Prof. Dr. Herbert Kuchen

Dr. Herbert Kuchen studied computer science at RWTH Aachen University, Germany.  There, he also finished his PhD in 1989. From 1984 to 1997 he worked at
RWTH Aachen interrupted by stays at the Universidad Politénica de  Madrid, Spain, in 1991/92, at the University of Ulm, Germany, in 1993, at the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, in 1993, and the University of Gießen, Germany, in 1995/96.

In 1995, he received his habilitation from RWTH Aachen.  Since 1997, he is employed as professor for practical computer science at the University of
Muenster, Germany. His main interests are parallel programming, programming languages, software engineering, and e-learning.

He was a program chair of WFLP 2011, WFLP 2004, FLOPS 2001, and PLILP 1997. Moreover, he was a member of more than 80 program committees
of international conferences such as PLILP, FPLE, IFL, PASCO, WFLP, HLPP, FLOPS, CMPP, RULE, SAC, ParCo, MPOOL,  CMPP, PPPJ, SSIRI, SERE, and ATPS. He was a member of the steering committees of the international conferences PLILP, FLOPS, and WFLP.

He was a member of the board of the European Association of Programming Languages and Systems (EAPLS)  from 2001 to 2006. Since 2010, he is also a member of the jury of the yearly German innovation award.

From 1995 to 2010, he was vice-chairman of Working Group ``Programming Languages and Computing Concepts'' of the German Computer Science Organization GI.

He was managing editor of the Journal of Functional and Logic Programming from 1995 to 2008. He is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of IMDEA Software (Research Institute on Technologies for Software Development), Spain, managing director of the Institute for Applied Informatics at the of University of Muenster,  and director of the European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS)