Dr. Fabian Burzlaff


What do you actually work on?
Internet of Things at University of Mannheim

Consultation hour
In case of any questions, please drop me an E-Mail

Visitor address: L15, 1-6 Room 416, 68131 Mannheim, Germany
Postal address: Schloss, 68131 Mannheim, Germany
Email: burzlaff(at)es.uni-mannheim.de
Phone: + 49 621 181 2368

Research Interests

  • Software Architectures (e.g. REST, Microservices or SOA)
  • Internet of Things (e.g. Smart Home, Smart City, Smart X)
  • AI-based Service Systems (e.g. Java or Python)

Scientific Publications


Other Publications

Research Projects

  • FitFor4: Interface zur Maschinendigitalisierung für die Kopplung mit Enterprise-Netzwerken bei der Migration zur Industrie 4.0
  • VanAssist: Interaktives, intelligentes System für autonome, fernüberwachte Kleintransporter in der Paketlogistik
  • BIoTope: Basistechnologie und Engineering-Methodik für die emergente Genese und semantische Komposition von IoT-Ökosystemen

Community Activities

  • Reviewer for Software: Practice and Experience (Journal)
  • Reviewer for 52nd Hawaiian International Conference on System Science (HICSS 2019)
  • Organizer Assistant for Special Issue on Smart Services and Software Platforms
  • Reviewer for 24th ICE/IEEE International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ITMC 2018)
  • Reviewer for 51st CIRP International Conference on Manufacturing Systems (CIRP CMS 2018)
  • Participant at International Software Architecture PhD School (iSAPS 2018)


  • Supervisor for Team Project in Cooperation with Cluj, Romania (2020)
  • Supervisor for Team Project in Cooperation with Cluj, Romania (2019-2020)
  • Supervisor for Team Project BIoTope (2019-2020)
  • Supervisor for Team Project Sudoku: Plug-and-Play of IoT devices (2018-2019)
  • Supervisor for Team Project BUS4.0: A smart middleware for the Industrial Internet of Things (2017-2018)
  • Supervisor for Team Project FitFor4: Semantics-based Integration of Cyber-Physical Systems in the Industrial Internet (2016-2017)
  • Seminar Theses at InES (2016 until now)

Supervised Theses

  • A Knowledge Driven Integration Approach for Web APIs in Serverless (Master, 2019)
  • Leveraging Integration Knowledge for the Enterprise Application Integration (Master, 2019)
  • Towards automated Integration of IoT Devices with Knowledge-driven Architecture Composition (Master, 2019)
  • Towards User Experiments in the Programmable Web (Master, 2018)
  • IoT Architecture Matching - A Systematic Literature Review of Methods and Technologies (Bacherlor, 2018)
  • A practical Approach of an Interface Matching and Mapping Method for Formal IoT-Device Descriptions (Bachelor, 2018)
  • Selection and Invocation of Services offered by Cyber-Physical Systems (Bachelor, 2017)
  • Utilizing Models and Model Driven Development in Industry 4.0 system engineering with OPC UA (Bachelor, 2017)
  • Integrating Office And Shop Floors in the Industry 4.0 (Master, 2016)