Sven Apel
Coordinates
Room:  IM 122
Mail:  Universität Passau, Innstr. 33, 94032 Passau, Germany
Phone:  +49 851 509 3225
Fax:  +49 851 509 3092
E-mail:  e-mail
Curriculum vitae, DBLP, Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic, ACM
News
Huffington Post Article: Chris Parnin summarizes our fMRI research for the Huffington Post: Scientists Begin Looking at Programmers' Brains: The Neuroscience of Programming. See also the discussion thread at Slashdot.
ICSE'14 Paper: Our fMRI study on program comprehension has been accepted at ICSE'14! A preprint is available.
Research
Programming paradigms (features, aspects, patterns, services)
Software engineering (product lines, modeling, architecture, generation)
Formal methods (program algebra, program calculi, type systems, verification)
Systems (distributed, embedded, ubiquitous, organic)
Grants & Awards
SafeSPL++ – Grant of the German Research Foundation (DFG), Heisenberg Professorship: Oct. 2013 – Sep. 2016 (340,000 Euro)
ExaStencils – Grant of the German Research Foundation (DFG):
Jan. 2013 – Dec. 2015 (240,000 Euro)
Pythia – Grant of the German Research Foundation (DFG):
Oct. 2012 – Sep. 2015 (500,000 Euro)
Best Research Paper Award at the International Software Product Line Conference 2011
MapReduceFoundation – Grant of the German Research Foundation (DFG):
Jun. 2011 – May. 2013 (160,000 Euro)
SafeSPL – Grant of the German Research Foundation (DFG), Emmy-Noether Programme: Nov. 2010 – Oct. 2015 (1,300,000 Euro)
FeatureFoundation – Grant of the German Research Foundation (DFG):
Apr. 2009 – Mar. 2013 (320,000 Euro)
The Research Award of the School of Computer Science, University of Magdeburg for the best scientific paper 2008 (presented at ASE'08)
Grants of the Metop Research Center, Magdeburg, Germany:
Oct. 2008 – Dec. 2008 (4,000 Euro), Oct. 2009 – Nov. 2009 (2,500 Euro)
The Award of the Karin-Witte Foundation for the best doctoral dissertation 2007
(also awarded by the School of Computer Science, University of Magdeburg)
The Software-Engineering Award of the Ernst-Denert Foundation for the best dissertation 2007
The Research Award of the School of Computer Science, University of Magdeburg for oustanding scientific work 2006
Doctoral Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD):
Jan. 2006 – May 2006
Memberships
IFIP ACM GI
Committees
Dagstuhl Seminars
Sven Apel, Joanne Atlee, Luciano Baresi, and Pamela Zave. Feature Interactions: The Next Generation (No. 14281). July 6th – 11th, 2014.
Sven Apel, William R. Cook, Krzysztof Czarnecki, and Oscar Nierstrasz. Feature-Oriented Software Development (No. 11021). January 9th – 14th, 2011.
Sven Apel, Don Batory, Goetz Graefe, Gunter Saake, and Olaf Spinczyk. Software Engineering for Tailor-made Data Management (No. 08281). July 06th – 11th, 2008.
Selected Publications
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Tools
Teaching
Resources
Tech Talk on Variability-Aware Analysis at GPCE'12
Interview on FOSD at Software Engineering Radio: Part 1 and Part 2
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