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René MAYRHOFER

Head of the Institute
Head of the LIT Secure and Correct Systems Lab
Head of Christian Doppler Laboratory for Private Digital Authentication in the Physical World (CDL Digidow)

Additional Information

Since September 2014, I act as the head of the Institute for Networks and Security and head of the Josef Ressel Center for User-friendly Secure Mobile Environments, opens an external URL in a new window (since October 2012). Previously, I held professorships in Mobile Computing at Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences, opens an external URL in a new window (2010-2014), at University of Vienna, AT, opens an external URL in a new window (2008-2009), and before that a Marie Curie Fellowship at the University of Lancaster, UK, opens an external URL in a new window (2005-2008). My main research interests are security and usability, and I am trying to combine both to create secure systems that are still usable by non-technical users. I received my venia docendi (Habilitation, opens an external URL in a new window, 2009) from University of Vienna, AT, and my PhD (officially Doctor technicae, opens an external URL in a new window - "Dr. techn." submitted in 2004, Promotio sub auspiciis Praesidentis rei publicae in 2005) and  masters ("Dipl.-Ing.", 2002) degrees from Johannes Kepler University of Linz, AT.

Recently, I was involved with organizing a number of academic events:

I am a regular PC member and reviewer for numerous conferences and journal in the areas of Networking, Security, and Mobile/Ubiquitous/Pervasive Computing. For a list of citations, see e.g. my ResearchGate, opens an external URL in a new window, Google Scholar, opens an external URL in a new window, ACM Authorizer, opens an external URL in a new window, or Semantic Scholar, opens an external URL in a new window profiles.

Curriculum Vitae

Head of Christian Doppler Laboratory for Private Digital Authentication in the Physical World

Consultant for Android Security, Google

Professor for Networks and Security and head of the Institute of Networks and Security at JKU Linz

Head of Android Platform Security, Google

Head of Josef Ressel Center for User-friendly Secure Mobile Environments (u'smile)

Professor for Mobile Computing at University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Campus Hagenberg

Venia docendi defense

Guest professor for Mobile Computing at Vienna University

Marie Curie Fellow, Lancaster University (UK)

Research assistant at Institute for Pervasive Computing, JKU Linz

Promotion sub auspiciis Praesidentis rei publicae

Phd defense

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