Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Manh Tien Tran studied computer science at the Technical University of Braunschweig. From 1987 to 1995 he was a research assistant as Akademischer Rat a. Z. at the Institute of Mathematics at the University of Hildesheim, where he received his PhD in 1995. His doctorate was awarded the Award of the University Foundation of Hildesheim. From 1995 to 1998 he was employed as a software developer at BOSCH Blaupunkt. In 1999, he moved to Harman Becker, where he was responsible for software architecture until 2000. Since 2000 he has been a professor for programming languages and programming techniques at the University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern at the Zweibrücken location. Together with Prof. Dr. Joachim Wietzke, he wrote the book “Automotive Embedded Systems: Efficient Framework – From Design to Implementation” in 2005, published by Springer-Verlag.