Alexander Nouak is managing director of the Fraunhofer ICT Group since 2016. In the network of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft the Information and Communication Technology Group is a service provider and partner for companies and users with questions related to IT innovation. The group currently holds 21 Fraunhofer Institutes as members, that offer applied research and development in IT to various industries.
Before Alexander was head of the Competence Center „Identification and Biometrics“ at the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD in Darmstadt, Germany for 11 years. He was responsible for the acquisition, the management, and the controlling of various applied research and development projects. His department staff consisted of up to ten scientists in addition to several guest researchers and student research associates.
Alexander Nouak was an active member of the DIN NIA 37 working group on biometrics as well as a contributor to the WG5 on „Biometric testing and reporting“ of ISO/IEC JTC1 SC37. Since 2009, Alexander Nouak is a certified Common Criteria Evaluator (CC 3.1) and a member of IEEE. As a member of the Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI) he participates in the steering committee of the special group BIOSIG and he chairs the Biometrics Working Group of TeleTrusT as a deputy. Alexander Nouak is co-founder and chair of the European Association for Biometrics.