Professor Wolfgang Wahlster received a further international award

Professor Wolfgang Wahlster, Governance Board member of the Intel Visual Computing Institute, CEO and Scientific Director of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and Professor at the Saarland University, received the "Donald E. Walker Distinguished Service Award".

The IJCAI Distinguished Service Award was established in 1979 by the IJCAI Trustees to honor senior scientists in Artificial Intelligence for contributions and service to the field during their careers. Professor Wolfgang Wahlster will be awarded by the President of the IJCAI-association within the 23rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-13) in Beijing on August 5, 2013.