Academic Founding President

Prof. Dr. Matthias Knaut

Prof. Dr. Matthias Knaut is the Academic Founding President of GIU AS and was appointed Professor for the Restoration of Archaeological Objects of Cultural Value at HTW Berlin in 1993. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Conservation-Restoration/Field Archaeology study programme. In 2003 he became the Dean of the School of Design and Culture, an office which he held for a total of four times. Since 1 October 2010, Matthias Knaut has been the Vice-President for Research at HTW Berlin. Officially he is also member of the Board of the Berlin Institute for Applied Research (IFAF) and head of the competence centre of applied computer science.