Software Engineering Group

Dipl.-Inform. André van Hoorn

Researcher, Ph.D. student

Phone: +49 431 880 7551
Telefax: +49 431 880 7617

Selected Publications


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Since 2013, I am with the Reliable Software Systems Group (RSS) at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. Please visit my new web site.

Ph.D. Topic

Model-driven online capacity management for resource efficient component-based software systems (research abstract)


Short Bio

André van Hoorn is a researcher and Ph.D. student with the Software Engineering Group at the University of Kiel. He was member of the Graduate School on Trustworthy Software Systems (TrustSoft) at the University of Oldenburg, where he was holding a PhD scholarship. He studied computer science at the University of Oldenburg.  His research interests include software performance engineering and software architectures. Particularly, he is interested in performance modeling, testing, monitoring, and evaluation, as well as architecture-based runtime adaptation of software systems for increased resource efficiency.

Since 10/’08: Software Engineering Group, Univ. Kiel (research assistant, PhD student)

04/’08-03/’11: DFG Graduate School TrustSoft (PhD student with scholarship)

10/’07-05/’10: Software Engineering Group, Univ. Oldenburg

09/’07: Degree in Computer Science (Dipl.-Inform.) from Univ. Oldenburg

10/’02-09/’07: Univ. Oldenburg, studies of Computer Science

06/’06-10/’06: University of California, Riverside, USA (studies abroad)

07/’01-03/’02: Military Service (Marine), Bremerhaven and Wilhelmshaven

06/’01: High School Diploma (Abitur) from Gymnasium am Treckfahrtstief, Emden

Research Interests pdf

(Don’t hesitate to contact me about possible thesis topics in these areas.)

  • Software performance engineering
    • Performance modeling, testing, measurement/monitoring, and evaluation
    • Workload characterization and workload generation
    • Online performance and resource management
  • Software architecture
    • Component-based, Web-based software systems
    • Quality of Service (particularly, performance and resource efficiency)
    • Runtime reconfiguration/adaptation, Self-*
  • Software reengineering
    • Dynamic and hybrid software analysis
    • Extraction of architectural models and usage profiles
    • Architecture-based software modernization


Supervised Theses


Research Tools


  • ACM – Association for Computing Machinery
  • GI – German Informatics Society (Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.)
  • OLDIES- Alumni association of the Dept. of Computer Science, Univ. Oldenburg
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