Research activities

Research projects

Apr 2023 - Mar 2027
Project leader
Interreg ABH project "IoT Sustainability Lab".
The project page will soon be available here.

Jul 2021 - Jun 2026
Project leader
Christian Doppler Research Association (CDG) project "Josef Ressel Center for Robust Decision Making".
The project page is available here.

Jan 2021 - Dec 2023
Project leader
OEAD Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation networking project "Collective Evolution Strategies for Learning on Non-Euclidean Data".
A brief project info is available here (german only).

Jun 2020 - Mar 2021
Project team member
Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) project "Austrian Center for Digital Production".
Lead of subproject "Natural Language Processing for Product Safety Risk Assessment".

Jan 2020 - Dec 2021
Project team member
Interreg Central Europe (European Reginal Development Fund) project "4STEPS - Towards the application of Industry 4.0 in SMEs".
A brief project page is available here.

Jan 2020 - Dec 2020
Project team member
Interreg BayAut (European Reginal Development Fund) project "DataKMU: Networking and Knowledge Transfer in Data Science".
A first project page is available here.

Oct 2016 - Dec 2019
Postdoctoral researcher
Austrian Science Fund (FWF) project "Evolution Strategies for Constrained Optimization".
For detailed information, refer to the project page or have a look at the project poster.

June 2015 - Sep 2016
Research associate
Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) project "AEDA - Advanced Engineering Design Automation".

Apr 2011 - Mar 2015
Research associate
Austrian Science Fund (FWF) project "Evolutionary and Other Direct Search Methods in the Presence of Noise II, Analysis and Design".
For detailed information, refer to the project page..

Scientific reviewer for the following journals

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Programm committee member of

      • ACM Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) 201720182019, 2020, and 2021
      • IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC) 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021
      • ACM Workshop on Foundations of Genetic Algorithms (FOGA) 2021
      • International Data Science Conference (iDSC) 2020 and 2021