Dr. Volkmar Wieser

Area Manager Data Science
Telefon: +43 50 343 844


Education and Employment

  • 2014 - present Researcher and Team Leader at SCCH in the Field for  Knowledge-based Vision Systems
  • 2006 –Researcher and Project Leader at SCCH in the Field for  Knowledge-based Vision Systems
  • 2009 – 2013 PhD in Computer Science, Thesis: “A Novel Illumination Technique for Specular Textured Surfaces and Its High Performance Implementation Using Auto-Parallelization Techniques”, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Heriot-Watt University
  • 1999 – 2006 Master in Computer Science, Diploma Thesis: “The Calculation of Canonical Face Images” Johannes Kepler University Linz
  • 2005 – 2006 Freelancer for “Maderreisen GmbH”
  • 2005 – 2006 Freelancer for “Pendl & Piswanger”
  • 2002 – 2006 Freelancer for “Ars Electronica Festival”
  • 2002 – 2004 Freelancer for “VATech Hydro”
  • 1998 – 1999 Vocational Diploma at Berufsförderungsinstitut OÖ
  • 1995 – 1999 Hairdresser at Hairdesign Hirth and Klipp OÖ
  • 1991 – 1994 Apprenticeship at Hairdesign Hirth at Graz

Research Interests

  • Industrial Image Processing (expert for surface defects on glossy materials and woven fabrics)
  • High Performance Computing (multi-core CPU, many-core GPU, Single Assignment C, S-NET, CUDA)


  • Programming Languages (C++, C, Java, Single Assignment C (SAC))
  • Script Languages (Python, Matlab, and more)
  • Frameworks (OpenCV, CUDA, Boost, Qt, and more)
  • Programing Tools (Visual Studio, Matlab, PyCharm, Sypder, and more)
  • Management Tools (MS Navision, Confluence, Jira)

Scientific Activities

  • Reviewer for Journal of Electronic Imaging (JEI)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (JARS)
  • Program Committee Member, August 2013, “1st DEXA Workshop on Development of Applications for Next Generation High Performance Systems'' (DANGHPS 2013) (http://www.dexa.org/), Czech Republic, Prague, in conjunction with the 24th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2013).
  • Program Committee Member, Nov 2012, "2nd International Workshop on Advances on Distributed and Parallel Computer Graphics and Artificial Intelligence" (DCG-AI 2012) (http://www.dcg-ai.org/), Canada, in conjunction with the 7th IEEE International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing (3PGCIC-2012).

Management Experiences

Research Team Leader in the field of Computational Model Environment (iCME)

Comprehensive project management experiences in the field of applied science:

  • Trumpf Maschinen Austria GmbH & Co KG
  • Miele & Cie. KG
  • Siemens AG
  • Lenzing Instruments GmbH & Co. KG
  • Oswald Kienbacher GmbH
  • and much more

Project management experiences in the field of fundamental science:
EU-Project “ADVANCE”

  • FFG-Basis
  • FFG - Feasibility Studies