Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Gerhard Chroust, M.S.

Curriculum Vitae

(status Augsut 2015)

1 Personal Data:

·        born: April 23, 1941 in Vienna, Austria

·        married, 2 adult children

·        business address:

em. O. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gerhard Chroust

Professor Emeritus at the Institute for Telecooperation

Johannes Kepler Universität Linz

c/o  Donaustrasse 101/6

A-2344 Maria Enzersdorf, Austria

Tel.: +43 – 664-28 29 978 (also +43 2236 860196)

E-mail: gerhard.chroust@jku.at

Homepage: http://www.gerhard-chroust.at

 

2 Current Position:

·        Professor Emeritus  for Systems Engineering and Automation at the Institute for Telecooperation of the Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU), Austria

·        Secretary General of the International Federation  Systems Research (IFSR)

 

3 Academic Career:

1959-64 Technical University Vienna (Telecommunications)

graduated: Diplom-Ingenieur

1964-65 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA (Computer Science)

graduated: Master of Science

1973-75 Technical University Vienna (Computer Science)

graduated: PhD.

1975-87 Lecturer for 'Microprogramming' at the Kepler University Linz and the Technical

University Vienna

1980 Kepler University Linz (Computer Science)

promoted: 'Dozent'

1980-91 Assistant Professor at the Kepler University Linz

1983-1987 Lecturer for 'Dataflow Mechanisms' at the Kepler University Linz

1985-1987 Lecturer for 'Microprogrammed Computers' at the Intern. Forschungsinstitut f. Fernstudien, Vienna

1987 Lecturer for 'Dataflow Mechanisms' at the University of Vienna

1987-91 Lecturer for 'Software Development Process' at the Kepler University Linz, at the University of Klagenfurt and the Technical University of Vienna

1992-2007 Professor for 'Systems Engineering and Automation' , Kepler University Linz,

1992-2002: Department-Head of the Dpt. Of ‚Systems Engineering and Automation,  Kepler University Linz,

2002-2004 Head of Institute, Institute for Systems Sciences , Kepler University Linz

2004 – 2007 Chair of the ‘Fachbereich Informatik’ of the J. Kepler University LInz

2004 – 2007 Head of Institute, Institute for Systems Engineering and Automation,  J. Kepler University Linz

since Oct 2007:  Professor Emeritus, J. Kepler University Linz

 

4 Publications:

·        8 authored books 

·        57 proceedings (editor/co-editor)

·        More than   250 scientific publications

·        Overr 600 publications in total

·        numerous lectures and seminars

 

5 Industrial Career (IBM Corp.) 1966-1991:

1966-1991 IBM Laboratorium Vienna

1966-1968 Research on Formal Definition of PL/I, Vienna Definition Language

1969-1972 Research on theory of compilers and compilation

1972-1976 Assistant to Laboratory Director, Heinz Zemanek

1971-87 Research on Microprogramming/Firmware

1976-1984 System programming PL/I Compiler for IBM 8100 Dataflow Systems

1983-1990

·        Software Application Development Environments (ADPS)

·        Implementation of a machine interpretable model of the Software Development Process (ADPS/M : Application Development Prozess Support / Model)

·        National Language Translation for ADPS

·        Design work for a Work Manager

1991 IBM Austria: Product Support for ADPS

 

6 Professional Organisations:

Secretary General IFSR (International Federation of Systems Research)

Editor-in-Chief : IFSR NEWSLETTER

       Book Series (‚Schriftenreihe Informatik' ) Verlag Trauner, Linz

       Proceedings of the IDIMT Conferences

       Proceedings of the IFSR Conversations

      

Editorial Board member :

·        Journal Systems Research and Behavioral Science (since 1994)

·        Global Journal of Enterprise Information System

 

Board positions :

·        Secretary General IFSR (International Federation for Systems Research)

·        Board member: OCG (Austrian Computer Society),

 

Honorary member:

·        Austrian Society for Informatics (ÖGI)

 

Membership ACM, ACM SIGSOFT, ADV, CMG-AE, GI, IEEE, IEEE Computer Society, GI, GI-FB WI-VM, INCOSE, OCG, OeSGK, OeGIG, Pro-IT

 

Publication about G. Chroust

·         HOYER, C., P. GRÜNBACHER , N. SEYFF, (eds.) Festschrift zum 65. Geburtstag von o.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gerhard Chroust Schriftenreihe, Österr. Computer Gesellschaft, No. 208, Wien Sept. 2006. [in German]

·         [Malleck-08] MALLECK, H. Gerhard Chroust - Emeritus am Institut für Systems Engineering and Automation an der JKU Linz - ein Porträt Pioniere der Informatik - OCG Journal Jg. 33, 3/2008, pp. 4–5. [in German]

 

8 Authored Books:

·         [Chroust-89a] CHROUST, G. Mikroprogrammierung und Rechnerentwurf Oldenbourg Verlag, Feb. 1989.

·         [Chroust-92a] CHROUST, G. Modelle der Software-Entwicklung - Aufbau und Interpretation von Vorgehensmodellen Oldenbourg Verlag, 1992.

·         [Chroust-95f] CHROUST, G. , J. BERGSMANN Umfrage Workflow - Eine Momentaufnahme über die Verbreitung, Einsatz und Meinungen über Workflow in den deutschsprachigen Ländern OCG Schriftenreihe, Bd. 77, Oldenbourg Wien-München.

·         [Chroust-95q] CHROUST, G. , H. ZEMANEK Die Geschichte der Datenverarbeitung - Bibliographie zur Geschichtswand, The History of Data Processing - A Bibliography for the History Wall Oldenbourg Wien/München.

·         [Chroust-98m] SPIRE PROJECT TEAM The SPIRE Handbook - Better, Faster, Cheaper - Software Development in Small Organisations Centre of Software Engineering Ltd, Dublin 9, Ireland.

·         [Chroust-00m] CHROUST, G Wer Mailüfterl sät ... Anekdoten, Geschichten und Geschichtchen zum 80. Geburtstag des österreichischen Computerpioniers Heinz Zemanek Österr. Computergesellschaft 2000.

·         [Chroust-04h] ADAM, A. , G. CHROUST Vom himmlischen Uhrwerk zur statistischen Fabrik neu herausgegeben und erweitert von Gerhard Chroust, Trauner Verlag Linz, Österr. Computergesellschaft.

·         [Chroust-09za] CHROUST, G. , H. MÖSSENBÖCK, (eds.) Informatik macht Zukunft - Zukunftsmacht Informatik - 40 Jahre Informatik an Österreichs Universitäten - Festschrift books@ocg, Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft, 2009.

 

8 Research:

Present Research Interest and Fields

·         Human Aspects and Cultural Differences of Software Development

·         Systemic Aspects of System Development

·         System Theory

·         Representation and Enactment of Software Process Models

·         Quality and Improvement of Development Processes

·         Systemic Aspects of Education

·         Sysxtemic Aspects of Disaster Management

·         History of Computers and Information Technology

 

Past Research:

Cybernetic Maschines (1964-68)

Theorem Proving (1965-1966)

Formal Definition of Programming Languages, Vienna Definition Language (1967-1970)

Compiler Theory, Evaluation of Arithmetic Expressions (1967-1975)

Parallelism, Simulation (1969-1972)

Microprogramming (1975-1990)

Compiler Building (1976-1982)

Workflow (1992-1996)

Software Engineering Environments (1986-2006)

 

Major Projects:

 

·         1994-1996 CadforCIM - Automatic Programming for Flexible Manufacturing Cells (Austrian Fund for Research)

·         1996-1999: Vife - Virtual Factory for Education (European Union: Leonardo Project)

·         MOVE-Raum: Elektronischer Konferenzraum (Government of Upper Austria)

·         Li-Quest : Questionnaire-Tool (Government of Upper Austria , City of Linz)

·         Unterstützung: Sitzungen, Projekte, Prüfungen, Evaluation

·         1995-97: ESPITI - European Software Process Improvement Training Initiative  (European Union: ESSI/ESPRIT Project no. 11000)

·         1997/98: SPIRE - Software Process Improvement in Regions of Europe (European Union: ESPRIT 3873)

·         2000-2003: OOSPICE Software Process Improvement and Capability dEtermination for Object Oriented/component based software development  (European Union:  IST-1999-29073)

·         2007-2009 KIRAS PL2 : SimRad.NBC – Simulation and information System forr the administration of emergency-teams  in catastrophies.

·         2009-2011: Simulation- and information system to manage Rescue units at disaster. SimRad.COMP

 

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