- Received a highly prestigious START prize for his project “Decodyn: Treating Hard Problems with Decomposition and Dynamic Programming” in 2013.
artificial intelligence, knowledge representation and reasoning, formal foundations, complexity analysis, answer-set programming, argumentation, belief change, preference-based reasoning
Stefan Woltran studied Computer Science at Vienna University of Technology and received his PhD in 2003. In November 2008, he received his Habilitation in the area of "Information Systems" at the Faculty of Computer Science of the Vienna University of Technology. Since August 2013, he is associate professor at the Database and Artificial Intelligence Group (184/2). In Winter Term 2013, he had a deputy professorship at Leipzig University. His awards include the OCG-Förderpreis, an award for oustanding master theses in the field of Computer Science, and best paper awards at RR'10, COMMA'10 , and KR'12. He has been co-organizer of COMMA'12 and KR'14.