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Prof. Dr. Ing. Stefan De▀loch

University of Kaiserslautern
Department of Computer Science
Heterogenous Information Systems Group
P.O. Box 3049
67653 Kaiserslautern, GERMANY
Mail: mailto:dessloch@informatik.uni-kl.de
Phone: +49-631-205-3275
Fax: +49-631-205-3299
Room: 36/329
  Stefan Dessloch
Scientific Career
08/1988  Diploma in Computer Science from the University of Kaiserslautern
09/1993  PhD (Dr.-Ing.) in Computer Science from the University of Kaiserslautern
1993 – 1995  Post-doctoral Researcher at the IBM Almaden Research Center and the IBM Database Technology Institute, San Jose, California
1995 – 1996  Software Engineer at IBM Deutschland Entwicklung GmbH, B÷blingen Lab
1996 – 2002  Senior Software Engineer and Manager, Database Standards at the IBM Silicon Valley Lab, San JosÚ, California
since 04/2002  Professor (C3), University of Kaiserslautern
05-09/2006  Visiting scientist at IBM Almaden Research Center, San JosÚ, California

Stefan De▀loch is a professor at the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, where he is heading the research group Heterogeneous Information Systems. Until 2002, he was a database architect at the IBM Database Technology Institute in San Jose, California, where he conducted projects in the areas of information integration architecture and programming models, database & application server integration, and object-relational database extensions, whose outcome helped to shape database-related standards, directly contributed to IBM's product directions and implementations, and resulted in a number of patents. From 2001 to 2002, as a manager, he was responsible for IBM's database-related standardization efforts in the areas of SQL, XML, and Java.

Research Interests

Major areas of interest include

  • information integration,
  • (DB-) middleware technologies,
  • databases and the web,
  • XML and databases,
  • database and application server integration,
  • extensible and object-relational DBMS.

Ongoing research projects are described in our projects section.

Additional Activities, Responsibilities, and Memberships
  • Editorial board member of the "Int. Journal of Web Services Research (JWSR)", Idea Group Publishing/Information Science Publishing.
  • Electronic proceedings chair and co-editor of the ACM SIGMOD 2004 conference.
  • Held tutorials on database standards at BTW Datenbank Tutorientage in 2005, 2001, 1999.
  • Program committee and organisation committee member of numerous national and international conferences.
  • Head of the PhD Study Program, Dept. of Computer Science.
  • Member of ACM SIGMOD and the German Informatics Society (GI).

A list of issued patents and published patent applications can be found at the US Patent and Trademark Office web site.