Prof. Dr. Stefan Knauth

Full Professor

Prof. Dr. Stefan Knauth
Computer Science
Bachelor Computer Science
Master Digital Processes and Technologies
Master Software Technology
+49 711 8926 2966
Office hours:
on request
Competence centres:
  • Geodesy and geoinformatics
  • Industrial applications of computer science and mathematics
  • Digital Transformation in Research, Education and Busines


  • Dr. Stefan Knauth is a professor in the Faculty of Computer Sciences, Mathematics and Geomatics art HFT Stuttgart Universtity of Applied Sciences since 2008. His research topics include indoor positioning, ubiquitous computing, smart industry & energy as well as IoT and embedded devices. Earlier stations include a Deputy Head position at the CEESAR Centre (now iHomeLab), Lucerne University of Applied Sciences Switzerland, and  3GPP System Engineer for Siemens ICM/ICN, where he already focussed on device positioning. He holds a Ph.D. degree in solid state physics from the Experimental Physics Department at Leipzig University, Germany. Details on Publications and further research activities can be found at