Professor, TU Dresden
Wolfgang Lehner is full professor and head of the Database Technology Group as well as director of the Institute for System Architecture at TU Dresden, Germany. His research focuses on database system architecture specifically looking at crosscutting aspects from algorithms down to hardware-related aspects in main-memory centric settings. He is part of TU Dresden’s research cluster of excellence with topics in energy-aware computing, resilient data structures on unreliable hardware, and orchestration of widely heterogeneous systems. He is heading a Research Training Group on large-scale adaptive system software design and acts as a principal investigator in Germany’s national “Competence Center for Scalable Data Services and Solutions” (ScaDS). Wolfgang also maintains a close research relationship with the SAP HANA development team. He serves the community in many PCs, is an elected member of the VLDB Endowment, is chairing the review board of Computer Science within the German Research Foundation (DFG), and is an appointed member of the Academy of Europe.