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Ulrich Gallersdörfer

Software Engineering for Business Information Systems
Chair of Informatics 19
Department of Informatics
Technische Universität München

Boltzmannstraße 3
D-85748 Garching bei München

Phone: +49 89 289 - 17137
Room: 01.12.040

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Uli is a researcher at the chair for Software Engineering of Business Information Systems (sebis) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) since September 2017. He holds a master's degree in Information Systems from TUM.

His research focuses on analysis of Blockchain based application systems, especially on the applicability of smart contracts. He wrote his master thesis about Analysis of Use Cases of Blockchain Technology in Legal Transactions.

Research Projects

Selected Invited Talks & Presentations

  1. "Blockchain und Bitcoin, was ist das?", 14th December 2017, @ Hochschule Furtwangen, Upcoming
  2. "Massive Munich Mobility Package - A new era of mobility", 25th November 2017, Winning Solution @ IBM / Münchner Kreis Hackathon, see Report
  3. "Blockchain & Smart Contracts - Dem Hype folgen?", 12th October, 2017, @ Roundtable, see Slides
  4. "TimberTrack - Tamper-Proof Supply Chains in Timber Tracking", 18th August, 2017, Winning Solution @ Hyperfit Blockchain Hackathon, see Report
  5. "Blockchains und Smart Contracts", 10th July, 2017, @ omega tau Podcast, see Recording
  6. "Risks of Blockchain Technology", 24th February, 2017,  @ IRIS2017, see Report

Publications (in reverse chronological order)

Working Paper
  • Blockchain and Smart Contracts: What is at stake for the legal sector (Bernhard Waltl with C. Sillaber, Uli Gallersdörfer, and Florian Matthes)
  • A Process Model for Smart Contract Engineering (Bernhard Waltl with C. Sillaber, M. Felderer, and Uli Gallersdörfer)
  • Quo Vadis: Digitaler Nachlass (Ulrich Gallersdörfer with Elena Scepankova, Judith Junk, and Florian Matthes)
  • Hollistic Functions of Blockchain Technology (Ulrich Gallersdörfer with Bernhard Waltl, and Florian Matthes)
  • Architectural Views in Blockchain Ecosystem (Ulrich Gallersdörfer with Bernhard Waltl, and Florian Matthes)
  • Requirement-Analysis of Blockchain-based Applications (Ulrich Gallersdörfer with Bernhard Waltl, and Florian Matthes)
[Ga17] Gallersdörfer, U.: Analysis of Use Cases of Blockchain Technology in Legal Transactions

Master's Thesis: Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany, 2017.

Teaching (in reverse chronological order)

SS 18


Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies
Lecture Organizer
WS 17 / 18


Seminar Advisor

Student Theses