Jöran Beel is currently doing his PhD and works as a researcher for VLBA-Lab, a joint venture of SAP AG and Magdeburg University, Germany. He obtained an MSc in Business Information Systems at Magdeburg University, and an MSc in Project Management at Lancaster University Management School, UK. Jöran Beel has several years of work experience in project management. Among others he realised projects for Infineon Technologies, the German health insurance AOK, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and the ETH Zürich.
Further information about Jöran Beel is available on his personal webpage www.beel.org.
Jöran Beel published several research papers and his 2005 published book about Germany’s new electronic passport ‘ePass’ became the standard reference on the highly discussed ePass in Germany. In 2003 Jöran Beel was invited by German’s Federal Minister for Education and Research to present his research results in the field of telematics at the Hannover Messe. In addition, the quality of Jöran Beel’s research has earned him awards from German’s Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, the German Association of Electrical Engineers VDE, and others.