Fraunhofer ICT Group - Ina Schieferdecker has been awarded the Alfried Krupp Prize
. The award honors outstanding young university teachers in natural sciences and engineering sciences, and is endowed with € 500,000. Ina Schieferdecker is head of the Competence Center for Testing, Interoperability and Performance (TIP) at the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems FOKUS in Berlin, and an associate of its spin-off Testing Technologies IST. In November 2003 she also became Fraunhofer Professor at the Institute for Telecommunication Systems of the Technical University of Berlin where she heads the department of design and testing. Ina Schieferdecker is a member of the ERCIM Working Group on Formal Methods for Industrial Critical Systems.