FH-Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Wolfgang Aigner, MSc

Location A - Campus-Platz 1 A-3100 St. Pölten
  • Computer Science and Security
  • Media and Digital Technologies
Study programmes:
  • Creative Computing (BA)
  • Data Intelligence (MA)
  • Data Science and Business Analytics (BA)
  • Digital Design (MA)
  • Digital Innovation and Research (MA)
  • Digital Media Production (MA)
  • Digital Media Technologies (MA)
  • Interactive Technologies (MA)
  • Media Technology (BA)

Short profile

  • Since 2015: Head of Institute of Creative\Media/Technologies
  • 2013: Habilitation (Priv.-Doz.) in practical computer science at Vienna University of Technology
  • 2010-2013: Assistant Professor (Univ.assistent) at Institute of Software Technology & Interactive Systems of Vienna University of Technology
  • 2006-2010: Senior Research Associate and Deputy Head of Department of Information and Knowledge Engineering at Danube University Krems
  • 2006: PhD (Dr. techn.) in computer science at Vienna University of Technology
  • 1997-2003: MSc (Dipl.-Ing.) in computer science at Johannes Kepler University Linz, Vienna University of Technology, and San Jose State University, USA
  • Wolfgang is an expert in Information Visualization (InfoVis) and Visual Analytics (VA), particularly in the context of time-oriented data. He performs research on concepts, methods, and software prototypes that support humans in dealing with large and complex information structures, to make them more comprehensible, facilitate exploration, and enable knowledge discovery. Wolfgang has authored and co-authored more than 80 peer-reviewed articles and is an author of the book “Visualization of Time-Oriented Data” (Springer, 2011) that is devoted to a systematic view of this topic.
  • Research interests: visual analytics and information visualization (InfoVis), human-computer interaction (HCI), usability, and user-centered design.
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