Short CV/Education and training


  • Since 2015
    Director Fraunhofer FOKUS

  • Since 2015
    President ASQF

  • Since 2016
    Full Proffessor, Technical University of Berlin, Germany


  • 1991 – 1993
    Doctoral studies, Research Training Group: Communication-based systems at the TU Berlin, Germany

  • 1985 – 1990
    Studied mathematical informatics, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

  • 1985
    Abitur (A-levels), Heinrich Hertz Gymnasium (grammar school) in Berlin, Germany; specialised in mathematics and the natural sciences

Selected publications

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Mitglied acatech (Deutsche Akademie der Technikwissenschaften)

  • Vizepräsidentin ASQF (Arbeitskreis Software Qualität und Fortbildung)

  • Mitglied GTB (German Testing Board)

Additional qualifications

  • ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) Certified Tester – Foundation and Full Advanced Level

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Additional interests

  • Reading, playing music, volleyball, diving


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