April 16, 2014

Science and success: young researchers at IST Austria

Postdocs and PhD students in several groups at IST Austria recently published insights from their research and received prizes for their work. Postdoc Alvaro Ingles-Prieto receives a Dan David scholarship endowed with $15’000 by the Dan David Foundation. Each year, the Dan David foundation...

March 28, 2014

IST Austria neuroscientist receives HFSP grant

Simon Hippenmeyer, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria), has been awarded a Program Grant by the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP). Together with three research groups in the US and the UK, the neuroscientist will study how a...

March 13, 2014

Edelsbrunner named as EATCS fellow

For the first time, the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS) has named ten of its members as the recipients of an EATCS fellowship. Among the laureates is IST Austria Professor Herbert Edelsbrunner who, according to the EACTS Fellows Selection Committee, was selected...

December  9, 2013

PhD Students and Postdocs publish research results and receive prizes

In the past months, several PhD students and Postdocs of IST Austria have published their research or received prizes for their work. Examples of their research span the range of disciplines at IST Austria: Tiago Paixão, Postdoc in the group of evolutionary biologist Nick...

December  5, 2013

Schrödinger-Prize for Nick Barton

On December 13, the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) awards the Erwin Schrödinger-Prize 2013 to Nick Barton. The Professor at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) is thereby honored for his preeminent achievements in the field of evolutionary population genetics. The...

November 25, 2013

AAAS and IST Austria Announce 2013 Fellows

Prof. Thomas A. Henzinger of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) has been named a Fellow of the American Association for theAdvancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers....

November 25, 2013

Kristof Huszar receives György Oláh Hungarian Mathematical Talent Prize

Last Friday, Phd student Kristof Huszar was awarded the “György Oláh Hungarian Mathematical Talent Prize” in the opening ceremony of the “Nagy Károly Mathematical Students’ Meeting” in Komárno, Slovakia. Established by mathematics teachers István Keszegh, József Mészáros, Mária Oláh, and journalist-writer Péter Tarics this...

November 20, 2013

Hildegard Uecker receives "For Women in Science” grant

Mathematician Hildegard Uecker is one of four early-stage researchers who received a “For Women in Science” 2013 grant in Vienna on Tuesday evening. The postdoc in the group of evolutionary biologist Nick Barton at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria)...

September 17, 2013

Series of prizes for postdocs at IST Austria

The postdocs at Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) are as varied as the questions they pursue in their work, the approaches they take and the countries they come from. But one of the things that unite them is that they have...

September  9, 2013

Walther Arndt Award to ant researcher Sylvia Cremer

Sylvia Cremer, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria), receives this year’s Walther Arndt Prize of the German Zoological Society (Deutsche Zoologische Gesellschaft, DZG). The award will be presented at the 106th annual meeting of the DZG, taking place...

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