Kanzelhöhe 19, 9521 Treffen, Austria
Birth Place, Country: Lienz, Austria
Master (Magister) in Astronomy, Institute of Physics, Graz, Data compression with wavelets, 1995
PhD in Astronomy, Institute of Physics, Graz, Dynamics of the solar granulation and mesogranulation, 2001
1997-05/2001: Software scientist, Atmospheric Remote sensing and Climate System Research Group, University of Graz
05/2001 – present: Scientist at Kanzelhöhe Observatory, University of Graz, Austria
Current research/ job focus: Data reduction, databases, solar observations, ESA SSA
Area of expertise: Solar physics, C++, IDL, perl, MySQL, PhP, HTML, image processing
Area of interests: Same as above
Role in SOLARNET/PRE-EST: Solar observations, data processing
What do you like to do when not doing science/ engineering/ programming/ management?
Cycling, running, hiking, skiing, gardening, reading
A dose of motivation: Don’t panic!
What motivated you to choose your field of study/ your professional field?
Interests in natural sciences and the small size and nice atmosphere at the former Institute of Astronomy in Graz