Univ.-Prof. Dr. Stefanie Lindstaedt
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Stefanie Lindstaedt was appointed as the director of the Knowledge Technologies Institute at the Technical University of Graz in October 2011. Furthermore she since more than 10 years has been in a leading position at the Know-Center, Austrians COMET-funded competence center for knowledge based systems. Prof. Dr. Lindstaedt habilitated in Applied Informatics at the Technical University of Graz, where she has been teaching bachelor and master courses since 2002. She received her PhD and MSc in informatics from the University of Colorado in Boulder (USA), where she also was member of the Institute for Cognitive Science. Her research focuses on the integration of knowledge management and learning support. Before Prof. Dr. Stefanie Lindstaedt came to Graz, she had led numerous research projects in Daimler (Chrysler) research center in Ulm (Germany). Subsequently she applied her experiences in the internet startup GlobalSight in Boulder (USA) for web-globalisation. In the past ten years, Prof. Dr. Lindstaedt has been a key person in the development of Know-Center. The Know-Center is, with more than 90 scientific organizations and 23 partners from industry, a scientific renommed organization within a fast growing and international network.
Prof. Dr. Lindstaedt possesses numerous skills in the acquisition and management of applied research and technology-transfer-projects. Her previous achievements confirm her successes to acquire EU and national financing and to lead big interdisciplinary research projects as well as groups. She is scientific coordinator of MIRROR IP as well as she coordinated and successfully finished APOSDLE IP and is partner in numerous other EU-financed projects like MATURE IP, STELLAR NoE, OrganicLingua, etc. She has published more than 100 scientific works in conferences and journals and supervised 12 dissertations.
Prof. Dr. Lindstaedt is chair of the i-KNOW conference series (www.i-know.at), one of europes most influential meetings within the topic knowledge management and knowledge technologies, which yearly attracts 500 participants from science and economy to Graz. This year, she is program chair of the European Conference of Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL) in Saarbrücken (Germany). Furthermore she is co-funder of SIG professional learning, which she also leads.
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