Researcher Profile

Christoph Schmittner

 Schmittner

Function

PhD Student

Center

Digital Safety & Security

Competence Unit

Safe and Autonomous Systems

E-Mail

Christoph.Schmittner.fl(at)ait.ac.at

Phone

+43 664 88256009

Address

Tech Gate Vienna, Donau-City-Strasse 1, 1220 Vienna

Career

Area: Highly Reliable Software and Systems

Field: Assessment and Testing of Autonomous and Safety-Critical Systems

Main Research: Safety and Security

Experience: My current research is focused on safety&security co-engineering, mainly in the automotive and industrial domain. Information security risks are a rising concern for software-based safety-critical systems. Increasing system complexity and connectivity leads to susceptibility against security threats. Connected safety critical systems needs to be intrusion tolerant and stay safe despite of attacks or intrusions.

  • 2013-2014: Researcher
    Laboratory for Safe and Secure Systems, Ostbayrische Technische Hochschule Regensburg / Germany
  • 2011-2013: Project manager
    IT-Inkubator Ostbayern GmbH / Germany
  • 2009-2011: Working Student
    Osram Opto Semiconductors / Germany
  • 2015 - now: Expert in the Austrian mirror comittee for TC65, "Industrial-process measurement, control and automation"
  • 2015 - now: Member of the IEC TC65/AHG1 for “Framework for coordination of safety & security in industrial automation”
  • 2015 - now: Member of the IEC TC65/AHG2 for “Reliability of Automation Devices and Systems”
  • 2015 - now: Expert in the Austrian mirror comittee for ISO26262

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