Professional Services

Research Funding


  • Austrian expert and Deputy Head of Delegation (Head of Delegation 2000-2007) to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC29 WG11 (MPEG)


  • Member of the Editorial Board: ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMM)
  • Subject Area Editor for Computer Architecture (1999-2002) of the Journal of Systems Architecture
  • Referee for: ACM Multimedia Systems Journal; ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications; ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems; IEEE Transactions on Multimedia; IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology; IEEE Multimedia Magazine; IEEE Signal Processing Magazine; IEE Proceedings on Vision, Signal and Image Processing; IEE Proceedings on Communications; SPIE Journal of Electronic Imaging; EURASIP Image Communication Journal; Journal of Systems Architecture; Parallel Processing Letters; Concurrency–Practice and Experience; Software–Practice and Experience; Software–Concepts and Tools; The Computer Journal; Computer Science and Information Systems; Informatica.


  • Conference organization, program committee member, and editor of proceedings:
    • Area Co-Chair (Multimedia Search and Retrieval) at ICME 2016 (2016 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo), June 2016, Seattle, WA, USA
    • General Chair of NOSSDAV 2016 (26th ACM SIGMM Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video), in conjunction with ACM MMsys 2016, May 2016, Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria
    • Organizer and Technical Program Committee Co-Chair of MuSIC 2016 (Second Workshop on Multimedia Streaming in Information-Centric Networks), in conjunction with IEEE INFOCOM 2016, April 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA
    • Organizer and Technical Program Committee Co-Chair of MuSIC 2015 (First Workshop on Multimedia Streaming in Information-Centric Networks), in conjunction with IEEE ICME 2015, July 2015, Torino, Italy
    • Tutorial Co-Chair of ACM MM 2014 (22nd ACM International Conference on Multimedia), Nov. 2014, Orlando, Florida, USA
    • Publication Co-Chair of QoMEX 2013 (5th International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience), July 2013, Klagenfurt, Austria
    • Program Committee Co-Chair of NCA 2012 (11th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Appplications), Aug. 2012, Cambridge, MA, USA
    • Publication Co-Chair of MMM 2012 (18th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling), Jan. 2012, Klagenfurt, Austria
    • Program Vice-Chair (Area Distributed Systems and Applications) of HPCC 2011 (13th IEEE International Conference on High-Performance Computing and Communications), Sept. 2011, Banff, Canada

Earlier activities: member of program committee or steering committee, most recently:

Earlier activities: referee for many conferences and workshops

Project Steering and Reviewing

  • Member of Steering Committee (2002-2005) of the European Science Foundation (ESF) programme MiNEMA (Middleware for Network Eccentric and Mobile Applications)
  • Reviewer of project proposals for: Mitacs, Canada; Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO); Interdisciplinary Institute for Broadband Technology (IBBT/iMinds), Flanders, Belgium; Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF); French National Research Agency (ANR); Research Council of Norway; Fund for Scientific Research – Flanders FWO (Belgium); Bayerische Forschungsstiftung; Sächsiches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst; Kärntner Wirtschaftsförderungsfonds.