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...

April 19, 2010

4 Anniversary Events at IST Austria May-June

Almost one year has passed since the official opening ceremony of IST Austria in June 2009. We are looking back at a year full of positive developments, among them: - Several new faculty appointments, bringing...

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...

March 22, 2010

Four new professors appointed at IST Austria

The new members of the research institute work in the fields of neuroscience, evolutionary biology, cell biology, and computer science President Thomas Henzinger this morning announced four professors who will join the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria): Assistant Professors Sylvia Cremer, Christoph Lampert, and Michael Sixt will...

March  1, 2010

School Competition in Mathematics

The prizes for this year's school competition will be awarded at the Open Campus Day on May 29, 2010. More information can be found in the press announcement (in German)....

December 18, 2009

Nick Barton receives ERC Advanced Grant

The European Research Council (ERC) has named Professor Nick Barton (seen above with members of his team) of the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria as one of the recipients of an ERC Advanced Grant for the...

October 21, 2009

Henzinger presents two new Professors at IST Austria

President Thomas Henzinger named two further Professors who will join the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria: Jonathan Bollback and Calin Guet. This puts the number of Professors at IST Austria to seven, representing six different nationalities. Both new members of the faculty are Assistant Professors on Tenure...

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. ...

August  1, 2009

Founder of Computational Topology back to his roots

Prof. Herbert Edelsbrunner started serving in a full time capacity at IST Austria at the beginning of August. Six further members of his former research group at Duke University will join him during the next weeks. The Austrian-born professor is widely considered as the founder of Computational Topology. Like Tom Henzinger, the...

June  2, 2009

President Henzinger presents three new Professors

Professor Thomas Henzinger, acting as first President of IST Austria, in his presentation on the occasion of the opening of the IST Austria Campus this evening named three further Professors who will join the Institute: Krishnendu Chatterjee, Herbert Edelsbrunner and Carl-Philipp Heisenberg. This puts the numbers of Professors at IST Austria – including...