Prof. Dr. Kamyar Sarshar

Professor of Business Informatics

Short Profile

Prof. Dr. Kamyar Sarshar, academic head of the Business Informatics Bachelor's programme, has been a Professor of Business Informatics at HSBA since January 2014. After studying IT at the University of Hamburg and completing an MBA at Cardiff University in the UK, he completed his doctoral studies at the Institute of Business Informatics in Saarbrücken.

Before joining HSBA, he worked as a management consultant at the management consultancy firm Logica (now CGI). During this time, he was in charge of numerous projects in the field of process management for customers from different industries.

Professor Sarshar’s research interests focus on topics in the areas of Business Process Management, E-Business and IT in Healthcare. He presents his research findings at national and international conferences and is the author and co-author of publications in journals such as "Wirtschaftsinformatik".     


  • Business Informatics
  • Project Management
  • Media Informatics
  • Organization

Research Areas

  • Process Management
  • eBusiness
  • IT in Health Care


Journal articles (refereed)

Sarshar, K., Dominitzki, P., Loos, P. 2005. "Einsatz von Ereignisgesteuerten Prozessketten zur Modellierung von Prozessen in der Krankenhausdomäne - Eine empirische Methodenevaluation." M. Nüttgens, F. J. Rump (Hrsg.): EPK - Geschäftsprozessmanagement mit Ereignisgesteuerten Prozessketten  : Workshop der Gesellschaft für Informatik e. V. (WI-EPK), Hamburg.

Sarshar, K., Dominitzki, P., Reichel, C., Loos, P. 2005. "Krankenhausprozesse - Dokumentation erhobener Daten einer Feldstudie in einem Universitäts-Klinikum."   : ISYM-Working Papers, Bericht Nr. 24, Mainz 2005.

Sarshar, K., Loos, P. 2005. "Comparing the Control-Flow of EPC and Petri Net from the End-User Perspective." Business Process Management (BPM)  Business Process Management (BPM): Nancy, France 2005a, p. 434-439.

Book chapters

Sarshar, K., Loos, P. 2006. "Control-Flow Representation of Business Processes - An Empirical Comparison of Connectors vs. Token Game." In Modellierung, ed. by H. C. Mayr, R. Breu, . Innsbruck, Austria.

Sarshar, K., Theling, T., Loos, P. 2006. "Integrated Business Process Modelling and Simulation: A Case from the Construction Industry." In European Conference on Product and Process Modelling (ECPPM) - e-Business and e-work in Architecture, Engineering and Construction, ed. by M. Martinez, R. Scherer, 57-64. Valencia, Spanien.

Sarshar, K., Weber, M., Loos, P. 2006. "Einsatz der Informationsmodellierung bei der Einführung betrieblicher Standardsoftware - Eine empirische Untersuchung bei Energieversorgerunternehmen." In Wirtschaftsinformatik 48 (2006) 2, ed. by , 120-127. .

Sarshar, K., Loos, P. 2005. "Modellierung überbetrieblicher Behandlungsprozesse durch Objekt-Petrinetze." In Wirtschaftsinformatik. 47 (2005) 3, ed. by , 203-210. .

Sarshar, K., Loos, P. 2004. "Klassifikation von Sprachen zur Modellierung medizinischer Behandlungspfade." In Modellierung betrieblicher Informationssysteme (MobIS), ed. by M. Rebstock, 43-59. Essen.

Conference presentations

Sarshar, K., Theling, T., Loos, P. 2006. "JERRENTRUP, M.: Integrating Process and Organization Models of Collaborations through Object Petri Nets." Presentation held at the Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik (MKWI), Teilkonferenz XML4BPM. Passau 2006.

Other Publications / Presentations

Sarshar, K. 2008. "Domänenspezifische Methodenkonstruktion: Konzeption einer Metamethode zur Konstruktion von Methoden der Prozessmodellierung." Logos Verlag.

Sarshar, K., Loos, P. 2005. "A Normative Language Approach to the Application of Petri Nets in Healthcare." Workshop im Rahmen der INFORMATIK. 35. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik e. V. Bonn 2005, 17-21.

Sarshar, K., Loos, P., Dominitzki, P. 2005. "Comparing the Control-Flow of EPC and Petri Nets from the End-User Perspective – Statistical Results of a Laboratory Experiment." ISYM-Arbeitsbericht Bericht Nr. 25. Universität Mainz, 2005.