Curriculum Vitae

 

Education:


Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, July 2007 - present
    Chair of Statistics and Econometrics, Friedrich-Alexander University, Nürnberg, Germany
  • Researcher and Consultant, October 2007 - August 2009
    imbus AG, Möhrendorf, Germany
    Project "TestBalance"; additional partners: SAP Research, Darmstadt, T-Mobile, Münster, Fraunhofer Institut Experimentelles Software Engineering, Kaiserslautern, and Fraunhofer Institut Techno- und Wirtschaftsmathematik, Kaiserslautern
  • Researcher, July 2007 - June 2009
    Project "Classifying software faults to improve fault detection effectiveness"; partners: Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA, Pasadena, USA, and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
  • Assistant Research Professor, September 2006 - June 2007
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, July 2004 - August 2006
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
  • Researcher, Jan. 2001 - Feb. 2003
    Project PETS (Prediction of software Error rates based on Test and Software maturity results), funded by the European Union; industrial partners: imbus AG, Möhrendorf, AS Aprote, Tartu, Estonia, Procedimientos-Uno, Málaga, Spain, and Acron Communications, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Researcher and Consultant, June 2000 - December 2000
    imbus AG, Möhrendorf, Germany
    Development of approaches for predicting software failures during systematic testing
  • Researcher and Lecturer, June 2000 - June 2004
    Chair of Statistics and Econometrics, Friedrich-Alexander University, Nürnberg, Germany
  • Intern, Sept. 1999 - Oct. 1999
    imbus GmbH, Möhrendorf, Germany
    Evaluation of models and tools for software reliability prediction
  • Intern, May 1999 - Aug. 1999
    Department of Information Systems, Friedrich-Alexander University, Nürnberg, Germany
    and COI GmbH, Herzogenaurach, Germany
    Design and implementation of a Java applet for modeling and simulating business processes
  • Intern, Feb 1998 - Aug. 1998
    mediaWays GmbH, Gütersloh, Germany
    Design and implementation of an online monitoring system for network traffic data

Honors and Awards:

  • Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Fellow, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA, August 2006 - May 2007

  • Fellowship within the Postdoc-Program of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for appointment as a Research Associate at Duke University, Durham, NC, USA, July 2004 - June 2006

  • Promotional Award for Science of the State Bank of Bavaria (Bayerische Landesbank), Munich, awarded for the dissertation, Feb. 2004

  • Ph.D. award of the Hermann Gutmann Foundation, Weißenburg, July 2003

  • Student Paper Travel Grant of the 12th International IEEE Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering, Nov. 2001

  • Award of the WiSo-Fakultätsbund Nürnberg e.V., awarded for the diploma in Business Administration, July 2000

  • Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for graduate studies at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA, Sept. 1998 - May 1999