Stefan Fiel was born in Feldkirch, Austria, and studied at the Vienna University of Technology where he received his MSc. degree in Visual Computing in 2010. He gained experience as a project collaborator in projects at the Computer Vision Lab. He is working at the “DIR – Document Information Retrieval” project where his task is writer identification and writer retrieval. In 2016 he received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science. His research interests are Cultural Heritage Applications and Document Analysis Applications.