Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Mag. Dr. techn. Edgar Weippl

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Professorship for Security and Privacy at the Faculty of Computer Science

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Curriculum Vitae:

1993-1997 Studies in Computer Science at the TU Wien
1994-2000 Studies in Business Administration (focus on languages) at the Vienna University of Economics and Business
1997 Graduation (M.Sc.; Dipl.-Ing.) from the TU Wien
1997-1999 PhD Thesis in Computer Science at the Institute of General Chemistry at the TU Wien
1998 Military Service (Software Engineer) at the Central Agency of Military Computing of the Austrian Armed Forces
1999 Graduation (Ph.D.; Dr. techn.) from doctoral program in Computer Science cum laude
1999 Internship IT Consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers
1999-2000 Software Developer with SCCH, Austria
2000 Graduation (M.A.; Mag.) from the Vienna University of Economics and Business
2000-2001 Visiting Assistant Professor at the faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Beloit College, USA
2001-2002 Assistant Area Manager with SCCH, Austria
2002-2004 Project Manager with ISIS Papyrus for health care (US) and financial institutions (Germany)
2004-2006 Researcher at TU Wien
2004-2017 Responsible for the teaching focus in applied information security at TU Wien (2004-2009 as Assistant Professor)
since 2006 Research Director with SBA Research (founded the research center SBA Research together with A Min Tjoa and Markus Klemen)
2007-2017 Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Vienna and the Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences
2009 Habilitation at the TU Wien (venia docendi for applied informatics)
2009-2019 Head of CD-Laboratory for Security and Quality Improvement in Production Systems Engineering (since 2018), Privatdozent (∼ Associate Professor) at TU Wien
2011-2012 Visiting Associate Professor at the ’Gheorghe Asachi’ Technical University of Iasi, Rumania
since 2012 Visiting Lecturer at the National Institute of Informatics (NII), Tokyo
2016 Invited Professor Université P. Sabatier, Toulouse
2018-2020 FH-Prof at the University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten
since January 2020 Professor for Security and Privacy, Faculty of Computer Science, University of Vienna

Research areas:

The research of Edgar Weippl focuses on fundamental and applied research on blockchain and distributed ledger technologies and security of production systems engineering. He will continue supporting SBA Research as Research Director; the integration with the University of Vienna will help to strengthen security and privacy research in the region of Vienna, opening many new opportunities.