Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Process Management and Information Systems

Jan Mendling

Jan MendlingJan Mendling is the Einstein-Professor of Process Science with the Department of Computer Science at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany. He is also adjunct professor with Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria, and Principle Investigator at the Weizenbaum Institute, Berlin, Germany. His research interests include various topics in the area of business process management and information systems. He has published more than 500 research papers and articles, among others in Management Information Systems Quarterly, ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Journal of the Association of Information Systems, European Journal of Information Systems, Information Systems, and Decision Support Systems. He is the founding co-Editor-in-Chief of Process Science and co-author of the textbooks Fundamentals of Business Process Management, Second Edition, and Wirtschaftsinformatik, 12th Edition.

Communication Channels
  • Winner of Best Paper Award at ER 2021 for the paper with J. De Smedt, A. Yeshchenko, A. Polyvyanyy, J. De Weerdt, J. Mendling: Process Model Forecasting Using Time Series Analysis of Event Sequence Data.

  • Winner of Best Forum Paper Award at PoEM 2020 for the paper S. Gross, A. Yeshchenko, D. Djurica. J. Mendling: Process Mining Supported Process Redesign: Matching Problems with Solutions.

  • Runner Up for Best Forum Paper Award at PoEM 2020 for the paper Saimir Bala, Paul Kneringer, Jan Mendling: Discovering Activities in Software Development Processes.

  • Runner Up for Excellence in Teaching Award 2016 and 2017, Wirtschaftuniversität Wien.

  • Winner of Best Paper Award at BPM 2015 for the paper Di Ciccio, Maggi, Montali, Mendling: Ensuring Model Consistency in Declarative Process Discovery.
  • FESTO Fellow 2014, Wirtschaftuniversität Wien.
  • Visiting Fellowship 2012 of the Slovenian Research Agency ARRS for Renowned Researchers from Abroad.
  • Winner of Best Paper Award at ICSOC 2010 for the paper Smirnov, Weidlich, Mendling: Business Process Model Abstraction based on Behavioral Profiles.
  • Runner Up for Excellence in Teaching Award for Lecture “System Analysis and Design” and Seminar “Business Process Modeling”, School of Business and Economics, HU Berlin.
  • Winner of TARGION Science Prize for best doctoral thesis on strategic information and IT management between 2005 and 2008.
  • Winner of Heinz Zemanek Award of the Austrian Computer Society for best doctoral thesis between 2006 and 2007.
Board Membership of Journals and Societies
  • Business Process Management Association, Head of Steering Committee.
  • Process Science, Editor-in-Chief
  • GI-Fachgruppe "Entwicklungsmethoden für Informationssysteme und deren Anwendung" (EMISA), Facherxperte.

  • Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures - An International Electronic Journal (EMISAJ), Editorial Board Member.
  • Gesellschaft für Prozessmanagement, Board Member (until 2021)
  • Business & Informations Systems Engineering (BISE), Department Editor (until 2023).

  • Software and Systems Modeling (SoSyM), Editorial Board Member (until 2023).

  • Business Process Management Journal (BPMJ), Editorial Board Member (until 2023).

  • EPiC Series in Computer Science (EPiC), Editorial Board Member.

  • International Journal of Information System Modeling and Design (IJISMD), Editorial Board Member (until August 2018).

  • International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations (IJKBO), Editorial Board Member (until April 2016).

  • Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application (JITTA), Editorial Board Member (until Dec 2017).

  • Uporabna informatika, Editorial Board Member.

  • Springer Series in Digital Innovation Management, Editorial Board Member.

  • Iran Journal of Computer Science (IJCS), Editorial Board Member.

Third-Party Funding
  • Einstein-Profile-Professorship, funded by Einstein Foundation Berlin
  • Weizenbaum-Institut, funded by BMBF
  • GET Service, funded by EU FP7
  • SERAMIS, funded by EU FP7
  • SHAPE, funded by FFG
  • RISE_BPM, funded by EU Horizon 2020
  • BPM-Online, funded by Erasmus+

  • Exploratory BPM, funded by Erasmus+

  • BPM and Organization Science, funded by Erasmus+
  • Process Mining, funded by Erasmus+
  • List of projects in WU FIDES database.