Edgar R. Weippl is Research Director of SBA Research and affiliated to TU Wien and the University of Applied Sciences St. P”lten His research focuses on applied concepts of information security; in particular his team works on improving security in production systems engineering and on technical foundations in blockchain technology.
Edgar is on the editorial board of Elsevier?s Computers & Security journal (COSE), PC chair of ESORICS 2015, general chair of ACM CCS 2016 and PC Chair of ACM SACMAT 2017. In addition, Edgar founded and leads the local ACM SIGSAC chapter.
After graduating with a Ph.D. from TU Wien, Edgar worked for two years in a research startup. He spent one year teaching as an assistant professor at Beloit College, WI. From 2002 to 2004, while with the software vendor ISIS Papyrus, he worked as a consultant for an HMO in New York, NY and Albany, NY, and for the financial industry in Frankfurt, Germany. In 2004 he joined the Vienna University of Technology and together with A Min Tjoa and Markus Klemen founded the research center SBA Research.
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