The IEEE Student Branch Klagenfurt
The IEEE Student Branch is an organization within the IEEE. The IEEE is organized in ten regions, where Africa, Asia, and Europe from Region 8. The regions themselves are organized in sections. Our Student Branch is a sub organization of the Austrian Section. We are one of hundreds of Student Branches all over the world. Our Student Branch is organized by the Executive Committee which is elected every year around February.
Members of the Executive Committee 2018
Chair – Markus Gutman
Markus Gutmann is a research and teaching staff member at the Institute of Networked and Embedded Systems. His research interest lies on automated mission planning for multi-robot systems and disaster management. He holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in applied informatics from the University of Klagenfurt where he specialized in software engineering in general and interactive systems in particular. Furthermore, he has several years of experience in industrial software engineering, where he is professionally developing software and solutions in the field of semi-conductor-manufacturing tool automation with special focus on user interfaces and software quality assurance.
Vice-Chair – Kyriakos Lite
Kyriakos Lite is a research and teaching staff member at the Institute of Networked and Embedded Systems at the University of Klagenfurt in Austria.
Secretary – Rockson Agyeman
Rockson Agyeman is a research and teaching staff member at the Institute of Networked and Embedded Systems at the University of Klagenfurt. Rockson is an electronic hobbyist and is fascinated by remote-controlled toys. His research interests include person re-identification in camera networks, computer vision, multimedia retrieval, and deep learning-based video summarization.
Treasurer – Florian Huber
Florian Huber joined the university 2020 after several years working in the electronic industry and is currently a bachelor student in the field of information and communications engineering. He is a tutor and a student assistant at the Institute of Networked and Embedded Systems (NES).
Web Officer – Melisa Midžan
Melisa is a Master’s student in Information- & Communications Engineering and in Business Administration at AAU Klagenfurt. Before she moved to Klagenfurt to start her technical studies, she received her Bachelor’s Degree at the University for Economics and Business in Vienna. Currently, she is working as a teaching assistant at the Institute of Networked and Embedded Systems. Her major interests lie in networks & communications, self-organization, innovation management.
Counselor – Wilfried Elmenreich
Wilfried Elmenreich joined the Mobile Systems group as a senior postdoc researcher in 2007. He is also affiliated with Lakeside Labs, a research cluster investigating self-organizing networked systems. His interests are wireless sensor networks, real-time systems and protocols, and self-organizing systems. Wilfried studied at the Engineering School for Electrotechnics and Control in Weiz, Styria and graduated at the Vienna University of Technology where he received a Master’s degree in computer science in 1998 and a Ph.D. degree in technical sciences in 2002. His doctoral thesis addresses the sensor fusion problem in time-triggered systems. From 1999 to 2007, he was a research and teaching staff member at the Institute of Computer Engineering at TU Wien. In 2008 he was granted habilitation (venia docendi) from the Vienna University of Technology.