Prof. Dr. techn. Heinz Koeppl

Self-organizing Systems


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  • Principles of biomolecular systems and their application in modern technical systems
  • Application of bioinspired swarm techniques for the networking of autonomous systems
  • Validation of RNA biosensor technology for the detection of viral RNA
  • Contextualisation of biomolecular circuit models for synthetic biology
  • Synthetic biology

since 2014 Professor, Darmstadt University of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Department of Self-Organising Systems

2014 Honoured with the IBM Faculty Award

2010 – 2014 SNSF Assistant Professor at the Automatic Control Lab, ETH Zurich and Group Leader at IBM Research, Zurich

2008 three-month stay at the Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston USA

2006 – 2010 Postdoc at the Laboratory of Nonlinear Systems, School of Communication and Computer Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne, Switzerland

2005 Erwin Schroedinger Fellow at UC Berkeley, USA, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

2004 Doctorate in cooperation with Infineon Technologies within the framework of the Christian Doppler Laboratory Support Programme of the Christian Doppler Research Society

2001 – 2004 Research Assistant, Graz University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

2001 M.Sc. in Physics, Karl-Franzens University Graz