Prof. Dr.-Ing. Franz J. Hauck

Prof. Hauck studied computer science at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg. After two years in industry he earnt his dissertation and habilitation also from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg interrupted by a one year stay at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Since 2002 he is teaching and doing research at the Ulm University as a professor for distributed systems at the institute with same name.

His research interests are special-purpose middleware systems with focus on fault-tolerant server systems, but currently also on resource management of soft real-time systems, privacy-preserving communication, and mobile crowd sensing. Current projects are OptSCORE, PriCom, SORRIR and ESIT.

Prof. Hauck teaches in the area of operating and distributed systems. Find his current lectures on our web pages about teaching. All his lectures are available on a detailed web page.

Prof. Hauck is a member of the ACM, the German Computer Society, GI and of its special interest groups on Operating Systems, Communication and Distributed Systems (KuVS), and Fault-tolerant Computer Systems (FERS).

He is also an elected member of the Faculty Council of his Faculty, appointed member of the Joint Comission for Teacher Education. As such he is also member of the Academic Affairs Commission, the Examination Board and the Admission Committee for teacher education programmes. Besides, he is elected chairman of the Examination Board.

His three most recent publications:


M. Mehdi, C. Riha, P. Neff, A. Dode, R. Pryss, W. Schlee, M. Reichert and F. J. Hauck, "Smartphone apps in the context of tinnitus: systematic review" , MDPI Sensors, vol. 20, no. 6, 2020.
G. Habiger, F. J. Hauck, H. P. Reiser and J. Köstler, "Self-optimising application-agnostic multithreading for replicated state machines" in Proc. of the 39th Int. Symp. on Rel. Distr. Sys. (SRDS), 2020.


J. Domaschka, C. Berger, H. P. Reiser, P. Eichhammer, F. Griesinger, J. Pietron, M. Tichy, F. J. Hauck and G. Habiger, "SORRIR: a resilient self-organizing middleware for IoT applications" in Proc. of 6th Int. Worksh. on Middlew. and App. for the Internet of Things (M4IoT), Davis, CA, Dec. 2019. pp. 13-16.

A complete list of publications as well as further details to projects, Ph.D. students and given classes can be found on a details page.