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Peter Hanns Gorny

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, Hannover University, Germany, 1962. Deng, Bochum University, 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

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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing.

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

spouses:
Inger Wiencken

Ulrike Daldrup

Sigrid Hoffmann

children:
Natascha Gorny

Nicolas David Gorny

Lennart Gorny

Julian Gorny