[IJECE] Assoc. Prof. Dr. Christophe Bobda

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Dr. Christophe Bobda
Associate Professor
Computer Science and Computer Engineering
Office: JBHT 528
Phone:  (479) 575-4797
SCOPUS ID : 6603104702


  • Ph.D., University of Paderborn, Germany
  • Diplom Informatics degree (MS), University of Paderborn, Germany
  • License Informatics degree (BS), University of Yaounde, Cameroon


Teaching and Research

  • System on Chip Design
  • Embedded Systems
  • Computer Architecture
  • Reconfigurable Computing
  • Real-Time Operating Systems
  • Self-Organizing Embedded Systems
  • Distributed Smart Cameras


Biographical Information

Dr. Bobda received the Licence in mathematics from the University of Yaounde, Cameroon, in 1992, the diploma of computer science and the Ph.D. degree (with honors) in computer science from the University of Paderborn in Germany in 1999 and 2003 (In the chair of Prof. Franz J. Rammig) respectively. In June 2003 he joined the department of computer science at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany as Post doc, under the direction of Prof Jürgen Teich. Dr. Bobda received the best dissertation award 2003 from the University of Paderborn for his work on synthesis of reconfigurable systems using temporal partitioning and temporal placement. In 2005 Dr. Bobda was appointed assistant professor at the University of Kaiserslautern. There he set the chair for Self-Organizing Embedded Systems that he led until October 2007. From 2007 to 2010 Dr. Bobda was Professor at the University of Potsdam and leader of The working Group Computer Engineering.

Dr. Bobda is Senior Member of the ACM. He is also in the program committee of several conferences (FPL, FPT, RAW, RSP, ERSA, RECOSOC, DRS), the DATE executive committee as proceedings chair (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010). He served as reviewer of several journals (IEEE TC, IEEE TVLSI, Elsevier Journal of Microprocessor and MicrosystemsIntegration the VLSI Journal) and conferences (DACDATEFPL, FPT, SBCCI, RAW, RSP, ERSA), as guest editor of the Elsevier Journal of Microprocessor and Microsystems and member of the editorial board of the Hindawi International Journal of Reconfigurable Computing. Dr. Bobda is the author of one of the first most comprehensive books in the rapidly growing field of Reconfigurable Computing.