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ABGESAGT! Inaugural Lectures Leila TAHER and Eduardo VEAS


  • Antrittsvorlesung


  • Human & Biotechnology (Field of Expertise)
  • Information Communication & Computing (Field of Expertise)

On March 26th 2020 two Inaugural Lectures will take place in the Ceremony Hall at Graz University of Technology (TU Graz).

First Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat.habil. Leila TAHER with her lecture "Cracking the code within us: Bioinformatics approaches to study the human genome". And then Univ.-Prof. Dr.techn. Eduardo VEAS MSc, with "Intelligent user interfaces towards humane machine interaction".


Greeting and Opening
Harald KAINZ, Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Dr.h.c.mult.
Rector of Graz University of Technology

Roderick BLOEM Ph.D., Univ.-Prof.
Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering at Graz University of Technology

Inaugural Lectures

Cracking the code within us: Bioinformatics approaches to study the human genome
Leila TAHER, Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat.habil.
Institute of Biomedical Informatics at Graz University of Technology

Intelligent User Interfaces Towards Humane Machine Interaction
Eduardo VEAS MSc, Univ.-Prof. Dr.techn.
Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science at Graz University of Technology

followed by a sparkling wine reception and a buffet

About Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat.habil. Leila TAHER

Leila Taher, born 1978 in Santa Fe (Argentina), is a bioinformatician. She develops mathematical and informatics methods to support biomedical research. She is currently Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics in the Department of Biology at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU). The focus of her research group is the investigation of the function of non-coding sequences in the human genome.

Univ.-Prof. Dr.techn. Eduardo VEAS MSc

Eduardo Veas is a professor for intelligent and adaptive user interfaces at Graz University of Technology since September 2019. Before becoming a professor, he was Research Manager of the Knowledge Visualization Area at Know-Center GmbH. He was also research fellow of the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science (TU Graz), and research fellow of CONICET. His interests lie in the field of human computer interaction, in particular studying human aware computing and cognitive aspects of data exploration in visual analytics, virtual and augmented reality interfaces.

Veranstaltet von

Forum Technik und Gesellschaft, TU Graz, alumniTUGraz 1887, Fakultät für Informatik und Biomedizinische Technik

Zeit und Ort

26. März 2020, 17:00 - 20:00

TU Graz, Alte Technik, Aula, 1.Stock, Rechbauerstraße 12, 8010 Graz


Abhaltungssprache: Englisch


Patricia GÖTZ
alumniTUGraz 1887
Tel.: +43 316 873 7191