Universität Duisburg-Essen
Verteilte Systeme
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Torben Weis
Torben Weis Professor

Building BC, Room 407
Bismarckstr. 90
47057 Duisburg, Germany

fon: +49 (0) 203/379-4210
email: torben.weis(at)uni-due.de
ORCID iD: ORCID iD iconhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6594-326X

Consultation hour: monday 14:00 and by appointment

Brief CV

since 06/2019 Co-founder and partner of RheinByteSystems GmbH with focus on secure cloud-computing
since 01/2013 Head of an engineering office for IT-security and web technology
since 10/2012 Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Engineering
01/2007 - 12/2009 Co-founder and partner of the start-up PicoScrie
since 12/2006 Professor for Distributed Systems, University of Duisburg-Essen
07/2005 - 12/2006 Leader of DFG Emmy-Noether Researchgroup "Development Tools for Context-based Systems" (EKS), University Stuttgart
04/2005 - 07/2005 Visiting Professor for Distributed Systems, University of Duisburg-Essen
05/2004 - 05/2005 Scholarship of Deutsche Telekom Stiftung, TU Berlin
05/2004 Received the title Dr.-Ing. at TU Berlin (with distinction) on the topic „Model-driven development of QoS-enabled distributed applications“
09/2001 - 04/2004 PhD-student and scientific assistant, TU Berlin
01/2001 - 09/2001 PhD-student and scientific assistant, J.W.G. University Frankfurt am Main
2000 Diploma in Computer Science and Physics as subsidiary subject, J.W.G. Universität Frankfurt am Main
1999 - 2000 Senior Software Engineer at Trolltech/AS Oslo

Research Interests

  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Cloud Computing
  • Security and Privacy in Distributed Systems
  • System Modeling and Domain-specific Languages for Distributed and Embedded Systems
  • Context-aware Computing
  • AI-based Context Recognition

Publications

  • Peter Zdankin, Oskar Carl, Marian Waltereit, Viktor Matkovic, Torben Weis: Requirements and Mechanisms for Smart Home Updates. 2nd workshop on Smart Systems for Better Living Environments, SENSYBLE 2020, Karlsruhe, Germany, October 1, 2020.
  • Marian Waltereit, Peter Zdankin, Viktor Matkovic, Maximilian Uphoff, Torben Weis: Online Driving Behavior Scoring using Wheel Speeds. 6th International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems, VEHITS 2020, Online Streaming, May 2–4, 2020. [DOI]
  • Peter Zdankin, Marian Waltereit, Viktor Matkovic, Torben Weis: Towards Longevity of Smart Home Systems. 4th International Workshop on Mobile and Pervasive Internet of Things, PerIoT 2020, held in conjunction with the 18th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2020, Austin, Texas, USA, March 23–27, 2020.
  • Peter Zdankin, Torben Weis: Longevity of Smart Homes (Ph.D. Forum). 18th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2020, Austin, Texas, USA, March 23–27, 2020.
  • Viktor Matkovic, Torben Weis: Towards Enhancing Bike Navigation Safety and Experience Using Sensor Enabled Devices (Ph.D. Forum). 18th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2020, Austin, Texas, USA, March 23–27, 2020. Best Ph.D. Forum Paper Award Award Icon
  • Viktor Matkovic, Marian Waltereit, Peter Zdankin, Maximilian Uphoff, Torben Weis: Bike Type Identification Using Smartphone Sensors (Poster Session). 2019 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and the 2019 International Symposium on Wearable Computers, UbiComp/ISWC '19 Adjunct, London, United Kingdom, September 9-13, 2019. [DOI]
  • Lorenz Schwittmann, Matthäus Wander, Torben Weis: Domain Impersonation is Feasible: A Study of CA Domain Validation Weaknesses. 4th IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy 2019
  • Torben Weis, Marian Waltereit, Maximilian Uphoff: Fyr: A Memory-safe and Thread-safe Systems Programming Language. 34th ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing, SAC '19, Limassol, Cyprus, April 8-12, 2019. [DOI] [BibTeX]
  • Lorenz Schwittmann, Matthäus Wander, Torben Weis: Mobile Devices as Digital Sextants for Zero-Permission Geolocation. 5th International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy, ICISSP 2019, Prague, Czech Republic, February 22–25, 2019. Nominated as Best Paper Candidate.
  • Marian Waltereit, Maximilian Uphoff, Torben Weis: Route Derivation Using Distances and Turn Directions. ACM Workshop on Automotive Cybersecurity, AutoSec 2019, held in conjunction with the 9th ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy, CODASPY 2019, Richardson, Texas, USA, March 25-27, 2019. [DOI] [BibTeX]
  • Marian Waltereit, Torben Weis: An Approach to Exonerate Innocent Suspects in Hit-And-Run Accidents via Route Reconstruction (Ph.D. Forum). 17th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2019, Kyoto, Japan, March 11–15, 2019. Nominated as Best Ph.D. Forum Award Candidate. [DOI] [BibTeX]
  • Maximilian Uphoff, Matthäus Wander, Torben Weis, Marian Waltereit: SecureCloud: An Encrypted, Scalable Storage for Cloud Forensics. 4th International Workshop on Cloud Security and Forensics, WCSF 2018, held in conjunction with the 17th IEEE International Conference On Trust, Security And Privacy In Computing And Communications, IEEE TrustCom-18, New York, USA, July 31 – August 3, 2018. [DOI] [BibTeX]
  • Marian Waltereit, Maximilian Uphoff, Torben Weis: Herleitung von Fahrtstrecken aus Distanz- und Kurvenbewegungsdaten. In: Proff H. (eds) Mobilität in Zeiten der Veränderung. Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden, 2019. [DOI] [BibTeX]
  • Matthäus Wander, Viktor Matkovic, Torben Weis, Michael Bischof, Lorenz Schwittmann: Towards Comprehensible Explanations of Phenomena in Home Automation Systems. 16th International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2018, Athens, Greece, March 19–23, 2018
  • Matthäus Wander, Christopher Boelmann, Torben Weis: Domain Name System without Root Servers. 12th International Conference on Risks and Security of Internet and Systems, CRiSIS 2017, Dinard, France, September 19–21, 2017.
  • Christopher Boelmann, Lorenz Schwittmann, Marian Waltereit, Matthäus Wander, Torben Weis: Application-level Determinism in Distributed Systems. 22nd IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, ICPADS 2016, Wuhan, China, December 13 - 16, 2016. [PDF] [BibTeX]
  • Lorenz Schwittmann, Christopher Boelmann, Viktor Matkovic, Matthäus Wander, Torben Weis: Identifying TV Channels & On-Demand Videos using Ambient Light Sensors. Pervasive and Mobile Computing (Journal), Elsevier, 2016.
  • Lorenz Schwittmann, Viktor Matkovic, Matthäus Wander, Torben Weis: Video Recognition using Ambient Light Sensors. IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2016, Sydney, Australia, March 14–18, 2016. Nominated as Best Paper Candidate.
  • Matthäus Wander, Lorenz Schwittmann, Christopher Boelmann, Torben Weis: GPU-based NSEC3 Hash Breaking 13th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications, IEEE NCA 2014, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, August 21–23, 2014. Best Student Paper Award Icon
  • Matthäus Wander, Christopher Boelmann, Lorenz Schwittmann, Torben Weis: Measurement of Globally Visible DNS Injection. IEEE Access, Volume 2. 2014.
  • Torben Weis, Christopher Boelmann: Automatismen zur Strukturbildung und Selbst-Organisation in Verteilten Systemen. In: Logiken strukturbildender Prozesse: Automatismen / Eke, Norbert Otto; Foit, Lioba; Kaerlein, Timo; Künsemöller, Jörn (Hrsg.). - 1. Auflage, Paderborn: Fink, 2014 - (Schriftenreihe des DFG Graduiertenkollegs "Automatismen"), S. 145 – 160
  • Li Zhongtao, Torben Weis: CAN tree routing for content-addressable network Sensors and Transducers, Jg. 162 (2014), Heft 1, S. 124 – 130
  • Christopher Boelmann, Lorenz Schwittmann, Torben Weis: Deterministic Synchronization of Multi-threaded Programs with Operational Transformation. 2014 IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS) and the 2014 IEEE IPDPS Workshops (IPDPSW 2014) - IEEE, 2014, S. 381 – 390
  • Lorenz Schwittmann, Matthäus Wander, Christopher Boelmann, Torben Weis: Privacy Preservation in Decentralized Online Social Networks. IEEE Internet Computing, Volume 18, Issue 2. 2014
  • Christopher Boelmann, Torben Weis: Development of Efficient Role-based Sensor Network Applications with Excel Spreadsheets. 19th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, ICPADS 2013, Seoul, Korea, December 15 - 18, 2013.
  • Lorenz Schwittmann, Christopher Boelmann, Matthäus Wander, Torben Weis: SoNet – Privacy and Replication in Federated Online Social Networks. 5th International Workshop on Hot Topics in Peer-to-peer Computing and Online Social Networking, HotPOST 2013, held in conjunction with the 33rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, ICDCS 2013, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, July 8 - 11, 2013.
  • Matthäus Wander, Torben Weis: Measuring Occurrence of DNSSEC Validation. 14th Passive and Active Measurement Conference, PAM 2013, Hong Kong, March 18 - 20, 2013.
  • Christopher Boelmann, Torben Weis, Michael Engel and Arno Wacker: Self-Stabilizing Micro Controller for Large-Scale Sensor Networks in Spite of Program Counter Corruptions due to Soft Errors. Proceedings of the 18th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, ICPADS 2012, Singapore, December 17 - 19, 2012.
  • Matthäus Wander, Sebastian Holzapfel, Arno Wacker, and Torben Weis: NTALG – TCP NAT Traversal with Application-Level Gateways (Demonstration). Proceedings of the 9th IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, CCNC 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA January 14 - 17, 2012.
  • Sebastian Holzapfel, Arno Wacker, Torben Weis, and Matthäus Wander: An Architecture for Complex Peer-to-Peer Systems. Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Workshop on Digital Entertainment, Networked Virtual Environments, and Creative Technology, DENVECT 2012, held in conjunction with the 9th IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, CCNC 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA January 14 - 17, 2012.
  • Sebastian Holzapfel, Matthäus Wander, Arno Wacker, and Torben Weis: SYNI – TCP Hole Punching Based on SYN Injection. Proceedings of the the 10th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications, IEEE NCA 2011, Cambridge, MA, USA August 25 - 27, 2011.
  • Sebastian Holzapfel, Sebastian Schuster, and Torben Weis: VoroStore – A Secure and Reliable Data Storage for Peer-to-Peer-based MMVEs. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Resource Discovery Mechanisms for P2P Systems, P2P-RDM 2011, held in conjunction with the 11th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, CIT 2011, August, 31st – September, 2nd 2011 in Pafos (Paphos), Cyprus.
  • Matthäus Wander, Torben Weis and Arno Wacker: Detecting Opportunistic Cheaters in Volunteer Computing. Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Privacy, Security and Trust in Mobile and Wireless Systems, MobiPST 2011, held in conjunction with the 20th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN 2011, Maui, Hawaii, USA, July 31 - August 4, 2011.
  • Torben Weis and Arno Wacker: Self-stabilizing Embedded Systems. Proceedings of the Organic Computing Workshop 2011, OC'11, held in conjunction with the 8th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Autonomic Computing, ICAC 2011, Karlsruhe, Germany, June 14-18, 2011.
  • Torben Weis and Arno Wacker: Federating Websites with the Google Wave Protocol. Internet Computing, IEEE Volume 15, Issue 3, Page(s) 51 - 58 May-June 2011.
  • Sebastian Schuster and Torben Weis: Enforcing Game Rules in Untrusted P2P-based MMVEs. 2nd Workshop on Distributed Simulation & Online gaming (In conjunction with SIMUTools 2011), Barcelona, March 21, 2011.
  • Helge Parzyjegla, Arnd Schröter, Enrico Seib, Sebastian Holzapfel, Matthäus Wander, Jan Richling, Arno Wacker, Hans-Ulrich Heiß, Gero Mühl and Torben Weis: Model-Driven Development of Self-Organizing Control Applications. Chapter 2.1, in Organic Computing - A Paradigm Shift for Complex Systems, Editor: Christian Müller-Schloer and Hartmut Schmeck and Theo Ungerer, Birkäuser Verlag, Basel, Switzerland, June 2011.
  • Sebastian Holzapfel, Matthäus Wander, Arno Wacker, Lorenz Schwittmann, and Torben Weis: A New Protocol to Determine the NAT Characteristics of a Host. 8th International Workshop on Hot Topics in Peer-to-Peer Systems, HotP2P 2011, held in conjunction with the 25th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2011, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, May 16-20, 2011.
  • Matthäus Wander, Arno Wacker, and Torben Weis: Towards Peer-to-Peer-based Cryptanalysis. 6th IEEE LCN Workshop on Security in Communication Networks, SICK 2010, held in conjunction with the 35th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks, LCN 2010, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., 11-14 October 2010.
  • Martin Saternus, Torben Weis, Sebastian Holzapfel, Arno Wacker: Gears4Net - an Asynchronous Programming Model. Proceedings of the Workshop on Parallel Programming Models and Systems Software for High-End Computing (P2S2), organized at the 38th International Conference on Parallel Processing 2009 (ICPP09), Vienna, Austria, Sept. 22-25, 2009.
  • Mirko Knoll, Matthias Helling, Arno Wacker, Sebastian Holzapfel and Torben Weis: Bootstrapping Peer-to-Peer Systems Using IRC. Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Collaborative Peer-to-Peer Systems, COPS09, organized at the 18th IEEE International Workshops on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructures for Collaborative Enterprises, WETICE 2009, Groningen, The Netherlands, June 29th - July 1st, 2009.
  • Sebastian Schuster, Arno Wacker, Torben Weis: Fighting Cheating in P2P-based MMVEs with Disjoint Path Routing. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Concepts of Massively Multiuser Virtual Environments, CoMMVE09, organized at the 16th ITG/GI Fachtagung - Kommunikation in Verteilten Sytemen 2009, KiVS 2009, Kassel, March 2-6, 2009.
  • Torben Weis, Arno Wacker, Sebastian Schuster, Sebastian Holzapfel: Towards Logical Clocks in P2P-based MMVEs. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Concepts of Massively Multiuser Virtual Environments, CoMMVE09, organized at the 16th ITG/GI Fachtagung - Kommunikation in Verteilten Sytemen 2009, KiVS 2009, Kassel, March 2-6, 2009.
  • Arno Wacker, Gregor Schiele, Sebastian Schuster, Torben Weis: Towards an Authentication Service for Peer-to-Peer based Massively Multiuser Virtual Environments. Int. J. Advanced Media and Communications, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
  • Mirko Knoll, Haitham Abbadi, and Torben Weis: Replication in Peer-to-Peer Systems, 3rd International Workshop on Self-Organizing Systems (IWSOS2008), Vienna, Austria, December 10-12, 2008.
  • Mirko Knoll, Arno Wacker, Gregor Schiele, and Torben Weis: Bootstrapping in Peer-to-Peer Systems, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems, ICPADS 2008, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, December 8-10, 2008.
  • Arno Wacker, Gregor Schiele, Sebastian Holzapfel, and Torben Weis: A NAT Traversal Mechanism for Peer-To-Peer Networks (Demo). Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing, IEEE P2P08, Aachen, Germany, September 2008.
  • Torben Weis and Arno Wacker: Self-stabilizing Automata. Proceedings of the Biologically Inspired Cooperative Computing 2008, BICC 2008, organized at the 20th IFIP World Computer Congress, WCC 2008, Milano, Italy, September 2008.
  • Arno Wacker, Gregor Schiele, Sebastian Schuster, Torben Weis: Towards an Authentication Service for Peer-to-Peer based Massively Multiuser Virtual Environments. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Massively Multiuser Virtual Environments, MMVE08, organized at the IEEE Virtual Reality 2008, IEEE VR2008, Reno, Nevada, USA, March 2008
  • Andreas Heil, Mirko Knoll, Torben Weis: The Internet of Things - Context-based Device Federations, In Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference on System Science (HICSS-40), Waikoloa, HI, USA, January 3-6, (2007).
  • Gregor Schiele, Richard Sueselbeck, Arno Wacker, Joerg Haehner, Christian Becker, Torben Weis: Requirements of Peer-to-Peer-based Massively Multiplayer Online Gaming. Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Global and Peer-to-Peer Computing, organized at the IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid 2007, CCGRID 2007, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2007
  • Mirko Knoll, Arno Wacker, Gregor Schiele, Torben Weis: Decentralized bootstrapping in pervasive applications. Proceedings of the Fifth IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 07, Work in Progress Session, White Plains, NY, USA, March 2007
  • Becker, C.; Dürr, F.; Knoll, M.; Nicklas, D.; Weis, T.: Entwicklung Ortsbezogener Anwendungen. In Praxis der Informationsverarbeitung und Kommunikation (PIK), Saur Verlag, (2006).
  • Knoll, M.; Weis, T.: Optimizing Locality for Self-Organizing Context-based Systems. International Workshop on Self-Organizing Systems (IWSOS 2006), Passau, Germany, September 18-20, (2006).
  • Weis, T.; Saternus, M.; Knoll, M.; Brändle, A.; Combetto, M.: Towards a General Purpose User Interface for Service-oriented Context-aware Applications. In Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI), Venezia, Italy, May 23-26, (2006).
  • Heil, A.; Moradi, I.; Weis, T.: LCARS - The Next Generation Programming Context. In Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI), Venezia, Italy, May 23-26, (2006).
  • Knoll, M.; Weis, T.: A P2P-Framework for Context-based Information. 1st International Workshop on Requirements and Solutions for Pervasive Software Infrastructures (RSPSI) at Pervasive 2006, Dublin, Ireland, May 7, (2006).
  • Weis, T.; Becker, C.; Brändle, A.: Towards a Programming Paradigm for Pervasive Applications based on the Ambient Calculus. In International Workshop on Combining Theory and Systems Building in Pervasive Computing (CTSB) at Pervasive 2006, Dublin, Ireland, May 7 (2006).
  • Knoll, M.; Weis, T.; Ulrich, A.; Brändle, A.: Scripting your Home. 2nd International Workshop on Location- and Context-Awareness (LoCA 2006), Dublin, Ireland, May 10-11 (2006).
  • Weis, T; Handte, M.; Knoll, M.; Becker, C.: Customizable Pervasive Applications. In Proceedings of IEEE Pervasive Computing & Communications (PerCom 2006), Pisa, Italy (2006).
  • Weis, T.: Rapid Prototyping Kontext-bezogener Anwendungen. In GI/ITG Fachgespräch Systemsoftware für Pervasive Computing, Erlangen, Oktober (2005).
  • Mühl G.; Jaeger, M.C.; Herrmann, K.; Weis, T.; Fiege, L.; Ulbrich, A.: Self-Stabilizing Publish/Subscribe Systems: Algorithms and Evaluation. In Proceedings of the IEEE European Conference on Parallel Computing (EuroPar 2005), Lisboa, Portugal, August (2005).
  • Ulbrich, A.; Weis, T.; Geihs, K.: A Modeling Language for Applications in Pervasive Computing Environments. In 2nd Workshop on Model-based Methodologies for Pervasive and Embedded Software, Rennes, (2005).
  • Ulbrich, A.; Weis, T.; Mühl, G., Geihs, K.: Application Development for Actuator- and Sensor-Networks. In 4. GI/ITG KuVS Fachgespräch "Drahtlose Sensornetze", Zurich, Switzerland, March (2005).
  • Golze, S.; Mühl G.; Weis, T.: How to Configure Proof-of-Work Functions to Stop Spam. In Proceedings of Sicherheit 2005, GI Edition: Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI), Regensburg, Germany, April (2005).
  • Golze S.; Mühl G.; Weis T.; Jaeger M.C.: Lastregelung von Web Services mittels Proof-of-Work Funktionen. In Proceedings of Kommunikation in Verteilten Systemen (KiVS 2005), Kaiserslautern, Germany, (2005).
  • Ulbrich A., Mühl G., Weis T.; Geihs K.: Programming Abstractions for Content-based Publish/Subscribe in Object-oriented Languages. In Proceedings of Confederated International Conferences CoopIS, DOA, and ODBASE 2004, Larnaca, Cyprus, October (2004).
  • Weis T.; Ulbrich A.; Geihs K.; Becker C.: Quality of Service in Middleware and Applications: A Model-Driven Approach. In Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference (EDOC 2004), pages 160-171, Monterey, California, USA, September (2004).
  • Geihs, T.; Tanner, A.; Ulbrich, A.; Weis, T.: Dienstgüte in verteilten Anwendungen – Ergebnisse des DFG-Projekts MAQS. Forschungsbericht der Fakultät IV der TU Berlin, Nr. 2004/20, ISSN 1436-9915 (2004).
  • Mühl G.; Ulbrich A.; Herrmann K.; Weis T.: Disseminating Information to Mobile Clients Using Publish/Subscribe. In IEEE Internet Computing, 8(3):46-53, May/June (2004).
  • Weis, T.: Model-driven development of QoS-enabled distributed systems. Dissertation, TU Berlin, May 2004.
  • Weis T.; Ulbrich, A.; Geihs, K.: Model Metamorphosis. In IEEE Software 20 (2003), September/October, Nr. 5, p. 46
  • Weis, T.; Plouzeau, N.; Amoros, G.; Donth, P.; Geihs, K.; Jézéquel, J.-M.; Sassen, A.-M.: Chapter QCCS. In Business Component-Based Software Engineering. Kluwer Academic Publishers, ISBN 1–4020–7207–4 (2003).
  • Weis, T.; Ulbrich, A.; Geihs, K.: Quality of Service Engineering with UML and MDA. Tutorial presented at NetObjectDays’03, Erfurt, Germany, (2003).
  • Ulbrich, A.; Weis, T.; Geihs, K.; Becker, C.: DotQoS - A QoS Extension for .NET Remoting. In Proceedings of 11th IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Service (IWQoS 2003), Berkeley, USA, (2003).
  • Ulbrich, A.; Weis, T.; Geihs, K.: QoS Mechanism Composition at Design-Time and Runtime. In 23rd IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops (ICDCS 2003 Workshops), Providence, RI, USA, (2003).
  • Weis, T.; Ulbrich, A.; Geihs, K.: Modellierung und Zusicherung nicht-funktionaler Eigenschaften bei Entwurf, Implementierung und zur Laufzeit verteilter Anwendungen. In Proceedings of Kommunikation in Verteilten Systemen (KiVS 2003), Leipzig, Germany, (2003).
  • Ritter, T.; Born, M.; Unterschütz, T.; Weis, T.: A QoS Metamodel and its Realization in a CORBA Component Infrastructure. In Proceedings of 36th IEEE Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-36 2003), Big Island, HI, USA, (2003).
  • Ulbrich, A.; Weis, T.: DotQoS - Dienstgüte. In .NET. GI Fachgruppe Betriebssysteme - Herbsttagung, Berlin, Germany, http://www.betriebssysteme.org. November (2002).
  • Jézéquel, J.-M.; Plouzeau, N.; Weis, T.; Geihs, K.: From Contracts to Aspects in UML Designs. Aspect-Oriented Modeling with UML. In AOSD Workshop, Enschede, Netherlands, April (2002).
  • Sassen, A.; Amoros, G ; Donth, P.; Geihs, K.; Jézéquel, J.; Odent, K.; Plouzeau, N.; Weis, T.: QCCS: A Methodology for the Development of Contract-Aware Components Based on Aspect-Oriented Design. In Early Aspects - Aspect-Oriented Requirements Engineering and Architecture Design, AOSD Workshop, Enschede, Netherlands, April (2002).
  • Weis, T.; Becker, C.; Geihs, K.; Plouzeau, N.: A UML Meta-model for Contract Aware Components. In Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on the Unified Modeling Language (UML 2001), Toronto, Canada, (2001).
  • Weis, T.: Component Customization. In 6th International Workshop on Component-Oriented Programming at ECOOP’01, Budapest, Hungary, June (2001).
  • Weis, T.; Geihs, K.: Components on the Desktop. In Proceedings of IEEE Technology of Object-Oriented Languages and Systems (TOOLS’33), Mont-Saint-Michel, France, (2000).
  • Konstroffer, M.; Weis, T.; Braun, S.: OpenSource in Electronic Commerce – A Comparative Analysis. In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Electronic Commerce and Web Technologies, (2000).
Patents:
  • Bietenbeck, F.; Zimmermann, H.; Weis, T.; Pauli, J.; Herwig J.: Two-dimensional symbol code and method for reading the symbol code WO Patent WO/2010/115,464

Selected Projects

  • DFG Emmy-Noether Research Group "Development Tools for Context-based Systems", in association with DFG SFB Nexus 627
  • DFG SPP 1183, project "Model-driven Development of Self/organizing Control Applications"
  • VisualRDK, graphical programming language for CPS and robotics, funded by Microsoft Research
  • CrypTool 2, funded by Deutsche Bank and others
  • SEVERE, Self-healing Distributed Embedded Systems, funded by Mercator Research Center Ruhr
  • Peers@Play, P2P-based Virtual World Models, in cooperation with University Mannheim
  • AXA DigiMapp, prototyping of a FinTech system, funded by AXA AG
  • Secure Cloud Storage, in cooperation with LZPD Duisburg, funded by state of NRW
  • Speaker of the Evonik Research Partnership Program, research project "Privacy Mechanisms", funded by Evonik
  • KI-Lives, joined research project on AI in CPS and Edge Computing, funded by BMBF
  • AR-InGo, augmented reality project, funded by EFRE.NRW
  • EXIST Program, BMBF funding for a Start-Up on "Secure Cloud Storage"

Teaching

Current Lectures:
  • Betriebssysteme
  • Rechnernetze und Kommunikationsysteme
  • Rechnerarchitektur
  • Sicherheit in Rechnernetzen
  • Internettechnologien und Web-Engineering
  • Cloud, Web & Mobile
  • Peer-to-Peer Systems
  • Distributed Systems
Seminars and Research Projects:
  • Seminars are offered at least once a year on selected topics in the area of distributed systems
  • Projects (bachelor and master) in the area of distributed systems, web engineering, CPS and systems programming are offered at least once a year
Teaching Award:
  • "Best Teacher Award 2019", Fachschaft Informatik (Student Council for Computer Science)

Academic Governance

Current Positions:
  • Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, responsible for the department Computer Science and Applied Cognitive Science
  • Voting Member of the Department Steering Board (Abteilungskonferenz)
  • Head of the Faculty Research Profile "Human-centered Cyber-Physical Systems"
  • Examination Board (Prüfungsausschuss) for Computer Science
  • Doctoral Admissions Board (Promotionsausschuss) Computer Science and Applied Cognitive Science
  • GI-Vertrauensdozent (GI-Botschafter) an der UDE, Campus Duisburg

Further Activities and Memberships

  • Member of the Apache Software Foundation, and the Apache Wave Project
  • Member of KDE e.V. and founding member of the KDE project
  • Founder of the KOffice project, now renamed to Calligra
  • Co-Founder of the KDE HTML Widget project, the basis for WebKit and most modern browsers
 

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