Franziska Klügl holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Würzburg (2000), as well as a Habilitation in Computer Science from same university (2009). In 2008, she became Senior Lecturer at Örebro University (Sweden). Since 2011, she is Professor in Information Technology at Örebro University. After research visits in Porto Alegre (UFRGS, Brazil) and Toulouse (IRIT, France), she recently spent a year at the University of Augsburg. Her previous and current research can be located in a triangle of methodologies and tools for agent-based simulation, applications in various domains, and as a third pillar supporting domain experts in interdisciplinary research projects using agent-based simulation.