Teaching faculty

  • Dr. Michel Toulouse
    MSc in Computer Science Université de Montréal 1989-1991; PhD in Computer Engineering, École Polytechnique, Université de Montréal 1991-1996. Postdoc at University of Oklahoma, USA, 1997-1998. Visiting Professor University of Nebraska Lincoln, USA, 1998-1999. Assistant Professor at University of Manitoba, Canada, 1999-2005. Researcher at the Center for Research on Transportation, Canada 2006-2007. Associate visiting professor, Oklahoma State University, USA, 2008-2014. Senior Lecturer and academic coordinator, VGU, 2014-now. Field expertise:
    Parallel and distributed algorithms, combinatorial optimization, search algorithms, complex systems, artificial intelligence, network optimization and security
    Taught courses:
    Discrete mathematics
    Theoretical foundations of computing
    Artificial intelligence
    Organization of programming languages
    Operating systems
    Data structures and algorithm analysis
    Quantum computing
    Theory of computation and complexity
  • Dr. Anh Truong Tuan
    Academic Career:
    MSc in Computer Science, HCMC University of Technology (2010); PhD in Computer Science, University of Trento (2015); Researcher, Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), Italy, 2011-2015; Visiting Researcher, King's College London, UK; Lecturer, HCMC University of Technology (2008-now); Lecturer, Vietnamese German University (2015-now)

    Field expertise:
    - Computer Security
    Taught courses:
    - English 2
    - Artificial Intelligence
    - Databases
    - Many Security Courses for master and bachelor level
    - Data Structures and Algorithms
    - Programming Techniques
  • Dr. Cuong Pham Quoc
    Cuong Pham-Quoc has been a lecturer at the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT), Vietnam, since 2007. He received his BEng degree in Computer Science and Engineering and MEng degree in Computer Science form the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology in 2007 and 2009, respectively. In 2015, he got his PhD degree in Computer Engineering from the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands Field expertise:
    Multi-/many-core architectures, high performance computing, heterogeneous hardware accelerators, on-chip interconnect, and hardware/software co-design.
    Taught courses:
    - Elective course
    - Real-time systems
    - Computer architectures and Digital design with the Verilog-HDL
  • Erwin Hoffmann
    Academic Career: Professor at FH Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences; Since 2014 Professor of Business Informatics at the Provadis University in Frankfurt, Germany, Software developer and maintainer of the email system of Rhineland-Palatinate (LDI) until 2011; Since 2007 Lecturer and Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Applied Sciences Frankfurt (FUAS); Doctorate in Physics at the TU Munich 1989 Field expertise:
    - Computer Networks - IPv6
    - Operating Systems
    - IT Security
    - IT Project Management
    Taught courses:
    - IT security
    - Distributed systems
  • Dr. Prof Filip Werner
    Prof. em. Dr. Werner Filip

    Computer Networks and Operating Systems

    Academic Carrier

    Dipl.Math. (1974), TH Darmstadt

    Dr. rer. nat. in Computer Science (1986), TH Darmstadt

    Prof. at FH Gelsenkirchen/Bocholt 1999 – 2001

    Prof. at Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences 2001 – 2013

    Industrial Experience

    IBM Germany,USA 1974 - 1999
    Field expertise:
    Computer Networks
    Operating Systems
    IT Security
    Systems and Network Management
    Taught courses:
    Computer Networks, Current Topics in Computer Science
  • Dr. Harald Baier
    Academic Career:
    - PhD from Technical University Darmstadt
    - Professorships at University of Applied Sciences in Bingen and Darmstadt
    Field expertise:
    - Digital forensics
    - Internet security
    - Security protocols
    - Cryptography
    Taught courses:
    - Mathematics: Analysis, Algebra, Advanced topics in mathematics,
    numerical mathematics
    - Computer science: Introduction to IT security, digital forensics,
    selected topics in IT security, security infrastructures, cryptography
  • Hoan Le
    Le0 (Mr. HoanLe) from Hanoi - Vietnam currently working at VGU-Vietnam as a research and teaching assistant since 2017. He received a master degree certificate in Computer Science from Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam (2011). He got an internship in Tokyo - Japan (2011), and two-year worked experience in Barcelona. Field expertise:
    Security and IDS,
    Machine Learning and Neural Networks,
    Optimization algorithms and problems
  • Hung PhamQuoc
    Academic Career: Vice Dean at UEH, HCM city (now); PhD at East Anglia University (England, 2009), MSc. at Macquarie university, Australia (2002). Field expertise:
    Attitude and behavior of staff in the organization; and The role of monetary policy in economic development.
    Taught courses:
    - Human resources management
    - Organizing behavior
    - Financial Monetary Theory
    - Monetary Policy.
  • Dr. Huong Tran Thi Thu
    Field expertise:
    Combinatorial Enummerations, Discrete Dynamical Systems, Chip Firing Games, Sandpile Models, Pattern Avoiding Permutations, Algorithms on Graphs.
    Taught courses:
    Discrete Mathematics;
    Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kira Kastell
    Professor in the FRA-UAS Department of Computer Science and Engineering

    Vice President for Academic Affairs, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (2013 until present)
    Professor for Communications Engineering, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (2009 until present)
    Professor for Mobile Communication, Technische Fachhochschule Berlin (2007 - 2009)
    Doctor of Engineering (2007)
    Research Assistant, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Institute for Microwave Engineering and Photonics and Coordinator for all International Study Programs of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (2005 - 2007)
    Scholarship in DFG Research Training Group System Integration for Ubiquitous Computing in Information Technology” at Technische Universität Darmstadt (2002-2005)
    Project Engineer, Mannesmann Arcor AG & Co. KG, Eschborn (1998 - 2002)
    Diploma in Economics (Diplom Volkswirtin), FernUniversität in Hagen (2004)
    Diploma in Business Administration (Diplom Kauffrau), FernUniversität in Hagen (2004)
    Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Diplom Ingenieurin), FernUniversität in Hagen, 2002
    Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Diplom Ingenieurin (FH)), Fachhochschule Frankfurt am Main, 1998
    Taught courses:
    Communications Engineering, Project
  • Prof. Dr. Manuel Clavel
    Academic Career: Manuel Clavel received his Bachelor's degree in Philosophy from the Universidad de Navarra in 1992, and his Ph.D. from the same university in 1998. Currently, he is Deputy Director and Associate Research Professor at the IMDEA Software Institute, as well as Associate Professor at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. During his doctoral studies, he was an International Fellow at the Computer Science Laboratory of SRI International (1994 - 1997) and a Visiting Scholar at the Computer Science Department of Stanford University (1995 - 1997). His Ph.D. dissertation was published by the Center for the Study of Language and Information at Stanford University. Field expertise:
    Rigorous, tool-supported model-driven software development, including: modeling languages, model quality assurance, and code-generation. Related interests include specification languages, automated deduction, and theorem proving.
    Taught courses:
    Software Engineering
  • Martin Kappes
    Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
    02/05 – present Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Professor for Computer Networks and Operating Systems.
    Head of System and Network Security Research Group. R&D collaborations with industry and public sec-tor. Head of Computer Science program (Studiengangsleitung) 09/06 -08/08,
    Deputy Man-aging Director Institute for Professional Computer Applications (Institut für professionelle Informatikanwendungen) since 11/07,
    Deputy Head of Computer Science program (Studi-engangsleitung) since 09/08,
    IT Security Officer since 09/08,
    Director Center for Logistics,Mobility and Sustainability (Zentrum für Logistik, Mobilität und Nachhaltigkeit) since 05/10.
    Dean of Studies for Department for Computer Science and Engineering Faculty 03/11-02/14.
    Head of joint Computer Science program with Vietnamese-German University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Studiengangsleitung) since 09/13.

    05/04 - 02/05 DoCoMo Communications Laboratories Europe, Munich, Germany. Senior Researcher in
    Future Networking Laboratory. Research on Next Generation Networks.

    01/01 - 05/04 Avaya Labs, Avaya Inc., Basking Ridge, New Jersey, USA. Research Scientist in Network
    Software Research Department, Avaya Labs, Strategy and Technology Division, Enterprise Communications Group.
    Field expertise:
    - Information Security
    - Network Security
    - Organisation of security
    - Processes and management
    - Reliability of complex systems
    Taught courses:
    - IT-Security
    - Operating Systems
    - Computer Networks
    - Formal Languages
    - Lab Projects.Computer Science Project
  • Dr. Ngoc Tran Hong
    Ngoc has been a lecturer in Vietnamese German University, Binh Duong, Vietnam, since September 2016.

    Ngoc obtained a Bachelor Degree in Information Technology in 2004, and a Master Degree in Computer Science in 2008, from University of Science, Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM). She earned a PhD Diploma from University of Insubria, Italy, in Computer Science, in 2016.

    In addition, she had been a lecturer in University of Science, VNU-HCM, from 2004 to 2016. Moreover, she has a research experience from several academic activities. Particularly, she was an intern in National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan, in 2009. She was an exchange scholar in Portland State University (PSU), Portland City, Oregon State, USA, from September 2010 to January 2011. She worked as a research assistant in LAAS-CNRS, Toulouse, France, in 2012. As well, she was an invited researcher in Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore, from March to April 2017.

    Her research interests include applied-cryptography, secure trust computing, secure collaboration among multiple parties, secure mobile network/MANET communication, secure web service composition, privacy preserving data mining, secure network coding, and anomalous behavior detection in distributed systems.

    She welcomes any proposal for a research collaboration.
    Field expertise:
    Applied-cryptography, secure trust computing, secure collaboration among multiple parties, secure mobile network/MANET communication, secure web service composition, privacy preserving data mining, secure network coding, and anomalous behavior detection in distributed systems.
    Taught courses:
    - Operating System
    - Programming Exercises
    - Object-oriented Programming - Java
    - Introduction to Programming - C
  • Prof. Rich Christian
    - Vietnamese-German University, Professor for Computer Science (since 2015).
    - Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Professor for Computer Science (since 2003). Program Director of the study programs Business Information Systems International, Engineering Business Information Systems and Business Information Systems Transnational. Research interests: Next generation Databases and Information Systems.
    - Namibia University of Science and Technology, Professor and CIM integrated expert
    - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH-Zürich), Switzerland and University of Ulm, Scientific assistant. PhD (Dr. rer. nat) in the field of databases and information systems (1994).
    - Diploma in Computer Science (Technical University of Darmstadt, 1989).
    Field expertise:
    - Next generation Databases and Information Systems
    Taught courses:
    - Database Systems
    - Architecture and Implementation of DBMS
    - Database Systems Administration (Oracle OCA & OCP course)
    - Geodatabase Systems
    - Advanced Database Systems
    - Application development with databases
    - Data Warehousing
    - IT-Security
    - Software Engineering
    - Programming
  • Prof. Sascha Alda
    - Professor for Software Engineering, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, since 2010
    - Consultant, Accenture, 09-2007 - 11-2009
    - Research Associate, University of Bonn, 06-2001 - 08-2007
    - Software Developer, IBM, 10-2000 - 06-2001
    - PhD in Computer Science, University of Bonn, 2006.
    - Study of Computer Science University (Diplom), Koblenz Landau, 1994-2000
    Field expertise:
    Software Architecture, Agile Software Development Methods (Scrum), Software Engineering, modern Database systems (NoSQL).
    Taught courses:
    Introduction in Software Engineering 1 and 2 (Bachelor of Computer Science, 2nd and 3rd semester); Introduction in Databases (Bachelor of Computer Science, 3rd semester); Service-Oriented Architectures (Master of Computer Science, 1st year); Object-Oriented and component-based Architectures (Master of Computer Science, 2nd year); Effective Software Testing (Intensive Summer School in cooperation with FA. Capgemini, Bachelor of Computer Science, mainly 3rd year)
  • Dr. Prof. Susanne Koch
    Doctorate (Dr. rer. Pol) at the University of Bremen, Germany (2004-2007); Professor for Economics and Logistics at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (2008- now) Field expertise:
    Sustainable spare parts logistics; Analysis of the situation of female lecturers at Hessian universities.
    Taught courses:
    - Economics
    - Logistics
    - Process and project management
    - Service Learning
  • Dr. Prof. Andersson Christina
    Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (since 2009)
    Academic Career: MSc in Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, Linköping Insitute of Technology, 1997, Sweden
    PhD in Mathematics, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, 2001
    Professor in Mathematics at Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, 2009 – now.
    Field expertise:
    - Statistics
    - Data Mining
    Taught courses:
    - Statistics
    - Algebra
    - Calculus
    - Data Mining Methods
    - Theoretical Foundations of Computing
    - Multivariate Data Analysis
    - Introductory Data Analysis
    - Algorithms and Data Structures
    - Introduction to Natural Sciences
  • Dr. Prof. Andrea Ruppert
    - Professor of Business Law, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (since 2003); - Vice President (2007 - 2009)
    - Head Group Legal Services and Corporate Development, Deutsche Amphibolin-Werke von Robert Murjahn GmbH & Co KG (1999 - 2002)
    - Lawyer at the law firm Graf Praschma & Heß, Frankfurt/M. (1997 - 1999)
    - Doctor of Jurisprudence (1999)
    - Academic Assistant at the University of Frankfurt/M. (1994 - 1997)
    - Second state examination LAW (1994)
    - Preparatory service in the cout district of Wiesbaden Regional Court (1991-1994)
    - First state exeamination LAW (1991)
    Field expertise:
    Gender research, gender wage gap, negotiation strategies; Data Protection Law: Cloud Computing, Telecare, Digital Health; Corporate Governance, general meetings of stock corporations.
    Taught courses:
    Law and Data Protection
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