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Peter Hanns Gorny

Peter Hanns Gorny, German computer science educator.


  • Gorny, Peter Hanns was born on June 14, 1935 in Berlin. Son of Hein and Ruth (Lessing) Gorny.

  • Education

    • Master of Engineering, Hannover University, Germany, 1962. Deng, Bochum University, Germany, 1973.


    • Research assistant University Hannover, 1963-1967. Assistant professor Bochum, 1967-1974. Professor computer science University Oldenburg, Germany, 1974—2000.

      Vice president University Oldenburg, 1982-1984, dean department computer science, 1991-1994. Information technical consultant, advisor Oldenburg Research Institute for Informatics Systems and Tools Office, since 1989. Consultant for software usability and usability engineering, since 2000.


    • Author, editor books on computer science and applications, elearning, human factors in computing. Member editorial board Notizen zu Interaktiven Systemen, 1978-1985, Computer und Recht, 1986-1996, Log In Zeitschrift Informatik und Computer in der Schule, 1987—2004, Journal Research on Computing in Education, 1989-1993. Chief editor State of Art Informationstechnik, 1985-1989.

      Contributor over 190 articles to professional journals.


    Information technical consultant, advisor Federal Ministry Education and Research, Bonn, 1986-2004, United Nations Educational, Paris, 1989-1990, Ministry of Science, The Netherlands, Den Haag, 1982, Deutscher Bundestag, Bonn, 1986-1987. Member Association Computing Machinery (vice chairman German chapter, secretary 1984-2001), Gesellschaft Informatik, Fachgruppe Interaktive Systeme (speaker 1978-1985), Fachausschuss Ergonomie in der Informatik (chairman 1993-1998), International Federal Information Processing (chairman working group human computer interaction-education 1991-1996).





    • Married Inger Wiencken, 1962 (divorced 1968). Children: Natascha, Nicolas David. Married Ulrike Daldrup, 1988 (divorced 2003).

      Children: Lennart, Julian. Married Sigrid Hoffmann, 2005.
    • father: Hein Gorny
    • mother: Ruth (Lessing) Gorny
    • spouses: Inger Wiencken
    • Ulrike Daldrup
    • Sigrid Hoffmann
    • children: Natascha Gorny
    • Nicolas David Gorny
    • Lennart Gorny
    • Julian Gorny
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    Born June 14, 1935
    • 1962
      Hannover University
    • 1973
      Bochum University
    • 1963 - 1967
      Research assistant, University Hannover
    • 1967 - 1974
      assistant, professor Bochum
    • 1974
      professor, computer science University Oldenburg