Franz Baader
Born (1959-06-15) 15 June 1959 (age 64)
Scientific career
InstitutionsDresden University of Technology,
RWTH Aachen University,
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg,
German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence
ThesisUnifikation und Reduktionssysteme für Halbgruppenvarietäten[1] (1989)
Doctoral advisorKlaus Leeb[1]
Doctoral studentsUlrike Sattler[2]

Franz Baader (15 June 1959, Spalt) is a German computer scientist at Dresden University of Technology.[3][4][5]

He received his PhD in Computer Science in 1989 from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany,[1] where he was a teaching and research assistant for 4 years. In 1989, he went to the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) as a senior researcher and project leader.

In 1993 he became associate professor for computer science at RWTH Aachen, and in 2002 full professor for computer science at TU Dresden.[6]

He received the Herbrand Award for the year 2020 "in recognition of his significant contributions to unification theory, combinations of theories and reasoning in description logics".[7]



  1. ^ a b c Franz Baader at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  2. ^ Sattler, Ulrike (1998). Technological Knowledge Representation Systems in a Chemical Engineering Application (PhD thesis). Dresden University of Technology.
  3. ^ Franz Baader Home Page
  4. ^ Franz Baader publications indexed by Google Scholar
  5. ^ Franz Baader at DBLP Bibliography Server Edit this at Wikidata
  6. ^ "Hochschule Darmstadt: Franz Baader". Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2010-02-25.
  7. ^ "Herbrand Award for Distinguished Contributions to Automated Reasoning". CADE Inc. Retrieved 18 July 2021.