Wilfried Elmenreich, born 1973, studied at the Engineering School for Electrotechnics and Control in Weiz, Styria and graduated at the Vienna University of Technology in Austria. He received a Master's degree in computer science in 1998 and a doctoral degree in technical sciences in 2002. His doctoral thesis addressed the sensor fusion problem in time-triggered systems and was supervised by Prof. Hermann Kopetz. In cooperation with his colleagues, Wilfried Elmenreich has contributed significantly to the development of the TTP/A fieldbus protocol and the standardization of the OMG Smart Transducer Interface Standard. In the last five years, Wilfried Elmenreich has published 40 papers in the field of embedded real-time systems.