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    5037 AB Tilburg


1989 …2018
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Personal profile

Research interests

Michael P. Papazoglouholds the chair of Computer Science and is director of the INFOLAB. He is scientific director of the European "Network of Excellence" S-Cube. His research was/is funded by the European Commission, the Australian Research Council, the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science, and Departments of Science and Technology in Europe and Australia. He is a golden core member and a distinguished visitor of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Computer Science section.

His main research interests include: Federated and Distributed Information Systems, Distributed Computing Systems, Cooperative Systems, Electronic Business, Internet & World-Wide Web Systems and Architectures, Software Modelling Design and Development, Legacy System Modernization, Enterprise Application Integration, e-Business Integration, Service-Oriented Computing, Business Process Management


  • 2007-present Scientific Director, S-Cube: The Software Services and Systems European Network of Excellence
  • 2007-present Professorial Fellow, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
  • 2007-present Professorial Fellow, Universite Claude Bernard Lyon1, France
  • 2007-present Professorial Fellow, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • 2006-present Scientific Advisor, European Union in the area of Software & Service Architectures and member of the EIFFEL Think Tank on Future Internet
  • 2000-present Honorary professor at the University of Trento in Italy
  • 1996-present Full Professor and director of the INFOLAB, Tilburg University, the Netherlands
  • 1993-1994 Visiting Professor, Fernuniversitaet Hagen (FUH), Germany
  • 1992-1996 Director of Cooperative Information Systems Research Center, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
  • 1991-1996 Full Professor and Head of School of Information Systems, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia
  • 1991-1992 Reader in Computer Science, Australian National University
  • 1989-1991 Senior Lecturer in Computer Science, Australian National University
  • 1988-1989 Visiting Professor, Department of Informatics at the University of Koblenz, Germany
  • 1987-1989 International Project Leader, National German Research Institute of Computer Science GMD, St. Augustin, Germany
  • 1984-1987 Senior Researcher, National German Research Institute of Computer Science GMD, St. Augustin, Germany
  • 1983-1984 Senior Lecturer in Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, University of Patras, Greece
  • 1983-1984 Lecturer in Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, University of Patras, Greece
  • 1979-1981 Research Associate, Nuclear Research Center Democritos, Division of Computers, Athens, Greece

Current courses

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PhD supervision

Michele Mancioppi

  • Topic: Replaceability in SOA Process and Service Networks

Vasilios Andrikopoulos

  • Topic: Service Evolution

Benedikt Kratz

  • Financial supported by NWO
  • Topic: Transactional Contracted Electronic Services

Bart Orriëns

  • Thesis defence 12-09-2007
  • Title: 'On the Development and Management of Adaptive Business Collaborations'
  • Supervisors: M.P. Papazoglou and Dr. J. Yang

Kees Leune

  • Thesis defence 28-02-2007
  • Title: 'Access Control and Service-Oriented Architectures'
  • Supervisors: M.P. Papazoglou, Prof.dr. H.A. Proper, and Dr. W.J.A.M. van den Heuvel

Lai Xu

  • Thesis defence 20-02-2004
  • Title: 'Monitoring Multi-party Contracts for E-business'
  • Supervisors: M.P. Papazoglou and Dr.rer.nat. M.A. Jeusfeld

Willem-Jan van den Heuvel

  • Thesis defence 14-06-2002
  • Title: 'Integrating Modern Business Applications with Objectified Legacy Systems'
  • Supervisors: M.P. Papazoglou and Prof.dr. P.M.A. Ribbers

External positions

(European Union)

1 Sep 2006 → …

(European Universities)

1 Sep 2006 → …


  • Knowledge Technology
  • Information Management And Technology
  • Knowledge Representation
  • E-Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Databases
  • Cooperative Information Systems
  • Information Technology

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Research Output 1989 2018

Collaborative on-demand product-service systems customization lifecycle

Papazoglou, M., Elgammal, A. & Krämer, B., Aug 2018, In : CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Industrial plants
Decision making

Smart connected digital factories: Unleashing the power of industry 4.0

Papazoglou, M. & Andreou, A., 2018, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2018). Ferguson, D., Mendez Munoz, V., Helfert, M. & Pahl, C. (eds.). Funchal: Springer Verlag, p. 5-16 (Cloud Computing and Services Science Selected Papers 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Manufacturing network

Smart connected digital factories

Papazoglou, M., 2018, p. 260-271.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperOther research output

Industrial plants
Electronic data interchange
Cloud computing
Product design
Product development

A service computing manifesto: The next 10 years

Bouguettaya, A., Medjahed, B., Ouzzani, M., Casati, F., Liu, X., Wang, H., Georgakopoulos, D., Chen, L., Nepal, S., Malik, Z., Erradi, A., Singh, M., Wang, Y., Blake, B., Dustdar, S., Leymann, F., Papazoglou, M., Huhns, M., Sheng, Q. Z., Dong, H. & 4 others, Yu, Q., Neiat, A. G., Mistry, S. & Benatallah, B., Apr 2017, In : Communications of the ACM. 60, 4, p. 64-72

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Design for customization: A new paradigm for product-service system development

Elgammal, A., Papazoglou, M., Krämer, B. & Constantinescu, C., 2017, In : Procedia CIRP. 64, p. 345-350

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Requirements engineering
Software engineering

Activities 1997 2000

IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (Journal)

M. Papazoglou (Guest editor)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Information Systems (Journal)

M. Papazoglou (Editor of special issue)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence (Journal)

M. Papazoglou (Editor)
1 Jan 1997

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Electronic Commerce vs. Digital Libraries: Parallel Worlds

M. Papazoglou (Speaker)
1 Nov 1997

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (Event)

M. Papazoglou (Member)
1 Nov 1997

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committeeScientific

Projects 1998 2013

Building the PaaS Cloud of the Future

Papazoglou, M. & Taher, Y.


Project: Research project

Compliance-Driven Models, Languages and Architectures for Service

Elgammal, A. & Papazoglou, M.


Project: Research project

Software services and systems (S-Cube)

Papazoglou, M., Fairchild, A. M., Kratz, B., Parkin, M. S. & Mancioppi, M.


Project: Research project

Compliance-driven models, languages, and architectures for services (COMPAS)

Papazoglou, M., Orriëns, B., Türetken, O. & Elgammal, A.


Project: Research project