Stefan Pickl is Professor for Operations Research at the Universität der Bundeswehr München. Since 2010 he is visiting professor at LIACS where he teaches various courses in the master programme ICT in Business and the Public Sector and in the master specialization Business Studies.
Prof. Dr. Stefan Pickl holds the chair for Operations Research at the Universität der Bundeswehr München, where he is also the Director of COMTESSA (Core Competence Center for Operations Research, Management - Tenacity - Excellence, Safety and Security ALLIANCE).
Stefan Pickl studied mathematics, theoretical electrical engineering, and philosophy at TU Darmstadt and EPFL Lausanne. He went on to become Assistant Professor at Cologne University and full professor at the Universität der Bundeswehr München. He is also Chair of the Advisory Board of the German Society for Operations Research (GOR) and Chair of the GOR working group 'Simulation and Optimization of Complex Systems'. Currently, he is Vice-President of the German Committee on Disaster Prevention DKKV. He is board member of the German Society V-OIC-E of CIOs, where he is responsible for the special interest group "AI & Analytics".
The research Interests of Prof. Pickl include the Optimization of Complex Systems, IT Based Decision Support Systems, and Strategic Management.