March  1, 2011

IST shuttle bus takes up operation

As of March 1 the IST shuttle bus will take up operation. It will serve the line between the U4 station Wien-Heiligenstadt and the IST Campus every hour between 08.15 and 18.45 (see timetable). By stopping only once at the Stadtplatz...

December 13, 2010

Two further Professors join IST

President Thomas Henzinger today announced the appointment of two further professors who will join IST Austria. The Hungarian-born Jozsef Csicsvari will become part of the dynamically developing neuroscience cluster; Swiss Harald Janovjak will strengthen the activities at the interface of cell biology and biophysics while at the same time collaborating with neuroscientists....

November 17, 2010

ERC Advanced Grants for Tom Henzinger and Peter Jonas

The European Research Council awarded ERC Advanced Grants for two further IST professors: Tom Henzinger and Peter Jonas. Computer Scientist Thomas Henzinger, the President of IST Austria, will research aspects of “Quantitative Reactive Modeling”; Neuroscientist Peter Jonas will investigate the “Nanophysiology of fast-spiking, parvalbumin-expressing GABAergic interneurons.” Both grants combined amount...

October 13, 2010

Three new professors join IST

President Thomas Henzinger on the occasion of the inauguration of the Bertalanffy Foundation Building this afternoon announced three professors who will join the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria: Assistant Professors Tobias Bollenbach, Gašper Tkačik, and Chris Wojtan will perform research at IST Austria in Biophysics and Computer Graphics....

October 13, 2010

Bertalanffy Foundation Building inaugurated

With a ceremonial act this afternoon the Bertalanffy Foundation Building on the Campus of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) in Klosterneuburg was officially opened. IST President Thomas Henzinger, Governor Erwin Pröll, Department Head Elisabeth Freismuth representing the Federal Minister for Science and Research, Beatrix Karl, and donor Peter Bertalanffy in their speeches mentioned the importance of...

October 11, 2010

Opening of Bertalanffy Foundation Building

After a planning and construction period of only two years the Bertalanffy Foundation Building will be inaugurated on October 13 on the Campus of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) in Klosterneuburg in the Vienna Woods. Seven research groups will immediately start to work in the lab building after the opening. With the name of...

June  8, 2010

Memorial for victims of NS medical crimes introduced

Art work of Dorothee Golz at the IST Austria campus as a "poetic sign of transience" Within a small ceremony the memorial by Dorothee Golz was introduced...

May 29, 2010

Open Campus Day 2010

More information on Open Campus Day 2010 at IST Austria can be found in the program (in German), press announcement (in German) and photo gallery....

May  5, 2010

Press conference on Computer Science Symposium

IST President Prof. Thomas A. Henzinger presented details of the Computer Science symposium “Reactive Modeling in Science and Engineering” to journalists from the Austrian media at the Cafe Landtmann in Vienna. The symposium is taking place at the IST Campus on May 6/7 as part of the event series in May and June on...

April 19, 2010

4 Anniversary Events at IST Austria May-June

Almost one year has passed since the official opening ceremony of IST Austria in June 2009. We are looking back at a year full of positive developments, among them: - Several new faculty appointments, bringing...