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Korica, Petra#

* 28. 9. 1982, Zagreb (Kroatien)

Dipl.Ing. Cand. Dr. Petra Korica, Bakk. techn.

Informatik, Kroatien

Petra Korica

Email: pkorica@sbox.tugraz.at.


Born Sept. 28, 1982 in Zagreb, Croatia Doctoral School "Computer Science", Graz University of Technology, June 2009 – candidate 2013/2014, Thesis: Intelligent Systems Through Combination of Artificial Intelligence, Community Knowledge and Human Reasoning

Master studies "Software Development and Business Management", Graz University of Technology, March 2006 – June 2008, with distinction.

Master thesis: Analysis and Synthesis of Facial Expressions with Self-made Robotic Face FLEA, User Interface Design for Interaction with robots

Bachelor studies "Software Engineering and Knowledge Management", Graz University of Technology, October 2002 – February 2006

Bachelor thesis: Road Traffic Regulations and Visual Languages

Business studies, Karl Franzens University Graz, Feb. 2002 – Oct. 2004 (during last year of school, enabled by a scholarship for gifted pupils)

Handelsakademie Grazbachgasse, Graz

Osnovna Skola Ivana Gundulica, Zagreb


Croatian (mother tongue)
German, fluent
English, fluent
French, fluent
Russian, beginner


Account Techology Strategist in Enterprise and Partner Group (July 2013 – to present) Microsoft Hrvatska d.o.o.
Senior IT Operations Consultant (September 2012 – July 2013)
Consulting large clients on their processes and technology based on ITIL and MOF (Microsoft Operations Framework) at Microsoft France Services
Architect Evangelist Infrastructure (October 2010 – September 2012)
Marketing, Developer and Platform Evangelism Group (DPE) at Microsoft Austria
Specialist Business Intelligence in Sales Microsoft Austria (January 2009 – October 2010)
Technical pre-sales role selling Microsoft solutions for Business Intelligence and SQL Server
Founded and led SQL User Group Austria to support customers, help partners, and develop new leads
Austrian Railways (May 2008 – December 2008)
Systems Developer in new10 (Graz) working on a project for Magna Steyr (J2EE Portal administrator and developer) (April 2007 – April 2008) Developed a plan and helped manage the migration of the main intranet portal of Magna Steyr with 30.000 users to a new modern architecture.
Technical integration and software engineering in the working group "Social Learning", Central Informatic Services, Graz University of Technology (October 2006 – April 2007)
Introduced a new university-wide(approx. 9.000 users) eLearning platform "TU Graz TeachCenter"
Software Engineer on CAMPUSonline, Central Informatic Services, Graz University of Technology (March 2005 – October 2006)

Special knowledge#

Programming languages: C#, C++, Java, C, F#
Database design and development: Microsoft SQL Server (database engine, datawarehouse), Microsoft Excel PowerPivot, Oracle DB, PL/SQL, MySQL
Web development: HTML 5, ASP.NET, JSP, Ajax, Java Script, PHP, CSS, FLASH, Apache Web Server, IIS
User Interface Design
Cloud platform: Windows Azure, SQL Azure, SQL Azure Reporting Services, Amazon Cloud, Google App Engine
Developing environments/IDEs: Visual Studio, Expression Web, Eclipse, Anjuta, Rational Rose Photoshop
Robotics: human robot interaction, robot vision, localisation, navigation
Artifical Intelligence
Information Retrieval and Search Engines
Computer Vision
Operating systems: Windows (2000, XP, Vista, 7), Windows Server, Solaris, Linux (Red Hat, Ubuntu, Debian)
J2EE technologies
LDAPv3, Active Directory
Virtualization: Hyper-V and VMWare
Network knowledge: network architectures, load balancing
Microsoft Office and Microsoft SharePoint Server
MicrosoftOffice 365, Google Apps


ITIL v3 Foundations Certificate
ITIL v3 Service Lifecycle - Operations
Microsoft Certified Technology Speicalist: MS Office SharePoint Server 2007,Application Development
Microsoft Certified Technology Speicalist: MS Office SharePoint Server 2007, Configuration
Microsoft Certified Technology Speicalist: MS SQL Server 2008, Database Development
Microsoft Certified Technology Speicalist: MS SQL Server 2008,Implementation and Maintenance
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, Application Development Foundation

Successful participation in RoboCup@Home world championship competition at RoboCup 2007 in Atlanta, 2009 in Graz and 2nd place in RoboCup@Home competition at German Open 2007 in Hannover, Germany

Styrian schoolarship for gifted pupils (enables pupils to study at an university before school leaving examination)

Reference projects#

Development of robot "FLEA" (hardware and software in C++) with a humanlike functional robotic head with 13 degrees of freedom, facial expression recognition system with C++ and recognition of seven basic facial expressions (please visit http://www.flea.at for additional information)

Numerous Publications and given talks and references available upon request


Charity work (Member of Kiwanis)
Sports (Marathon running, Yoga, Diving, Snowboarding)

Stand: 2013