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Dr.-Ing. Matthias Rohr
E-Mail: ma2111 ('aat\t) matthias-rohr.de

Management Consultant and Manager Business Development at
BTC Business Technology Consulting AG
Oldenburg, Germany

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  • 01.07.2016 Let's meet at Netz.Werk.Technik Kongress hosted by ZVEI (Zentralverband Elektrotechnik- und Elektroindustrie e.V.) on 29. - 30.11.2016 in Mainz. The conference program contains many presentations on the efficient operation of power grids and technology providers will present their latest smart grid solutions.
Netz.Werk.Technik Kongress

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Descartes/Kieker/Palladio Days 2016
  • 16.03.2016 We are proud to present our solutions for the efficient integration of renewable energy sources at an event located at the BMWi (Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie) in Berlin.
  • 05.02.2016 Let's meet at E-world Energy & Water Exhibition 2016 in Essen, Germany. You can find me at the BTC booth (3-354) on all three days presenting our grid controller and smart grid portfolio.
  • 02.12.2015 We are presenting the BTC GRID Agent as solution for dynamic peak reduction of renewables at the VDE FNN-Fachkongress Netztechnik on 2nd and 3rd of December in Nürnberg. The BTC GRID Agent increases the capacity of distribution grids for renewable energy sources.
  • 02.10.2015 Version 1.12 of the Kieker framework for application performance monitoring and dynamic software analysis was released.
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openK platform
  • 25.03.2015 We are participating in the eclipse open source project openK platform (part of openKONSEQUENZ) and just passed the eclipse creation review. The project starts with CIM-based (IEC 61968, IEC 61970) feed-in management for operating distribution grids with many renewables.
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  • 01.03.2015 My book "Workload-sensitive Timing Behavior Analysis for Fault Localization in Software Systems" can now be ordered via your favorite bookshop (ISBN 978-3-8007-3641-6, e.g. here). It's available as hardcover and as ebook. The bibtex can be found here.
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  • 16.01.2015 I will give a presentation on feed-in management at 4. BEMD-Forum "EE-Billing" in Münster on January 16, 2015. The meeting programme can be found here.
  • 16.10.2014 Our open source monitoring and performance analysis tool Kieker version 1.10 is now released.
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enviroinfo 2014
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Kieker Paladio Days
  • 31.08.2013 I'm going to present our solution for smart transformer monitoring at World Smart Grid Forum 2013 (Berlin, 23rd to 25th of September). The WSGF is organized by IEC, State Grid Corporation of China, and VDE. The poster is here, the paper here.
  • 15.04.2013 Microsoft's Smart Energy Reference Architecture Version 2.0 (MS SERA) has been published. BTC is proud to having contributed to several parts (e.g., related to IEC CIM). The document with more than 250 pages can be downloaded at the MS SERA Website (below "Solution Information).



  • Our open-source monitoring tool Kieker can be found at kieker.sourceforge.net. Kieker enables continuous monitoring and on demand visualization of Java (Web) applications.

Professional activities

  • Additional reviewer at ICSE 2008
  • Co-organizer: FOFDC 2007 - ARES 2007 Workshop on Foundations of Fault-tolerant Distributed Computing
  • Co-organizer: IRTGW 2006 - International Research Training Groups Workshop 2006

Short Biography

Matthias Rohr studied computer science at the University of Oldenburg (Germany) and at the Monash University, Melbourne (Australia). Afterwards, he was researcher in the Research Training Group TrustSoft at the University of Oldenburg and an external PhD student in the Software Engineering Group at the University of Kiel (Germany). His research focused on software engineering, software performance, and software availability. Since 2008, Matthias Rohr works as a consultant and product manager at BTC Business Technology Consulting AG in Oldenburg. In 2015 he received a Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.) in computer science from the Faculty of Engineering at Kiel University.


(Oldenburger Informatik Ehemalige Studierende e.V.)

since 2009 Member of board of the association.
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IEEE Computer Society
IEEE Power & Energy Society
ACM - Association for Computing Machinery
GI - Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.

Supervised student theses

  • Nina Marwede 2008 ("Diplomarbeit" (6 month thesis))
    (co-supervised with André van Hoorn and Wilhelm Hasselbring)
    Automatic Failure Diagnosis based on Timing Behavior Anomaly Correlation in Distributed Java Web Applications (view pdf)
  • Nils Sommer 2007 (4 month student project (IP))
    (co-supervised with Wilhelm Hasselbring)
    Evaluation of Control Flow Traces in Software Applications for Intrusion Detection
  • André van Hoorn 2007 ("Diplomarbeit" (6 month thesis))
    (co-supervised with Wilhelm Hasselbring)
    Workload-sensitive Timing Behavior Anomaly Detection in Large Software Systems
  • Peter Schwenkenberg 2007 ("Diplomarbeit" (6 month thesis))
    (co-supervised with Wilhelm Hasselbring)
    Auswirkung von Programmierfehlern auf Softwarezeitverhalten
  • Timo Bernack 2006-2007 (Master thesis (6 month))
    (co-supervised with Simon Giesecke, Johannes-Gerhard Schute, and Wilhelm Hasselbring)
    Architekturmodellierung für den Betrieb Middleware-intensiver Softwaresysteme
  • Frank Stransky 2006 ("Indiviuelles Projekt" (4 month thesis))
    (co-supervised with Wilhelm Hasselbring)
    Automatisierte Lokalisierung von Fehlerursachen bei Performance-Problemen in J2EE Anwendungen
  • Thilo Focke 2005-2006 ("Diplomarbeit" (6 month thesis))
    (co-supervised with Wilhelm Hasselbring, Johannes-Gerhard Schute, and Ralf Reussner) Performance Monitoring von Middleware-basierten Applikationen
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