Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt (Austria)
Hermann Hellwagner has been a full professor at AAU Klagenfurt since 1998, leading the Multimedia Communications group. His research areas are distributed multimedia systems, multimedia data communication, the use of multimedia in challenged networks, and information-centric networking. Earlier, he held positions as an associate professor at the University of Technology in Munich and as a senior researcher at Siemens Corporate Research in Munich. He has received many research grants from national (Austria, Germany) and European funding agencies as well as from industry. He is the (co-)author of more than 200 papers on parallel computer architecture and programming, multimedia communication, and information-centric networking. For many years, his research group has actively contributed to multimedia standardization within the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG – ISO/IEC JTC1/SC29/WG11). He has been a member of the board of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) for 11 years and an FWF Vice President for three years. He is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of the ACM, GI and OCG. More information: http://www-itec.uni-klu.ac.at/~hellwagn.