Curriculum Vitae

Profession

since 2015
Vienna, Austria
University Assistant Post-Doc
Vienna University of Technology, Faculty of Informatics
Institute of Computer Aided Automation, Automation Systems Group
  • Teaching:
    • Mobile Robotics
    • Technische Grundlagen der Informatik
  • Research: Autonomous Navigation
2013 - 2015
Vienna, Austria
Project Assistant Post-Doc
Vienna University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Automation and Control Institute, Vision for Robotics
  • Teaching: several "Mobile Robotics" classes
  • Research: on Self-Localization and Computer Vision
  • Projects
    • TransitBuddy (Austrian Science Fund - FFG: 835735)
    • IGP (Austrian Science - FFG: 846094)
2009 - 2013
Vienna, Austria
University Assistant Pre-Doc
Vienna University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Automation and Control Institute, Vision for Robotics
  • Teaching: several "Mobile Robotics" classes
  • Research: on Self-Localization and Computer Vision
2008 - 2009
Vienna, Austria
Project Assistant Pre-Doc
Automation and Control Institute, Vienna University of Technology
  • Project: XPERO Learning by Experimentation (EU 6th Framework programme 2006-2009)
2008 - 2012
Vienna, Austria
Lector
University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien
  • Teaching: "Software Systems for Mobile Robotics" and "Process Management"
2000 - present
Vienna, Austria
System Administrator
Freelance system administrator for small Companies
2007 - 2008
Vienna, Austria
Research Assistant
Automation and Control Instiute, Vienna University of Technology
  • Resarch: Member of the XPERO EU-Project
2004 - 2005
Vienna, Austria
Tutor for Embedded Systems Programming
Real-Time Systems Research Group, Vienna University of Technology
  • Helping member in the laboratory for microprocessors and real-time protocols
2004
New York City, USA
Research Assistant
Department of Electrical Engineering, Robotics and Intelligent Systems Lab, City College of New York City
  • Implemented a stereo camera system on an Active Media mobile robot
2002 - 2003
Vienna, Austria
Tutor for Software Engineering
Research Group for Industrial Software Engineering, Vienna University of Technology
  • Taught induction courses on JAVA and UML
  • Leader of various projects set up by students
Summer 2002 - Fall 2002
Vienna, Austria
Soft- and Hardware-Developer
Real-Time Systems Research Group, Vienna University of Technology
  • Developed and implemented soft- and hardware for a BUS - network with a Bosch CAN- and Atmel - Controller
Summer 2002
Vienna, Austria
CRM (custumer relationship) flow analyst
Siemens Austria (Program and System Evolution Department)
  • The comparison of the CRM-tool based work flow between a Swiss bank and a Czeck Republic telecommunications company
1997 - 2000
Innsbruck, Austria
Soft- and Hardware-Engineer
Synergis CAD-Information-Systems GmbH
  • System administrator of the companies and our customer networks
  • Supporter for Microsoft- and Autodesk products

Education

2007 - 2013
Vienna, Austria
Vienna University of Technology
Ph.D. Student Computer Science
2000 - 2007
Vienna, Austria
Vienna University of Technology
Master in Computer Science
  • Topic: Embedded real-time computer vision for mobile robots
2005 - 2006
Valencia, Spain
Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
Half year intern-ship
  • Implementation of a camera head for a humanoid robot
2003 - 2004
New York City, USA
City College of New York, New York City
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering and Acting
1998 - 2000
Innsbruck, Austria
Innsbruck University and Vienna University of Technology
Subject-related entrance examination for University (Studienberechtigungspruefung)
1992 - 1996
Innsbruck, Austria
Technical High School at Anichstrasse (Fachschule)
Focused on communication engineering

Grants

2009 - present RoboCup with Austrian-Kangaroos
  • RoboCupWC 2013, Eindhoven
    • RoboCupWC 2012, Mexico City / Mexico
    • RoboCupWC 2012, Istanbul / Turkey
    • Winner of the Mediterranean Open 2011, Rome / Italy
    • RoboCupWC 2010, Singapore
      • Winner of the technical Dribble Challenge
      • Second Robin Round WC 2010, Singapore
    • 3rd Place German Open 2010 in Magdeburg, Germany
    • Quarter-finals RoboCupWC 2009 Graz, Austria
2007
New York City, USA
Poster presentation
on the International Student Research Conference "Einsteins in the City II" at The City College of New York
2007
Vienna, Austria
Winner of Best Poster Award
at the INDIN 2007 "5th International Conference on Industrial Informatics"
2006
Dortmund, Germany
3rd Place at the 11th FIRA RoboWorld Cup
in the autonomous "RoboSot League"
2004-2006
Vienna, Austria
Group member of the TinyVision project
TinyVision is a subproject of the Tinyphoon project to implement a stereo vision system on a DSP for an autonomous robot.

Camps and Workshops

21.-23. Oct. 2010
Linkoeping, Sweden
SSRR Rescue Camp 2013 - Going 3D
The camp was held with the IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics, link
1.-6. Nov. 2008
Munich, Germany
CoTeSys-ROS Fall School on Cognition-enabled Mobile Manipulation
link
14.-19. July 2008
Sicily, Italy
ICVSS 2008
International Computer Vision Summer School, link
March 2008
Les Houches, France
Winterschool on Computational and Cognitive Vision Systems
organized by Visiontrain, a Marie Curie Research Training Network
Sep. 2007
Lazise, Italy
IEEE-RAS / IFRR School of Robotics Science with the topic 'Learning'
Aug. 2007
Munich, Germany
Player/Stage - 'software tools for robot and sensor applications'

Knowledge and work:

ROS, Player, Stage and Gazebo
  • Creator of the TU-Wien ROS repository
  • Contributor of multiple code fragments via the projects trac website
Creator of a tiny shared memory framework called shmframework on sourceforge
  • it was previous use for the Austrian-Kangaroos RoboCup team
Linux as Desktop and Server, Git and SVN
Experienced with real robots (Pioneer's and NAO robots)
Jujitsu (1.Dan)