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...

August 13, 2013

Secret, safe and succinct

Krzysztof Pietrzak, Assistant Professor at IST Austria, together with Eike Kitz and Mario Szegedy presents a new scheme for the design of provably secure digital signatures that are shorter and therefore more compact than previously possible. The team of scientists presents their...

July 22, 2013

Simulations in Tinseltown

In this liquid simulation, commonly used models for animation dissolve in splashes and waves. (© Ryoichi Ando) Disneyland seems an unlikely venue for a scientific conference but the home of Mickey, Donald and Captain Jack Sparrow is where IST Austria professor Chris...

June 27, 2013

New donor for IST Austria scholarship program

Today, President Thomas Henzinger announced a new donor of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria). Steven Heinz, Austrian co-founder of the investment company Lansdowne Partners and Managing Director of Lansdowne Partners Austria GmbH, will donate € 120’000 over a...

June 25, 2013

Mathematical medicine

Johannes Reiter, PhD student in the group of IST Austria Professor Krishnendu Chatterjee, is co-first author of a publication with Krishnendu Chatterjee, Martin Nowak and Bert Vogelstein appearing today in eLife, a new open access journal in the life sciences established as...

June 20, 2013

IST Austria inaugurates Miba Machine Shop

Thomas Henzinger, President of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria), today presented a new donor of the institute as part of a ceremony on campus: the technology company Miba AG supports research at IST Austria with 350’000 Euro. To...

June 14, 2013

New research finds new turbulence

In the paper published this week in PNAS, IST Austria professor Björn Hof and his collaborators at the Universities of Saarbrücken, Vermont, Edinburgh and the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self Organization unravel the mystery surrounding drag reduction through polymer addition,...

June  9, 2013

Powerful reseach party

Yesterday approx. 1000 people took the opportunity to visit the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) in Maria Gugging/Klosterneuburg in sunny weather. The scientists set up research islands and organized lab tours to present their work in an easy-to-understand way, inviting the visitors...

June  6, 2013

Enabling Synergies – Science Industry Talk 2013

Hermann Hauser put it bluntly: ”You have no history of 800 years – that is your advantage.“ This was one of many suggestions stated at this year’s Science Industry Talk, jointly organized by the Association of Austrian Industries Industriellenvereinigung (IV) and the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST...

May 27, 2013

Innovative Partnership

The Federation of Austrian Industries (IV) and the Institute of Science and Technology Austria are inviting you to the panel of international experts on “Partners in Innovation: Synergies between Industry and Basic Research” . The discussion, scheduled for 4 June at 5:00pm on the IST Austria campus in Klosterneuburg, will...