Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Jasperneite

Director of Fraunhofer IOSB-INA in Lemgo

Jürgen Jasperneite is the director of the Industrial Automation branch INA of Fraunhofer IOSB in Lemgo. He is also a board member of the Institute Industrial IT (inIT) of the Technische Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe (OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts) and one of the two initiators of the Centrum Industrial IT (CIIT), Germany's first science-to-business center in the field of industrial automation.

With the SmartFactoryOWL, Jasperneite initiated the construction of the research and demonstration factory for Industry 4.0 technologies on the Innovation Campus Lemgo in 2016. Prof. Jasperneite is IEEE Senior Member since 2006, author/co-author of more than 250 publications and member of numerous boards and program committees of national and international conferences.

Academic and professional career

Since end of 2019 Member of the board of directors of Fraunhofer IOSB
2017-today Invited Research Fellow am Center for Sustainable Development & Global Competitiveness der Stanford Universität, Kalifornien
2017-today Board member of the Institute for Industrial Information Technology (inIT) of TH OWL
2009-today Head of the Fraunhofer IOSB-INA in Lemgo
2007-2017 Director of the Institute for Industrial Information Technology (inIT) of TH OWL
2005-today Professor for Computer Networks at the Technische Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe (TH OWL)
2002 PhD at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg in the field of performance evaluation of real-time communication systems
1999- 2002 Doctoral studies in electrical engineering/information technology at the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg
1990-2005 Phoenix Contact GmbH, Blomberg (Various positions, most recently Head of Development of the Automation Systems Division)
1988-1990 Robert Bosch GmbH, Berlin (Development engineer in the field of mobile communications)
1985-1988 Study of electrical engineering at the Hochschule OWL


2017, 2018 Nomination for the teaching award of the TH OWL
2017 Best WIP Paper Award IEEE WFCS 2017
2014 Best Paper Award Conference Real Time of the Society for Computer Science 2014
2013 Best WIP Paper Award IEEE ETFA 2013
2012 Best Paper Award IEEE ETFA 2012
2008 Research award of the university
2007 Best Paper Award IEEE ISPCS 2007

Research focus

Industrial Communication and Automation.



  • Member of the Advisory Board (2019- ) of VDI/VDE Gesellschaft Mess- und Automatisierungstechnik (GMA)
  • Member of the board OWL-Maschinenbau (2011- )
  • Chairman of the CENTRUM INDUSTRIAL IT CIIT e.V.
  • Member of the board of the Innovation Campus Lemgo e.V. (2018- )
  • Member of the management circle ZVEI Industrie 4.0 (2014- )
  • IEEE Senior Member
  • Member of the IEEE Computer Society
  • Member of the IEEE Communications Society
  • Member of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
  • Permanent guest at the Platform Industry 4.0, AG 2 "Research & Innovation
  • Member of the advisory board of ATP (Automation Technology Practice)
  • TuLAUT (2014- )

Further information about Prof. Jasperneite can be found on the inIT website.