Dr. rer. nat. Robert Heinrich - Alumni since 2013

Robert Heinrich is an alumnus at the Software Engineering Chair of Prof. Dr. Barbara Paech, University of Heidelberg, Institute of Computer Science.

His research interests include quality modeling and analysis of information systems and business processes, with a focus on industrial application.

He holds a doctoral degree of University of Heidelberg and a degree in Computer Science from University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern.

After his engagement at the Software Engineering Chair, he became a Senior Researcher at the Chair for Software Design and QualityKarlsruher Institute of Technology.



book cover

Aligning Business Processes and Information Systems

New Approaches to Continuous Quality Engineering
Heinrich, Robert

2014, XXII, 233 p. 36 illus.

Print: ISBN 978-3-658-06517-1
eBook: ISBN 978-3-658-06518-8


  • Heinrich R, Aligning Business Process Quality and Information System Quality, PhD Thesis, University of Heidelberg, 2013.

  • Heinrich R, Paech B On the Prediction of the Mutual Impact of Business Processes and Enterprise Information SystemsSoftware Engineering 2013, Lecture Notes in Informatics Vol. P-239, pp. 157-170, 2013 Initiates file downloadDownload

  • Heinrich R, Henss J, Paech B Extending Palladio by Business Process Simulation ConceptsPalladio Days 2012, In: Becker, S., Happe, J., Koziolek, A, Reussner, R. (Eds.): Palladio Days 2012 Proceedings, Karlsruhe Reports in Informatics 2012,21, ISSN 2190-4782, pp.19-27 Paderborn (Germany), November 8th-9th, 2012 Download
  • Paech B, Heinrich R, Zorn-Pauli G, Jung A, Tadjiky S Answering a Request for Proposal - Challenges and Proposed Solutions, 18th International Working Conference on Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality (REFSQ'12), In: Regnell, B., Damian, D. (Eds.): REFSQ 2012, LNCS 7195, pp. 16-29, Essen (Germany), March 19th-22th, 2012 Download
  • Heinrich R, Kappe A, Paech B Tool Support for the Comprehensive Modeling of Quality Information within Business Process Models, 4th International Workshop on Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures (EMISA'11), In: Nüttgens, M., Thomas, O., Weber, B. (eds): Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architecture, Lecture Notes in Informatics Vol. P-190, pp.213-218, Hamburg (Germany), September 22th–23th, 2011 Startet das Herunterladen der DateiDownload
    • Birkle M, Schneider B, Beck T, Deuster T, Fischer M, Flatow F, Heinrich R, Kapp C, Riemer J, Simon M, Bergh B Implementation of an Open Source Provider Organization Registry Service, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 01/2011; 169:265-269, IOS Press Download

    • Heinrich R, Paech B, Brandner A, Kutscha U, Bergh B Developing a Process Quality Improvement Questionnaire – A Case Study on Writing Discharge Letters, 4th International Workshop on Process-oriented Information Systems in Healthcare (ProHealth’11), In conjunction with the 9th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM’11), In: F. Daniel et al. (Eds.): BPM 2011 Workshops, Part II, LNBIP 100, pp. 261–272 (2012), Clermont-Ferrand (France) August 29th, 2011 Download
    • Heinrich R, Kappe A, Paech B Modeling Quality Information within Business Process Models, In: Wagner, S., Broy, M., Deissenboeck, F., Liggesmeyer, P., Muench J. (eds.), Proceedings of the 4th SQMB'11 Workshop, TUM-I1104, pp. 4-13, Karlsruhe (Germany), February 21th, 2011 Startet das Herunterladen der DateiDownload
    • Heinrich R, Paech B Defining the Quality of Business Processes, Modellierung (MOD'10), In: Engels, G., Karagiannis, D., Mayr, H.C., eds.: Modellierung 2010, Lecture Notes in Informatics Vol. P-161, pp. 133-148, Klagenfurt (Austria), March 24th-26th, 2010  Startet das Herunterladen der DateiDownload

    Further Talks and Posters

      • Heinrich, R.: Coordinating Performance and Reliability Requirements for Business Processes and Supporting IT Systems, Doctoral Symposium Modellierung 2012, Bamberg, March 14th-16th, 2012
      • Heinrich, R., Paech, B.: Verwendung von Simulation zur Koordination von Geschäfts- und IT-Performanzanforderungen, Poster at GI-Fachgruppen-Treffen Requirements Engineering, Hamburg, November 24th-25th, 2011
      • Heinrich, R.: Anwendung eines Qualität-Meta-Modells für Geschäftsprozesse in der Praxis – Eine Fallstudie am Beispiel der Arztbriefschreibung, 24. Arbeitstreffen der GMDS-Arbeitsgruppe „Methoden und Werkzeuge für das Management von Krankenhausinformationssystemen“ (mwmKIS), Nürnberg, May 6th, 2011


      Winter Semester 2012/2013

      Summer Semester 2012

      Winter Semester 2011/2012

      Summer Semester 2011

      Winter Semester 2010/2011 

      Summer Semester 2010

      Winter Semester 2009/2010

      Summer Semester 2009

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      Our paper 'Empirical Research Design for Software Architecture Decision Making: An Analysis' was selected for the JSS Happy Hour. You can watch it on YouTube

      'Continuous Management of Requirement Decisions Using the ConDec Tools' received the best paper award on the tool track of REFSQ'20 (pitch)

      2020-2023 Barbara Paech member of DFG review board "software engineering and programing languages"

      The IoT-Platform "HEIOT" was developed during the ISE project

      Anja Kleebaum et al. 'Continuous Design Decision Support'. Chapter published in 'Managed Software Evolution' (2019)