Kai Jakobs

Kai Jakobs joined Aachen University's (RWTH) Computer Science Department as a member of the technical staff in 1985. Over the years, his research interests moved away from the technical nuts and bolts of communication systems to socio-economic aspects with a focus on ICT standards and the underlying standardisation process. By now, Kai has (co)-authored/edited 20+ books and published 200+ papers He has been on the program committees of numerous international conferences, and has also served as an external expert on evaluation panels of various European R&D programs, on both technical and socio-economic issues. He holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Edinburghand and is a Certified Standards Professional.


Corporate and Global Standardization Initiatives in Contemporary Society
Kai Jakobs. © 2018. 394 pages.
In fields as diverse as research and development, governance, and international trade, success depends on effective communication and processes. However, limited research exists...