Ph.D. Advisor

  • Dr. Burkhard Hoppenstedt, Universität Ulm, 2022
    Data Understanding in Predictive Maintenance Applications in the Age of Industry 4.0
  • Dr. Judith Wewerka, Ulm University, 2022
    A Checklist to Support Knowledge Workers in Implementing Robotic Process Automation Projects
  • Dr. Kevin Andrews, Ulm University, 2022
    Engineering a Flexible Data-centric Process Management System
  • Dr. Michael Winter, Ulm University, 2022
    CONSCIOUS - Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology During Process Model Comprehension
  • Dr. David Knuplesch, Ulm University, 2019
    Enabling Multi-Perspective Business Process Compliance
  • Dr. Julian Tiedeken, Ulm University, 2019
    Integrating Heterogeneous Product Data in Distributed, Complex Engineering Processes
  • Dr. Marc Schickler, Ulm University, 2018
    A Framework for the Mobile Support of Therapeutic Interventions
  • Prof. Dr. Johannes Schobel, Ulm University, 2018
    A Model-Driven Framework for Enabling Flexible and Robust Mobile Data Collection Applications
  • Dr. Andreas Lanz, Ulm University, 2017
    Adaptive Time- and Process-Aware Information Systems
  • Prof. Dr. Gregor Grambow, Ulm University, 2016
    Context-aware Process Mangement for the Software Engineering Domain
  • Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Pryss, Ulm University, 2015
    Robust and Context-Aware Execution of Mobiler Activities in Process Environments
  • Dr. Markus Hipp, Ulm University, Germany, 2015
    Navigating in Complex Process Model Collections
  • Dr. Jens Kolb, Ulm University, Germany, 2015
    Abstraction, Visualization and Evolution of Process Models
  • Dr. Bernd Michelberger, Ulm University, Germany, 2015
    Process-Oriented Information Logistics: Aligning Process Information with Business Processes
  • Dr. Matthias Lohrmann, Ulm University, Germany, 2015
    Business Process Quality Management
  • Dr. Ulrich Kreher, Ulm University, 2014
    Concepts, Architecture und Implementation of Adaptive Process Management Systems
  • Dr. Vera Künzle, Ulm University, 2013
    Object-Aware Process Management
  • Dr. Stephan Buchwald, Ulm University, 2012
    Increasing the Consistency and Flexibility of Process-Oriented Applications Through Service-Orientation
  • Dr. Chen Li, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 2010
    Mining Process Model Variants: Challenges, Techniques, Examples
  • Dr. Lianne Bodenstaff, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 2010
    Managing Dependency Relations in Inter-Organizational Models
  • Dr. Alena Hallerbach, Ulm University, 2010
    Management of Process Variants
  • Dr. Stanislav Pokraev, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 2009
    Model-driven Semantic Integration of Service-oriented Applications
  • Dr. Dominic Müller, Ulm University, Germany, 2009
    Managing Data-driven Process Structures
  • Dr. Ralph Bobrik, Ulm University, Germany, 2008
    Configurable Visualization of Complex Process Models
  • Prof. Dr. Bela Mutschler, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 2008
    Modeling and Simulating Causal Dependencies on Process-aware Information Systems from a Cost Perspective
  • Prof. Dr. Stefanie Rinderle, Ulm University, Germany, 2004
    Schema Evolution in Process Management Systems

External Referee & PhD Committee Member

  • Dr. Konstantinos Traganos, TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 2022
    Tackling Complexity in Smart Manufacturing with Advanced Manufacturing Process Management
  • Dr. Amine Abbad Andaloussi, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark, 2021
    A Framework for Enhancing the Modeling and Comprehension of Declarative Process Models
  • Dr. Julian Schlechtriemen, University of Siegen, Germany, 2021
    Probabilistic Freespace Prediction in Structured Traffic Environments for Trajectory Planning
  • Dr. Johannes Pflug, University of Vienna, Austria, 2018
    Optimizing the Process Execution during Runtime - A lightweight Approach based on Process Instance Similarity
  • Dr. Dan Ionita, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 2018
    Model-driven Information Security Risk Assessment of Socio-Technical Systems
  • Dr. José Miguel Pérez Álvarez, University of Seville, Spain, 2018
    Decision-Making Support for the Alignment of Business-Process-Driven Organizations with Strategic Plans
  • Dr. Han van der Aaa, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2018
    Comparing and Aligning Process Representations
  • Dr. Shaya Pourmirza, TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 2016
    Runtime Party Switch in an Inter-Organizational Collaboration
  • Dr. Rob J.B. Vanwersch, TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 2016
    Rethinking Care Processes: Does Anyone Have an Idea?
  • Dr. Matheus Hauder, TU Munich, Germany, 2016
    Empowering End-Users to Collaboratively Structure Knowledge-Intensive Processes
  • Dr. Fredrik Milani, University of Tartu, Estonia, 2015
    On Sub-Processes, Process Variation and their Interplay: An Integrated Divide-and-Conquer Method for Modeling Business Processes with Variation
  • Dr. Andreas Meyer, HPI Potsdam, Germany, 2015
    Data Perspective in Business Process Management: The Role of Data for Process Modeling, Analysis and Execution
  • Dr. Lei Wang, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 2015
    Robust Collaborative Services Interactions Under System Crashes and Network Failures
  • Dr. Chathura Chinthana Ekanayake, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, 2014
    Consolidation of Business Process Model Collections
  • Dr. Karsten Ploesser, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, 2013
    A Design Theory for Context-Aware Information Systems
  • Dr. Zhiqiang Yan, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, 2012
    Business Process Model Repositories - Efficient Process Retrieval
  • Dr. Mauro Gambini, University of Verona, Italy, 2012
    The Design of Graphical Modeling Languages: From Free Composition to Modular Construction
  • Dr. Sebastian Schick, University of Rostock, 2012
    Flexible, Data-driven Workflows for Publication Processes in Digital Libraries
  • Dr. Sergey Smirnov, Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany, 2012
    Business Process Model Abstraction
  • Dr. Helen Schonenberg, TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 2012
    What's next? Operational Support for Business Processes.
  • Dr. Sara Migliorini, University of Verona, Italy, 2012
    Supporting Distributed Geo-Processing: A Framework for Managing Multi-Accuracy Spatial Data
  • Dr. Irene Barba Rodriguez, University of Seville, Spain, 2012
    Constraint-based Planning and Scheduling Techniques for the Optimized Management of Business Processes
  • Dr. Andrea Delgado Cavaliere, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain, 2012
    MINERVA: Model-driven and service-oriented framework for the continuous improvement of business process and related tools
  • Dr. Mohammed AbuJarour, University of Potsdam, Germnany, 2011
    Enriched Service Descriptions: Sources, Approaches, and Usages
  • Dr. Jon Espen Ingvaldsen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, 2011
    Semantic Process Mining of Enterprise Transaction Data
  • Dr. Fabrice Mogo Nem, Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, 2011
    Engineering Networks: Holistic Approach for Multidisciplinary Product Lifecycle Management
  • Dr. Ahmed Awad, Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany, 2010
    A Compliance Management Framework for Business Process Models
  • Dr. Christian Günther, TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 2009
    Process Mining in Flexible Environments
  • Dr. Irene Vanderfeesten, TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 2008
    Product-Based Design and Support of Workflow Processes
  • Dr. Ruopeng Lu, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 2008
    Constraint-based Flexible Business Process Management
  • Dr. Maja Pesic, TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 2008
    Constraint-based Workflow Management Systems: Shifting Control to Users
  • Dr. Zlatko Zlatev, University of Twente, The Netherlands, 2007
    Goal-oriented Design of Value and Process Models From Patterns.
  • Dr. Ing. Ulrike Greiner, University of Leipzig, Germany, 2005
    Quality-oriented Execution and Optimization of Cooperative Processes: Model and Algorithm

Referee & PhD Committee Member at Ulm University

  • Dr. Katharina Juhnke, Ulm University, 2020 (committee member)
    Improving the Quality of Automotive Test Case Generation
  • Dr. Dominik Gessenharter, Ulm University, 2019 (2nd referee & committee member)
    Semantics Driven Translation of UML-Models into Object-Oriented Programming Languages
  • Dr. Steffen Weiss, Ulm University, 2016 (committee member)
    Component-Oriented Cloud Computing
  • Dr. Michaela Weiss, Ulm University, 2016 (committee member)
    On the Profitabiltiy of Software Individualisation
  • Dr. Christian Winkler, Ulm University, 2015 (committee member)
    Nomadic Projection Within Reach
  • Dr. Daniel Mauser, Ulm University, 2015 (committee member)
    Model-based Test Automation of Dicectional User Interfaces for In-Vehicle Infotainment Systems
  • Dr. Julian Seifert, Ulm University, 2014 (committee member)
    Mobile Mediated Interaction with Pervasive Displays
  • Dr. Ekaterina Boutkova, University of Ulm, 2014 (committee member)
    Managing Variants in Requirements Documents for Highly Complex Products With Many Variations
  • Dr. Matthias Röhm, University of Ulm, 2014 (2nd referee & committee member)
    Scheduling Resource- and Data-intensive Applications in a Hierarchical, Distributed Environment
  • Dr. Steffen Kram, University of Ulm, 2014 (2nd referee & committee member)
    Ad-hoc-Evaluation of Open Source Components in Software Development - An Automated Approach for Analysing the Quality Based on Historic Data from Software Repositories
  • Dr. Jan-Patrick Elsholz, University of Ulm, 2013 (committee member)
    A Middleware Enabling Spontaneous Communication Applications
  • Dr. Linh Thao Ly, University of Ulm, 2013 (committee member)
    SeaFlows - A Compliance Checking Framework for Supporting the Process Lifecycle
  • Dr. Jörg Domaschka, University of Ulm, 2013 (committee member)
    A Comprehensive Approach to Transparent and Flexible Replication of Java Services and Applications
  • Dr. Rene Just, University of Ulm, 2013 (committee member)
    On Effective and Efficient Mutation Analysis for Unit and Integration Testing
  • Dr. Vanessa Grosch, University of Ulm, 2011 (committee member)
    Computation Sequence Charts
  • Dr. Zhendong Ma, University of Ulm, 2011  (2nd referee & committee member)
    Loacation Privacy in Vehicular Communication Systems: A Measurement Approach
  • Dr. Joannes Hanika, University of Ulm, 2011  (committee member)
    Spectral Light Transport Simulation using a Precision-based Ray Tracing Architecture
  • Dr. Markus Kalb, Universität Ulm, 2010  (committee member)
    Supporting Periodicity in Information Systems

Chairman of Ph.D. Committees (Dr. rer. nat.) at Ulm University

  • Dr. Gabriel Haas, Ulm University, 2023
    Towards Auditory Interaction: An Analysis of Computer-Based Auditory Interfaces in Three Settings
  • Dr. Jonas Schröter, Um University,  2023
    Fuel Cell Air Supply in Aviation
  • Dr. Timo Blender, Ulm University, 2023
    Variability Management in a Roboti Software Ecosystem Based on Dependency Variability Graphs for Modeling, Composing and Relsving Multi-Dimensional Variability Spaces
  • Dr. Gerhard Habiger, Ulm University, 2023
    Optimizing Deterministically Scheduled Fault-Tolerant Distributed Systems
  • Dr. Alex Bäuerle, Ulm University, 2022
    Visualization-based Neural Network Inspection
  • Dr. Pascal Oser, Ulm University, 2022
    Security Risks of IoT Devices: From Device Characteristics to Future Risk Score Predictions
  • Dr. Lisa Jobst, Ulm University, 2022
    Multivariate Non-Normal Distribution and their Effects on Statistical Power and Measures of Fit in Structural Equation Modeling
  • Dr. Jennifer Wernicke, Ulm University , 2022
    Interindividual Differences in Tendencies towards Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Biological Factors, Environmental Influences and Psychological Correlates
  • Dr. Kassandra Bauerfeind, Ulm University, 2022
    Navigating with Augmented Reality
  • Dr. Louisa Pragst, Ulm University, 2022
    On the Generation of Pragmatic Paraphrases for Dialogue Systems
  • Dr. Jakob Zimmermann, Ulm University, 2022
    Multi-Intents and Urgency in Speech Dialogue Systems
  • Dr. Stefanie Störtebek, Ulm University, 2022
    Evaluation of External Human-Machine Interfaces for Facilitating the Interaction of Pedestrians with Self-Driving Vehicles
  • Dr. Maria Schmidt, Ulm University, 2022
    Adaptive and Proactive Voice Assistants for Secondary Tasks
  • Dr. Daniela Stier, Ulm University, 2022
    User- and Situation-Adaptive Voice Output
  • Dr. Tanja Stoll, Ulm University, 2022
    Cooperation in Traffic: Influence of Situational Factors in Cooperative Situations
  • Dr. Daniel Höller, Ulm University, 2022
    Hierarchical Planning - Expressivity Analysis, Solving Techniques, and Problem Compilations
  • Dr. Patricia Kittel, Ulm University, 2022
    Quality Assurance for Understanding Natural User Input in Speech Dialogue Systems
  • Dr. Haonan Qiu, Ulm University, 2022
    Ontology-based Map Modeling and Processing for Autonomous Vehicles
  • Dr. Friedrich Meixner, Ulm University, 2022
    From Appraisal and Attention to Affective Experience: Genetic, Social and Exercise-based Influences of Emotionbnal Evaluation and Psychophysiological Rections
  • Dr. Teresa Hirzle, Ulm University, 2022
    Digital Eye Strain in Virtual Reality Head-Mounted Displays
  • Dr. Nardine Basta, Ulm University, 2022
    A Four-Dimensional Model for ITS Destination Predictin and Mobility Simulation
  • Dr. Andrea Vogt, Ulm University, 2022
    Fostering Deep Learning in Immersive Virtual Reality: Interplay of Learner’s Characteristics with Internal and External Support
  • Dr. Verena Nold, Ulm University, 2022
    Consequences of Stress on the Psycho-Immune-Neuro-Energy Network - On the Search for Novel Biomarkers and Protective Factors
  • Dr. Alia El Bolock, Ulm University, 2022
    A Psychologically Driven Ontology-based Model of Character-based Behavior
  • Dr. Muntazir Mehdi, Ulm University, 2022
    Mobile Health Solutions and Apps for Tinnitus
  • Dr. Till Blume, Ulm University, 2022
    Semantic Structural Graph Summaries for Evolving and Distributed Graphs
  • Dr. Julian Nickerl, Ulm University, 2022
    Congestion Games: The Minimum Tollbooth Problem and Games with Resource Failures
  • Dr. Felix Gaisbauer, Ulm University, 2022
    Development of a Modular Digital Human Simulation Framework for Planning of Manual Assembly Processes
  • Dr. Felix Engelmann, Ulm University, 2022
    Confidential Types in Transaction Systems
  • Dr. Niklas Rach, Ulm University, 2022
    Towards flexible argumentation with conversational agents
  • Dr. Lutz Schubert, Ulm University, 2021
    ModOS - Modular Operating Systems for Large Scale and Distributed Infrastructures
  • Dr. Laura Ramo Fernández, Ulm University, 2021
    Epigenetic consequences of childhood maltreatment on genes associated with stress response, oxytocinergic system, and biological aging - an intergenerational approach
  • Dr. Dennis Wolf, Ulm University, 2021
    Overcoming Challenges of Controller-based and Free-handed Interaction in Cross-Reality
  • Dr. David Mödinger, Ulm University, 2021
    Broadcast Privacy for Blockchains
  • Dr. Manuela Rappel, Ulm University, 2021
    Biomolecilar Alterations of the Immune System in Patients with Borderline Personality Disorders
  • Dr. Philipp Hock, Ulm University, 2021
    Persuasive Strategies to Increase Traffic Safety in Automated Driving
  • Dr. Oleg Akhtiamov, Ulm University, 2021
    Automatic Multimodal Addressee Detection for Spoken Dialogue Systems.
  • Dr. Julian Kreiser, Ulm University, 2021
    Projection-driven Medical Visualization
  • Dr. Daniel Seybold, Ulm University, 2021
    An Automation-based Approach for Reproducible Evaluations of Distributed DBMS on Elastic Infrastructures
  • Dr. Sebastian Zepf, Ulm University, 2021
    Real-Time Emotion-Sensitive User Interfaces
  • Dr. Sebastian Maisch, Ulm University, 2021
    Improving Interactive Rendering of Volumetric Effects in Computer Graphics and Visualization
  • Dr. Patrick Thiam, Ulm University, 2021
    Information Fusion Mechanisms for Multi-Modal Affect Recognition
  • Dr. Christopher Hauser, Ulm University, 2021
    Resource Profiling for Large-Scale Data Centres
  • Dr. Ann-Kathrin Kraft, Ulm University, 2021
    Cooperation among Traffic Participants - Development and Evaluation of HMI Concepts for the Support of Cooperative Driving
  • Dr. Daniel Gall, Ulm University, 2021
    Analysis of Cognitive Models in Constraint Handlung Rules
  • Dr. Dmitrii Fedotov, Ulm University & ITMO University St. Petersburg, 2020
    Contextual Time-Continuous Emotion Recognition based on Multimodal Data
  • Dr. Katharina Juhnke, Ulm University, 2020
    Improving the Quality of Automotive Test Case Generation
  • Dr. Denis Ivanko, Ulm University & ITMO University St. Petersburg, 2020
    Audio-Visual Russian Speech Recognition
  • Dr. Aleksei Romanenko, Ulm University & ITMO University St. Petersburg, 2020
    Robust Speech Recognition for Low-Resource Languages
  • Dr. Philipp Agethen, Ulm University, 2020
    A Data-Driven Motion Planning Framework for Interactive Walk Path Simulation within the Automotive Industry.
  • Dr. Michael Otto, Ulm University, 2020
    The Virtual Manufacturing Station - A Framework for Collaborative Assessment of Manual Assembly Tasks
  • Dr. Thomas Bottesch, Ulm University, 2020
    Distance Approximations for Clustering
  • Dr. Sandra Mai-Lippold, Ulm University, 2020
    Neuronale Substrate im Wechselspiel von Interozeption, Emotionen und Körperbild
  • Dr. Johannes Kraus, Ulm University, 2020
    Psychological Processes in the Formation and Calibration of Trust in Automation
  • Dr. Yan Zhang, Ulm University, 2020
    Human Action Parsing in Untrimmed Videos and its Applications for Elderly People Healthcare
  • Dr. Katja Rogers, Ulm University, 2020
    Realism in Player Experience - Exploring Interaction, Narrative, and Audio
  • Dr. David Dobbelstein, Ulm University, 2019
    Near-body Interaction for Wearable Interfaces
  • Dr. Gregor Behnke, Ulm University, 2019
    Hierarchical Planning through Propositional Logc - Highly Efficient, Versatile, and Flexible
  • Dr. Patrick Spettel, Ulm University, 2019
    Evolution Strategies for Constrained Optimization
  • Dr. Sven Müelich, Ulm University, 2019
    Channel Coding for Hardware-Intrinsic Security