Jürgen Friedrich (computer scientist) - Jürgen Friedrich (Informatiker)

Jürgen Friedrich (2013)

Jürgen Friedrich (born August 28, 1942 in Cologne ; † August 26, 2018 in Bremen ) [1] [2] was a German computer scientist . He was Professor of Applied Computer Science at the University of Bremen .

biography

After graduating from the Humboldt-Gymnasium in Cologne , Friedrich studied communications engineering at the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH Aachen) from 1962 to 1967 , where he qualified as a graduate engineer. completed. This was followed by a degree in social sciences and economics at the Free University of Berlin . There he received his doctorate in 1979 on the subject of “Sociology and Cybernetics” under Dieter Claessens and Ivan Bystřina. After working as a research assistant at the Free University of Berlin (1969 to 1975) and the computer science department of the University of Dortmund (1976 to 1986), Jürgen Friedrich accepted a professorship for ›Computer Science and Society‹ in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Bremen.

He was a founding member of the Technology Center for Computer Science and Information Technology TZI at the University of Bremen. In 1997 he was appointed chairman of the founding commission for the inter-university international course in digital media. From 2001 to 2012 he was a member of the board of the ›Center for Multimedia in Teaching‹ at the University of Bremen.

After the end of his teaching activity in Bremen, he gave lectures in China - from 2004 as a visiting professor at the Technical University of Guangdong and since 2017 as a visiting professor at the Tongji University in Shanghai. [3]

Friedrich was the driving force and one of the four editors of the first German-language textbook Informatik und Gesellschaft (1995). He was professionally and privately committed to digital media and free knowledge. From 2013 to 2016 he was a member of the executive committee of Wikimedia Germany and since 2014 he has been active as a Wikipedian in the Bremen community.

Research and Teaching

Research fields

  • Digital media
  • Interaction Design, Usability, User Experience
  • e-Learning[4]
  • Knowledge management [5]
  • Computer science and society [6]

International teaching

Activities in academic self-administration

  • 1976 to 1986 head of the research group "Computer Science and Society" in the Department of Computer Science at the Technical University of Dortmund
  • 1990 until today head of the research group socio-informatics in the department of mathematics and computer science at the University of Bremen
  • 1992 Dean (Speaker) of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Bremen
  • 1995 founding member of the Technology Center for Computer Science at the University of Bremen
  • 1997 Chairman of the founding commission for the inter-university international degree course in digital media at the University of Bremen: Bachelor (from 1999) and Master (from 2002)
  • 1999 to 2007 member of the Academic Senate of the University of Bremen
  • 2000 to 2001 spokesman for the Technology Center for Computer Science at the University of Bremen
  • 2001 to 2012 member of the board of the Center for Multimedia in Teaching at the University of Bremen

Further memberships

Publications (selection)

  • Didactics of social science methodology. Weinheim / Basel 1977; together with U. Elwitz, I. Gorges, U. Koch and A. Martin
  • Sociology and Cybernetics. Frankfurt (Main) / Bern / Cirencester 1980
  • Computer use: impact on work. Reinbek 1982 [reprints: 1983, 1984, 1985]; together with F. Wicke and W. Wicke
  • Software ergonomics. Stuttgart 1983; ed. together with H. Balzert et al.
  • Paradigms in software technology. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Human Centred Design. Tokyo/Kyoto (Japan) 1990
  • Computer-aided group work (CSCW). Stuttgart: Teubner 1991 (reports of the German Chapter of the ACM, vol. 34); ed. together with K.-H. Rödiger
  • Computer science and society. Heidelberg: Spectrum 1995; ed. together with Th. Herrmann, M. Peschek, A. Rolf
  • Industrial culture and software production. In: Rasmussen, L.; Rauner, F. (eds.): Industrial cultures and production. Understanding competitiveness. London etc.: Springer 1996, 70-83
  • Design Science 97. In: AI and Society, vol. 10 (1996) no. 2, 199–217
  • Telelearning. In: Holzamer, H.-H .; Long. J. (Ed.): Qualification pays off - new forms of learning for medium-sized businesses. (Proceedings “2nd Professional and Educational Forum”, Munich, October 28, 1999). Süddeutscher Verlag: München 2000, 55–66
  • Context of use in mobile support systems for maintenance work. In: Context in mobile HCI (Mobile HCI 05, Salzburg, 19.–22. September 2005, Proceedings) 2005; zusammen mit D. Krannich
  • Participatory prototyping. In: Rauner, F.; Maclean, R. (ed.): Handbook of Technical and Vocational Education and Training Research, Springer 2008, 598–604
  • CoLinK: Cooperative knowledge management for engineering teams. In: Ackermann, M .; Dieng-Kuntz, R .; Simone, C .; Wulf, V. (eds.): Knowledge Management in Action. Boston: Springer 2008, 81-95; together with M. Klingemann
  • epos - an ePortfolio for Language Learning. In: Proceedings of the International Conference “ICT for Language Learning” 2011; together with Rüdiger Fehse and Bärbel Kühn [4]

Weblinks

Commons : Jürgen Friedrich - Collection of images

Individual evidence

  1. a b We mourn Prof. Dr. Jürgen Friedrich. Accessed August 31, 2018 .
  2. Jürgen Friedrich's obituaries . Retrieved September 2, 2018 .
  3. LinkedIn entry Jürgen Friedrich. Accessed August 31, 2018 .
  4. a b Rüdiger Fehse; Jürgen Friedrich; Bärbel Kühn: epos - an ePortfolio for Language Learning. In: Proceedings of the International Conference “ICT for Language Learning” 2011; online (accessed December 28, 2019)
  5. Michael Klingemann; Jürgen Friedrich: CoLinK: Cooperative knowledge management for engineering teams. In: Mark Ackermann; Rose Dieng-Kuntz; Carla Simone; Volker Wulf (Hrsg.): Knowledge Management in Action. (IFIP International Federation for Information Processing, vol. 270) Boston: Springer 2008, S. 81–95
  6. Jürgen Friedrich et al. (Ed.): Computer science and society. Heidelberg: Spektrum-Verlag 1995