Professor Gottfried Vossen

Gottfried Vossen

Honorary Professor


Computing; Data; Data mining; Databases; E-commerce; German; Knowledge Management; Machine Learning; Technology

Qualifications: Computer Science, Information Systems

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Contact Details

Email: [email protected]
Room: MSB.2.32I
Phone: +64 7 858 5024
Cellphone: +49 176 18300234

About Gottfried

Dr. Gottfried Vossen has been a Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Information Systems at the University of Muenster in Germany since 1993. He is a Fellow of the German Computer Science Society and an Honorary Professor at the University of Waikato Management School. He is the European Co-Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier's Information Systems - An International Journal, a Director of the European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS) in Muenster, and a co-founder and CEO of Janus Innovation GmbH in Ahaus, Germany. He received his master’s and Ph.D. degrees as well as the German Habilitation in 1981, 1986, and 1990, resp., all from the Technical University of Aachen in Germany.

Research Interests

Research interests include conceptual as well as application-oriented challenges concerning databases, information systems, business process modelling, digitization, digital business models, and data science.

See also


Recent Publications

  • Vossen, G., Schonthaler, F., & Dillon, S. (2017). The Web at Graduation and Beyond. Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-60161-8

  • Lu, Y., Dillon, S., Rastrick, K., & Vossen, G. (2017). Assessing the perceived value of cloud-based technologies in natural disasters. In 4th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster Management. Conference held Munster, Germany.

  • Al Nomani, H., Deakins, E., Dillon, S., & Vossen, G. (2016). Achieving government-citizen dialogue in Arab nations via social media: Contextual considerations. Electronic Government: An International Journal, 12(4), 357-374. doi:10.1504/EG.2016.080439

  • Dillon, S., & Vossen, G. (2015). SaaS cloud computing in small and medium enterprises: A comparison between Germany and New Zealand. International Journal of Information Technology, Communications and Convergence, 3(2), 87-104. doi:10.1504/IJITCC.2015.070998

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