Curriculum Vitae

Personal Data:

Name: Meikel Poess

Address: 1511 Peregrino Way, San Jose, CA 95125, USA

Phone: ++1-650-725-2602(University), ++1-650-917-9588 (private)



Date/Place of birth: 10/19/69, Dinslaken, Germany

Family Status: Single

Nationality: German


Database Technologies, Database Integration, Performance Analysis, Internet Technology, Software Agent Technologies, Distributed Computing

Education and Experience:

From 2.1998: Visiting Researcher at Stanford University: I am currently working with Professor Mike Genesereth and Dr. Arthur Keller on the Infomaster project for integrating heterogeneous, distributed database systems.

4.1997-4.1998: Ph.D.-program in Computer Science at the Technical University of Berlin (Advisors are Professor Oliver Günther and Professor Hermann Krallmann).

1.1997-4.1997: Visiting Researcher at Stanford University: I worked with Professor Gio Wiederhold on the CHAIMS project (Compiling High-level Access Interfaces for Multi-site Software).

10.1990-1.1997: Masters in Computer Sciences (Diplom Informatiker) from the University of Karlsruhe (Germany).

5.1996-12.1996: Master's Thesis Research at Stanford University: "Performance Evaluation of SQL*Cache: A Predicate-Based Caching System".

10.1994-9.1995: Exchange student at the Politecnico di Torino in Turin, Italy (CLUSTER Exchange Program of the European Community).

10.1990-9.1994: Study of Computer Sciences at the University of Karlsruhe. Basic courses in: Networks and Databases (Prof. Lockemann), Artificial Intelligence (Prof. Waibel, Univ. Karlsruhe/ Carnegie Mellon), Logic (Prof. Deussen), Algorithms (Prof. Prautzsch) ,Operating Systems (Prof. Wettstein), Computer Architectures (Prof. Ungerer), Software Engineering (Prof. Tichy), Real Time Systems (Prof. Schweizer) Graduate courses in: Information Systems (databases)/Software Engineering (Prof. Demartini/Prof. Bruno, Politecnico di Torino), System Analysis/ Performance Analysis (Prof. Zorn, Univ. Karlsruhe), Business Administration (courses in Accounting, Organization, Operations Research) (Burdelski Ph.D., Univ. Karlsruhe)



6.1997-9.1997: Oracle Corporation, USA: Summer intern in the Server Technologies Group in Redwood Shores (California). Implementation of the TPC-C benchmark for Oracle 8 and performance evaluation of Oracle 8's object relational features regarding to the TPC-C benchmark requirements.

7.1995-9.1995: Politecnico di Torino, Italy: Development of a WWW-Server for HP9000 (MPE) as an interface to the library system (MINISIS DBMS).

10.1991-8.1994: University of Karlsruhe, Germany: Teaching Assistant at the "Institute for Computer Application in Planning and Design" with Professor Hans Grabowski. Programming of CAD-functions in C++.

8.1991-10.1991: Ruhrgas AG in Essen, Germany: Modeling and Implementation of forms in dBASE.

2.1991-4.1991: Siemens AG in Karlsruhe: Development of database applications in dBASE


Computer Programming Knowledge:

Programming Languages: C++, C, Perl, Java, CORBA, Pascal, SQL, CSIM

Operating Systems: UNIX, DOS, MPE

Database-Systems: Oracle 8, MINISIS, dBASE

Platforms: SUN, Apple Macintosh, IBM-PC

Military Service:

1989-1990 as a geographer.

Language Skills:

English, fluent in speaking and writing

Italian, fluent in speaking and writing

German, native speaker


Professor Gio Wiederhold: Stanford University,

Professor Michael R. Genesereth: Stanford University,

Dr. Arthur Keller: Stanford University,

Dr. Julie Basu: Oracle Corporation (USA, Redwood Shores)

Professor Elena Baralis: Politecnico di Torino,