studied Sociology, Communication Research & Phonetics as well as Educational Science at the University of Bonn and completed his studies at the beginning of 2005 as Magister Artium (M.A.). He has also been a certified project manager since February 2006.
From 1998 to 2000 he worked as a student assistant in the EU project InKoNetz (Integrated Cooperation Management in Network Organisations) of the Software Ergonomics and CSCW (ProSEC) project area at the Institute III for Computer Science at the University of Bonn. Between 2001 and 2005 he worked as a student assistant at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT in the research group Evaluation & Design of Cooperation Systems.
Since January 2007 he has been working as a researcher at the National Centre for e-Social Science (NCeSS) at the University of Manchester (UK) in various national and international research projects. Based on qualitative & quantitative methods, CSCW and Participatory Design, his research activities include the introduction, application and evaluation of socio-technical systems (modern ICT, e-Infrastructures, e-science & e-social science, GRID technologies) in various fields of research and teaching, as well as user-centered processes in the development of modern e-Infrastructures and software applications.
Markus Won studied computer science in Bonn with a focus on CSCW, software engineering and databases. He then worked from 1998 to 2005 in the HCI and CSCW (ProSEC) project division of the Institute for Computer Science III at the University of Bonn. There he worked on various externally funded projects on research topics in the areas of integrated organisational and technology development, CSCW (Verdi and PoliTeam), knowledge management and e-learning (OlViO and Geoinformation.net). In the field of software architectures, his research focuses on the design of adaptable software systems. The Context Sensitive Intelligence (CSI) project aims to develop middleware for the design of highly adaptable and adaptive systems for mobile devices.
Furthermore Markus Won was involved in the teaching of B-It (Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology) (lectures on Object-Oriented Software Construction and Organizational Requirements Engineering).
From 2005 to 2006 he worked for CONET AG and daGama BT GmbH as a requirements engineer and consultant in the field of travel management. One of his main areas of work there was usability engineering.
Since 2007 he has been a senior IT expert (analysis and design) at Deutsche Post World Net AG.
More information about Markus Won can be found on his private WWW pages www.markuswon.de