Short CV/Education and training

  • 1991 – 2000
    R&D works at Siempelkamp Machinery and Plant Manufacturer and ATR Electronics on the field of control engineering of complex machines and plants

  • 1996 – 1998
    Professor and director of the Chair of Automation at the department of Electrical Engineering, distance learning university Hagen

  • 2000 – 2006
    Director of the Chair of Automation/Process Informatics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Media Technology, University of Wuppertal 2003, Childcare (4 months)

  • 2006 – 2009
    Director of the Chair of Embedded Systems, faculty of Electrical Engineering/Computer Science, University of Kassel

  • Since 2009
    Director of the Institute of Automation and Information Systems (former: information technology in mechanical engineering), faculty of mechanical engineering, Technische Universität München

  • Since 2014
    Guest Professor in Mechanical Engineering in the NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Intelligent Maintenance Systems (IMS), University of Cincinnati Starting

Selected publications

  • Obermeier, M.; Braun, S.; Vogel-Heuser, B.: A Model Driven Approach on Object Oriented PLC Programming for Manufacturing Systems with regard to Usability. In: accepted paper, IEEE Transactions on Industrial In-formatics, 2014.

  • Vogel-Heuser, B.; Diedrich, C.; Fay, A.; Jeschke, S.; Kowalewski, S.; Wollschläger, M.; Göhner, P.: Challen-ges for Software Engineering in Automation. In: Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, Vol. 7, No. 5, 2014.

  • Vogel-Heuser, B.: Usability experiments to evaluate UML/SysML-based Model driven Software Engineering Notations for logic control in Manufacturing Automation. In: Journal of Software Engineering and Applica-tions, Vol. 7, No. 11, 2014, S. 943-973.

  • Li, F.; Legat, C.; Vogel-Heuser, B.: Extension of Electronic Device Description Language for analysing change impacts in modular automation in manufacturing plants. In: Journal of Engineering Design, Vol. 25, No. 1-3, 2014, S. 125-149.

  • Vogel-Heuser, B.; Folmer, J.; Legat, C.: Anforderungen an die Softwareevolution in der Automatisierung des Maschinen- und Anlagenbaus. In: Automatisierungstechnik (at), Vol. 62, No. 3, 2014, S. 163-174.

  • Legat, C.; Mund, J.; Campetelli, A.; Hackenberg, G.; Folmer, J.; Schütz, D.; Broy, M.; Vogel-Heuser, B.: Inter-face Behavior Modeling for Automatic Verification of Industrial Automation Systems' Functional Conform-ance. In: Automatisierungstechnik (at), Vol. 62, No. 11, 2014, S. 815-825.

  • Vogel-Heuser, B.; Legat, C.; Folmer, J.; Rösch, S.: Challenges of Parallel Evolution in Production Automation Focusing on Requirements Specification and Fault Handling. In: Automatisierungstechnik (at), Vol. 62, No. 11, 2014, S. 755-826.

  • Vogel-Heuser, B.; Schütz, D.; Frank, T.; Legat, C.: Model-Driven Engineering of Manufacturing Automation Software Projects – a SysML-based Approach. In: Mechatronics, Vol. 24, No. 7, 2014, S. 883-897.

  • Vogel-Heuser, B.; Folmer, J.; Frey, G.; Liu, L.; Hermanns, H.; Hartmanns, A.: Graphical Modeling of Net-worked Architectures and Real-Time-Requirements for the Analysis of Networked Automation Systems. In: Transactions on Systems, Signals and Devices (TSSD), Vol. 9, No. 1, 2014.

  • Duschl, K., Gramß, D., Obermeier, M., Vogel-Heuser, B.: Towards a Taxonomy of Errors in PLC Program-ming. Cognition, Technology & Work, 2014.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Coordinator DFG collaborative research centre SFB 768 Managing cycles in innovation processes – integrated development of product-service systems based on technical products

  • Co-initiator of DFG PP 1593 Design for future Managed Software Evolution

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Evaluation of engineering of Norway 2014

  • PC Explore


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