Manfred Jeusfeld studied computer science (minor Operations Research) from 1980 to
1986 at the University of Technology Aachen (RWTH), Germany.
After getting his Diploma degree, he moved to University of Passau, Germany, to join the institute of Prof. Matthias Jarke. He worked on development support for database applications and on foundations of
deductive & object-oriented databases. In 1992 he received his Doctoral degree in Natural
Sciences from the University of Passau.
In 1992 he returned to the RWTH Aachen as a senior researcher of the Information Systems Institute (Informatik V). He led research projects in the
areas of distributed cooperative information systems, metamodeling techniques, and medical terminology. He has been the principal developer of the ConceptBase system, which is now used by several
hundreds institutes and companies world-wide for designing information systems and meta
In 1995, he spend one year as a visiting assistant professor at the Hong Kong
University of Science and Technology, Department of Information & Systems Management.
There, he worked on interoperable decision support systems and information architectures
for electronic shops.
Since 1997, he is assistant professor in the department
Information Management (IM) at
the faculty of economics of the Tilburg University, The
Netherlands. His research covers
cooperative conceptual modeling, data warehouse quality management, meta modeling, method
engineering, and repository systems.
Since 2007, he is research coordinator of the research group Computerized Information
Systems (CIS), responsible for the fundamental research on information systems at the
Dr. Jeusfeld has published more than 10 journal articles
(Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, etc.) and numerous conference articles.
He is area editor for the Requirements Engineering Journal. He is or has been reviewer
for international journals like Transactions on Informations Systems and conferences including ICIS, VLDB, CAiSE, ER and others.
Memberships: ACM, SIGMOD, IEEE, ACM-German Chapter, GI-MoBIS