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Finished PhD Studies

26 January 2017

Today, I defended my PhD Thesis at the Department of Computer Sciences at the University of Salzburg. My thesis is available online, as well as the presentation slides which I used during the defense.

It has been an amazing time, thank you very much!

Submitted PhD Thesis

14 November 2016

Earlier today, I submitted my PhD Thesis to the Faculty of Natural Sciences at the University of Salzburg.

Paper Accepted!

05 June 2016

Our paper On the Voting Time of the Deterministic Majority Process has been accepted for presentation at the 41st International Symposium on Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science (MFCS), which will take place in Kraków, Poland in August 2016.

Research Trip to Vancouver

11 March 2016

From March 1st to 10th, I visited our colleagues at the Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, BC, Canada. I would particularly like to thank Petra Berenbrink for the invitation!


Austrian HPC Meeting 2016

24 February 2016

From February 22nd to February 24th I attended the Austrian HPC Meeting 2016 in Grundlsee, Austria.


Research Trip to Paris

16 January 2016

From January 21st to 25th we will travel to Paris to work with our colleagues on our current research topic, distributed voting in large networks.

DISC 2015 in Tokyo, Japan

12 October 2015

Euro-Par 2015 Conference

24 August 2015

From August 24 to August 28, I attended the Euro-Par conference in Vienna which was hosted at the Vienna University of Technology.

Brief Announcement accepted at DISC 2015!

18 August 2015

Our paper On the Voting Time of the Deterministic Majority Process has been accepted as a brief announcement to the 29th International Symposium on Distributed Computing (DISC) 2015! The brief announcement will be presented in Tokio in October 2015; the full paper can be found on arXiv.

ICDCS’15 Conference

04 July 2015

From June 29th to July 3rd I attended the 35th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2015) in Columbus, Ohio. The last flight from Toronto to Columbus was an Air Canada flight on a Bombardier Dash 8-100 Machine. I have never – ever – felt so uncomfortabe!

At the conference, I presented our recent results on diffusion based load balancing. Our paper (On Discrete Load Balancing in Heterogeneous Networks with a Focus on Second-Order Diffusion) can be obtained from arXiv. The presentation slides are also available online!

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