Erik Burger

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
burger(at)kit.eduErik Burgerburger(at)

Erik Burger studied Computer Science at the University of Karlsruhe from 2002 to 2008. After completing his diploma thesis at SAP, Walldorf, he joined the Software Design and Quality (SDQ) group at the University of Karlsruhe in 2009, where he is currently completing his PhD thesis. He has assisted in the organization of the first VAO workshop and further workshops, such as the Palladio Days user meeting.

Thomas Goldschmidt

ABB Corporate Research

Thomas Goldschmidt is a principal scientist at ABB Corporate Research in Ladenburg, Germany. He joined ABB in 2010 and since then has been leading and working on several research projects in the area of model-driven development and domain-specific languages. Furthermore, he is currently lead architect in a research project on bringing automation software to the cloud. He received a Ph.D. from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in 2010 for his thesis entitled “View-Based Textual Modelling”. During the same time, starting 2006, he worked as a research scientist at the FZI research center for information technology in Karlsruhe. Thomas studied Computer Science at the Hochschule Furtwangen University from 2002 to 2006.