A Min Tjoa
Full Professor and Director (of the Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems at the Vienna University of Technology)
Professor Dr. A Min Tjoa has been a full professor and director of the Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems at the Vienna University of Technology since 1994. He is the chairman of the Austrian National Competence Center for Security Research (“Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies Initiative” of the Austrian government).
He was guest professor at the Universities of Zurich, Kyushu andWroclaw (Poland) and at the Technical Universities of Prague and Lausanne (Switzerland). From 1999 to 2003, he was the president of the Austrian Computer Society. He is member of the executive committee of the International Federation for Information Procesing (IFIP) and chairman of the IFIP Working Group on Enterprise Information Systems. He is member of the Board (Senate) of the Christian Doppler Foundation for the establishment of high-technology transfer labs in Austria. He is currently the Austrian National Coordinator and past-president of the ASEA-UNINET (ASEAN-European University Network). He is vice-chairperson of the DEXA Association (Database and Expert System Applications).
Since 2008 he has been the Austrian delegate at the Committee of Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) of the United Nations (UNCTAD).
He has served as chairman of several international conferences including the IEEE Int. Conf. on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), European Software Engineering Conference (ESEC), ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE), the International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA), International Conference on Electronic Commerce and Web Technologies (EC-Web). He was Honorary Chairman of the International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB 2007).
Since 2012 he has been member of the Executive Committee and Honorary Secretary of the International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP). He is the Vice-President of Infoterm (International Information Center for Terminology).
In 2011 he received the honorary doctoral degree (Dr. h. c.) from the Czech Technical University in Prague and the honorary professor degree of the University of Hue (Vietnam).
He is currently member of the Council of Doctoral Studies in Mathematics, Informatics and Telecommunication (Conseil de l’ Ecole Doctorate Mathématique, Informatique et Telecommunications de Toulouse) which covers all universities in the Toulouse area.
His current research focus areas are Business Intelligence, Semantic Web, IT-Security, Linked Open Data and Environmental Informatics. He has published more than 200 peer reviewed articles in journals and conferences.