Michael Affenzeller received Researcher Award 2018

The Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences (FH OÖ) honors outstanding scientists and scholars actively engaged in research in an annual award ceremony. The most successful among them were acknowledged with the Researcher Award of the FH OÖ on December 19th 2018 by LR Achleitner, FH-OÖ-Managing Director Gerald Reisinger and R&D director FH-Prof. Priv. Doz. DI Dr. Johann Kastner.

In the field of R&D the FH OÖ has been particularly successful since 2003 and over the years has developed into Austria's No. 1 university of applied sciences and one of the front runners in German-speaking countries. Research & Development at the four faculties is carried out by around 400 FH OÖ professors and scientific staff in more than 400 projects on 17 key topics and 6 excellence fields: Smart Production, Medical Technology, Energy, Food, Automotive and Logistics - practice-oriented with and for companies and institutions Economy and society.

We are delighted to announce that a prize went also to our research team this year: Michael Affenzeller received the Researcher Award 2018 for his contributions in the field of heuristic optimization and artificial intelligence. Congratulations!

 

Picture (f.l.t.r.): Dr. Gerald Reisinger, FH-Prof. Priv.Doz. DI Dr. Johann Kastner, FH-Prof. PD DI Dr. Michael Affenzeller, FH-Prof. DI Franz Staberhofer, Wirtschaft-Landesrat Markus Achleitner (c) Land OÖ/Daniel Kauder ​

Dr. Gerald Reisinger, FH-Prof. Priv.Doz. DI Dr. Johann Kastner, FH-Prof. PD DI Dr. Michael Affenzeller, FH-Prof. DI Franz Staberhofer, Wirtschaft-Landesrat Markus Achleitner (c) Land OÖ/Daniel Kauder