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Prof. Dr. Volker Wulf

Professor Dr. Volker Wulf
Chair of Information Science and New Media, University of Siegen
User Centered Software Engineering, Fraunhofer FIT, Sankt Augustin

Email: volker.wulf(at)
Fon: +49 (0) 271/ 740 - 2910
Fax: +49 (0) 271/ 740 - 3384


Volker Wulf is a professor in Information Systems and the director of the Media Research Institute at the University of Siegen . At Fraunhofer FIT , he heads the research group User-centred Software-Engineering (USE ). He is also a founding member of the International Institute for Socio-Informatics (IISI ), Bonn. After studying computer science and business administration at the RWTH Aachen and the University of Paris VI., he got a Ph.D. at the University of Dortmund and a habilitation degree at the University of Hamburg, Germany. In 2001, he worked as a research fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT ), Cambridge, MA. In 2006/07 Wulf spent a sabbatical as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and at Stanford University, Palo Alto. His research interests lie primarily in the area of Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Knowledge Management, Computer Supported Cooperative Learning, Entertainment Computing, Human Computer Interaction, Participatory Design, and Organizational Computing.

He published more than 170 papers. He edited 10 books among which „Expertise Sharing: Beyond Knowledge Management“ and „Social Capital and Information Technology“ both with MIT Press Cambridge MA and „End User Development“ with Springer Dordrecht are probably best known. As a conference co-chair he hosted the Seventh European Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (ECSCW 2001) in Bonn and Communities & Technologies (C&T 2003) in Amsterdam.

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-- ChristianDoerner - 16 Oct 2007
Topic revision: r2 - 29 Oct 2007, TorbenWiedenhoefer
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