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...

May  7, 2015

Gaia Novarino receives CURE Taking Flight Award

Gaia Novarino was granted a Taking Flight Award 2015 from the Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE). Founded by a small group of parents of children with epilepsy, CURE is the world's leading nongovernmental agency fully committed to funding research...

April 21, 2015

Arjun Radhakrishna rewarded for doctoral dissertation

Arjun Radhakrishna received this year's ACM SIGBED Paul Caspi Memorial Dissertation Award for his thesis about "Quantitative Specifications for Verification and Synthesis". Established by the ACM SIGBED Special Interest Group on Embedded Systems in 2013, the Paul Caspi Memorial Dissertation Award...

February 27, 2015

Bollback to track down barriers in ERC project

Evolutionary biologist Jonathan P. Bollback has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant to study the “Selective Barriers to Horizontal Gene Transfer”. IST Austria President Thomas A. Henzinger: “The ERC grant for Jon highlights the outstanding quality of researchers at IST Austria....

February 19, 2015

Henzinger named as EATCS Fellow

The European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS) has recognized five of its members for their outstanding contributions to theoretical computer science by naming them as recipients of an EATCS fellowship 2015. Among the laureates is IST Austria President Thomas...

December 15, 2014

Wojtan rewarded for the Big Splash

The computer scientist Chris Wojtan has been awarded with an ERC Starting Grant for his project “Big Splash: Efficient Simulation of Natural Phenomena at Extremely Large Scales”, resulting in a total number of 15 ERC grantees at IST Austria, of 31...

September 19, 2014

How genomic imprinting shapes the brain

Simon Hippenmeyer, Assistant Professor at IST Austria, receives a grant of the Lower Austrian Research and Education Company (NFB). In his project, the neuroscientist investigates the role of genomic imprinting in the development and function of the brain. For each gene,...

May 12, 2014

Recognition by Austrian Academy of Sciences for two IST Austria professors

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) has named their newly elected members. Among the selected are IST Austria professors Herbert Edelsbrunner und Jiri Friml. IST Austria president Thomas Henzinger expressed his delight: “I congratulate Herbert and Jiri. As outstanding researchers both are...

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