Prof. Dr. Barbara Paech

Room INF 205  2/206  
Phone +49 (0) 6221 / 54 - 14362
Fax +49 (0) 6221 / 54 - 14361
Email paech (at)
Office hours upon appointment

Barbara Paech holds the chair  „Software Engineering“ at the University of Heidelberg. Her teaching and research focuses on methods and processes to ensure quality of software with adequate effort. Since many years she is particularly active in the area of requirements, rational and quality engineering. Based on her experiences as department head  at the Fraunhofer Institute Experimental Software Engineering her research is often empirical and in close cooperation with industry. She has headed several industrial, national and international research and transfer projects and has served several functions (including invited talks, program co-chair, steering committee member) at well-known  requirements-engineering events such as RE or REFSQ. She was spokeswoman of the section “Software Engineering” in the German computer science society for 6 years and is founding member of the International Requirements Engineering Board (IREB).