Thomas Hütter

Department of Informatics
University of Salzburg
Jakob-Haringer-Str. 2
5020 Salzburg, Austria


Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Salzburg (2022-)


Since 2022, I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Database Research Group where I work on the integration of similarity queries into database systems.

Visiting Scholar, University of California, Irvine, US (2020)


During this research stay, I worked on the definition and efficient algorithms for similarity measures for JSON documents. Host-Supervisor: Prof. Michael J. Carey.

Research Assistant, University of Salzburg (2013-2017)


From 2013 to 2017 I was a member in Prof. Christoph M Kirsch's Computational Systems Group. I worked on several scientific projects in the areas of compiler construction and memory management.

Teaching Assistant, University of Salzburg (2017)

Research and teaching

I joined the Database Research in March 2017. I created new lecture slides, contributed to scientific projects, and gave a tutorial for the 'Databases 1' course.

Software Engineer, Ocilion IPTV GmbH, Austria (2010-2011)

Software Engineer

Design and implementation of graphical user interfaces for set-top-boxes and databases for handling user data. Further experience: IPTV systems.

Software Engineer, Fischer Composite Technology GmbH, Austria (2008)


Redesign and implementation of the company website. Set up a Wiki system for internal documentation.

Hardware Engineer, Bernecker + Rainer GesmbH, Austria (2007)


Repairing industrial PCs.