Prof. Dr. Markus Esch
Software Architecture and Distributed Systems
Head of Distributed Systems Lab
Director of Studies Praktische Informatik

Research Interests

  • Large-scale Distributed Systems
  • Self-organized Distributed Systems
  • Software Architectures for Distributed Systems
  • Cloud-native Architectures
  • Unstructured Overlay Networks
  • Self-Organization and Dynamical Processes
  • Multi Agent Systems
  • Internet of Things

Contact

 +49 (0)681/ 5867 - 238
markus.esch@htwsaar.de 
htw saar
Goebenstraße 40
66117 Saarbrücken
Raum 8236

Activities

  • Since 2020: Reviewer for the Accreditation Agency for Study Programmes in Engineering, Informatics, Natural Sciences and Mathematics (ASIIN e.V.)
  • Since 2018 Member of the Programm Advisory Committee for the BINFO degree program at the Universtiy of Luxembourg
Organizer
  • Fifth International Workshop on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organising Socio-Technical Systems (SASO^ST) held at the 11th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (IEEE SASO 2017), University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA, September 2017.
  • Publicity Chair of 11th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (IEEE SASO 2017), University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA, September 2017.
  • Fourth International Workshop on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organising Socio-Technical Systems (SASO^ST) held at the 10th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (IEEE SASO 2016), University of Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany, September 2016.
  • Third International Workshop on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organising Socio-Technical Systems (SASO^ST) held at the 9th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (IEEE SASO 2015), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA, September 2015.
  • Second International Workshop on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organising Socio-Technical Systems (SASO^ST) held at the 8th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (IEEE SASO 2014), Imperial College London, UK, September 2014.
  • First International Workshop on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organising Socio-Technical Systems (SASO^ST) held at the 7th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (IEEE SASO 2013), Philadelphia, USA, September 2013.
  • First International Workshop on Socio-Aware Networked Computing Systems (SocioAware 2011) held at the 5th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (IEEE SASO 2011), Ann Arbor, USA, October 2011.
Technical Program Committee Member / Reviewer 
  • 5th Joint International Conference on Data Science & Management of Data (CODS-COMAD 2022 ), Bangalore, India, January 202222th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking: Doctoral Symposium ( ICDCN 2021 ), Virtual Conference, January 2021.
  • First IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing and Self-Organizing Systems (IEEE ACSOS 2020), August 2020.
  • First International Workshop on Smart Sensing: from IoT to Ambient (SmartSensing) held at 21th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN 2020), Kolkata, India, January 2020.21th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking: Doctoral Symposium (ICDCN 2020), Kolkata, India, January 2020.
  • Reviewer for ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems, 201913th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (IEEE SASO 2019), Umea, Sweden, June 2019. 
  • 20th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking: Doctoral Symposium (ICDCN 2019), Bangalore, India, January 2019.12th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (IEEE SASO 2018), Trento, Italy, September 2018. 
  • Reviewer for a Special Issue of the Complexity Journal on Collective Decision-Making in Evolutionary State Space, 2018.
  • Workshop on MAS for Complex Networks and Social Computation (CNSC) held at 16th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and multi-agents systems (PAAMS'18), Toledo, Spain, June 2018. 
  • 19th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking: Doctoral Symposium (ICDCN 2018), Varanasi, India, January 2018.
  • 11th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (IEEE SASO 2017), University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA, September 2017. 
  • 18th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking: Doctoral Symposium (ICDCN 2017), Hyderabad, India, January 2017.
  • 10th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (IEEE SASO 2016), University of Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany, September 2016. 
  • 8th IEEE International Workshop on Network Science for Communication Networks (IEEE NetSciCom 2016), San Fransisco, USA, April 2016.
  • Reviewer for IEEE 2nd World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), Milan, Italy, December 2015.Reviewer for Social Network Analysis and Mining (SNAM), Springer, 2015.
  • Reviewer for Advances in Complex Systems (ACS), World Scientific, 2015.
  • Ninth IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2015), Cambridge, MA, USA, September 2015.
  • Reviewer for Advances in Complex Systems (ACS), 2015.
  • Eighth IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2014), Imperial College London, UK, September 2014.
  • Seventh IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2013), Philadelphia, USA, September 2013.
  • Springer's Multimedia Systems Journal (MMSJ): Special Issue on Network and Systems Support for Games, 2013.
  • Journal on Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience: Special Issue on Advances in High Performance Computing and simulation, 2013.
  • Workshop Sozioinformatik 2013 held in conjuction with Informatik 2013, the 43rd annual meeting of the Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI), Koblenz, Germany, September 2013.
  • First International Workshop on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organising Socio-Technical Systems (SASO^ST) held at the 7th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2013), Philadelphia, USA, September 2013
  • 1st International Workshop on Self-Optimisation in Organic and Autonomic Computing Systems (SAOS13), Prague, Czech Republic, February 2013.2nd International Conference on Complex Sciences: Theory and Applications (COMPLEX 2012), Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, December 2012.
  • Sixth IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2012), Lyon, France, September 2012.
  • First International Workshop on Complex Sciences in the Engineering of Computing Systems (CSECS 2012), Munich, Germany, February 2012.First International Workshop on Socio-Aware Networked Computing Systems (SocioAware 2011), Ann Arbor, USA, October 2011.
  • 4th International Workshop on Massively Multiuser Virtual Environments (MMVE 2011), Nanchang, China, October 2011.
  • 3th International Workshop on Virtual Environment and Network-Oriented Applications (VENOA 2011), Seoul, Korea, June 2011.
  • Technical Program Committee member at the 2nd International Workshop on Virtual Environment and Network-Oriented Applications (VENOA 2010), Krakow, Poland, February 2010.
  • Technical Program Committee member at the 1st International Conference on Complex Sciences: Theory and Applications (Complex’ 2009), Shanghai, China, February 2009.