Josef Weinbub holds a bacherlor's degree in electrical engineering, a master's degree in microelectronics, and a doctoral degree in technical sciences from the Technische Universität Wien. He was a visiting researcher at the EPCC, University of Edinburgh and at the Device Modelling Group, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK as well as at Silvaco Inc, Santa Clara, CA, USA. He leads the Christian Doppler Laboratory for High Performance TCAD and investigates cutting-edge research problems in the area of micro- and nanoelectronics, focusing on high performance computational approaches.
In 2018, he co-authored a review article on Recent Advances in Wigner Function Approaches. In 2015, he co-edited the Special Issue on Wigner Functions in the Journal of Computational Electronics. He is a co-founder of the Wigner Initiative (where he is also in the steering committee) and the International Wigner Workshop (IW2) series (which he co-organizes).