Chair Informatics 19
Since 2012 Florian Matthes holds the chair Software Engineering for Business Information Systems at Technische Universität München.
The current focus of his research is on technologies driving the digital transformation of enterprises and societies: Enterprise architecture management, service platforms and their ecosystems, semantic analysis of legal texts and executable contracts on blockchains.
As co-founder and chairman of the board of CoreMedia and infoAsset, scientific advisor of UnternehmerTUM, member of the Münchner Kreis, member of the advisory board of the Ernst Denert-Stiftung für Software Engineering , coordinator of the blockchain.tum.de cluster and initiator and organizer of international conferences and workshops he fosters the collaboration between experts form practice and scientists from informatics, economy and law. The goal of these activities is to better understand the interplay of digital, economic and legal models of an increasingly digital society.
Earlier stations of his academic career are the Goethe-University Frankfurt (Diploma 1988) the University of Hamburg(PhD 1992), the Digital Systems Research Center (now HP SRC Classic) in Palo Alto, USA (Researcher 1992-1993), and the Technical University Hamburg-Harburg (Associate Professor 1997-2002).
Until 2010 he served as dean of studies at the Faculty for Informatics and member of the teaching board of TU München.
Florian and his wife Nastaran Matthes are proud parents of two daughters.
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