Stefan Arbanowski

Fraunhofer FOKUS, Director of Competence Center "Future Applications and Media" (FAME), Germany

Dr. Stefan Arbanowski, born 1973, is director of the Competence Center Future Applications and Media (FAME) at Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems FOKUS in Berlin, Germany. Stefan Arbanowski received his Ph.D and M.Sc. in computer science from the Technical University Berlin (TUB), Germany. He gave lectures in broadband networks, mobile communications, service platform, and middleware technologies at TUB.

Since 1995, he participated several national and international research projects related to service platforms, UMS, rich media, IPTV, mobile and personal communications.
Currently, he is coordinating Fraunhofer FOKUS' IPTV & WebTV activities, bundling expertise in the areas of interactive hybrid applications, media handling, mobile telecommunications, and next generation networks. FOKUS channels those activities towards networked media environments featuring live, on demand, context-aware, and personalized interactive media.