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Feichtinger, Gustav #

* 14. 7. 1940, Wiener Neustadt

Prof. Dr. Gustav Feichtinger

Mathematik, OR, Weltreisender


Personal Data#

  • Date of Birth: July 14, 1940
  • Place of Birth: Wiener Neustadt, Austria
  • Marital Status: Married with Ingrid Feichtinger, two daughters: Susanne and Evelyn

Academic Data and Professional Experience#

  • University of Vienna (Mathematics and Physics) 1958 - 1963
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics (Algebra) 1963
  • IBM Research Laboratory Vienna 1964 – 1965
  • University of Bonn (Statistics and Operations Research, Assistant and Associate Professor) 1965 - 1972
  • Habilitation in Statistics (Demography) 1970
  • University of Technology Vienna (Full Professor for Operations Research) since 1972,
  • Head of the Research Group ORDYS (Operations Research and Nonlinear Dynamical Systems) at the Institute for Mathematical Methods in Economics
  • Head of the Division for Theoretical Demography at the Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences from 1977-2002
  • Part-time position at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) 1992 - 2004
  • Vienna Institute for Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Head of Division for Population Economics since 2002
  • Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences since 2001
  • Honorary Doctorate of the Faculty for Economics of the University of Magdeburg in 2007

Research Interests#

  • Applications of optimal control theory and dynamic games in economics and OR/MS
  • Nonlinear dynamic modeling of socio-economic processes
  • Economics of 'deviant behaviour': addiction, corruption, violence, terrorism
  • Dynamic cost-benefit analysis in public policy, epidemiology (illicit drug dynamics,HIV)
  • Demography population mathematics, demo-economics
  • Health economics
  • Social interactions, peer groups and networks


  • Austrian Society for Mathematics (ÖMG)
  • Austrian Society for Operations Research (ÖGOR)
  • European Society for Population Economics (ESPE)
  • German Society for Operations Research (GOR)
  • International Society for Dynamic Games (ISDG)

Associate Editorships#

  • Central European Journal of Operations Research (CEJOR)
  • International Abstracts in Operations Research (IAOR)
  • International Game Theory Review (IGTR) Journal of Optimization Theory and Application (JOTA)


  • Telephone: +43 1 58801 / 10545
  • Fax: +43 1 58801 / 910545
  • E-mail: gustav@eos.tuwien.ac.at
  • http://orcos.tuwien.ac.at/people/feichtinger


Stand: 2016

Ehrenamtliche Mitarbeit am Austria-Forum als Mitglied des Editorial Boards#

Gustav Feichtinger hat u.a. durch ein Buch mit Kurzgeschichten und drei Romanen zum Austria-Forum beigetragen.

Buch mit Kurzgeschichten#