Corporate bodies and boards

Management & Structure

DI Dr.

Gerald Murauer

Chief Executive Officer
Silicon Austria Labs GmbH

For appointments or urgent matters please contact:

Monika Stubitsch
Assistant to Management Team
Tel: 05 0317


Heads of Research Divisions


Alfred Binder, MSc

Interim CTO 



Christina HIRSCHL

Head of Research Division 
Sensor Systems


Rudolf Krall

Head of Research Division
Power Electronics

DI Dr.

Thomas Buchegger

Head of Research Division
Intelligent Wireless Systems


Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board of Silicon Austria Labs began its work on January 10, 2020. The supervisory board sees itself as a link between management and owners and accompanies SAL with knowledge and expertise on the ambitious path to a top European research center for Electronic Based Systems.


Mag. Ingolf Schädler

Chairman of the Supervisory Board


Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Henriette Spyra, MA


Mag. Christa Bock


Ing. Gerd Holzschlag


Mag. Ingrid Rabmer


Mag. Hans Schönegger

Land Kärnten

Prof. Robert Weigel


Mag. Dr. Gudrun Bruckner

Chairwoman SAL Worker's Council

Dr. Lothar Ratschbacher

Deputy Chairman SAL Worker's Council

Mag. Alexandra Ortner

SAL Worker's Council

Andreas Primoschitz

SAL Worker's Council

Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board consists of six people, who provide advice to the research center through their international experience in science & research and the management of research areas, which are also covered by SAL's research program. The advisory board provides strategic advice on the scientific profile and organizational development of SAL and supports the further development of the center.  



Univ. Prof. Dr. Andreas Kugi

Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board
TU Wien


Prof. Dr. Clivia Sotomayor Torres

Deputy Chairwoman of the Scientific Advisory Board
ICREA Barcelona

Prof. Dr. Hermann Eul

Independent Board Member & Investor

Univ. Prof. Dr. Johann Walter Kolar

ETH Zürich

Em. O. Univ. Prof. Dr. Dr. Hermann Kopetz

TTTech Computertechnik AG
TU Wien

Univ. Prof. Dr. Willy Sansen

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Program Advisory Board

The Program Advisory Board assists the management in the preparation and implementation of the Annual Research Program (AWP).

Mag. Michael Wiesmüller

Chairman of the Advisory Board


DI Dr. MBA Klaus Bernhardt


Univ.-Prof. Ph.D. Roderick Bloem

TU Graz

Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. sc. ETH Michael Hartmann

TU Graz

O.Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Gerhard Friedrich

University of Klagenfurt

Dr. Rainer Minixhofer

ams AG

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Michael Paulweber

AVL List GmbH

Ing. Alfred Hiesmayr

Fronius International GmbH

DI Stefan Rohringer

Infineon Technologies Austria AG

O.Univ.-Prof. DI Mag. Dr. Gertrude Kappel

TU Vienna

Mag. Dr. Günther Maier


Dr.rer.nat. Katharina Kern


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Harald Pretl

JKU Linz

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