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Dr. Ralf Günter Mock

Dr. Ralf Günter Mock

Dr. Ralf Günter Mock
ZHAW School of Engineering
Forschungsschwerpunkt Technology Assessment
Technoparkstrasse 2
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 69 58
ralf.mock@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Senior Lecturer Integrated Risk Management
Technical Director CAS Risk Analysis und Risk Assessment
Master of Science in Engineering (MSE): Head of Module CM_ QRM (Quality and Risk Management)

http://www.zhaw.ch/ine

Professional development teaching

CAS Risikoanalytik und Risiko-Assessment

Expertise and research interests

Methodologies and Approaches
- Methodology of risk and reliability analyses
- Risk audits
- Safety engineering

Referee for the following Journals and Proceedings
- European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL)
- DYnamic Aspects in DEpendability Models for Fault-Tolerant Systems (DYADEM-FTS), 2011
- Int. Joural of Risk Assessment and Management (IJRAM)
- Reliability Engineering & System Safety (RESS)


Educational background

Doctor of Engineering (Dr.-Ing.; University of Wuppertal, Germany)
Graduate Engineer in Safety Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.; University of Wuppertal, Germany)
CAS Higher Education Didactics (Zurich University of Teacher Education (PH Zurich; 2012))

Professional milestones

R&D: Head of projects, CTI project "MICROPAYMENT"

Former Activities:
applied R&D: Senior research Associate - IT Security Risk Assessment (ZHAW, Winterthur)
applied R&D: Head: IT Safety and Reliability (HSZ-T, Zurich)
Head Probabilistic Safety Analyses Level 1 (BKW, Berne)
Senior Scientist (PSI/ETH Zurich; Laboratory for Safety Analysis, Zurich)

Education/Lecturer:
ZHAW/HSZ-T
since 2016: + CAS Compliance Officer (Course: Risk Assessment)
+ Risk Management (Bachelor Studium Generale)
2011 - 2015 : Course Risk Analysis in IT (Bachelor Informatics)
since 2012: Workshop Scientific Writing (Courses in different MAS, CAS, DAS)
since 2011: CAS Risk Analysis and Risk Assessment (functional head since Aug., 2015)
2009: CAS Risk Analysis and Standards
2004 - 2013: MAS IT-Reliability
2011 - 2013: CAS IT Risk Management
2002 – 2006: Course Risk and Safety of Networks (Diploma course in Informatics)

Master of Science in Engineering (MSE)
since 2015: CM_QRM Context Module Quality and Risk Management (Part Risk Management)

University of Wuppertal
Since 2015: Risk Assessment: Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (lesson in: Save Design and Operation in the
Chemical Process Industries of the African Region)
since 2014: Paradigm Shift "Risk Analysis of Unlimited Systems" (lesson in: Vulnerability- and Resilience Analysis)

ETH Zurich (Teaching Assignments):
2010 Reliability of Technical Systems (partially)
2005 – 2006: Instruments for Availability Assessments of Integrated Technical Systems;
Engineering Tools V: Computer-based Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
2002 – 2005: Reliability Engineering of Complex Systems
1999 – 2006: Post-graduate Studies: Occupational Safety and Health
since 1994: CAS Risk and Safety

Membership of networks

Projects

Publications

Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed Conference contributions, peer-reviewed Other publications Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Kaegi, M. and R. Mock (2007). Agent-based Simulation of Maintenance for System Optimisation. European Safety and Reliability Conference 2007 (ESREL 07), Stavanger, Norway, Taylor & Francis Group: 1191-1198.

Kaegi, M., R. Mock, et al. (2006). Information Systems’ Risk Analysis by Agent-based Modelling of Business Processes. European Safety and Reliability Conference 2006 (ESREL 06), Estoril, Portugal, Taylor & Francis Group: 2277-2284.

Mock, R. and M. Corvo (2005). Risk Analysis of Information Systems by Event Process Chains. in: International Journal of Critical Infrastructures (IJCIS) 1(2/3): 247-257.

Mock, R., M. Kaegi, et al. (2005). Risk Assessment of Computer Networks by Means of Business Process Modelling. IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security and Safety (TEHOSS 2005), Gdansk, Poland: 191-196.

Diergardt, M. and R. Mock (2005). New Ways of Applying the Petri Net Formalism in Risk Analysis. ESREL 05, Gdynia, Taylor & Francis Group: 439 - 446

Mock, R. and W. Kröger (2004). Networked Systems: Challenges in Risk Analysis and Availability Assessment. The Real and Virtual Worlds of Spatial Planning. M. Koll-Schretzenmayr, M. Keiner and G. Nussbaumer, Springer-Verlag: 263 – 280.

Mock, R. and R. Scherrer (2004). Human Reliability Analysis Related Issues in IT-System Operation: A Case Study. Int. Conferences on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management (PSAM7), Berlin, Elsevier Science.

Mock, R. (2003). Risiko, Sicherheit und Zuverlässigkeit: Analysemethoden in der Information and Communication Technology. in: Informatik-Spektrum 26(3): 167 - 172.

Mock, R., F. Möhle, et al. (2002). Risk Analysis Related Issues of IT-Systems: Case Studies in Review. Int. Conferences on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management (PSAM6), Puerto Rico: 1885 -1890.

Gheorghe, A. V., R. Mock, et al. (2000). Risk Assessment of Regional Systems. in: Reliability Engineering and System Safety 70(2): 141-156.

Mock R. (2000). The Usage of Generalised Stochastic Petri Nets for Reliability Assessments of Passive Safety Installations of SWR 100 - A Pilot Application. Int. Conferences on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management (PSAM5), Osaka (Japan), Universal Academy Press: 1615 - 1621

Gheorghe, A. and R. Mock (1999). Risk Engineering: Bridging Risk Analysis with Stakeholders Values. Dordrecht, Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Mock, R. and J. van Mahnen (1998). Risk Analysis Methods in Processing Industry: A Swiss -German Survey. Society for Risk Analysis-Europe (SRA-E), 8th Conference, Paris, ISPN.

Mock, R. (1996). Reliability Data for Modelling Complex Systems: Some Comments on Data-handling in integrated Regional Risk assessment and Safety Management. in: International Journal of Environment and Pollution (IJEP) 6(4-6): 546-556.

Hennings, W., M. Madjar, et al. (1996). Aspekte der Risikoanalyse in der verfahrenstechnischen Industrie. Zurich, VDF Hochschulverlag AG an der ETH Zürich.

Gheorghe, A. and R. Mock (1996). Employing Fuzzy Logic into Regional Risk Assessment and Safety Management. Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management, ESREL 96/PSAM-III, Crete, Springer-Verlag.

Mock, R. (1995). Methoden zur Datenhandhabung in Zuverlässigkeitsanalysen, VDF Hochschulverlag AG an der ETH Zürich.

Krause, J.-P., R. Mock, et al. (1995). Assessment of Risks from Technical Systems: Integrating Fuzzy Logic into the Zurich Hazard Analysis Method. in: International Journal of Environment and Pollution (IJEP) 5(2-3).

Mock, R. (1993). Auswertung von Betriebserfahrungen deutscher Hochtemperaturreaktoren zur Schätzung von Zuverlässigkeitskenngrössen für Armaturen (Dissertation, Universität Wuppertal)

Meyna, A., R. Mock, et al. (1989). Statistische Untersuchungen zum Ausfallverhalten von Komponenten des Versuchskern-kraftwerkes der AVR Spezielle Berichte der Kernforschungsanlage Jülich. W. Hennings. Jülich, Kernforschungsanlage Jülich (KFA).