August 19, 2013

ERC Grant for IST Austria mathematician

The Institute of Science and Technology  Austria (IST Austria) has been informed by the European Research Council that Professor Laszlo Erdös has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant. The grant for Erdös who works on the mathematics of disordered quantum systems and...

April  5, 2013

IST Austria Assistant Professor named as HFSP grantee

Tobias Bollenbach, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) since 2010, has been awarded a Program Grant of the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP). This grant supports new collaborations among...

November 20, 2012

Ignaz L. Lieben-Prize 2012 for Michael Sixt

On November 20, Michael Sixt, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria), received the Ignaz L. Lieben-Prize 2012 of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) for his research into the morphodynamics of immune cells. Endowed in...

October 19, 2012

Koenderink Prize for Vladimir Kolmogorov

Vladimir Kolmogorov, Professor at the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria, received the Koenderink Prize at this year’s European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) in Florence (October 7-13) for fundamental contributions to the field of computer vision. The Koenderink Prize is awarded each...

October 19, 2012

Sylvia Cremer receives Lower Austrian Science Award

Professor Sylvia Cremer is one of the four recipients of the Science Award of the state of Lower Austria 2012. Cremer was presented with the award by the governor of Lower Austria, Erwin Pröll, at a ceremony at Grafenegg Palace this evening. The...

June 27, 2012

EMBO Medal for IST Austria Professor

Jiří Friml has been awarded with the EMBO Gold Medal 2012. This was today announced by the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). With this distinction EMBO highlights the quality of molecular biology research being performed by young European scientists. Friml is in the...

June 27, 2012

Two exceptional awards for IST Austria scientists

Two exceptional distinctions have been awarded to the two IST Austria professors Jiří Friml and Christoph Lampert. The Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria has been informed by the European Research Council that Professor Christoph Lampert has been endowed with an ERC...

June 26, 2012

ERC Grant for IST Austria scientist

The Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria has been informed by the European Research Council that Professor Christoph Lampert has been endowed with an ERC Starting Independent Researchers Grant (aka Starting Grant). The grant for Lampert who works on Computer Vision and...

June 12, 2012

Wittgenstein Award for Thomas Henzinger

Thomas Henzinger is one of the two Wittgenstein Award Laureates of 2012. This was announced by the Federal Minister for Science and Research, Karlheinz Töchterle, and Christoph Kratky, President of the Science Fund FWF, at noon today. The President of the...

March 29, 2012

Prestigious HFSP awards for IST Austria Professors

Gašper Tkačik and Harald Janovjak, both Assistant Professors at IST Austria, are awarded grants from the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) in the 2012 award round. HFSP is a funding program for frontier research in the life sciences, managed by the International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO) based in...