Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Gerhard Fohler
Gerhard Fohler has been holding the Chair for Real-time Systems at TU Kaiserslautern since 2006. He received his Dipl. Ing. and Ph.D. degrees with honors from the TU Vienna, Prof. Hermann Kopetz, then was with the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA as postdoctoral researcher. Before joining TU Kaiserslautern, he was with MDH Sweden where he was promoted to full professor.
His research is based on issues in the field of real-time, embedded systems, with emphasis on adaptive real-time systems. Recently, it has been including related issues in real-time and control, real-time networking, real-time media processing, and wireless sensor networks.
He has been involved in a number of EU projects, coordinator and partner, and was core partner of the EU IST Networks-of-Excellence ARTIST.He is Chairman of the Technical Committee on Real-time Systems of Euromicro, which is responsible for ECRTS, the prime European conference on real-time systems, member of the executive board of the real-time and embedded committees of the IEEE, where he chairs the sub-committee on conference afairs. He was program chair of the leading real-time conferences, and is associate editor of Springer's Real-time System Journal.
He has been serving as expert reviewer for the EU IST embedded systems unit and other funding agencies.
REFEREED CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP PAPERS
Gautam Gala, Gerhard Fohler, Work-in-Progress: Distributed Decision-making for Safe and Secure Global Resource Management via Blockchain, 2020 International Conference on Embedded Software (EMSOFT), September 2020.