First Marshall Plan Research Workshop

The Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation in cooperation with the International Relations Office and School of Engineering & IT of the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences would like to invite you to the 1. Marshall Plan Research Workshop at CUAS.

Apart from the introduction to the Austrian-American cooperation and the scholarship program, our young researchers would like to share with you the results of their research.

When: 24 June 2015
Where: Audimax at CUAS site in Villach, Europastrasse 4

The event is preliminary directed towards all who are interested in the research results but also those who are interested in the exchange with an American university.


13:00 – 13:15
Welcome words
Susanne Dungs,Rector
Aleksandra Jama, Head of International Offi ce

13:15 – 13:35
Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Overview
Markus Schweiger (Marshall Plan Stiftung),
Executive Director Austrian Marshallplan Foundation

13:35 – 13:50
Marshall Plan scholarships as a strategic approach to facilitate transnational R&D at CUAS
Gernot Paulus (Spatial Information Management),
Professor for Geoinformation

13:50 – 14:05
Transferring Knowledge in Crime Analysis and Mapping Between the US and Austria
Michael Leitner (Lousisana State University),
Professor for Geography

14:05 – 14:25
Best practise of Marshall Plan scholarship projects @ Health Care IT
Marvin Hoffl and (Health Care IT), Professor for English
Hans-Peter Wieser, Alumni Health Care IT

14:25 – 14:40 Coffee break


14:40 – 14:50
Empirical Assessment of an Autonomous Lighter Than Air (ALTA) imaging/sensing platform for Environmental Monitoring
Tauhidul ALAM PhD candidate,
Florida International University@CUAS

14:50 – 15:00
Comparison and Evaluation of Spatial Statistical Methods for Forecasting Reported Crimes in the City of Wels, Austria
Christian PLESCHBERGER BSc candidate,
CUAS @Louisiana State University

15:00 – 15:10
Application of Spatial Exploratory Global Uncertainty- Sensitivity Analysis for Flood Protection Scenarios
Seda SALAP PhD candidate,
San Diego State University@CUAS

15:10 – 15:20
Developing a Human-Environment Agent Based Model to Assess Carnivore Recolonization Scenarios in Austria
Stephen CROOK PhD candidate,
San Diego State University@CUAS

15:20 – 15:30
Spatio-Temporal Data Mining for Pattern Recognition in Production Line Processes
Stefan SCHABUS Alumni Spatial Information Management,
CUAS@San Diego State University


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