Meet our symposium speakers

Symposium Cross-Cutting Research Support Services

Date: Tuesday, 14th of May from 13:00-16:00

LocationTUtheSky (Getreidemarkt 9, 1060 Wien, Building BA, 11. Floor)

Our symposium speakers are:

Peter Ertl – Vice Rector Research, Innovation & International Affairs, TU Wien

He completed his degree in food and biotechnology at the BOKU in Vienna and his doctorate in chemistry at the University of Waterloo (Canada). He worked as a postdoc at the renowned University of Berkeley (USA). In 2006, he returned to Austria to the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT). Ertl was repeatedly drawn abroad, going to UC Berkeley on a Fulbright scholarship and as a visiting scientist to Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, the Medical Centre at the University of San Francisco and Imperial College London. In 2016, he was finally appointed Head of the Lab-on-a-Chip Group at the Institute of Applied Synthetic Chemistry at TU Wien, where he was appointed University Professor in 2022. In April 2022, Peter Ertl was honoured for his research work with the State Prize for the Promotion of Alternative Methods to Animal Testing, awarded by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research.

Andrea Höglinger – Vice Rector Research, TU Graz

Andrea Höglinger has been Vice Rector for Research at TU Graz since October 2023. She was previously Head of European and International Programs (EIP) at the Austrian Research Promotion Agency FFG. She is an excellent expert in European research and innovation programs and has been involved in numerous EU projects herself.

Ronald Maier – Vice Rector Digitalisation and Knowledge Transfer, University of Vienna

He was most recently Professor of Information Systems and has headed the Institute of Information Systems, Production Management and Logistics at the Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck since 2008. He studied Information Systems at the Johannes Kepler University Linz and obtained his doctorate at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Koblenz in 1996. After a visiting professorship at the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia in Athens (USA), he qualified as a professor at the University of Regensburg in 2001. From 2002 to 2007, he held the Chair of Information Systems at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg.

Clifford Tatum –  Advisor, Innovation Team, SURF

SURF: Advisor focused on Open Research Information, with particular focus on Persistent Identifiers (PIDs). Leading development of the EOSC RAiD service in the FAIRCORE4EOSC (Horizon Europe) project. Member of the (ARDC) RAiD advisory group.

CWTS, Leiden University: Researcher working in social studies of science, with particular focus on Open Science in the context of Responsible Research Assessment. Leading development of an ‘Open Science Assessment Framework’ in the GraspOS (Horizon Europe) project; and co-leading CoARA working group: Towards Open Infrastructures for Responsible Research Assessment.

Hanna-Mari Puuska – Director Services for Information Management and Data Analytics, CSC

Puuska has previously worked at CSC in managerial and specialist roles. Before joining CSC, she has worked as a researcher in Tampere University. Key concurrent positions of trust: Finnish Publication Forum Steering Group member, euroCRIS Board member, FSD Advisory Board member, National Research Information Hub Steering Group member.

Ognjen Orel – CIO, Assistant Director, SRCE 

Ognjen Orel is currently the CIO of SRCE with more than 20 years of experience in modelling, building, implementing and maintaining national information infrastructure related to higher education and research. He holds a PhD in Computer science and teaches advanced databases and business intelligence at the University of Zagreb. Ognjen is a member and representative in EUNIS and euroCRIS.

Stefan Hanslik – Head of Unit Technical Science, BMBWF

Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research, Head of Unit Technical Science. Born 1972 in Vienna, Ph.D. in Biology/Genetics. He is Austrian Delegate in various committees in the EU: Programme Committee Research Infrastructures, Governing Board of the JU EuroHPC, Programme Committee Euratom (‘Fission’ configuration), Council of ESRF (European Synchrotron Radiation Facility),member in the EOSC Steering Board and the ESFRI-EOSC Taskforce, National Point of Reference on Access to and Preservation of Scientific Information, Programme Committee –ERIC. He is Expert in the Strategic Configuration of the Horizon Europe Programme Committee and NCP of the Joint Research Center JRC. He is Chair of the European e-Infrastructure Reflection Group (e-IRG).

Otto Doblhoff-Dier – Vice Rector for Research & International Relations VetMedOSA & Forum Forschung UNIKO

Otto Doblhoff-Dier is currently Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna. Initially trained in food and biotechnology, post-doc experience in the US and Canada and a position as professor in the field of Industrial Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna, Otto Doblhoff-Dier then spent 10 years in start-up companies managing pharmaceutical development and production as entrepreneur before switching back to academia to his current position.

To round off the day’s programme, we are offering three different guided tours on the Getreidemarkt campus (NMR CentreX-ray CentrePlus-Energie-Bürohochhaus). As places are limited, please register as soon as possible.

Registration to the workshop and/or symposium and the (optional) guided tours on Research Information Systems at TU Wien