June 29, 2012

IST Lecture: Stefan Hell "Nanoscopy with Focused Light"

On June, 28, 2012 IST Austria had the honor to welcome Stefan Hell for his IST Lecture on “Nanoscopy with Focused Light”. Prof. Hell is Director of the Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen and Head of the Optical Nanoscopy...

June  4, 2012

IST Austria celebrates Open Campus Day

Approx. 1500 visitors from the Klosterneuburg and Tulln regions seized the opportunity of the Open Campus Day 2012 to  enjoy the varied program provided by the top research institute for its fourth open campus day. Among the many attractions was the...

May 24, 2012

Top-class Science-Industry Talk at IST Austria

How to commercialize results from basic research? This is hard to answer because the disinterested study and analysis of the fundamental processes of matter are the only promising methods in basic research. But successful institutions like the Weizmann Institute (Rehovot, Israel), which earns an annual total sum of several hundred...

May  7, 2012

IST Young Scientist Symposium on Human Evolution

On May 7, 2012, the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria in Klosterneuburg staged its first ‘IST Young Scientist Symposium’. The one-day meeting, which was entirely organized by PhD students and post-doctoral fellows from IST, was dedicated to human evolution....

April 19, 2012

First IST Young Scientist Symposium on Human Evolution

Human evolution is a process of constant changes and adaptations. Likewise, scientific research on this topic is continuously developing as well and news such as the discovery of the Denisovan hominid (2010), or more recently the ‘Red Deer Cave people’ (March...

April 13, 2012

IST Lecture: Hannah Monyer “Studying Interneurons at the Cellular and Network Level"

On April 12, 2012 IST Austria had the pleasure to welcome Hannah Monyer for an IST Lecture. Prof. Monyer is Head of the Department of Clinical Neurobiology and the Interdisciplinary Center of Neurosciences of the University of Heidelberg and has received a...

November 25, 2011

IST Lecture: Alberto Sangiovanni Vincentelli "Taming Dr. Frankenstein: Designing Distributed Systems of Electronics, Mechanical and Biological Components"

On November 24, 2011 IST Austria welcomed Prof. Alberto L. Sangiovanni Vincentelli for an IST Lecture. Prof. Sangiovanni Vincentelli, who holds the Buttner Chair of EECS at the University of California Berkeley and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering,...

June 19, 2011

Open Campus Day 2011

We cordially invite you to the IST Open Campus Day June 19, 2011 - please save the date!Come and join the research party for the whole family at the IST Austria campus in Klosterneuburg! For the first time we will...

May 19, 2011

IST Lecture: Henry Markram "Introducing the Human Brain Project"

On May 18, 2011 IST Austria welcomed Prof. Henry Markram for an IST Lecture. Prof. Markram, the founder of the Brain Mind Insitute at EPFL, gave his talk on the Human Brain Project. The aim of this scientific initiative is to build...

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...