Dr. (mult) Michael E. Auer is
Professor of Electrical Engineering at Carinthia University
of Applied Sciences Villach, Austria. His current research
is directed to technology enhanced learning and remote
working environments especially in engineering.
He is author or co-author of more than 180 publications and
leading member of numerous national and international
organizations in the field of Online Technologies.
Michael Auer is founder and chair of the annual
international IEEE EDUCON, ICL and REV conferences and chair
or member of the Program Committees of several international
conferences and workshops.
He works as an evaluator and coordinator of European Union
funded research projects and is member in expert groups of
the European Commission.
Michael Auer is Founding-President and CEO of the
"International Association of Online Engineering" (IAOE)
since 2006, a non-governmental organization that promotes
the vision of new engineering working environments
worldwide. In 2009 he was appointed as member of the
Advisory Board of the European Learning Industry Group (ELIG).
In September 2010 he was elected as President of the
"International Society of Engineering Education" (IGIP).
Furthermore, he is one of the founders and Secretary General
of the "Global Online Laboratory Consortium" (GOLC). GOLC is
the result of an initiative started in 2009 at MIT to
coordinate the work on educational Online Laboratories