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Computer science educator

Peter Hanns Gorny, German computer science educator.

Background

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

Education

Master of Engineering, U. Hannover (Germany), 1962; D Engineering, University Bochum (Germany), 1973.

Career

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.

Works

Membership

Advisor Federal Ministry Research and Technology, Bonn, since 1986, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 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- Gesellschaft Informatik), Fachgrupper Interaktive Systeme (speaker 19878-85), Fachausschuss Ergonomie in der Informatik (chairman since 1993), International Federal Information Processing (chairman working group human computer interaction-education since 1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, motorcycling.

Connections

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

spouse:
Sigrid Hoffmann

spouse:
Ulrike Daldrup

spouse:
Inger Wiencken

child:
Julian Gorny

child:
Natascha Gorny

child:
Nicolas David Gorny

child:
Lennart Gorny