Wolfgang Schulz was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1966. He received the Dipl.-Ing. degree in electrical engineering, and the Ph.D. degree from the Technical University of Vienna, Austria, in 1992 and 1997, respectively. In 1992 he joined the Technical University of Vienna as an Assistant Professor.
Currently, he is at the Austrian Lightning Detection & Information System (ALDIS), with a research focus on the performance of lightning location systems and E-field measurements of lightning discharges. He is the author or co-author of more than 150 scientific papers published in reviewed journals and presented at international conferences.