Expanding the Research School "Service-Oriented Systems Engineering" at Hasso-Plattner-Institute

Michael Haupt mhaupt at gmail.com
Wed May 31 10:41:31 UTC 2006

** apologies for multiple copies **

Expanding the Research School
"Service-Oriented Systems Engineering"
at Hasso-Plattner-Institute

Hasso-Plattner-Institute (HPI) is a privately financed institute
affiliated with the University of Potsdam. The Institute's founder and
endower Professor Hasso Plattner, who is also co-founder and chairman
of the supervisory board of SAP AG, has created the opportunity for
students to enjoy a unique elite education in IT systems engineering
in a professional and effective research environment with a strong
practice orientation.

In 2005, HPI has initiated the highly successful research school on
"Service-Oriented Systems Engineering" under the scientific guidance
of Profs. Dres. Jürgen Döllner, Robert Hirschfeld, Christoph Meinel,
Hasso Plattner, Andreas Polze, Mathias Weske, Werner Zorn. Starting
from October 1, 2006, additional scholarships will be available for

   7 PhD-Students (monthly 1400 Euro) and
   3 Postdocs (monthly 1800 Euro).

The grants are not subject to income tax.

The main research areas in the research school at HPI are:

    * Self-Adaptive Service-Oriented Systems
    * Operating System Support for Service-Oriented Systems
    * Architecture and Modeling of Service-Oriented Systems
    * Adaptive Process Management
    * Services Composition and Workflow Planning
    * Security Engineering of Service-Based IT Systems
    * Quantitative Analysis und Optimization of Service-Oriented Systems
    * Service-Oriented Systems in 3D Computer Graphics
    * Service-Oriented Geoinformatics

Prospective candidates are invited to apply with:

    * curriculum vitae and copies of degree certificates,
    * short description of a prospective research program,
    * copies of relevant scientific papers (e.g. thesis, etc.),
    * a letter of recommendation.

Applications should be sent by July 1, 2006 to
the coordinator of the research school,

Prof. Dr. Andreas Polze
Universität Potsdam
Postfach 90 04 60
D-14440 Potsdam

Candidates will be notified about acceptance into the
research school by August 20, 2006 and should expect
to enroll into their Ph.D. study by October 1, 2006.

For further information see


or contact the office:

Telephone  +49 331 5509-222
Telefax    +49 331 5509-325
E-Mail     info at hpi.uni-potsdam.de

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