January 27, 2012

Tom Henzinger receives honorary doctorate

IST President Thomas A. Henzinger is today granted an honorary doctorate from Université Joseph Fourier. Farid Ouabdesselam, President of the Université Joseph Fourier in Grenoble, will confer the honorary doctorates to him and six other international scientists for their academic achievements....

January 17, 2012

Swiss delegation visits IST Austria

On Tuesday, January 17, the Ambassador to Switzerland, Dr. Urs Breiter, and the Attache for Science, Ms. Anna Ifkovits Horner, paid a visit to the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria.  After welcoming them on the campus Dr. Laurenz...

December  2, 2011

Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam visits IST Austria

On Friday, December 2, the Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam, Prof. Nguyen Thien Nhan, and the Vietnamese Ambassador to Austria, Mr. Thiep Nguyen, visited the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria. After welcoming them on the campus Managing Director Gerald Murauer...

December  1, 2011

Two new Professors to join IST Austria

President Thomas Henzinger today announced the appointment of two further group leaders. Simon Hippenmeyer will join IST Austria as Assistant Professor and Ryuichi Shigemoto as Professor. Both will join the dynamically growing neuroscience cluster currently consisting of Peter Jonas, Jozsef Csicsvari and Gasper Tkacik. Hippenmeyer will start working in Klosterneuburg...

November 30, 2011

IST Austria introduces Donor Club

From left: IST President Thomas Henzinger, Dr. Claus J. Raidl (Chairman of the Board of Trustees of IST Austria), DI Dr. Walter Böhme (OMV AG, Head of Science and Innovation), Dr. Walter Rothensteiner (Raiffeisen Zentralbank, Chairman of the Board of Management), Dr....

November 25, 2011

IST Lecture: Alberto Sangiovanni Vincentelli "Taming Dr. Frankenstein: Designing Distributed Systems of Electronics, Mechanical and Biological Components"

On November 24, 2011 IST Austria welcomed Prof. Alberto L. Sangiovanni Vincentelli for an IST Lecture. Prof. Sangiovanni Vincentelli, who holds the Buttner Chair of EECS at the University of California Berkeley and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering,...

November 24, 2011

Education Minister visits IST Austria

Claudia Schmied, Austrian Federal Minister of Education, Art and Culture, today visited the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria. IST President Thomas Henzinger welcomed Claudia Schmied and informed her of the establishment and development of the research institute. The presentation was...

November 22, 2011

Mayor of Vienna visits IST Austria

Michael Häupl, Mayor of the City of Vienna, today paid a visit to the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria. IST President Thomas Henzinger and Managing Director Gerald Murauer informed Mr. Häupl of the establishment and development of the research institute....

October 28, 2011

Science Minister of Costa Rica visits IST Austria

On Friday, October 28, the Minister for Science and Technology of the Republic of Costa Rica, Mr. Alejandro Cruz Molina, together with Mr. Herbert Espinoza Solano, Counselor of the Embassy of Costa Rica in Austria and Consul General, and Mr. Francisco Abellan...

October 25, 2011

New PhD students start at IST Austria

On September 15, 16 new students joined IST Austria to pursue their PhD. They are the second intake of students for the IST graduate school, and were selected from 638 applications for entry in 2011. The international outlook of IST Austria is...