 (Geb. 64)
23562 Lübeck

Email: thomas.martinetz(at)
Phone: +49 451 3101 5500
Fax: +49 451 3101 5504


Curriculum Vitae

1981-1986 - Study of Physics and Mathematics at the Technical University of Munich and the  University of Cologne.

1987 - PhD in Theoretical Biophysics at the Technical University of Munich. Advisor: Prof. Klaus Schulten at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.

1991-1994 - Project leader "Neural Networks in Process Automation" at Corporate Technologies of Siemens AG.

1994-1996 - Assistant of the Executive Board Member R&D, Siemens AG.

1996-1999 - Associate Professor at the Institute for Neuroinformatics of the University of Bochum.

1997-1999 - Managing Director and Partner of the ZN GmbH, leading face recogniton company.

since 1999 - Full professor and Director of the Institute for Neuro- und Bioinformatics, University of Lübeck.

2004-2006 - Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Technology and Sciences of the University of Lübeck.

2006-2008 - Vice-Rector of the University of Lübeck.

2007-2008 - Chairman of the Academic Senate of the University of Lübeck.

2008-2011 - Vice-President for Research of the University of Lübeck.

2011-2013 - Member of the Board of Trustees of the Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Biology in Plön, Germany.

2014 - Guest Scientist at the Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience of the University of California at Berkeley.

2014-2018 - Chairman of the Academic Senate of the University of Lübeck.

since 2020 - Chairmain of the "Zentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz Lübeck" (ZKIL).



Co-founder of the spin-off companies Consideo GmbH, Pattern Recognition GmbHGestigon GmbH, Handyzirkel.



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