Daniel Kästner, born in 1973, studied computer science and business economics at the Saarland University. In 1997, he completed his master’s thesis about code generation methods for digital signal processors, for which he received the 1999 VDI Saar Award.
From 1997 to 2000, he received a doctoral scholarship in the Graduate Research Program “Efficiency and Complexity of Algorithms and Computer Systems” funded by the German Research Foundation. In 2000, he completed his Ph.D. thesis, summa cum laude, about code optimization for embedded processors, for which he received the SaarLB Science Award in 2002.
Dr. Kästner is a co-founder of AbsInt. From 2000 to 2003, he was a research associate at Saarland University and Senior Software Engineer with AbsInt. Since 2003, he is CTO at AbsInt.
2007 and 2012 he was a guest lecturer at Saarland University with advanced courses on the development of safety-critical embedded systems.
Dr. Kästner was a program commitee member of numerous international conferences, including: