Fabian Burzlaff

InES Research Assistant
(Responsible Professor: Prof. Dr. H. Stuckenschmidt)

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Visitor address: L15, 1-6 Room 416, 68131 Mannheim, Germany
Postal address: Schloss, 68131 Mannheim, Germany
Email: burzlaff(at)es.uni-mannheim.de
Phone: + 49 621 181 2368

Research Interest

  • Bottom-up Service Integration Methods for emergent, self-adaptive IT-Ecosystems
  • Software Systems Architectures and Service Engineering for IoT Systems
  • Software Engineering (SE), IoT-Technologies and Artificial Intelligence techniques applied to SE issues


  • Burzlaff & Bartelt - A Conceptual Architecture for Enabling Future Self-Adaptive Service Systems (HICSS 2019 - to be published)
  • Burzlaff, Bartelt & Stuckenschmidt - Next Steps in Knowledge-driven Architecture Composition (LDWA FGWM 2018)
  • Burzlaff & Bartelt - Quo Vadis Component Composition Methods for Smart Service Systems (ICE/IEEE ITMC 2018 - Presentation only)
  • Burzlaff & Bartelt - I4.0-Device Integration: A Qualitative Analysis of Methods and Technologies Utilized by System Integrators (ICSAW 2018)
  • Burzlaff, Bartelt & Adler - Towards automating Service Matching for Manufacturing Systems: Exemplifying Knowledge-Driven Architecture Composition (CIRP CMS 2018)
  • Burzlaff, Bartelt & Jacobs - Executing Model-based Software Development for Embedded I4. 0 Devices Properly (Modellierung 2018)
  • Burzlaff - Knowledge-driven Architecture Composition (INFORMATIK 2017)
  • Burzlaff & Bartelt - Knowledge-Driven Architecture Composition: Case-Based Formalization of Integration Knowledge to Enable Automated Component Coupling. In Software Architecture Workshops (ICSAW 2017)

Research projects

  • FitFor4: Interface zur Maschinendigitalisierung für die Kopplung mit Enterprise-Netzwerken bei der Migration zur Industrie 4.0
  • VanAssist: Interaktives, intelligentes System für autonome, fernüberwachte Kleintransporter in der Paketlogistik

Community acitivities

  • Reviewer for 52nd Hawaiian International Conference on System Science (HICSS 2019)
  • Organizer Assistant for Special Issue on Smart Services and Software Platforms
  • Reviewer for 24th ICE/IEEE International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ITMC 2018)
  • Reviewer for 51st CIRP International Conference on Manufacturing Systems (CIRP CMS 2018)
  • Participant at International Software Architecture PhD School (iSAPS 2018)


  • Supervisor for Team Project Sudoku: Plug-and-Play of IoT devices (2018-2019)
  • Supervisor for Team Project BUS4.0: A smart middleware for the Industrial Internet of Things (2017-2018)
  • Supervisor for Team Project FitFor4: Semantics-based Integration of Cyber-Physical Systems in the Industrial Internet (2016-2017)
  • Teaching Assistant Intelligent Software Intensive Systems Seminar (2016 until now)

Supervised Theses

  • Towards User Experiments in the Programmable Web (Master, 2018)
  • IoT Architecture Matching - A Systematic Literature Review of Methods and Technologies (Bacherlor, 2018)
  • A practical Approach of an Interface Matching and Mapping Method for Formal IoT-Device Descriptions (Bachelor, 2018)
  • Selection and Invocation of Services offered by Cyber-Physical Systems (Bachelor, 2017)
  • Utilizing Models and Model Driven Development in Industry 4.0 system engineering with OPC UA (Bachelor, 2017)
  • Integrating Office And Shop Floors in the Industry 4.0 (Master, 2016)