Chair of Computer Science II - Software Engineering

    Dr.-Ing. Fabian Brosig

    Chair of Computer Science II

    Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg


    Research Interests

    Main research areas:


    • System Modeling and Simulation

    • Software Performance Engineering

    • Run-Time Performance and Resource Management

    • Benchmarking and Experimental Performance Analysis

    Technology domains:


    • Distributed Component-based Systems

    • Virtualization


    My publications are listed on a separate page.


    Performance Prediction in the Context of Real-Life Applications
    in co-operation with, Inc.

    Online Resource Management
    in co-operation with Blue Yonder GmbH, Germany.

    VMware Academic Research Award
    A new long-term cooperation of VMware, Inc. with the Descartes Research Group.

    Automated Extraction of Palladio Component Models from Running Enterprise Java Applications
    Project of University of Karlsruhe with Oracle USA, Inc.


    I am involved in teaching the following regular lecture: Performance Engineering of Enterprise Software Systems.

    Selected Supervised Theses:

    [3] Fabian Gorsler. Online Performance Queries for Architecture-Level Performance Models. Master's thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 2013.

    [2] Simon Spinner, Evaluating Approaches to Resource Demand Estimation. Master's thesis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 2011.

    [1] Evgeny Matershev, Comparison of Selected SOA Middleware Platforms Concerning their Performance Monitoring Capabilities. Bachelor's thesis (in German), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 2010.

    Selected Reviewer and Conference Organization Activities

    International Conferences


    • IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), 2014

    • ACM International SIGMETRICS/Performance Conference, 2012

    • Winter Simulation Conference, 2012

    • International ICST Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques (SIMUTOOLS), 2012

    • ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE), 2011–2013

    • International Conference Series on Quality of Software Architectures (QoSA), 2010-2011

    Conference Organization


    • Local Organization Co-Chair for ICPE 2011 - 2nd ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE) sponsored by ACM SIGSOFT and ACM SIGMETRICS in cooperation with SPEC, Karlsruhe, Germany, March 14-16, 2011.

    • Local Organization Co-Chair for PASM 2011 - 5th International Workshop on Practical Applications of Stochastic Modelling (PASM), Karlsruhe, Germany, March 17, 2011

    Resume/Curriculum Vitae

    since April 2014 Ph.D. Student in the Descartes Research Group at the University of Würzburg, funded by the Emmy Noether Programme
    Jun 2013 - Aug 2013 Internship at Inc., San Francisco, USA
    Jul 2009 - Mar 2014 Ph.D. Student in the Descartes Research Group at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), funded by the Emmy Noether Programme
    Jan 2007 - Sep 2007 Internship and working student at the SAP AG, Germany
    Sep 2006 - Dec 2006 Study Thesis at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
    Apr 2005 - Sep 2008 Student assistant in research projects at the Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI), Karlsruhe
    Oct 2003 - May 2009 Studies of Computer Science at the Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany
    Jun 2003 Abitur at the Städtisches Gymnasium Petershagen

    Lehrstuhl für Informatik II (Software Engineering)
    Am Hubland
    97074 Würzburg

    Tel.: +49 931 31-86601

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