apl. Prof. Dr. habil. Mario Trapp
Mario Trapp is Acting Executive Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Embedded Systems and Communication Technology ESK. At the same time, he is a member of the leadership team of the Fraunhofer Innovation Center ENARIS® – The Resilient Intelligence Think Lab in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE in Kaiserslautern.
In 2005, he obtained his PhD with distinction from the University of Kaiserslautern, where he also did his habilitation in 2016. In 2005, he joined Fraunhofer IESE, where he was initially responsible as a department head for the topic area of safety-critical software before being head of the “Embedded Systems” division from 2009 to 2017.
For many years, Mario Trapp has been contributing his expertise in the development of innovative embedded systems in the context of successful partner projects, in cooperation with both leading international corporations and small and medium-sized enterprises. His current personal research focus is on safety assurance for autonomous and distributed systems, which form the technological basis of many future scenarios such as Industrie 4.0 or automated driving.
Mario Trapp is the author of numerous international scientific publications and teaches as a an apl. Professor at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Kaiserslautern.