Sandro Leuchter has held the professorship for distributed and mobile applications at the Faculty of Computer Science at Hochschule Mannheim University of Applied Sciences since 2016. He teaches software and computer engineering and is responsible for internships and student industrial placements. He also heads the Steinbeis Transfer Centre for Distributed and Mobile Applications and regularly acts as an external expert for the European Commission (DG HOME, DG ENV, REA).
His experience in the higher education system includes positions as adjunct lecturer at three universities of applied sciences in online distance teaching and regular classes. Two times he was also guest lecturerer in China. Before joining Mannheim UAS he had the professorship for distributed systems at Rhine Waal University and was dean of the interdisciplinary Faculty For Communication and Environment in Kamp-Lintfort. He is committed to university didactics, experienced in quality management and degree program accreditation.
Previously, he was Head of Software Engineering and Infrastructure Software at Atlas Elektronik, a joint venture of ThyssenKrupp and EADS, in Bremen. Before that he was head of the research group Network Enabled Capabilities at Fraunhofer IOSB in Karlsruhe and research associate at the Center for Human-Machine-Systems at TU Berlin.
In 2009, he received his Dr.-Ing. degree from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Transport Systems at TU Berlin. He also received his diploma in computer science from TU Berlin in 1999.
Dr.-Ing. (“Software Engineering Methods for Human Performance Modeling in Dynamic Human-Machine Systems”), 2009
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Transport Systems, TU Berlin
Dipl.-Inform. – diploma in informatics (“Integration of a cognitive model into a simulation system for training of air traffic control”), 1999
Computer Science Department, TU Berlin
experience in student interaction
positions with main responsibilities in research and development, innovation management, consulting, or technology transfer
current and recently finished
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