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Privatdoz. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Thomas Strasser

Privatdoz. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Thomas Strasser

Function

Senior Scientist

Center

Energy

Competence Unit

Electric Energy Systems

E-Mail

Thomas.Strasser(at)ait.ac.at

Phone

+43 50550 6279

Fax

+43 50550 6390

Address

Giefinggasse 2, 1210 Vienna

Career

Field: Power System Planning & Operation

Main Research: Smart grid automation and control

Experience:

Thomas Strasser received a master's and a PhD degree from Vienna University of Technology and was awarded with the venia docendi (habiliation) in the field of automation from the same university. For several years, he has been a senior scientist in the Center for Energy of the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology. His main responsibilities involve strategic development of smart grid automation and validation research projects and mentoring/supervising junior scientist and PhD candidates. Before joining AIT, Dr. Strasser spent more than 6 years as senior researcher investigating advanced and reconfigurable automation and control systems at PROFACTOR research. He is active as a senior lecturer (Privatdozent) at the Vienna University of Technology.

He is the co-author of more than 170 scientific publications (journal publications, book editorials and chapters, conference papers, editorial of conference proceedings, technical reports) as well as two patents in the above mentioned areas. Thomas Strasser has presented results of his research work in various international and national conferences, workshops, events, and seminars. He is an active member in various program committees of scientific conferences and serves as an associate editor of Springer, Hindawi, and IEEE Journals.

Dr. Strasser was and is involved as scientific and/or sub-project coordinator in several national and international research projects. In addition, he is an evaluator of research proposals and projects for several national and European funding agencies including the European Commission, ECSEL and Eureka Eurostars. He is member of international IEC and IEEE standardization working groups and senior member of IEEE where he is also involved in several activities of the IES (AdCom member-at-large 2018-2020), SMCS (BoG member-at-large 2018-2020), and PES societies. He servers also as the Austrian representative in the CIGRE study committee C6.

  • 2001-2003: Research Assistent
    Vienna University of Technology / Vienna, Austria
  • 2003-2006: Researcher
    PROFACTOR / Steyr, Austria
  • 2007-2010: Senior Researcher
    PROFACTOR / Steyr, Austria
  • 2010-2011: Scientist
    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology / Vienna, Austria
  • 2012-: Senior Scientist
    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology / Vienna, Austria
  • 2011-2017: Lecturer
    Vienna University of Technology / Vienna, Austria
  • 2018-: Privatdoz. for Automation
    Vienna University of Technology / Vienna, Austria
  • since 2009: Involvement in several activties of IEEE, CIGRE, IEC and OVE
  • 2001: Price in appreciation of special study performance from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Art

Publications

  • Automation HMI Visualisation utilizing GUI Function Blocks, European Patent No. EP1873633
    Inventor: O. Hummer-Koppendorfer, A. Zoitl, F. Auinger, T.I. Strasser, J. Christensen, and K. Hall
    Submission Date: 26.06.2007
    Issue Date: 02.01.2008
  • HMI Framework for Extensible Automation Systems Engineering Platforms, European Patent No. EP1873634
    Inventor: J. Gottwald, A. Zoitl, F. Auinger, T.I. Strasser, I. Terzic, J. Christensen, and K. Hall
    Submission Date: 26.06.2007
    Issue Date: 02.01.2008

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