October 13, 2010

Bertalanffy Foundation Building inaugurated

With a ceremonial act this afternoon the Bertalanffy Foundation Building on the Campus of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) in Klosterneuburg was officially opened. IST President Thomas Henzinger, Governor Erwin Pröll, Department Head Elisabeth Freismuth representing the Federal Minister for Science and Research, Beatrix Karl, and donor Peter Bertalanffy in their speeches mentioned the importance of...

May  5, 2010

Press conference on Computer Science Symposium

IST President Prof. Thomas A. Henzinger presented details of the Computer Science symposium “Reactive Modeling in Science and Engineering” to journalists from the Austrian media at the Cafe Landtmann in Vienna. The symposium is taking place at the IST Campus on May 6/7 as part of the event series in May and June on...

March 29, 2010

IST Austria receives 10 Mio Euro donation

The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) in Klosterneuburg receives a donation of ten million Euros from the Invicta Foundation of Austria. For President Thomas A. Henzinger this donation is a confirmation of the ambitious project to build in Austria an internationally oriented institute for basic research in...

September  1, 2009

Tom Henzinger begins term as President of IST Austria

Professor Thomas Henzinger has begun today his official function as the first President of the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria in Klosterbeuburg. Read more about Tom Henzinger and his career so far plus the statements from IST Board members in this press release. ...

May 26, 2009

IST Austria website relaunch

One week prior to the big IST Austria campus opening we are proud to announce the relaunch of our website in a new "look and feel". The project has been realized over the last months in collaboration with our external partner Datenwerk using Typo 3 as a standard open-source content...

May 15, 2009

Constructing the campus

The opening ceremonies of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria at the beginning of June mark the end of extensive building operations. Within only 18 months the former hospital grounds in Maria Gugging have been transformed into a modern research institute. Now the first phase of building has been...

May 15, 2009

Art on the Campus: "Art Brut Center Gugging"

As neighbour on the new campus of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) can be found an absolute jewel of the Austrian cultural landscape, enjoying great international fame. On a hill above the central building and the newly-built lecture hall lies the “Art Brut Center Gugging”. Since...

December 17, 2008

Season’s Greetings! But why do the circles spin?

The explanation of the experimentOur visual system is primarily set up for the detection of movement sequences. Static conditions are relatively seldom in nature and are not terribly interesting for the predators with whom we share the principles of image processing. Furthermore, our heads are constantly in motion...

December  4, 2008

Professor Thomas A. Henzinger appointed First President of IST Austria

Outstanding computer scientist from Linz (Upper Austria) with long career abroad accepts offer. Will start serving September 1 2009The Board of Trustees of the Institute of Science...

July 10, 2008

Press conference on construction progress

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