Wolfgang Schinagl, born 1961 in Linz, Austria, studies in electrical engineering (electronics, informatics), music (audio engineering), mathematics and philosophy of science. 1986-1998 Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Science of Research, University of Graz, 1994-1998 Realisation and head of WIFI Interactive Information Center Graz.
Studies at MIT/USA (Artificial Intelligence), Auckland/Neuseeland (Hypermedia and Virtual Reality). Project Management and implementation of the Digital Effects Training Center Singapore at the Ngee Ann Polytechnic (1997), implementation of the Fachhochschul-Studiengang Information Management at Technikum Joanneum Graz 1998), since 1998 head of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) of the Styrian Economic Chamber, development of the electronic Styrian Economic Chamber http://www.wkstmk.at (1998), Development of the Digital Content Research & Development Center at the Styrian Economic Chamber (1999), since 1999 project leader of all electronic Austrian Economic Chambers (http://wko.at/): Advanced CRM platform for all entrepreneurs in Austria using Internet, Extranet and Internet.
Since 2000: Head of the Working Group 1: "Multimedia Elements" in the research project of the Austrian Federal Ministery of Transport, Innovation and Technology: "Multimedia Redesign and Enhancement of AURIS (Austrian Research Information System) to Improve the Attractiveness and Usability of the Austrian Resarch Documentation". Since 2001: Lecturer at the Fachhochschule Munich in the field of Internet Applications and Knowledge Management in Tourism, Member of the Advisory Board of Evolaris (E-Business Compentence Center Graz http://www.evolaris.net); Deputy in the Knowledge Management Project (Realisation and Transfer) of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber.
Main Research Interests:
- E-Business, Digital Economy
- interactive media, convergence systems, Web-TV
- Internet database design and implementation, virtual reality, artificial intelligence
- information management, knowledge management
- eLearning, new learning, eVoting, Avatar-Design, eAssessment, eCertification