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Dr. Andreas Kopmann

Head of Data Processing
phone: +49 721 608-24910
andreas kopmannTjx6∂kit edu

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Current Position:

Head of the data processing group at Institute for Data Processing and Electronics at KIT since 2007


Institute for Data Processing and Electronics
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Postfach 3640
76021 Karlsruhe


Phone: +49 721 608 - 24910
Email: andreas kopmannKtd1∂kit edu


Fields of interest:

Data acquisition, trigger systems, real-time monitoring, GPU computing, data Management


Research projects:



  • Since 2015: Member of the program management of the Helmholtz program topic "Detector Technology and Systems"


  • Since 2013:   "Principal investigator” and “Technical Coordinator” of the joint research project ASTOR/NOVA to develop

                             virtual analysis environments for the X-ray tomography

  • Since 2011:    Principle investigator in the “Karlsruhe School of Elementary Particle and Astroparticle Physics: Science

                             and Technology (KSETA)”

  • Since 2010:    Task leader in the “High data rate processing and analysis initiative (HDRI) in the Helmholtz
                             program MML 

                             processes with on-line assessment and data-driven process control“

  • Since 2008:    Task leader in the KATRIN neutrino experiment for “Data acquisition and databases”
  • 2000 - 2007:   Member of the Pierre Auger Observatory collaboration





1994    Diploma in Electrical Engineering, University of Hannover

2000     PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of Hannover


Previous appointments:

1994-1999     Research Associate, Institute of Automatic Control, University of Hannover

2000-2006     Research Associate, Institute for Data Processing and Electronics, Karlsruhe Research Center

Ausgewählte Publikationen
title author date

Gehrke, R., Kopmann, A.,
Wintersberger, E., Beckmann, F. 

Synchrotron Radiation News, 28.2 (2015) 36-42 DOI: 10.1080/08940886.2015.1013420

 J. F. Amsbaugh et al


NIM A, 778.1 (2015) 40–60

M. Caselle, S. Chilingaryan, A.
Herdt, A. Kopmann, U. Stevanovic,
M. Vogelgesang, M. Balzer, M.

IEEE TNS 60.5 (2013) 3669-3677
Chilingaryan S, Mirone A, Hammersley A, Ferrero C, Helfen L, Kopmann A, dos Santos Rolo T, Vagovic P. IEEE TNS 58.4 (2011) 1447-1455; DOI:10.1109/TNS.2011.2141686

Abraham, J., et al.

NIM A: 523.1 (2004) 50-95