Oliver Hummel studied computer science at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern in Germany, where he received his Diploma (equivalent to an M.S. degree) in 2003. In 2008, he received a Ph.D. degree for his seminal work on test-driven software reuse from the University of Mannheim. After working as a consultant in industry for some time, he returned to academia and became an Assistant Professor at the University of Mannheim in 2010. Hummel's main research foci are software reuse in the context of object-, component-, and service-oriented development, the improvement of software development processes, and effort estimations in software development.
Biography Updated on 15 September 2011