Scerbakov (Scherbakov) Nikolai V.

Born in 1954 in Orel, Russia. Studied Computer Science and Technical Mathematics at the Technical University of St. Petersburg, Russia (former Leningrad) from 1971 to 1977 (diploma with honours).

Assistant Professor for Computer Science at the Technical University of St. Petersburg from 1977 to 1983. Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Technical University of St. Petersburg 1983. Associate Professor for Computer Science at the Technical University of St. Petersburg from 1983 to 1988. Full Professor for Applied Computer Science at the Technical University of St. Petersburg since 1989. In addition, head of the Laboratory of Information and Expert Systems at the Technical University of St. Petersburg.

Visiting Professor at the Graz University of Technology, Austria from 1991 to 1994.

Full-time employee (a.o. Univ.Professor) of the Graz University of Technology since May 1995.

Author of four books and over 150 scientific contributions [see list of selected publications].

Member of program committee of a number of International Conferences: "ED-MEDIA", "ED-TELECOM", "WebNet","ICCE" and others.

Manager of a number of ambitious undertakings including the development of the object-oriented database management system "INFOBANK", multimedia authoring system "Hyper-PC", fully-fledged hypermedia system "HM-Card" and Web Based Training System "WBT-Master". Main research and project areas: hypermedia systems, distributed database systems, expert systems, data models and their applications.

Technical leader at IICM for such European projects as EONT, EuropeMMM and CORONET.

Current undegraduate courses:

Graz, Austria, April 2016.