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September 12–13, 2024 Museumsquartier Wien

Emerging Technologies, Breakthrough Innovations – the Technology Talks 2024 in a brand new format for the first time in Vienna.

The New

Technology Talks

Tom Henzinger

Chair

Austrian Council for Sciences, Technology, and Innovation (FORWIT); Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria


Tom Henzinger is professor at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA), chair of the Austrian Council for Sciences, Technology, and Innovation (FORWIT), and member of the Scientific Council of the European Research Council (ERC). He holds a Dipl.-Ing. degree in Computer Science from Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria, an M.S. degree in Computer and Information Sciences from the University of Delaware, a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Stanford University (1991), and Dr.h.c. degrees from Fourier University in Grenoble, France, and from Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic. He was Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley, Director at the Max-Planck Institute for Computer Science in Saarbrucken, Germany, and Professor of Computer and Communication Sciences at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland. From 2009 until 2022, he was the founding president of ISTA in Klosterneuburg, Austria. His research focuses on the theory of software systems, especially models, algorithms, and tools for the design and verification of reliable software systems. His HyTech tool was the first model checker for mixed discrete-continuous systems. He is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Academia Europaea, the German Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina), and the Austrian Academy of Sciences. He is a Fellow of the AAAS, the ACM, and the IEEE. He received the Robin Milner Award of the Royal Society, the EATCS Award of the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science, the Wittgenstein Award of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), and two Advanced Grants of the ERC.

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