Dr. Wolfgang Muller-Wittig

Executive Director
Fraunhofer Singapore

Wolfgang Müller-Wittig currently heads Fraunhofer Singapore, the 08th subsidiary of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and its very first in Asia. He is the Executive Director of Fraunhofer Centre for Interactive Digital Media and is a Professor at the NTU School of Computer Science and Engineering. Prior to moving to Singapore in 2001, he worked as head of the “Visualisation Group” at Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research in Germany (Fraunhofer IGD). He brings with him over 25 years of experience in industry-related research using visualization, virtual and augmented reality. Recent achievements include the delivery of novel augmented learning environments for medical students and, the development of tailored visual cockpits and dashboards for complex data spaces such as energy consumption and waste management. Current activities focus on the use of Visual Computing for Industrie 4.0 and Maritime 4.0 such as visual interfaces and mobile digital services for the workers in the field of industrial training and MRO.