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Thomas Strasser received a master's and a PhD degree from Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) and was awarded with the venia docendi (habilitation) in the field of automation from the same university. For several years, he has been a senior scientist in the Center for Energy of the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology. His main responsibilities involve strategic development of smart grid automation and validation research projects and mentoring/supervising junior scientist and PhD candidates. Before joining AIT, Dr. Strasser spent several years as senior researcher investigating reconfigurable automation systems at PROFACTOR and some years at TU Wien as project assistant work on control-related topics.

He is active as a senior lecturer (Privatdozent) at TU Wien. He is the co-author of more than 200 scientific publications (journal publications, book editorials and chapters, conference papers, editorial of conference proceedings, technical reports) as well as two patents in the above-mentioned areas. Thomas Strasser has presented results of his research work in various international and national conferences, workshops, events, and seminars. He is an active member in various program committees of scientific conferences and serves as editorial board member/associate editor of Springer, Hindawi, MPDI, and IEEE Journals.

Dr. Strasser was and is involved as scientific and/or sub-project coordinator in several national and international research projects. In addition, he is an evaluator of research proposals and projects for several national and European funding agencies. He is member of international IEC and IEEE standardization working groups and senior member of IEEE where he is also involved in several activities of the IES (AdCom member-at-large 2018-2020), SMCS (BoG member-at-large 2018-2020), and PES societies. He servers also as the Austrian representative in the CIGRE study committee C6.