Prof. Dr. Christian Becker

Prof. Dr. Christian Becker

Chair of Information Systems II

Chair website

Main fields of research

  • Context-aware Computing
  • Distributed Systems
  • Pervasive Computing
  • Edge Computing
  • Mobile Cloud Computing
  • Self-organizing and Self-adaptive Systems
  • Green IT

Curriculum vitae

1991-1993 Undergraduate studies of Computer Science, University of Karlsruhe
1993-1996 Graduate studies of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern
1996 Diplom (M.Sc.) in Computer Science
1997-2001 Researcher Operating Systems and Distributed Systems Group, University of Frankfurt,
2001 Dr. phil. nat. (Ph.D.) in Computer Science, University of Frankfurt, “Quality of Service Management for Distributed Object Systems”
2001-2006 Senior Researcher and Lecturer Distributed Systems Group, University of Stuttgart
2004 Habilitation in Computer Science, “System Support for Context-Aware Computing”
Since 2006 Chair of Information Systems II, University of Mannheim

Selected memberships

  • Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.
  • Verband der Hochschullehrer in der Betriebswirtschaftslehre e.V.

Selected editorial activities

  • Springer Electronic Commerce Research Journal, Editorial Board
  • Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing Journal
  • Springer, CCF Transactions on Pervasive Computing and Interaction

Selected publications