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Prof. Dr. Gottfried Vossen

University of Muenster, Germany

Gottfried Vossen is a Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Information Systems at the University of Muenster in Germany. He is a Fellow of the German Computer Science Society and an Honorary Professor at the University of Waikato Management School in Hamilton, New Zealand. He is the European Co-Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier's Information Systems - An International Journal, and a Director of the European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS) in Muenster. He received his master’s and Ph.D. degrees as well as the German Habilitation in 1981, 1986, and 1990, resp., all from the Technical University of Aachen in Germany. Dr. Vossen is an author or co-author of more than 250 publications, which have reached an i10-index of 107 on Google Scholar and an h-index of 38. He is also an author, co-author, or co-editor of more than 25 books (not counting new editions or translations) on databases, business process modeling, the Web, e-commerce, cloud computing, and computer architecture, some of which have been translated into foreign languages. The most popular of these books to date is Transactional Information Systems: Theory, Algorithms, and the Practice of Concurrency Control and Recovery (with Gerhard Weikum), which has reached more than 800 citations on Google Scholar. His research interests include conceptual as well as application-oriented challenges concerning databases, information systems, modern business process modeling, digitization, cloud computing, and big data. His research group at Münster currently works on pricing, data profiling, architecture development for big data analytics, the introduction of gamification into business process modelling, and big data exploitation in customer journey applications.

Contact Information:

Gottfried Vossen

European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS)

University of Muenster, Leonardo-Campus 3, 48149 Muenster, Germany



Department of Management Systems

The University of Waikato Management School

Private Bag 3105, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand