Thomas Henzinger

Thomas A. Henzinger

President

Professor Thomas Henzinger is a renowned computer scientist, born in Linz (Upper Austria), with a long career abroad. 

  • Since September 1, 2009 President of IST Austria
  • 2004-2009 Professor, Computer and Communication Sciences, EPFL
  • 1999-2000 Director, MPI for Computer Science, Saarbrücken
  • 1998-2005 Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley
  • 1997-1998 Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley
  • 1996-1997 Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley
  • 1992-1996 Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Cornell University
  • 1991 Postdoctoral Scientist, IMAG Laboratory, University of Grenoble
  • 1991 PhD, Computer Science, Stanford University
  • 1987 Dipl.-Ing., Computer Science, University of Linz
  • 1986 MS, Computer and Information Sciences, University of Delaware

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Contact: Magdalena Lueger-Kaltenecker (Assistant to President): -1033 magdalena.lueger-kaltenecker@remove-this.ist.ac.at


Michael Sixt

Vice President

Professor Michael Sixt oversees the operation of all scientific services units and supports the President in the running of the Institute.

  • Since June 1, 2014 Vice President of IST Austria
  • 2013 Professor, IST Austria
  • 2010-2013 Assistant Professor, IST Austria
  • 2008-2010 Endowed Professor, Peter Hans Hofschneider Foundation for Experimental Biomedicine
  • 2005-2010 Group Leader, Max-Planck Institute, Martinsried, Germany
  • 2003-2005 Postdoc, Institute for Experimental Pathology, Lund, Sweden
  • 2004 MD, University of Erlangen, Germany
  • 2002 Full approbation in human medicine

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Contact: Magdalena Lueger-Kaltenecker (Assistant to President): -1033 magdalena.lueger-kaltenecker@remove-this.ist.ac.at


Managing Director Gerald Murauer

Georg Schneider

Managing Director

Dr. Georg Schneider heads the administration of IST Austria and is responsible for financial management, technical and legal matters, and human resources.

  • Since December 1, 2012 Managing Director, IST Austria
  • 2008-2012 Deputy Director, CIO, Bioinformatics Institute, A*Star, Singapore
  • 2007-2012 Principal Investigator, Biomolecular Function Discovery Division, Bioinformatics Institute, A*Star, Singapore
  • 2007 PhD/Doctorate in Chemistry (Bioinformatics) at University of Vienna
  • 2005 Co-founder at WildOne Information Systems GmbH
  • 2001-2007 Bioinformatician and leader of a software development team at Institute of Molecular Pathology (Boehringer Ingelheim), Vienna
  • 1999-2004 Lecturer at Institute of Applied Informatics, Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • 1998-2000 Research Associate at Institute of Applied Informatics, Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • 1999 Master of Business at Vienna University of Economics and Business

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Contact: Julia Lintner (Assistant to Managing Director): -1000 julia.lintner@remove-this.ist.ac.at