Dr. M. Warnier (Martijn)
My research focuses on secure management of large scale socio-technical systems. With a particular interest on understanding and managing confidentiality, integrity, trust, privacy, and other security properties and on studying the computational foundation of self-organizing, self-healing and self-configuring systems, both in the context of socio-technical systems. I believe that, in general, the really interesting research challenges can only be solved by truly multidisciplinary research that combines expertise from researchers with a variety of academic backgrounds.
Dr. S.G. Lukosch (Stephan)
My current research focuses on foundations for participatory systems. In participatory systems new social structures, communication and coordination networks are emerging. Enabled by technology these structures span physical, temporal and relational distance in merging realities. New types of interaction emerge that require new types of governance and participation. Systems for virtual co-location allow individuals to be virtually at any place in the world and coordinate their activities with others and exchange their experiences. By using augmented reality techniques to merge realities additional information can be provided and visualized, thereby fostering shared understanding. By merging realities complex problems can be solved, complex trainings can be supervised, or complex activities can be guided without all interacting individuals being physically at the same place.