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José Luis Encarnação

Referee for: I.3
Institution: Frauenhofer-Institute
Address: Fraunhofer IGD
Fraunhoferstraße 5, 64283, Darmstadt, Germany
Home Page: http://www.igd.fhg.de/~jle/index.html.en

Curriculum Vitae:

  • 30.05.1941: born in Cascais, Portugal
    School-leaving examination at the Escola Salesiana do Estoril
    Study of electrical engineering at the Technical University of Berlin
  • 1970 Doctorate at the Technical University of Berlin; subject of the doctoral thesis: 3D-Computer Graphics
  • 1970 - 1972 Head of a software development research group at the Heinrich-Hertz-Institute, Berlin
  • 1972 - 1975 Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Saarland University, Saarbrücken
  • Since 1975 Full Professor of Computer Science (C4); Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • 1977 - 1979 Advisor to National Engineering Laboratory (LNEC), Lisbon
  • 1980 - 1982 Member of the Reviewing Board of the Institute of Science of the Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon
  • 1980 - 1991 Founder of EUROGRAPHICS; 1980-1984 President; 1985-1991 Chairman of the Professional Board
  • 1982 - 2002 Member of the Advisory Board and representative of the TC 5 IFIP, Gesellschaft für Informatik in Bonn (GI)
  • 1983 - 1984 Advisor to the Automation Institute of the Informatics Centre (CTI) of the Brazilian government, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 1983 - 1993 Chairman of the Technical Committee for Computer Graphics (GI-FA 4.1) of the German Computer Society (Gesellschaft für Informatik)
  • 1983 - 1995 UNIDO advisor
  • Since 1984 Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Computer Graphics Center
  • Since 1984 Member of the Supervisory Board of the Informatics Research Center (Forschungszentrum für Informatik/FZI) in Karlsruhe
  • 1985 - 1990 Member of the Executive Board of the German Computer Society (GI)
  • Since 1987 Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics in Darmstadt
  • Since 1990 Co-Chairman and
  • since 1991 Chairman of the Advisory Board for Research and Technology of the land Hesse (hessischer Forschungs- und Technologiebeirat)
  • 1995 - 2004 Elected senior technical reviewer and advisor to the German Science Foundation (DFG)
  • 1995 - 2001 Elected member of the Senate of the Fraunhofer Society
  • Since 1999 Founder, Chairman of the Board of Directors and of the Advisory Board of the INI-GraphicsNet-Stiftung
  • Since 2001 Chairman of the Fraunhofer ICT Group
  • Since 2001 Member of ISTAG (IST Advisory Group of the EU)
  • Since 2001 Member of the Feldafinger Kreis
  • 2002 - 2004
  • since 2005 Chairman and Co-Chairman of ISTAG for EU FP6
  • Since 2002 Member of the Advisory Board for the Internationalisation of the Portuguese Economy (ITEC/COTEC)
  • Since 2002 Member of the "Präsidium"(Executive Board) of the Fraunhofer Society
  • Since 2003 Member of the Council Board of the "Vereinigung von Freunden der Technischen Universität zu Darmstadt e.V."
  • Since 2004 Member of the University Council of the University of Rostock
  • 2004 - 2005 Chairman of a panel of experts convoked by the Portuguese government for the evaluation of Portuguese state laboratories
  • Since 2005 Member of the Committee for Research Evaluation in Italy (CIVR)