Technische Universität Berlin


since 04/2012 Vice President of TU Berlin
since 2001 University professor for Communication and Operating Systems, Faculty IV, TU Berlin
19952001University professor for Computer Science at the University of Paderborn
19941995HEP founding professorship for Distributed Systems and Operating Systems at Ilmenau University of Technology
02/1994 Venia legendi for "computer science"
19901994Post-doctoral research assistant at the Institute of Operating and Dialogue Systems of the University of Karlsruhe
12/1993 Habilitation in "computer science" at the University of Karlsruhe
1990 Guest lecturer at the Computer Science Department of the University of Helsinki
19791990Research associate at the Chair of Operating Systems at the University of Karlsruhe
19881989Post-doctoral fellow at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
12/1987 Doctorate (computer science) at the University of Karlsruhe
19731979Studies in computer science with a minor in marketing/operations research at the University of Karlsruhe

Memberships and posts held - at the TU Berlin

time frameoccupation
since 2019Member of the Board of Trustees of the Weizenbaum Institute
2017-2019Member of the Supervisory Board of EIT Digital
2009-2013Member of the Academic Senate
since 2012Project manager Student Lifecycle Management
2010-2012Coordinator for the international EIT ICT Labs master programs "Security and Privacy" and "Distributed Systems and Services"
2006-2012Project coordinator for several student exchange programs and dual degree programs (Spain, Finland, Korea, Brasil, Greece)
2006-2012Dean of Education of Faculty IV (e.g. development of various dual degree programs)
2006-2012Member of the council for Faculty IV
since 2011Representative for the TU Berlin and member of the steering committee for the "Software Campus" (BMBF, Federal Ministry of Education and Research)
2009-2011Project manager for GET-IT (project sponsored by the European Social Fund for Germany to recruit students for electrical engineering and computer science)
since 2010Start-up ambassador (TU Gründungsservice - support for business start-ups)
2002-2009Chairman of the education commission of Faculty IV Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; as part of that: in charge of the conception and implementation of modularized bachelor and master programs
since 2008Member of the project team for the establishment of a quality management system for academics and teaching at the TU Berlin
since 2005Liaison professor for the Gesellschaft für Informatik (German Informatics Society)
since 1985Member of several appointment committees, examination boards and ad hoc committees

Memberships and posts held - beyond the TU Berlin

time frameoccupation
since 2018External member of the PRINT Committee of UFRGS
since 2018Vice chairman of the board of ASIIN e.V.
since 2018Member of the advisory council „Engineering education“ of the VDI - Association of German Engineers
since 2015Board member of ASIIN e. V.
since 2013Member of the scientific committee for the German-Argentinian Center of Universities
since 2012Member of "Nationales MINT Forum" (initiative for the promotion of STEM activities)
since 2005Member of the DAAD committee of experts for the allocation of lectureships in foreign countries
2011-2016Member of the executive board of the European Alliance for Subject Specific and Professional Accreditation and Quality Assurance (EASPA)
2015-2016Chairman of 4ING (Association of Engineering and Computer Science Faculties)
2012-2015Vice president of Informatics Europe
2012-2015Member of the working group "Fachlichkeit und Beruflichkeit" of the German Accreditation Council
2008-2015Member of the accreditation commission for quality management systems (system accreditation) of ASIIN e. V.
2007-2015Board member of Informatics Europe
2010-2014Representative for quality management and accreditation of the EIT ICT Labs' educational programs
2009-2014President of the European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE e.V.)
2009-2014Chairman of the Fakultätentag Informatik - German Association of Computer Science Faculties
2009-2014Board member and vice chairman of 4ING (Association of Engineering and Computer Science Faculties)
2008-20091st Vice Chairman of the Fakultätentag Informatik (board member and member of the study commission 2006-2008)
2005-2006Board member of the Paderborn Center for Parallel Computing
1999-2001Chairman of the IT board of the University of Paderborn