Responsible for overseeing events in order to ensure a prudent financial management of the working group and to coordinate among the working group event organisers in order to maximise value for the community and ensure that any surplus is reinvested in growth of the community and its future events.
Peter Herrmann studied Computer Science at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany, and achieved his diploma in 1990. From 1990 to 1999 and from 2001 to 2005 he worked as a researcher at the University of Dortmund, Germany, and did his doctorate in 1997 on problem-oriented correctness-guaranteeing design of high-speed communication protocols. Since 2005, he is professor on Formal Methods at the Department of Telematics (ITEM) of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. Peter works in the areas of formal specification, design, implementation and verification of distributed systems, networked services and continuous-discrete technical systems, functional and security aspects of distributed component-structured software, and trust management.