Peter Koenig

Peter Koenig

Chair Neurobiopsychology, University of Osnabrueck

Peter König has an education in Physics (diploma) and in Medicine (approbation & doctorate). He has worked for many years with Wolf Singer at the Max-Planck Institute in Frankfurt, Gerald Edelman at the Neurosciences Institute in San Diego, and Kevan Martin / Rodney Douglas at the Institute of Neuroinformatics ETH/University Zürich. Finally, his research took him to the University of Osnabrück, where he is holding a chair in Neurobiopsychology at the Institute of Cognitive Science. His research focuses on embodied cognition and the neurophysiological basis of cognitive functions. This includes specifically multimodal integration and sensorimotor interactions. His 190 publications gathered more than 20.000 citations leading to an h-index of 55. Peter König is guest lecturer at the University of Hamburg and corresponding member of the „Akademie der Wissenschaften in Hamburg“. His research activities have bridged science and business by triggering three start-up companies: „WhiteMatter Labs GmbH“, „feelSpace GmbH and “Scicovery GmbH i.G.“