FA2: Real-Time Systems in Industrial and Factory Automation


Thomas Nolte, Malardalen University, Sweden
Jian-Jia Chen, Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany

Scope: Real-time systems design, Real-time scheduling and resource management, Real-time systems testing and debugging, Software engineering for real-time systems, Real-time operating-systems, Real-time middlewares and communication networks, Worst-case execution time analysis, Response time analysis, Timing constraints, Formal methods for real-time systems, Fault-tolerant systems, Fault-tolerant computing.


Thomas Nolte was awarded a B.Eng., M.Sc., Licentiate, and Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from Mälardalen University (MDH), Västerås, Sweden, in 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2006, respectively. He has been a Visiting Researcher at University of California, Irvine (UCI), Los Angeles, USA, in 2002, and a Visiting Researcher at University of Catania, Italy, in 2005. He has been a Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Catania in 2006, and at MDH in 2006-2007. Thomas Nolte became an Assistant Professor at MDH in 2008, and Associate Professor at MDH in 2009. 2012 he became Full Professor of Computer Science.

Contact email address: thomas.nolte@mdh.se


Jian-Jia Chen is a Professor in the Department of Informatics in TU Dortmund University in Germany. He was a Juniorprofessor in the Department of Informatics in Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany from May 2010 to March 2014. He received his Ph.D. degree from Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan in 2006. He received his B.S. degree from the Department of Chemistry at National Taiwan University 2001. Between Jan. 2008 and April 2010, he was a postdoc researcher in ETH Zurich, Switzerland. His research interests include real-time systems, embedded systems, energy-efficient scheduling, power-aware designs, temperature-aware scheduling, and distributed computing.

Contact email address: jian-jia.chen@cs.uni-dortmund.de


Benny Åkesson ISEP-IPP Portugal
Moris Behnam Mälardalen University Sweden
Marko Bertogna University of Modena Italy
Anton Cervin Lund University Sweden
Petru Eles Linköping University Sweden
Hans Hansson Mälardalen University Sweden
Insup Lee Upenn USA
Kristian Sandström ABB Corporate Research Sweden
Insik Shin KAIST South Korea
Oleg Sokolsky Upenn USA
Reinder J. Bril TU Eindhoven The Netherlands