Uwe E. Wolter is associate professor at the University of Bergen, Norway. He received his PhD degree in 1989 from the Technical University Magdeburg, Germany. He was awarded with the Medal of Honour from the East-German Society of Mathematics for the best PhD thesis of the year. He held positions at Humboldt-University Berlin and Technical University Berlin before joining the Department of Informatics at the University of Bergen in 2000.
His research interests can be characterized in two ways: Foundation of Formal Specifications, the broad topic, and Applied Category Theory, the method. He contributed to areas like Algebraic Specification, Abstract Model Theory, Graph Transformation, Coalgebra, Process Calculi and Knowledge Engineering. The last decade his research focuses on the foundation of model-driven software engineering.