Prof. Jörg Desel (Chair)

FernUniversität Hagen, Germany


Jörg Desel is a full professor at FernUniversität in Hagen, the leading distance university in Germany.  Since 2015, he is the dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science.  Jörg Desel studied at the University of Bonn and received his doctorate degree from Technical University Munich in 1992 and his Habilitation in 1997 from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. His research interest concentrates on theory and application of process modeling languages, with an emphasis on semantics, analysis and synthesis of process models. From 1998 until 2010, he had a position as full professor at the Catholic University in Eichstätt, Germany. Jörg Desel (co-)authored or (co-)edited 20 books, published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers in journals or books and has numerous further publications. He is a member of the steering committees of the International Petri Net Conference series, of the Business Process Management conference series and of the Application of Concurrency to System Design conference series. He was the editor in chief of the Petri Net newsletter and is a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management. He has organized several conferences, chaired more than ten program committees and was a member of numerous program committees.