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Katinka Wolter

Freie Universität zu Berlin
Institut für Informatik

Current Highlights

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Older Highlights

  • I had the great honour to give the vote of thanks at Will Knottenbelt's splendid inaugural lecture at Imperial College on June 27th 2017.
  • I was the general chair of the Conference on Quantitative Evaluation of SysTems (QEST) 2017 in Berlin.
  • I was member of the jury of the third (final) round of the German national computer science competition (Bundeswettbewerb Informatik 2017)
  • Qiushi Wang and I received the best paper award at ICPE 2015 for "Reducing Task Completion Time in Mobile Offloading Systems through Online Adaptive Local Restart"
  • Prof. Will Knottenbelt and I were co-chairs of Valuetools 2015 in Berlin
  • I was PC-Chair of ISSRE 2015 together with Marco Vieira
  • I was guest-editor of a special issue of Performance Evaluation, together with Andras Horvath, publishing selected papers of EPEW 2014 in Florence.
  • Together with Andras Horvath and a lot of help from Enrico Vicario and his team I have organised EPEW 2014 in Florence which took place as part of a most enjoyable conference week.
  • Our book on resilience assessment is finally out.  The ebook is here.

  • Research Interests

    I am head of the Dependable Distributed Systems group

    Working on quality of service in distributed systems with

    In the past I was working with

    More information can be found at my group's page.

    Some activities from the past

    Teaching (select Instructor = 'Wolter')


    Short CV

    Since October 2012
    Professor at Freie Universität Berlin.
    February - September 2012
    Lecturer at Newcastle University, UK.
    September 2009 - February 2012
    Researcher and guest professor at Freie Universität Berlin
    Feb. 2008 Habilitation at Humboldt-University Berlin.
    April 2002 - June 2009
    Research Assistant (Wissenschaftliche Assistentin) at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
    Institut für Informatik, Rechnerorganisation und Kommunikation
    May-August 2000 
    Visiting Researcher at Hewlett Packard Laboratories  in Palo Alto,  CA, USA.
    August 1999            
    PhD in Computer Science  (Günter Hommel, supervisor,  Adam Wolisz  and  Kishor Trivedi, reviewers)
    Oct. 1995 - March 2002 Employed at Technical University Berlin, computer science department, Real-Time Systems and Robotics group as part of the  Performance Evaluation Group.
    Jan. 1996 Diploma in Computer Science from Technische Universität Berlin
    Oct. 1987 - Sept. 1989 Studied Mathematics at Freie Universität Berlin
    June 1987
    Abitur at Waldorfschule Bremen

    Grants and Awards



    Katinka Wolter
    Freie Universität
    Takustr. 9
    14195 Berlin
    Room 149     

    Phone: +49 30 838 75146
    Fax: +49 30 838 75194

    e-mail:    katinka.wolter@fu-berlin.de 
    WWW:    http://cst.mi.fu-berlin.de/staff/wolter.html

    Last modified: Wed May 25 2017