BOSCH AI - Key Persons

Bernhard Schölkopf

Honorary Professor in Berlin & Tübingen; Director of the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems since 2011

Evgeny Kharlamov

Job Titles:
  • Senior Expert in AI Methods for Semantic Digital Twins
Evgeny is a Senior Expert in AI methods for Semantic Digital Twins and Knowledge Graphs at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence and an Associate Professor at the University of Oslo. Evgeny does AI-centered R&D on Semantic Technologies, Digital Twins, Ontologies, Knowledge Graphs and on their combination with Machine Learning methods. This in particular accounts for knowledge representation, symbolic methods and database techniques as well as for knowledge embedding, reinforcement and deep learning over and for knowledge graphs and ontologies. Evgeny's work allows to enhance data and knowledge access, exploration, and analyses and it is motivated by and applied to the context of Industry 4.0. Evgeny's work led to 130+ publications at conferences and journals. Evgeny raised or participated in raising of about 3M EUR of research funding. He was in charge of several industrial collaborations of the University of Oxford with companies and of several EU projects (FP7, H2020).

Michael Pfeiffer

Job Titles:
  • Head of Research Group

Sergei Chubanov

Job Titles:
  • Research Scientist

Thomas Spieker

Job Titles:
  • Research Engineer

Tom Mitchell

Job Titles:
  • Professor
Professor at Carnegie Mellon University; Elected member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and American Association of Arts and Sciences; Past President of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)

Volkmar Denner

Job Titles:
  • Formerly Chairman of the Board of Management
Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence was established in 2017 in order to drive deployment of cutting-edge Industrial AI technologies across Bosch's products and services. With AI, we help Bosch create solutions that are "Invented for Life". We are an international team of 270 associates from several different locations such as Germany, India, United States, Israel and China. Using one of the largest datasets in the world, available at Bosch, we conduct cutting-edge AI research, apply machine learning to Bosch's products, and services across various Business domains including Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, and Intelligent Services. At BCAI, we create Industrial AI solutions that are safe, secure, robust, and explainable. By collaborating with international partners, we are committed to fostering scientific exchange. We actively look for opportunities to expand our research network further and to collaborate with industry thought leaders. The company issued guidelines governing the use of AI with the goal to increase and ensure the trustability in our intelligent products. To further strengthen its position as a leader in Industrial AI and to foster knowledge exchange among AI experts, Bosch plans to invest 100 million euros in building a new Bosch AI Campus in one of Europe's leading AI research hubs - Cyber Valley - located in Tubingen, Germany.

Wan-Yi Lin

Job Titles:
  • Senior Research Scientist

Wolfgang Wahlster

CEO & Scientific Director of the German Research Center for AI; Chair of AI - Computer Science Department of Saarland University