Personal details

Name
Professor Arthur ter Hofstede
Position(s)
Head of School
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Information Systems
Discipline *
Information Systems
Phone
+61 7 3138 9474
Fax
+61 7 3138 9390
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
ORCID iD
Qualifications

Ph.d (Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen), M.Sc (Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen)

Keywords

Business Process Automation, Business Process Management, Workflow Management, Process Mining, Data Quality

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Arthur ter Hofstede is a professor in the Science and Engineering Faculty and Head of the Information Systems School. From 2010-2018 he also was a Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. In 2010-2011 he was a Senior Visiting Scholar of Tsinghua University in China and in May 2010 a Visiting Professor of Sapienza University of Rome in Italy. Since 2015 he is a Visiting Professor of Sun Yat-sen University. More about Arthur.

Research area Conceptual, formal, and technological foundations of Business Process Automation (e.g. BPM in the cloud) as well as Process Mining, specifically data quality, comparative performance analysis,  process risk analysis, and visualisation. Work in the area of process automation centers on the YAWL (Yet Another Workflow Language) open source workflow management system, which is based on the well-known Workflow Patterns Initiative. This system is used in industry and provides a test bed for the application of new research ideas.

Supervision Arthur is interested in students that would like to contribute to research in the areas of business process automation and process mining. Specific topics vary over time and can be discussed.

This information has been contributed by Professor Arthur ter Hofstede.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Appointment to Prestigious Positions
Reference year
2010
Details
Professor (Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
Type
Appointment to Prestigious Positions
Reference year
2010
Details
Senior Visiting Scholar (Tsinghua University, Beijing, China)
Type
Appointment to Prestigious Positions
Reference year
2010
Details
Visiting Professor (Sapienza - Università di Roma, Rome, Italy, May 2010).
Type
Other
Reference year
2010
Details
I was labelled a "Rising Star" in Computer Science by in-cites.com in May 2006 (http://www.in-cites.com/most_imp/may2006.html)and again in May 2007 (http://www.in-cites.com/most_imp/may2007.html). This means that during two bimonthly periods I had the highest percentage increase in citations among the top 1% of cited researchers in the field of Computer Science.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Improved Business Decision-Making via Liquid Process Model Collections
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP150103356
Start year
2015
Keywords
process mining; process model collection; business process management
Title
Cost-aware business process management
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP120101624
Start year
2012
Keywords
Information System; Business Process Model; Workflow Management; Management Accounting
Title
Facilitating Business Process Standardisation and Reuse
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP110100252
Start year
2011
Keywords
Business Process Management; Open Source; Process Reuse; Process Standardisation; Process Governance
Title
Risk-Aware Business Process Management
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP110100091
Start year
2011
Keywords
Risk Management; Information System; Business Process Model; Workflow Management
Title
Rapidly Locating Items in Distribution Networks with Process-Driven Nodes
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP0773012
Start year
2007
Keywords
Information technology; Business process modelling; Workflow analysis techniques; Distribution networks; Physical security;
Title
Next-Generation Reference Process Models
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP0665480
Start year
2006
Keywords
Business Process Management; Enterprise Systems; Business Process Modelling; Reference Models
Title
Reconciling Activity-centric and Business Object-centric Approaches to Business Process Modelling
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0562363
Start year
2005
Keywords
business process modelling business process management systems workflow management systems business object modelling model transformations concurrency theory
Title
Expressiveness Comparison and Interchange Facilitation between Business Process Execution Languages
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP0451092
Start year
2004
Keywords
Business Process Management; Web Service Composition; Concurrency Theory; Workflow Technology; Petri Nets

Supervision