Prof. Dr. Christof Fetzer
Prof. Dr. Christof Fetzer received his diploma in computer science from the University of Kaiserlautern, Germany (Dec. 1992) and his Ph.D. from UC San Diego (March 1997). As a student he received a two-year scholarship from the DAAD and won two best student paper awards (SRDS and DSN). He was a finalist of the 1998 Council of Graduate Schools/UMI distinguished dissertation award and won an IEE mather premium in 1999. Dr. Fetzer joined AT&T Labs-Research in August 1999 and had been a principal member of technical staff until March 2004. Since April 2004 he has an endowed chair (Heinz-Nixdorf endowment) in Systems Engineering in the Computer Science Department at TU Dresden. He is the chair of the Distributed Systems Engineering International Masters Program at the Computer Science Department. Prof. Dr. Fetzer has published over 130 research papers in the field of dependable distributed systems and has been member of more than 40 program committees.