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Department of Computer Science 4
Distributed Systems and Operating Systems

System Software Group


Both our group's research and our lectures target several areas of computing systems and software engineering as well as their intersections in the following aspects:

In organizational respects, the group incorporates the Chair in Distributed Systems and Operating Systems in the Computer Science Department of the School of Engineering at FAU. About two-thirds of the group's staff is supported through third-party funds, mainly by the German Research Foundation (DFG). Furthermore, we maintain research cooperations and ongoing projects with engineering industry such as Siemens Automation & Drive, Siemens Corporate Technology, and Elektrobit, amongst others.

The group is headed by Wolfgang Schröder-Preikschat and additionally comprises 4 assistant professors, 24 postgraduates (scientific staff), 4 staff members, and 11 research students, currently (see People at CS 4).