Prof. Dr. Kai Höfig

Senior Key Expert for Model-based Safety and Reliability
Siemens AG
Kai Höfig studied Computer Science at RWTH Aachen, Germany and holds a PhD from the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE) where he combined safety-related models and timing analysis models in a probabilistic approach for conditional execution time. As a senior key expert, he currently leads the Model-based Reliability and Safety Engineering Lab at the Research and Technology Center Systems Engineering at Siemens Corporate Technology. There he continues to work with safety-critical systems and supports certification activities in various domains, such as automotive, healthcare, railway, energy and industry automation. His research activities include model-based approaches for reliability, availability, maintainability and safety. The long term vision of his research is to provide top-notch technologies to establish sophisticated efficient reliability and safety engineering models and processes integrated in all development phases of a product.