Thomas Gschwind is a Research Staff Member at the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory. His research interests are cloud computing, in particular, the deployment of cloud applications where he is working on the Weaver project and the storage of user's desktop images in the cloud and their provisioning.
At the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Dr. Gschwind previously was chief architectr of the IBM Pattern-based Process Model Accelerators for WebSphere Business Modeler and the XML Import tool from ARIS to IBM WebSphere Business Modeler.
Dr. Gschwind has taught the following lectures at the Department of Informatics of Universität Zürich: Component-Based Software-Engineering, Business-Driven Software-Engineering, Software Development with C++ Templates.
Prior to joining IBM, Dr. Gschwind was assistant professor at the Distributed Systems Group of Technische Universität Wien. At Technische Universität Wien, he was leading the EasyComp project where he investigated and developed different composition and adaptation technologies such as Type-Based Adapatation and the Vienna Component Framework. Dr. Gschwind also has been working at Hewlett Packard Labs in Palo Alto and at CERN, European's Organization for Nuclear Research.
Thomas is a Senior Member of the IEEE. He holds degress from Technische Universität Wien (MS, 1997; PhD, 2002).