Agile leadership in higher education

Covid-19 placed unprecedented and sudden demands on academic institutions throughout the world. Dr Professor Gerd Krizek, head of applied mathematics and physics at the University of Applied Science Technikum, Austria, provides a spotlight perspective on how agile leadership responded to the challenge.

 

Speakers

Gerd Christian Krizek

Dr Gerd Krizek is a project manager in the field of embedded systems and mechatronics.

He is professor and head of the applied mathematics and physics department at the University of Applied Science Technikum, Wien and programme director of the Master’s degree programme in Engineering Management. He is also lecturer, researcher and programme director of the pre-college programme at the same university and the deputy programme director of the Master’s degree program in Intelligent Transport Systems.

Dr. Krizek is an international conference speaker and has been published in several journals in the field of driver assistance systems and intelligent transport systems. His research focus is the field of photonic technologies, empirical analysis and driver assistance systems. He held the project lead in several research projects funded by the Vienna program for funding universities of applied science.

He has received a number of awards in the field of eLearning and didactics.

He graduated with a Master’s in Theoretical Physics at the University of Vienna and received his doctoral degree from the same university. He received his professorship at the University of Applied Science Technikum, Wien.