Since April 2003, Colin Atkinson has been the leader of the Software Engineering Group at the University of Mannheim. Before that he was a professor at the University of Kaiserslautern and the affiliated Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering. From 1991 until 1997 he was an Assistant Professor of Software Engineering at the University of Houston – Clear Lake. His research interests focus on model-driven development (especially deep and view-based modeling) and dynamic software analysis/
Colin Atkinson is the head of the Examination Board for the Bachelor Business Informatics course. The supporting sectretary is Simone Kehrberg.