Prof. Dr. Paul Molitor (*1959, Luxembourg) studied Computer Science and Mathematics at the University of Saarbrücken (Diplom 1982, Promotion 1986, Habilitation 1992). He was member of the scientific staff of Prof. Dr. Gunter Hotz (1982-1994) where he leads a project in the National Research Center 124 "VLSI and Parallelism" (1992-1994). In 1993, he was with the Humboldt-University of Berlin as Associate Professor for Circuit Technology. Since 1994 he is a Full Professor for Computer Engineering at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU).
Prof. Dr. Molitor's interests concern not only Technical Computer Science, in particular Formal Hardware Verification, but also Combinatorial Optimization and eHumanities. He is author of 4 lecture books and more than 100 research papers.
Prof. Dr. Molitor was/is managing director of the Institute for Computer Science in 1994-1998, 2000-2003, and 2010-2018. He was founding director of the Centre for Informatics at MLU and chairman of the board for IT-investments at MLU (2003-2014). Since 2016, he is chairman of the IT steering group of MLU. He was chairman of the "Landes-Hochschul-DV-Kommission" (1995-2014) and the IT Board of the Universities of Saxony-Anhalt (2015-2016).
Since 2003, he is Editor-in-Chief of it - Information Technology , De Gruyter, which is the oldest German scientific journal on information technology (launched in 1959).