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Horst Konrad Zuse

Date and Place of Birth:

17. November 1945 in Hindelang/Germany


Konrad Zuse


Gisela Zuse nee Brandes

Family Status:

Married since 31. December 1991 with Karin Drabe


Protestant (evangelical)


1952-1956: Elementary School in Neukirchen Kreis Hünfeld

Secondary School in Bad-Hersfeld 1957-1965

Secondary School Wigbertschule in Hünfeld 1965

Final Examination Wigbertschule Hünfeld

Military Service:

Oct. 1965-Dec. 1965 in Ulm

1966-March 1967 in Trier


April 1967-Dec. 1973: Technical University Berlin (TU-Berlin)

Permanent Position:

TU Berlin, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (1975-Today)


Diploma of Elektrotechnik (18. December 1973)


Dissertation (Dr.-Ing, March 1986:)

Research Stays and Projects

1982-1985: Assistance in the Project LIVE

May 1987-April 1988: Thomas J. Watson Research Center

Assistance in the Project ATLAS (Jan. 1989-July 1990)

Assistance in the Poject METKIT (Jan. 1989-Feb. 1992: )

Invited Researcher at GMD in the Project SCOPEINT (Aug. 1994-March 1995)

Visiting-Professor with the University of South-Western Louisiana (USL), Lafayette, Louisiana, USA (Feb.-May 1998 )

Habilitation / Professorship:

December 1998: Habilitation (Practical Computer Science)

Privatdozent/Senior Researcher:

Privatdozent at the TU-Berlin (Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)

Visiting Professor:

Visiting-Professor with the University of South-Western Louisiana (USL), Lafayette, Louisiana, USA (Feb.-May 1998 ).

November 26, 2003: Visiting Professtor at the University of applied Sciences Lausitz (Fachhochschule Lausitz).


Member of the International Academy for Informatilization in Moscow (November 2000)

Sputnik Medal of the Center for Kosmonautic of Russia (November 2000)

Hessentagsmedaille (Medal of the Hessentag), Town of Hünfeld (November 2000)


November 2006: Professor at the FH-Lausitz (University of applied sciences)

Bith announcement with a wood cut in 1945.
Horst Zuse in the public school in Neukirchen Kreis Hünfeld (1954).
Horst Zuse at the Z4 (1949)
Sputnik-Medal (2000).
Military Service in Trier at a TR4.