Prof. Dr. Jürgen Mottok is since more than 15 years involved in the development and assessment of safety critical automotive systems at SIEMENS VDO Automotive AG, now Continental Automotive GmbH. His responsibilities were architect and group leader for software-intensive safety critical engine control unit development. Also, he was responsible for safety assessments based on IEC 61508 and MISRA standards. As senior software and system architect he worked in the AUTOSAR consortium for architecture and safety issues. Since 1st September 2004 he is professor for computer science at Regensburg University of Applied Sciences. Prof. Dr. Jürgen Mottok is head of the Laboratory for Safe and Secure Systems (LaS³, www.las3.de). Lectures like software engineering, programming languages, operating systems and functional safety are performed by him. His research area is automotive software engineering and automotive safety. His research area is automotive software engineering and automotive safety. Currently he manages the research projects DynaS³, VitaS³, S³OP and S³EMO, which are arranged with PhD students. The projects are performed in private public partnership with Continental Corporation, former SIEMENS VDO Automotive AG, and with iNTENCE Automotive electronics GmbH. Further on he is involved as scientific consultant in AUTOSAR Architecture, Functional Safety and Timing Models. Prof. Dr. Jürgen Mottok is member of the advisory board of the Bavarian IT-Security and Safety Cluster, member of the advisory board of the German Society of Computer Science in Eastern Bavaria, member of the German Society of Physicist, member of the Förderverein ADA Deutschland, member of the Arbeitskreis Software-Qualität und – Fortbildung (ASQF) organisation, member of the advisory board of the ASQF Safety group and organisator of the Fachdidaktik Arbeitskreis Software Engineering formed by Professors of Universities of Applied Sciences. In 2010 he is laureate of the reward of excellent teaching appointed by the Bavarian State Ministry of Science, Research and Culture.