Heidi Hobel

SW Developer – SWC – Austria

Heidi Hobel studied Business Informatics at the Vienna University of Technology and graduated with distinction. Her master thesis is concerned with context-aware security measures for Web 2.0 technologies, in which she developed methods utilizing Semantic Web Technologies to secure data processing and publishing. Afterwards, she continued her academic career in the field of Internet Security and Geoinformation, where she is currently working on her PhD thesis focusing on exploiting synergies of different fields to develop a novel framework for Geospatial recommendation systems. She gained industry experience as a software developer in risk management projects with a strong focus on Web 2.0 technologies. Her publication record contains contributions to software- and hardware-security, Geoinformation and usability. Since 2016 she is software engineer and researcher at the Semantic Web Company with focus on Java and web development.