Dr. Michael Geisser

Research Interest

  • Collaborative Software Engineering
  • Requirements Engineering

Education

  • University of Mannheim (2000-2005) and University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis (2003-2004) <br>Degree: Diplom-Wirtschaftsinformatiker (equivalent to a Masters Degree in Information Systems)<br>Majors: Information Systems, Computer Science, Finance and Banking
  • Internships: Pro-Concept S.A., Inhouse Consulting (2005, 2 months), Deutsche Bank AG, Chief Information Office (2004, 3 months), SAP AG, Mobile Business Solutions (2003, 4 months)
  • German Grammar School Diploma (Abitur), Gauß-Gymnasium, Worms (1999)<br>Majors: Mathematics, Physics and French

Honors and Scholarships

  • Awarded with the 2005 diploma thesis prize from the SEW-EURODRIVE Foundation.
  • LGFG scholarship from the German Federal State of Baden-Württemberg (since 2005)
  • e-fellows.net scholarship (since 2004)
  • SOKRATES/ERASMUS scholarship (2003/2004)

Projects

  • ubivent GmbH: Europe's leading virtual event specialist
  • ubivent website: <a href="http://www.ubivent.com/" target="_blank">ubivent - virtual events specialist</a>
  • CollaBaWü (Collaborative, Component-Based Business Application Software Development within the Financial Service Provider Domain in "Baden-Wuerttemberg”)
  • CollaBaWü-Website: <a href="http://www.collabawue.de" target="_blank">Deutsche Version</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.collabawue.de/cms/english" target="_blank">English Version</a>

Conference/Workshop Presentations and Other Talks

  • <b>Workshop:</b> 5th Workshop on Experience on Applying Quantitative and Qualitative Empiricism to Software Engineering, 07/02/2007, Riga: "An Overview of Current Evaluation Practices in Software Engineering".
  • <b>Talk:</b> Expert panel "Wikis, Blogs und Social Software", 06/12/2007, Stuttgart.
  • <b>Conference:</b> REConf 2007 - 6. Requirements Engineering Tagung</b>, 03/07/2007, München: "CodeBeamer for Requirements Engineering in Distributed Scenarios"; with Tobias Hildenbrand.
  • <b>Conference:</b> International Conference on Software Engineering Approaches For Offshore and Outsourced Development" (SEAFOOD'07), 02/05/2007, Zürich: "Offshore Software Development: Transferring Research Findings into the Classroom"; with Prof. Kay Berkling (PhD) and Tobias Hildenbrand.
  • <b>Conference:</b> International Conference on Software Engineering Approaches For Offshore and Outsourced Development" (SEAFOOD'07), 02/06/2007, Zürich: "Evaluating Collaboration Platforms for Offshore Software Development Scenarios"; with Prof. Kay Berkling (PhD) and Felix Rodriguez.
  • <b>Talk:</b> Guest lecture at the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, 12/15/2006, Mainz: "Wiki-Systeme als Medium zur Zusammenarbeit und Kommunikation in der Softwareentwicklung"; with Tobias Hildenbrand.
  • <b>Talk:</b> Plenary meeting of the research network "PRIMIUM", 11/15/2006, Stuttgart: "Innovative Einsatzmöglichkeiten von Wikis in Softwareprozessen"; with Tobias Hildenbrand and Stefan Seedorf.
  • <b>Workshop:</b> "Herausforderungen der kollaborativen und semantikbasierten Softwareentwicklung", 10/27/2006, Stuttgart: "Einsatzpotenziale von Wikis in der Softwareentwicklung"; with Hans-Jörg Happel and Stefan Seedorf.
  • <b>Workshop:</b> 19th IFIP World Computer Congress 2006, International Workshop on Advanced Software Engineering (IWASE'06), 08/25/2006, Santiago de Chile: "A Method for Collaborative Requirements Elicitation and Decision-Supported Requirements Analysis".
  • <b>Workshop:</b> "Social Software in der Wertschöpfung", 07/18/2006, Stuttgart: "Einsatzpotentiale von Wikis in der Softwareentwicklung"; with Tobias Hildenbrand and Stefan Seedorf.
  • <b>Talk:</b> Expert panel "Herausforderungen und erfolgversprechende Lösungsansätze bei verteilten Softwareprojekten", 06/19/2006 - 06/28/2006, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, München, Stuttgart: "Wiki als Medium zur Zusammenarbeit und Kommunikation in Projekten"; with Tobias Hildenbrand.
  • <b>Talk:</b> Expert panel "Herausforderungen und erfolgversprechende Lösungsansätze bei verteilten Softwareprojekten", 06/19/2006 - 06/28/2006, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, München, Stuttgart: "Stärken und Limits beim Einsatz von Subversion"; with Thomas Butter.
  • <b>Conference</b> REConf 2006 - 5. Requirements Engineering Tagung, 03/07/2006, München: "Collaborative Software Requirements Engineering with Wiki and CodeBeamer"; with Tobias Hildenbrand.
  • <b>Talk:</b> Research colloquium at the institute for computer science at the Universität Heidelberg, 01/19/2006, Heidelberg: "Kollaboratives Requirements Engineering im Finanzdienstleistungsbereich"; with Prof. Dr. Armin Heinzl.