Organizing Committee

  • Heiner Stuckenschmidt, Universität Mannheim, Germany
  • Matthias Wieland, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
  • Pascal Hirmer, Universität Stuttgart, Germany

Advisory Board

CoMoRea´18 formed an advisory-board consisting of former CoMoRea organizers. The advisory board will make sure the quality of the CoMoRea workshop stays on the high level like in past editions.
The advisory-board consists of:
  • Christian Becker, Universität Mannheim, Germany
  • Daniela Nicklas, University of Bamberg, Germany
  • Daniele Riboni, University of Milano, Italy
  • Jadwiga Indulska, The University of Queensland, Australia

Short Bios of Chairs

Heiner Stuckenschmidt is Full Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the University of Mannheim. His Group is carrying out fundamental and applied research on using knowledge representation and reasoning for improving information systems. He is also member of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Enterprise Systems (InES) at the University. His group currently consists of five postdoctoral researchers and ten PhD Students. Heiner Stuckenschmidt has been awarded an Emmy Noether-Scholarship from the DFG in 2007 and has successfully carried out national and international research projects funded by public bodies as well as industrial partners. His group is applying Knowlegde Representation, Probabilistic Reasoning and Machine Learning to the problem of Human activity recognition. This work has been published at major conferences including PerCom 2016 and 2017 as well as UbiComp 2013 and 2016. Besides this, he has a reputation for work on the systematic evaluation of semantic technologies and has co-organized different international benchmarking campaigns. Heiner has authored more than 150 international publications including more than 30 journal and more than 100 conference publications. He is co-editor in Chief of the Journal of Data Semantics and Associate Editor of the Information Sciences Journal.

Matthias Wieland is Postdoc at the Universität Stuttgart in the department of Applications of Parallel and Distributed Systems (IPVS/AS). His research interest is how to build context aware applications based on context aware workflows. Furthermore, he is interested in security of cloud-computing and health data management in the cloud. He works on the ECHO Project ( He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2013 at the Universität Stuttgart.

Pascal Hirmer is a researcher at the Universität Stuttgart in the department of Applications of Parallel and Distributed Systems (IPVS/AS). His research interests are Internet of Things, context-awareness, service provisioning and composition, and cloud computing.