Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ina Schieferdecker is Director of Fraunhofer FOKUS, Berlin and is also professor for Quality Engineering of Open Distributed Systems at Technische Universität Berlin. Her research interests include ICT for smart cities, open data, critical infrastructures, networking, conformance, interoperability, security and certification as well as software engineering and testing.
Schieferdecker received a PhD in electrical engineering from Technical University Berlin and a Diploma in Mathematical Computer Science from Humboldt-University Berlin. She is beside others president of the Association for Software Quality and Eductioan (ASQF), member of the German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech), and of the German Testing Board (GTB).