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...

May 27, 2013

Celebrate with the scientists

IST Austria is inviting you to this year’s “Open Campus”. Scheduled for Saturday, 8 June in Maria Gugging, the event is going to provide thrilling science and smart entertainment for the whole family. In fact, it is very simple: researchers...

May 23, 2013

Heisenberg Review in this week’s edition of Cell

In this week’s edition of Cell (DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2013.05.008), Carl-Philipp Heisenberg, Professor at IST Austria, and Yohanns Bellaiche of the Institut Curie in Paris review most recent advances in how mechanical forces function in morphogenesis and pattern formation. The...

May 15, 2013

Austrian Academy of Sciences accepts Christoph Lampert and Michael Sixt into Junge Kurie

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) has elected Christoph Lampert and Michael Sixt of IST Austria into the Junge Kurie, the chapter of young scientists within the Academy. The decrees were bestowed upon them on May 15, 2013, with Federal President Heinz Fischer and Federal Minister for Science and Research...

April 25, 2013

IST Lecture: Stephen Smale “The protein folding problem via relations with patterns in data and the geometry of kernels”

Yesterday, on May 24, IST Austria had the great pleasure to welcome Stephen Smale for his IST Lecture on “The protein folding problem via relations with patterns in data and the geometry of kernels”. Smale is an American mathematician, famous for his proof...