Alois Paulin is Professor of Digital Innovation and Transformation in Public Administration at the HVF Ludwigsburg since 2021. He holds a Doctor of Science degree in Computer Science and Informatics from the University of Maribor, Slovenia. Prior to his appointment to the HVF Ludwigsburg he worked as senior software engineer for Siemens and held teaching or research positions at the TU Vienna, TU Munich, and the Edinburgh Napier University, amongst others.
His research interest is in public domain governance, sustainable government information systems, and democratic collaborative decision-making. He is author of Smart City Governance (Elsevier, 2018), co-editor of Beyond Bureaucracy: Towards Sustainable Governance Informatisation (Springer, 2017) and author numerous journals articles published in Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, Computers and Security, Journal of the Knowledge Economy, and Journal of Universal Computer Science.
- A. Paulin, Smart City Governance. Elsevier, 2018.
- A. Paulin, “Ten years of liquid democracy research: An overview,” ocg, vol. 338, pp. 455–466, Jul. 2020.
- A. Paulin, “Through Liquid Democracy to Sustainable Non-Bureaucratic Government - Harnessing the Power of ICTs for a novel form of Digital Government,” JeDEM, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 216–230, 2014.
- A. Paulin, L. Anthopoulos, and C. G. Reddick, Eds., Beyond Bureaucracy: Towards Sustainable Governance Informatisation, vol. 25. Springer, 2017.
- A. Paulin and T. Welzer, “A Universal System for Fair Non-Repudiable Certified e-Mail without a Trusted Third Party,” Computers & Security, 2013.