Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Reisig

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

How it all begun


Wolfgang Reisig is a full professor at the Computer Science Institute of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany. He served as a research assistant and assistant professor at the University of Bonn and at RWTH Aachen, a visiting professor at Hamburg University, a project manager at Gesellschaft fuer Mathematik und Datenverarbeitung (GMD), and a professor at Technical University of Munich.

Prof. Reisig was a senior research at the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) in Berkeley, California in 1997, got the “Lady Davis Visiting Professorship” at the Technion, Haifa (Israel), the Beta Chair of Technical University of Eindhoven, and twice received an IBM Faculty Award for his contribution to Cross-organizational Business Processes and the Analysis of Service Models. He has been the speaker of a PhD school on Service Oriented Architectures, 2010 – 2017.

Prof. Reisig is a member of a member of the European Academy of Sciences, Academia Europaea. He published and edited numerous books and articles on Petri Net Theory and Applications.

During his time at GMD, 1984 – 1988, he worked in the “Institute for Information systems research”, headed by Carl Adam Petri.