Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Peter Forbrig

Universit√§t Rostock, Institut f√ľr Informatik, 18051 Rostock

266, Albert-Einstein-Stra√üe 22 
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Prof. Peter Forbrig is a full professor of software engineering. He got his PhD in compiler construction (1980) and his habilitation in software engineering methods (1987).

Besides working in industry from 1981 to 1998 he was appointed as a full professor in 1994.

His research interests include classical software engineering like UML, design patterns and case tools. Additionally, he is interested in combining task-based development methods with object-oriented ones. His research combines human computer interaction with software engineering. He published several papers on software engineering and HCI. 

Prof. Forbrig is expert member of IFIP TC 13 (Human-Computer Interaction), vice-chair of IFIP TC 13.2 (Human-Centered Systems Design) and was visiting professor at the University of Cottbus (Germany, 1993), University of Linz (Austria, 1997), University of Potchefstroom (South Africa, 2000), Concordia University Montreal (Canada, 2003) and Paul Sabatier University Toulouse (France, 2013).