PD Dr.-Ing. Achim Wagner

Universität Heidelberg B6, 26, Bauteil B (Rhenania), EG, Raum 0.09 68159 Mannheim
+49 621 181-3048


Achim Wagner obtained his Diploma in Electrical Engineering with focus on Information Technology from the Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany in 1996. Also at the Saarland University he received his doctoral degree in the area of electrical materials science from the faculty of engineering and physics in 2002. Afterwards he worked as an associate research scientist in medical robotics projects at the Laboratory for Biomechanics and Experimental Orthopedics, University of Heidelberg and at the Automation Laboratory, Institute of Computer Engineering, Heidelberg University. Since 2004 he is an assistant professor and the leader of robotic research group at the Automation Laboratory. Since 2006 he provides the Diplom/Master course “Design of Reliable and Dependable Systems” at the University of Mannheim. In 2011 he initiated the “Dependable Robotics” research group at the Institute of Computer Engineering. Achim Wagner worked in several multidisciplinary projects with partners from academics and industry. His current scientific interests are dependable autonomous and assisting systems, fault-tolerant system design and control, machine learning and cognitive engineering. Achim Wagner is collaborating with the chair of software engineering in research projects since 2006 and after his habilitation in 2015 he is involved in teaching, as well.