Dr. Andreas Gössling
Dr.-Ing. Andreas Gössling holds a German diploma (Master of Science equivalent) in Computer Science from the University of Münster, Germany, and a PhD in Engineering from the Faculty of Computer Science at Technische Universität Dresden, Germany. He worked as a research associate at Technische Universität Dresden (Dresden University) from 2006 until 2012. From 2012 until 2016 he worked at Festo AG & Co. KG, Esslingen, Germany, as a management trainee and a research engineer with responsibility for data exchange in industrial applications. Since 2016 he is department manager for netIOT – Industrial cloud communication at Hilscher Gesellschaft für Systemautomation mbH, Hattersheim, Germany. His research and development history encompasses artificial neural networks, time-synchronised networked applications, fieldbuses and fieldbus device descriptions, data exchange standards in automation (especially OPC UA and AutomationML) as well as architectures of automation systems. He is chairman of the board at AutomationML e.V. and member of working groups in Plattform Industrie 4.0 and VDI/VDE GMA.