Vice-Chairman of the Advisory Committee
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Liggesmeyer is the Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE in Kaiserslautern and has been holding the chair of Software Engineering in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Kaiserslautern since 2004. From 2014 to 2017, he managed the affairs of the Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI e.V., German Informatics Society) as its President. Prof. Liggesmeyer is the scientific spokesperson of the “Research Council Industrie 4.0”. He is a member of the Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC) for Fraunhofer USA and a deputy spokesperson of the Fraunhofer Strategic Research Field “Digital Healthcare”. In 2022, he was elected to the Extended Board of Directors of the “Society of German Natural Scientists and Physicians GDNAE” as the representative for mathematics/computer science. In 2023, he received the “German Award for Software Quality” for his research work. His research interests are safety and dependability analysis techniques as well as systems engineering processes for Digital Ecosystems.