About

Hi! ūüôā – My name is Marco A. Hudelist and I’m a software engineer and computer scientist. I’m currently employed at Fraunhofer Austria Research GmbH / Fraunhofer Innovationcenter for Digitization and Artificial Intelligence located in the Lakeside Park in Klagenfurt/Carinthia as researcher. Before that I’ve been working as a business analyst, ui designer and developer in the industry and before even that I’ve been working four years as a research assistant and post-doc at the Alpen-Adria Universit√§t Klagenfurt / Institute of Information Technology (ITEC).

I¬†graduated from the secondary college for electronic data processing in Villach, Austria (with distinction) and studied Computer Science at the Alpen-Adria Universit√§t Klagenfurt. I¬†received my¬†Bakk. techn. degree (BSc) in May 2010 and my¬†Dipl.-Ing. degree (MSc, with distinction) in July 2012. In my¬†bachelor thesis I¬†participated in creating and evaluating new interacion techniques for multi-monitor environments. During my¬†internship at econob – Informationsdienstleistungs GmbH I¬†was responsible for design and implementation of visualization interfaces for financial prediction data. In my¬†master thesis I¬†presented new 3D image browsing techniques for mobile devices with touchscreens and evaluated them to classical 2D grid-like image arrangements. I¬†joined the FWF¬†project¬†“Next-Generation Video Browsing”¬†as project assistant in August 2012. In July 2015 I received my Dr. techn. degree (PhD, with distinction). In my thesis I report about my work on improving the search interaction on mobile devices for image and video collections. I show results of surveys, user studies, performance evaluations for on-the-fly mobile content analysis tasks as well as present some future ideas in the form of prototypes for improved mobile image and video browsing.
To gather some experience in the industry I then switched away from research and academia to work at priorIT EDV-Dienstleistungen GmbH. There I had the opportunity to work in various roles, like software developement, business analysis, customer-centric project management and ui design. After four years I saw the opportunity to work in research once again, when Fraunhofer Austria opened a new innovation center for digitization and ai in Klagenfurt and this is where I’m currently employed. Additionally, I was an external lecturer for Introduction to Multimedia Technology in the MMC program at AAU Klagenfurt in 2021.