Jürgen Jasperneite (born 1964 in Nieheim, Germany) is a German Engineer and Professor for Computer networks at the OWL University in Lemgo, North Rhine-Westphalia. Here he is the founding director of the Fraunhofer IOSB-INA in Lemgo and a board member of the University Institute Industrial IT (inIT).

Jürgen Jasperneite
Juergen Jasperneite in 2016
Born1964 (age 54–55)
ResidenceSteinheim,  Germany
Nationality Germany
Alma materOtto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, OWL University
Scientific career
FieldsElectrical Engineering, Computer Science


Jasperneite studied Electrical Engineering and Information Technology and obtained his PhD in 2002 from Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg under the supervision of Professor Peter Neumann. From 1988 to 1990 he worked as a R&D-Engineer at Robert Bosch GmbH in Berlin in the field of the emerging cellular radio standard GSM. From 1990 to 2005 he was with Phoenix Contact GmbH in different positions, starting as a ASIC designer for industrial communication systems and finally as the R&D head of the business unit Automation Systems. Since September 2005 he is a Full Professor for Computer Networks in the faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at OWL University in Lemgo, Germany. End of 2006 he founded together with 6 other professors the Institute for Industrial Information Technology (inIT)as the first Institute of the OWL University, which he headed until 2017. 2009 he founded and headed the Fraunhofer IOSB-INA, which was expanded to the first Fraunhofer Application Center between 2012 and 2016 with financial support of the state NRW. Jasperneite is the co-founder of the Centrum Industrial IT (CIIT), which is Germans first Science-to-Business Center in the field of industrial automation technologies. For research, demonstration and transfer of Cyber-physical systems into production systems he initiated the SmartFactoryOWL.[1] In 2018 he founded "Lemgo Digital", a new IoT Living Lab to empower small and medium sized cities in germany.[2]

Research focusesEdit

The current research focuses of Jasperneite are:

Further FunctionsEdit

Jasperneite is engaged in the Industrie 4.0 Platform, VDI/VDE association for measurements and control technology, Germanys Leading Edge Technology Cluster "Intelligent Technical Systems OstwestfalenLippe it's OWL" and in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).


  1. ^ SmartFactoryOWL Web site (Access: 1. March 2015)
  2. ^ Lemgo Digital Web site (Access: 23. April 2018)