Pitzer, Erik

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Dr.
Erik Pitzer
Assistant Professor

Department of Software Engineering
School of Informatics, Communications and Media
University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Softwarepark 11, A-4232 Hagenberg AUSTRIA

Phone: +43 50804 27129
E-Mail: erik.pitzer@heuristiclab.com

Short Biography

1981   Born in Ried im Innkreis, Austria
2000   Military service at the General Zehner Kaserne, Ried, Austria
2000 - 2004   Studies in Software Engineering at the Upper Austrian University of Applied Sciences, Hagenberg, Austria
2003 - 2004   Internship and diploma about parallel sequence alignment at the Upper Austrian University of Applied Sciences in Hagenberg
July 2004   Dipl.-Ing. (FH) in Software Engineering (with distinction)
Feb 2013   Doctor techn. at the Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria (with distinction)
2004 - 2007   Research associate at the UAS Research Center Hagenberg
2007 - 2009   research associate at the Decision Systems Group of Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
2009-2013   Research associate at the UAS Research Center Hagenberg
since 2013   Assistant Professor for Software Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg

Research Interests

  • Fitness Landscapes
  • Simulation-based Optimization
  • Evolutionary Computation
  • Metaheuristics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Programming Languages

Publications

Erik Pitzer's publications can be found on his Research Documentation page (external link).