Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Thomas Rauschenbach

Academic and professional career

Since 2015

Associate Professor of the Hohai University Nanjing (China)

Since 2011

Honorary professor for modeling, prediction and diagnosis of technical systems at the Technical University of Ilmenau

Since 2007

Head of the Fraunhofer Advanced System Technology Branch Ilmenau
Since 2006
Venia legendi for the scientific field "Control and Systems Engineering" (Privatdozent)


Completion of the habilitation procedure to obtain the teaching qualification in the scientific field of "Control and Systems Engineering" Modelling and Prediction of Nonlinear Time Series


  • Member of the VDE - GMA
  • Member of the Fraunhofer Water Systems Alliance
  • Member of the Fraunhofer Segment for Defense and Security VVS
  • Member of the GMA-FA 5.14
  • Member of the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society

Main research topics

  • Modeling and control of complex systems
  • Entscheidungshilfesysteme
  • Forecasting strategies
  • Ressource management
  • Modeling of surface water systems for decision support systems and control tasks
  • Autonomous underwater vehicles