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Steffen Becker

Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Head of the Reliable Software Systems Research Group


address Universität Stuttgart
Institute of Software Technology
Reliable Software Systems Group
Universitätsstraße 38 
D-70569 Stuttgart 
phone +49 711 685-88 273
fax +49 711 685-88 472
e-mail steffen.becker [at] informatik.uni-stuttgart.de
room 1.345
office hours: On appointment


Curriculum Vitae


from 03/2017, Professor (W3), Reliable Software Systems Research Group, Institute of Software Technology, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
10/2014 - 02/2017, Professor (W3), Software Engineering Chair, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany
04/2010 - 09/2014, Juniorprofessor (W1), Universität Paderborn, Germany
01/2008 - 03/2010, Department Head Software Engineering, FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik Karlsruhe, Germany
02/2006 - 12/2007, Researcher, University of Karlsruhe (TH), Germany 07/2003 - 01/2006, Researcher, University of Oldenburg, Germany


Jun.-Prof. (W1) University of Paderborn Reviewers: Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Schäfer Dr.-Ing., University of Oldenburg, 2008
Advisors: Prof. Dr. Ralf Reussner, Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Hasselbring

Diploma in Business Computing, 10/1997 - 06/2003, University of Technology Darmstadt Advisor: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Domschke


Prof. Becker is a founding member of the QoSA conference series, 2008 he has been PC-Co-Chair and since 2006 he is a member in the QoSA steering committee. Starting 2017, he will be a member of the steering committee of the International Conference on Software Architecture (ICSA). Since 2006 he is the head of the GI working group on model-driven software development of the special interest group on software architectures. Furthermore, he is a member of a number of program committees of conferences in the areas of software architecture, software performance, and model-driven software development and evolution (e.g., ICPE, EPEW, CBSE, SEAA) where he was PC-Co-Chair of CBSE 2015 and ICPE 2016. He is a Co-Organizer of the national Symposium on Software Performance (SSP). He has executed several EU FP7 projects (CloudScale, Net.IDE, Q-ImPrESS), Q-ImPrESS as project lead. He has also executed several national level funded projects (AACC, SFC). He was a member of the first funding period of the DFG funded SFB 901 ”On-The-Fly Computing” where he also headed the architecture working group. He started his academic career as a researcher in the DFG funded young researcher group “Palladio” headed by Prof. Reussner where he was a main developer of the Palladio Component Model (PCM). The PCM’s main paper is in the Top 100 most cited papers of the last years in software engineering.



A list of my publications can be found on a separate page.