April  8, 2016

Three further ERC Advanced Grants for IST Austria Professors

Three scientists at the Institute of Science and Technology (IST Austria) are to receive the prestigious Advanced Grants from the European Research Council (ERC). Neuroscientists Peter Jonas and Ryuichi Shigemoto as well as physicist Robert Seiringer secured an award each with...

December 21, 2015

Two ERC Starting Grants and one ERC Consolidator Grant for IST Austria

Biochemist Martin Loose, Assistant Professor at IST Austria since January 2015, and developmental biologist Anna Kicheva, who joined IST Austria recently as Assistant Professor in November 2015, will be endowed with an ERC Starting Grant each. Computer scientist and cryptographer Krzysztof...

December  4, 2015

Austrian Academy of Sciences honors IST Austria professors

Evolutionary biologist Sylvia Cremer is awarded with the Elisabeth Lutz-Prize by the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) for her research. The IST Austria professor investigates the evolutionary immunology of ant societies and their individual and collective anti-pathogen defenses. Colonies of social...

October 20, 2015

László Erdős and Peter Jonas new members of Academia Europaea

László Erdős has been named member of Academia Europaea (section: mathematics). The mathematician—since 2013 professor at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria—studies mathematics of disordered quantum systems and matrices. Erdős and his team focus on developing mathematical tools to rigorously...

September 23, 2015

Novarino to receive Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Research Award

Neuroscientist Gaia Novarino has been awarded the Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Research Award 2016. This award, donated by the pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim and announced by the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS),...

July 21, 2015

Carl-Philipp Heisenberg new member of Leopoldina

Carl-Philipp Heisenberg has been named member of Leopoldina (Class II: Life Sciences). The cell biologist—since 2009 at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria—studies the molecular and cellular mechanisms by which vertebrate embryos take shape. To obtain insights into critical processes...

July 20, 2015

Thomas Henzinger to receive Royal Society Award

The Royal Society announced on Monday, July 20, that IST Austria President Thomas Henzinger is to receive the Milner Award 2015 in recognition of his fundamental advances in the theory and practice of formal verification and synthesis of reactive, real-time,...

June  8, 2015

IST Austria Professor Caroline Uhler receives START award

Vice-Chancellor and Science Minister Reinhold Mitterlehner, Secretary of State Harald Mahrer and the President of the Austrian Science Fund FWF, Pascale Ehrenfreund, this evening announced that IST Professor Caroline Uhler is one of this year’s START Award recipients. Around €...

June  8, 2015

Bernd Bickel receives Microsoft Visual Computing Award

Bernd Bickel is the recipient of the Microsoft Visual Computing Award 2015. Microsoft Photogrammetry promotes young academics in Austria by enabling the Austrian Association for Pattern Recognition to award the Microsoft Visual Computing Award. This biannual price is endowed with 5,000...

May 22, 2015

Chris Wojtan awarded at Eurographics 2015 for liquid simulations

Chris Wojtan received two prestigious awards at last week’s Eurographics conference in Zurich. Held by the European Association for Computer Graphics, Eurographics is the major annual computer graphics conference in Europe, bringing together graphics experts from around the world to present...

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