Prof. Dr. Ulrich Frank
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Frank holds the chair of Information Systems and Enterprise Modelling at the Institute of Computer Science and Business Information Systems at the University of Duisburg-Essen. His main research topic is enterprise modelling, i.e. the development and evaluation of modelling languages, methods and corresponding tools. Further areas of research include research methods, method engineering, models at run time and methods for IT management. He is the founding director of the international student exchange network IS:link. He is on the editorial boards of the journals Information Systems Architectures, Business & Information Systems Engineering, Journal of Information System Modeling and Design, Software and Systems Modeling and Information Systems and E-Business Management. He has been actively involved in numerous conferences and various major research projects. He had assignments as visiting researcher/professor in various countries.