Director, Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing, Ulm Germany, Member Club of Rome
Franz Josef Radermacher is the director of the Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing (FAW/n), in Ulm, Germany, and a professor for databases and artificial intelligence at Ulm University. He is also president of the Senat der Wirtschaft/Global Economic Network in Bonn, Germany, and vice president of the Ecosocial Forum Europe in Vienna, Austria. Radermacher has been a member of the Club of Rome since 2002.
Radermacher studied mathematics and economics at RWTH University Aachen and the University of Karlsruhe. He earned his postdoctoral degree at RWTH University Aachen in 1982. His major fields of research include globalization challenges, learning organizations, risk management, responsibilities of persons and systems, environmentally compatible mobility, sustainable development and overpopulation. Radermacher has received numerous awards, including the Club of Budapest's Planetary Consciousness Award, the Salzburg Award for Future Research, (Robert Jungk Award), Austria, the Karl-Werner-Kieffer-Award of the Foundation Ecology & Landbau and the Integration Prize of the Apfelbaum Stiftung (Apple Tree Foundation).