Muhidul Islam Khan: Work-Life-Balance

Alumni Muhidul Islam Khan has completed the PhD program “Interactive and Cognitive Environments (ICE)” at the Institute of Networked and Embedded Systems. He advises students to study, but not to forget about their personal lifes.

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“Was G’scheits” studieren – Study something smart

Silvia Agha-Schantl studied Media and Communication in Klagenfurt. Today she is in great demand as business trainer, moderator and keynote speaker for international companies at home and abroad. Read more

The world is your playground

Patrik Schumacher studied architecture at London South Bank University and at the Technical University in Stuttgart. For his doctoral studies in philosophy he was drawn to the University of Klagenfurt. Today he is the sole partner of Zaha Hadid Architects in London and employs 400 architects working on over 950 projects in 55 countries.

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Bitmovin’s journey to the “North Star”

For Stefan Lederer, the University of Klagenfurt is an alma mater in all its facets. Here, he generated knowledge and established many contacts and cooperation arrangements ready for the leap into self-employment, which he took jointly with Christopher Müller and Christian Timmerer. Together, they created bitmovin.

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Venkata Pathuri Bhuvana: Looking for solutions

Alumni Venkata Pathuri Bhuvana has completed the PhD program “Interactive and Cognitive Environments (ICE)” at the Institute of Networked and Embedded Systems. He is fascinated by the search for solutions.

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Sandeep Katragada: Exchange with international students at the University of Klagenfurt

Alumni Sandeep Katragada has completed the PhD program “Interactive and Cognitive Environments (ICE)” at the Institute of Networked and Embedded Systems. Technical innovations and their journey from idea to market launch are his passion. Read more

“Diverse, free and young”… Lucia Schöpfer tells of her studies

Lucia Schöpfer, who holds a master’s degree in Media, Communications and Culture, is Communication Manager at Anexia. The tools she needs for her current job in the IT company, she learned through her many experiences and opportunities she gained during her studies, when she was part of the Student Union. In the interview, the Communication Manager reveals that she sees studying as a personality development, in which diversity and interdisciplinarity are crucial. Read more

Expanding the sensory skills of machines

Machines are already capable of many things. A certain set of sensors has already been fully developed. And yet, Harald Gietler, researcher at the Department of Smart Systems Technologies seeks to discover: “Who knows what kinds of sensors we will need in the future?” He is currently developing a new technology, which will allow machines to determine the location of other machines.

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Immersed in a sea of words: Poetic metaphors

It’s a familiar situation: We gaze at a poem and wonder – what was the author trying to express? What was his or her intention in using that specific metaphor? And how should we, as readers, interpret it? Over the next two years, Carina Rasse, holder of the DOC-scholarship awarded by the Austrian Academy of Sciences, and currently working at the Department of English, will explore how metaphors emerge and how they are deciphered by readers.

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More cyber security for intelligent cameras

To simplify our daily routines, devices designed for the “Internet of Things (IoT)” are usually equipped with cameras that can record images and videos, and transmit these to other devices. Subhan Ullah’s research focuses on increasing the security of these systems, which often have limited processing capacities. He has recently completed his doctoral thesis.

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