Volker Gruhn is leading the Software Engineering, esp. Mobile Applications Group at the paluno - The Ruhr Institute for Software Technology. His research interests are in agile model-driven development, especially in methods for the development of mobile, distributed software systems. He was the general and program chair of the German Software Engineering Conference SE 2006, and is a program co-chair for ICSE 2008.
In the 1990s, Volker Gruhn worked at the Fraunhofer Institute for Software and Systems Engineering (ISST) and was a member of the executive board of a software company of Veba AG. He subsequently became professor for applied computer science at the University of Dortmund, with a research focus on the development of component-based software architectures and e-business applications. From 2002 until 2010 Volker Gruhn was leading the Applied Telematics/e-Business Group at the University of Leipzig. He is founder and chairman of the board of software company adesso AG.
He is author and co-author of about 250 national and international publications.
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