Ralf Klischewski graduated at
Hamburg University in informatics and political science and
holds a Doctoral degree in informatics. In 1991 he joined
the Informatics Department of the University of Hamburg as a
research assistant, since 1997 as assistant professor. For
the spring semester of 2003 he has been Visiting Associate
Professor at the Copenhagen Business School. Since September
2004 he is professor for Information Systems at the newly
founded German University in Cairo.
From 1996 to 1999 Ralf
Klischewski served as CEO of a small company producing
software for environmental management. Since 1997 he has
been advising several projects on the development and
deployment of information systems for public administration.
ralf.klischewski at guc.edu.eg
At present, Ralf Klischewski
has research interests in
information infrastructures, semantic web, and e-government.
Based on his dissertation
"Anarchy - a guidance for computer science" he frequently
addresses fundamental questions of the social aspects of
computing such as modeling or the role of social actors in
Information & Management Journal
International Journal of Electronic Government Research
International Journal on Semantic Web and Information
Working Group 8.5 „Information Systems in Public
Fachausschuss 6.2 „Verwaltungsinformatik“
Prof. Elragal is an Associate
Professor of Information Systems at the Information Systems
Department, the German University in Cairo (GUC). He joined
the GUC in September 2007. In 2001, Prof. Elragal has got
his PhD in Intelligent Decision Support Systems (iDSS) from
the University of Plymouth in the UK.
Between 1992 and 2007
Prof. Elragal has been working with the Arab Academy for
Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport (AASTMT). At the
AASTMT, Prof. Elragal has been the Chairman of the
Management Information Systems Department (2003-2005) and
the Chairman of the E-Commerce Department (2005-2007).
Prof. Elragal has over
twenty conference papers and journal articles published
internationally in the areas of: Intelligent Decision
Support Systems, Data Warehousing, and Data Mining. He has
also been the reviewer of many international conferences as
well as journals. He has supervised more than fifteen Master
Theses and two PhD and over fifty Graduation projects.
Prof. Elragal has been
involved in teaching, research, lecturing, and consulting in
many countries including: Egypt, UK, USA, KSA, UAE, Sudan,
Syria, Qatar, Austria, and Australia.
Currently he is the IS
Consultant of Many Companies including:
Formerly he has been consulting Alexandria branch of
He has managed successful
ERP implementations with different vendors including: Oracle
JD Edwards, Oracle E-Business Suite, and Focus RT.
ahmed.elragal at guc.edu.eg