Gabriele Kotsis is full professor in computer science at Johannes Kepler University (JKU), Linz, Austria, leading the Department of Telecommunication and the division of Cooperative Information Systems.
Both, her Master Thesis (1991) and her Phd (1995), which she received from the University of Vienna, have been awarded for scientific excellence by the Austrian Computer Society.
Her scientific contributions include seminal work in the field of workload characterisation for parallel and distributed systems and in performance management of computer systems with a specific focus on mobile and ubiquitous computing environments.
Gabriele Kotsis was vice-rector for Research at JKU, and longstanding chairwoman of Universities Austria’s Policy Committee on Research.
She is a distinguished member and current president of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).