Gottfried Vossen

Gottfried Vossen

Keynote speaker at CLOSER 2013

Gottfried Vossen is a Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Information Systems at the University of Muenster in Germany, a Fellow of the German Computer Science Society, and an Honorary Professor at the University of Waikato Management School in Hamilton, New Zealand. He received his master´s and Ph.D. degrees as well as the German habilitation in 1981, 1986, and 1990, resp., all from the Technical University of Aachen in Germany. He is the European Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier's Information Systems - An International Journal, and has held visiting positions at various universities in Germany and abroad. His research interests include conceptual as well as application-oriented problems concerning databases, information systems, process modeling, and various forms of Web 2.0 applications, cloud computing, big data, as well as implications. He has been member in numerous program committees of international conferences and workshops. He is an author or co-author of more than 200 publications, and an author, co-author, or co-editor of more than 20 books on databases, business process modeling, the Web, e-commerce, cloud computing, and computer architecture.