Academic services

Overview and provided contracted services

Helmut Neukirchen participated in standardisation activities at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU-T) (in particular Z.120 Message Sequence Charts). He was Rapporteur of the European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI) Methods for Testing and Specification (MTS) work item "Patterns in Test Development" and an expert in the ETSI Specialist Task Force (STF) 343 "3rd Generation Mobile Reference Test System to enable TTCN-3 Tool Assurance". Helmut served also in and for several boards, e.g., as founding member in the advisory board of Icelandic Software Testing Qualification Board, as a reviewer for the German Testing Board, and as Icelandic representative in the Pool Competencies focus area of the Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration (NeIC).
Furthermore, Helmut Neukirchen is frequently reviewer for numerous scientific workshops, conferences, journals, as well as for books published. Helmut served on program and organisation committees of several scientific conferences and workshops.
In addition, Helmut Neukirchen is involved in academic administration.

Detailed list of academic services:

External Academic Services

  • Programme committee chair
    • Workshop organiser: Nordic High Performance Computing & Applications Workshop, 13-15 June 2018, University of Iceland, Reykjavík
    • Workshop organiser: Nordic High Performance Computing & Applications Workshop, 23-25 August 2017, University of Iceland, Reykjavík
    • Co-Convener: session Atmosphere-Cryosphere interaction in the Arctic, high latitudes and mountains: Transport and deposition of aerosols, eScience and ensemble methods at General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU 2017)
    • Breakout session "Climate Change at High Northern Latitudes" at Arctic Circle Assembly 2017 (2017)
    • Mini-symposium "Real-Time Access and Processing of Large Data Sets" at Para 2010: State of the Art in Scientific and Parallel Computing (2010)
  • Programme committee
    • 1st Workshop on Evaluation and Experimental Design in Data Mining and Machine Learning (EDML 2019) at the SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM19)
    • Clausthal-Göttingen International Workshop on Simulation Science (2019)
    • IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2019)
    • 11th Nordic Workshop on Multi-Core Computing (MCC2018)
    • 2018 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshop (ICC Workshop): 5G and Cooperative Autonomous Driving (2018)
    • International Workshop on Edge Computing (EdgeCom 2018) track of the 15th IEEE Annual Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC 2018))
    • Studierendenkonferenz Informatik 2017 im Rahmen der 47. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (INFORMATIK 2017)
    • Special Session on Simulation, Mining and Analytics for Software Systems at Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing (IDC 2017)
    • Clausthal-Göttingen International Workshop on Simulation Science (2017)
    • System Analysis and Modelling (SAM 2016)
    • International Conference on Advances in System Testing and Validation Lifecycle (VALID 2009)
  • Conference organisation
    • Organisation Committee Para 2010: State of the Art in Scientific and Parallel Computing (2010)
    • Organisation Committee TTCN-3 User Conference (2006)
  • Reviewer for grant proposals
    • Scientific Reviewer for PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe) Project Access (18th call 2018/2019)
    • Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) (2015)
  • Reviewer for journals
    • Computer Standards & Interfaces (2013)
    • Journal of Systems and Software (JSS) (2012/2013)
    • IEEE Software (2010)
    • International Journal on Software Tools for Technology Transfer (STTT) (2007, 2009-2010)
    • Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice (JSME) (2007)
  • Reviewer for conferences and workshops (where not being PC member or chair)
    • NordiCHI (2012)
    • Para 2010: State of the Art in Scientific and Parallel Computing (2010)
    • International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation (ICST) (2008)
    • International Conference on Testing of Communicating Systems and International Workshop on Formal Approaches to Testing of Software (TestCom/FATES) (2007)
    • International Conference on Testing Communicating Systems (TestCom) (2001-2003, 2005, 2006)
    • International Workshop on Formal Approaches to Testing of Software (FATES) (2003-2006)
    • Workshop on System Analysis and Modelling (formerly SDL and MSC Workshop) (SAM) (2006)
    • International conference "SDL Forum" (2001, 2003, 2005)
    • Workshop on Integrated-reliability with Telecommunications and UML Languages (WITUL) (2004)
    • International Conference on Formal Techniques for Networked and Distributed Systems (FORTE) (2001, 2003)
    • International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications (SEA) (2002)
    • Workshop on Object-oriented Modeling of Embedded Real-time Systems (OMER) (2001)
  • Reviewer for books
    • H. Wolf, S. Roock, M. Lippert: eXtreme Programming, dpunkt.verlag (2005)
    • J. Link: Softwaretests mit JUnit, J. Link: Softwaretests mit JUnit, dpunkt.verlag (2004)
  • Scientific Advisory Board
    • Founding member in the advisory board of Icelandic Software Testing Qualification Board (ICE-STQB), the Icelandic member of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) (since 2015)
    • Icelandic representative in the Pool competencies focus area of the Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration (NeIC) (2018)

Internal Academic Services

  • Deputy head of faculty (University of Iceland)
    • Deputy head of faculty of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science (Autumn 2018-Spring 2020)
  • Evaluation committee for promotion (University of Iceland)
    • Promotion from Assistant professor to Associate professor Computer Science (Spring 2016)
    • Promotion from Assistant professor to Associate professor Computer Science / Software Engineering (Autumn 2014)
  • Appointments committee/dómnefnd (University of Iceland)
    • Assistant or Associate professorship Computer Science / Software Engineering (Spring 2015)
  • Appointments committee/valnefnd (University of Iceland)
    • Assistant or Associate professorship Computer Science / Software Engineering (Spring 2015)
    • Assistant or Associate professorship Computer Science / Software Engineering (Spring 2014)
  • Board of the faculty of Mathematics (Uni Göttingen)
    • Member (SS 2005 - WS 2008/2009)
  • Board of the Institute for Informatics (Uni Göttingen)
    • Substitute member (SS 2006)
  • Comissary for the industry internship (Uni Göttingen)
    • Substitutional comissary (WS 2003/2004 - SS 2008)
  • Commission of examination of the Computer Science programme (Uni Göttingen)
    • Substitute member (SS 2006 - WS 2007/2008)
  • Commission of teaching of the Computer Science programme (Uni Göttingen)
    • Substitute member (SS 2006 - WS 2007/2008)
  • Appointments committee (Uni Göttingen)
    • Full professorship (W3) Computer Science (WS 2007/2008)