IISIInternational Institute for Socio-Informatics

Meik Poschen

studied Sociology, Communication Science & Phonetics and Educational Science at the University of Bonn and earned a degree as Master of Arts (Magister Artium, M.A.) early 2005. Additionally he became a certified project manager in February 2006.

From 1998 to 2000 he worked as a student research assistant in the European project Integrated Cooperation-Management in Network-Organisations (InKoNetz) at University of Bonn, Germany, Institute of Computer Science III, Research Group on HCI and CSCW (ProSEC). Between 2001 and 2005 he was active as student research assistant in the Research Group Evaluation & Design of Cooperation Systems at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT, Germany.

Since January 2007 he is a Researcher at the National Centre for e-Social Science (NCeSS) at the University of Manchester (UK) in various national and international research projects. Applying qualitative & quantitative methods, CSCW and Participatory Design his research activities encompass adoption, use and evaluation of socio-technical Systems (modern ICT, e-Infrastructures, e-science & e-social science, GRID technologies) in diverse domains of research and higher education, and also user-driven processes in the development of modern e-Infrastructures and software applications.

Markus Won

Markus Won studied at the university of bonn with the focus on CSCW, software technology, and databases. As a junior researcher he worked in the research group "HCI and CSCW" (ProSEC) at the institute of computer science of the university of bonn. There he carried out several third-party funded research projects in the field of integrated organizational and technological development, CSCW, knowledge management and eLearning. In the field of software-architectures his main focus lays on the design of adaptive software systems. In this context the newly started project "Content Sensitive Intelligence" (CSI) has the aim to develop a middleware for the configuration of highly customizable and adaptive systems for mobile devices.

Furthermore Markus Won gave lectures at the B-It (Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology). Topics of those lectures were: Object-Oriented Software Construction and Organizational Requirements Engineering

From 2005 to 2006 he worked for CONET AG and daGama BT GmbH in the are of Travel Management as a Requirements Engineer and Consultant. One of his key activities there was Usability Engineering.

Since 2007 he is employed at Deutsche Post World Net AG as Senior IT-Expert (Analysis and Design).

You can find further information on his private web site www.markuswon.de