Prof. Georg Scharfenberg has been involved about 30 years in the development and assessment of safety critical systems. He started his professional career at Siemens as an engineer for quality management task to introduce microcontroller into modern transport systems with fail-safe functionality for train applications.
As senior engineer, he was responsible for the development of a functional safety microcomputer system for train applications on rail side and mobile electronic train control systems. He has also executed a number of safety cases for urban transportation systems, Deutsche Bahn, and international applications.
During his professional assignment he has developed a standard safety basis concept for mobile medical equipment and was active as system designer for different enterprises e.g. for a high reliable space project and airborne computer.