Mario Südholt is a full professor in Computer Science at IMT Atlantique, France, where he holds the chair in Software Engineering and Programming Languages. He holds an MSc from U. of Koblenz, Germany, a PhD from TU Berlin, Germany, and a habilitation from U. of Nantes, France.
His research interests focus on large-scale, typically distributed, software systems, their formal definition, compositional properties, efficient implementation, and corresponding support in programming languages. He applies his results mainly to problems involving information systems, the Cloud and the health sector. He is a member of the steering committee of the scientific journal Programming and co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications. Since 2017, he oversees the doctoral studies within the Nantes region, currently as vice director of the doctoral school MathSTIC.
From 2011 to 2013, Prof. Südholt chaired the international California-based association for Aspect-Oriented Software Development (AOSD), that also managed the AOSD conference. From 2009 to 2017, he led the research team ASCOLA, a team affiliated to IMT Atlantique, INRIA and the LS2N scientific organizations.