Gerti Kappel

Dean Faculty of Informatics, TU Wien, Austria

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Gerti Kappel is dean of the Faculty of Informatics of TU Wien since beginning of 2020. She has been a full professor of Business Informatics at the Institute of Information Systems Engineering at TU Wien since 2001 and heads the Business Informatics Group. Previously, she was a full professor of Computer Science (Database Systems) and head of the Information Systems Department at Johannes Kepler University Linz from 1993 to 2001. From 2003 to 2007, she initiated and led the internationally renowned Women Postgraduate College of Internet Technologies (WIT, www.wit.at), which paved the way for several ongoing support programs for women at the university level. From 2014 to 2017, she was on the Board of Trustees of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). From 2016 to 2019 she was on the Dean’s Team of the Faculty of Informatics, responsible for Research, Diversity and Finance. Her current research interests include Model Engineering, Web Engineering, and Process Engineering with a special focus on cyber-physical production systems. Her concern for the unity of research and teaching is evidenced by the scientific textbooks “UML@Work " (dpunkt.verlag, 3rd edition, 2005, co-author), “UML@Classroom " (Springer, 2015, co-author) and “Web Engineering” (Wiley, 2006, co-editor).