Peter Fromm


University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt

Prof. Dr.-Ing Peter Fromm

Member of the embedded world Conference Steering Board / University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt

Prof. Fromm studied Electrical Engineering at the RWTH Aachen. After finishing his PhD at the European Center for Mechatronics, he set up the department of System and Software Engineering at the company Continental, driving the division to be the first one reaching CMMi level 3.

In 2008 he became professor for microcontroller and information technology at the University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt. Since 2011 he manages the International Master program at the faculty. Current research areas include the development of innovate software engineering methods, processes, and automotive architectures (e.g. Autosar. Multicore, Functional Safety).

Prof. Fromm is active in several conference program boards and is a member of the Embedded World Conference Steering Board.

“Development can either be good, cheap or fast – but you can only pick two of them.”