Person

DI (FH) Thomas Kern

Social Software, Medical Engineering, Knowledge Based Systems, Bio-Informatics, Semantic Web, Medical Informatics, Knowledge Management

Education

FH OÖ Hagenberg, Software Engineering, Dipl.-Ing. (FH)
Oct 1994 - Jun 1998
HTBLA Steyr, Nachrichtentechnik und Elektronik, Matura
Sep 1985 - Jun 1990
Bundesgymnasium Steyr
Sep 1981 - Jun 1985

Professional career & activities

FH Upper Austria, Center Director, Center Director - Center for Technologicical Innovation in Medicine (TIMed Center)
Jun 2016 - dato
FH Upper Austria, Campus Hagenberg, Head of Project, management of R&D projects
Jun 2003 - dato
FH Upper Austria, Campus Hagenberg, Lecturer, teaching activities in several FH OÖ study courses
Sep 2000 - dato
FH Upper Austria Campus Hagenberg, Head of Research Center, R&D management at RC Hagenberg
Jan 2005 - Aug 2017
Integrated Systems for e-Business GmbH Wien, IT-Consultant, consulting in e-document solutions
Jan 2001 - Aug 2001
FH Upper Austria, Campus Hagenberg, Research Associate, collaboration in software engineering projects
Sep 2000 - Nov 2004
Integrated Systems for e-Business GmbH Wien, IT Associate, Head of Profit Center, IT Project Work And Head Of e-Document Management
Oct 1999 - Dec 2000
Daimler Benz Forschungszentrum Ulm, Research Associate, Analysis, Documentation And Implementation of an UML-Repository
Sep 1997 - Jun 1998
WIFI Oberösterreich GmbH Linz, IT-Trainer, teaching in the field of operating systems and hardware
Dec 1994 - Dec 1998
Klausner & Troyer Computersysteme GmbH Steyr, Freelancer, hardware and software development, network solutions
Jan 1991 - Aug 1997

Research interests

  • Semantic Web
  • Bio-Informatics
  • Medical Informatics
  • Knowledge Management
  • Social Software
  • Medical Engineering
  • Knowledge Based Systems
2016
R. Rudisch-Sommer, T. Kern - The FFH Open Access Repository – A Novel Strategy for Research Communications for Universities of Applied Sciences - Proceedings FFH 2016, Wien, Austria, 2016, pp. 7 more
2013
T. Kern, T. Peschetz, G. Petz - Design of the SEEWOP Software Prototype - Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Harbor, Maritime & Multimodal Logistics Modelling and Simulation, Athens, Greece, 2013, pp. 7 more
2013
R. Rid, W. Strasser, D. Siegl, C. Frech, M. Kommenda, T. Kern, H. Hintner, J. W. Bauer, K. Oender - PRIMOS: An Integrated Database of Reassessed Protein–Protein Interactions Providing Web-Based Access to In Silico Validation of Experimentally Derived Data - ASSAY and Drug Development Technologies,… more
2012
T. Kern, G. Petz - BASIC ARCHITECTURE OF THE „SEMANTICALLY ENRICHED E-WORKING PLATFORM“ - PROCEEDINGS OF THE 14TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HARBOR, MARITIME & MULTIMODAL LOGISTICS MODELLING AND SIMULATION, Wien, Austria, 2012 more
2012
D. Nedbal, W. Wetzlinger, T. Kern - Handlungsfelder und Lösungsansätze im Kontext von "Green IS": Eine explorative Studie - Proceedings FFH 2012, Graz, Austria, 2012, pp. 95-99 more
2012
T. Kern, G. Petz - Grundlegende Architektur der „Semantically Enriched E-Working Platform” - Proceedings FFH 2012, Graz, Austria, 2012 more
2011
P. Faschang, G. Petz, V. Dorfer, T. Kern, S. M. Winkler - A process modell for opinion mining on web 2.0 - Proceedings of the fifth Research Forum of the Austrian University of Applied Sciences, Wien (Favoriten), Austria, 2011, pp. 144-147 more
2011
V. Dorfer, S. M. Winkler, T. Kern, S. Blank, G. Petz, P. Faschang - Keyword Clustering in Biomedical Information Retrieval Using Evolutionary Algorithms - Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology and 10th European Conference on Computational… more
2011
V. Dorfer, S. M. Winkler, T. Kern, S. Blank, G. Petz, P. Faschang - On the Performance of Evolutionary Algorithms in Biomedical Keyword Clustering - Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference GECCO 2011, Dublin, Ireland, 2011 more
2011
P. Faschang, G. Petz, V. Dorfer, T. Kern, S. M. Winkler - An Approach to Mining Consumer's Opinion on the Web - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Computer Aided Systems Theory (EUROCAST 2011), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 2011, pp. 37-39 more
2011
V. Dorfer, S. M. Winkler, T. Kern, G. Petz, P. Faschang - Analysis of Single-Objective and Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms in Keyword Cluster Optimization - Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Aided Systems Theory EUROCAST 2011, Las Palmas, Spain, 2011, pp. 3 more
2010
T. Kern, G. Petz - E-Mobility: Concepts, Methods and Tools for new working methods in Energyefficient Mobility - Shaker Verlag, 2010, pp. 83-91 more
2010
J. Kastner, G. Zauner, T. Kern, L. Höfler - Energyefficient Mobility in Energyefficient Mobility - Shaker Verlag, 2010 more
2010
V. Dorfer, S. M. Winkler, T. Kern, G. Petz, P. Faschang - Optimization of Keyword Grouping in Biomedical Information Retrieval Using Evolutionary Algorithms - 22nd European Modeling and Simulation Symposium EMSS 2010, Fes, Morocco, 2010, pp. 25-30 more
2009
T. Kern, M. Kommenda, V. Dorfer, J. W. Bauer, K. Oender - PRIMOS: AN INTEGRATED PLATFORM FOR EXPLORING PROTEIN-PROTEIN INTERACTIONS - Proceedings of 21st European Modeling and Simulation Symposium EMSS 2009, Tenerife, Spain, 2009, pp. 6 more
2009
C. Frech, K. Breuer, B. Ronacher, T. Kern, C. Sohn, G. Gebauer - hybseek: Pathogen primer design tool for diagnostic multi-analyte assays - COMPUTER METHODS AND PROGRAMS IN BIOMEDICINE, Vol. 94, No. 1, 2009, pp. 6 more
2009
C. Frech, M. Kommenda, V. Dorfer, T. Kern, H. Hintner, J. W. Bauer, K. Oender - Improved Homology-driven Computational Validation of Protein-Protein Interactions Based on Evolutionary Gene Duplication and Divergence Hypothesis - BMC Bioinformatics, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2009, pp. 18 more
2008
M. Kommenda, C. Frech, V. Dorfer, T. Kern, J. W. Bauer, K. Oender - Integration and simplification of protein-protein interaction data - Proceedings of FFH2008, Wels, Austria, 2008, pp. 434-438 more
2007
W. Strasser, T. Kern, C. Frech, M. Kommenda, J. W. Bauer, K. Oender - Integration and simplification of protein-protein interaction data - ISMB/ECCB 2007 Conference Proceedings, Wien, Austria, 2007, pp. 434-438 more
2005
K. Oender, T. Kern, W. Strasser, K. Richter, H. Hintner, J. W. Bauer - The function of the N-terminal domain of TGF-ßII: A systematic genome-wide protein-protein interaction study in human keratinocytes - JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE DERMATOLOGY, Vol. 125, No. 3, 2005, pp. 2 more
2004
K. Oender, T. Kern, W. Strasser, K. Richter, H. Hintner, J. W. Bauer - The actin-ECM (extracellular matrix) linkage defects caused by mutations in the Kindlin1 gene are mediated by actinin alpha in Archives of Dermatological Research (Editors: N. Nescio) - Springer Vieweg, 2004, pp. 1 more
2004
T. Kern, K. Breuer, D. Siegl, W. Strasser - Knowledge-Based Systems for Biomedical Laboratory Applications - Proceedings of 2004 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, Las Vegas, United States of America, 2004, pp. 314-319 more
2014
Non-profit organizations , open source communities or corporate networks are characterized by activities which are executed by volunteers to a large extent. In the research project CrAc a proof-of-concept… more
2010
In our modern knowledge society, the effective use of mostly unstructured and exponentially growing data is one of the biggest challenges for computer science. Humans as information receivers only have… more
2009
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2003
In the past few years, the promises of biotechnology - understanding the human body and its intercellular processes, detailed knowledge of health and disease, better diagnostics and treatments - have been… more