Sebastian Rohjans is a professor for “Information Technology” in the department for Civil Engineering at Jade University of Applied Sciences in Oldenburg as well as a Scientific Director in the Energy department at OFFIS – Institute for Information Technology. Between 2016 and 2020 he was a professor for “ICT in Distributed Power Systems” in the department for Information and Electrical Engineering at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. In 2012 he received the PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Oldenburg for his research dealing with “Semantic Service Integration for Smart Grids”. From 2013 to 2016, Prof. Rohjans was manager of the R&D group “Simulation and Automation of Complex Energy Systems” at OFFIS, where he was working as a research assistant before. His research is focusing on interoperability aspects for automation systems in distribution grids. Further focal topics of his work are simulation frameworks, data modeling, and ICT-architecture development for future energy systems.