Professor Dr. Christoph Meinel is Dean of the Digital Engineering Fakulty of the Potsdam University and Director and CEO of the Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Engineering gGmbH . He is also Director and CEO of Hasso Plattner Institute.
Prof. Meinel is an honorary professor at the Department of Computer Sciences at Beijing University of Technology and a guest professor at Shanghai University. Christoph Meinel is a research fellow at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the University of Luxembourg. Together with Larry Leifer from Stanford University he is program director of the HPI-Stanford Design Thinking Research Program.
Christoph Meinel is author/co-author of nine books and four anthologies, as well as editor of various conference proceedings. More than 400 of his papers have been published in high-profile scientific journals and at international conferences.