Josef Weinbub obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, a Master's degree in Microelectronics, and a Doctoral degree in Technical Sciences at the TU Wien, where he also holds the venia docendi (habilitation) in the field of Micro- and Nanoelectronics. He was a visiting researcher at the EPCC, University of Edinburgh, at the Device Modelling Group, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK as well as at SILVACO Inc., Santa Clara, CA, USA. He founded and now chairs the Master’s program Computational Science and Engineering at the TU Wien and is involved with several international scientific conferences in various management and scientific roles. He leads the Christian Doppler Laboratory for High Performance TCAD where he investigates cutting-edge research problems in the area of Micro- and Nanoelectronics, focusing on high performance computational approaches.
In 2018, he published 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 and the International Wigner Workshop (IW2) series.