Bernhard Rengs joined the Vienna Institute of Demography in 2014. He has an interdisciplinary background in computer sciences and economics and received his degrees at the Vienna University of Technology, Austria. From 2003-2014 he was Assistant Professor at the Institute for Mathematical Methods in Economics of the Vienna University of Technology, Austria. His past research focused on Computational Social Simulation, Computational Economics, Evolutionary Economics and Information Visualization. His current research mainly focuses on the application of computational agent based modelling in demography, population economics and socio-economics as well as forced migration studies.

Areas of Expertise

  • Agent-based Computational Social Simulation
  • Agent-based Computational Economics
  • Forced Migration
  • Information Visualisation

Research Areas

Curriculum Vitae

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Affiliation: VID/ÖAW
E-Mail: bernhard.rengs(at)oeaw.ac.at
Phone: +43 1 51581-7732

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The Wittgenstein Centre aspires to be a world leader in the advancement of demographic methods and their application to the analysis of human capital and population dynamics. In assessing the effects of these forces on long-term human well-being, we combine scientific excellence in a multidisciplinary context with relevance to a global audience. It is a collaboration among the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the University of Vienna.