Dr. Frank Houdek graduated in Computer Science at the University of Ulm. Then he joined the Daimler Research Centre in Ulm where he worked as a Ph.D. student from 1995 to 1999 in the field “Empirical Software Engineering”.
In 1999 he shifted his interests to requirements engineering. Since then, he worked in and headed various research and transfer projects with internal customers in the passenger car and commercial vehicles business units. Since 2004, he is also leads the department “Requirements Engineering” inside the Daimler AG.
He is a member of the GI (German Interest Group on Computer Science) and a IEEE CS member; he was active in the leading group of the GI professional group 2.1.6 Requirements Engineering and we was involved in various program and organizing committees of events related to requirements engineering. He was practitioner track co-chair the RE’06. Additionally, he is co-organizer of the automotive requirements engineering workshops.
Within the distance learning course „Software Engineering for Embedded Systems“ at the TU Kaiserslautern he is responsible for the module „Requirements Engineering“.