Sahin Albayrak

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr. h.c. Sahin Albayrak
Office: TEL 1406


Ph. D. in Computer Science at the TU Berlin in 1992. Head of the Distributed Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (DAI-Labor), which was founded by him in 1992. In 2003 he was appointed as Professor at the TU Berlin, chair “Agent Technologies in Business Applications and Telecommunication”. Founding member and member of the Steering Board of Deutsche Telekom Laboratories (Concern Research of the Deutsche Telekom AG), since 2004. Founding member of the Center for ICT (EICT) in Berlin, 2005. Initiator and CEO of the “Connected Living e.V.” innovation center, which has more than 50 members from research and industry, since 2009. Chief Executive Director of the German-Turkish Advanced ICT Research Centre (GT-ARC), since 2012. Entrepreneur and founder of various start-ups, most recently IOLITE GmbH, 2014. Beside numerous Best Paper awards and prices, he received the Bundesverdienstkreuz (Federal Cross of Merit) from the Federal Republic Germany for his efforts to innovation, 2014.

Research fields

  • Agent Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Autonomous Driving
  • Semantic Search & Big Data
  • Smart Health
  • Smart Cities
  • Cyber Security
  • Smart Traffic & Transportation
  • Smart Grid
  • E-Mobility
  • Service Engineering
  • Machine Learning

Academic career

  • Computer science studies at Technische Universität Berlin
  • Ph. D. in Computer Science at the TU Berlin
  • Habilitation
  • Appointed as Professor at the TU Berlin, 2003


  • Connected Living e.V., (Initiator and Board member)
  • Founding member of the "Steering Committee" of Deutschen Telekom Laboratories
  • Founding member of the European Center for ICT (EICT)
  • German-Turkish Advanced Research Center for ICT (GT-ARC)


  • Ambient Assisted Living
  • Künstliche Intelligenz: Grundlagen und Anwendungen
  • Intelligente Software Systeme
  • Agent Competition: RoboCup
  • Smart Communication Systems
  • Fundamentals of Multi-Agent Technologies
  • Application System Project
  • Applied Artificial Intelligence Project
  • Applications of Robotics and Autonomous Systems
  • Autonomous Security/Special Topics in Communications Networks
  • Engineering of Digital Transformation
  • Foundations of Data Science/Data Science
  • Intelligent Cybersecurity Applications
  • Software Security for Autonomous Systems/Software Security
  • Smart Energy Systems