November 20, 2012

Ignaz L. Lieben-Prize 2012 for Michael Sixt

On November 20, Michael Sixt, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria), received the Ignaz L. Lieben-Prize 2012 of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) for his research into the morphodynamics of immune cells. Endowed in...

October 30, 2012

Association of Foreign Correspondents visits IST Austria

The Association of Foreign Correspondents in Vienna yesterday paid a visit to the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria). The group of 12 members reporting for media outlets in Germany, Russia, Slovenia, Ukraine, and Mongolia was welcomed by President Thomas...

October 19, 2012

Koenderink Prize for Vladimir Kolmogorov

Vladimir Kolmogorov, Professor at the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria, received the Koenderink Prize at this year’s European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) in Florence (October 7-13) for fundamental contributions to the field of computer vision. The Koenderink Prize is awarded each...

October 19, 2012

Sylvia Cremer receives Lower Austrian Science Award

Professor Sylvia Cremer is one of the four recipients of the Science Award of the state of Lower Austria 2012. Cremer was presented with the award by the governor of Lower Austria, Erwin Pröll, at a ceremony at Grafenegg Palace this evening. The...

October 19, 2012

Vice Chancellor Spindelegger visits IST Austria

Michael Spindelegger, Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister of Austria, yesterday visited the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria). President Thomas Henzinger welcomed Spindelegger and gave him an overview of the development of IST Austria and the future plans. After a tour...

October 11, 2012

An extra dimension in gastrulation

An issue of Science presenting a collection of articles focusing on "Forces in Development" contains two research papers by the group of Carl-Philipp Heisenberg of the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria, giving new insights into the forces governing gastrulation movements in zebrafish....

October 10, 2012

Gusenbauer, Chorherr and Hemetsberger visit IST Austria

From left: W.Hemetsberger, K.Chatterjee, K.Pietrzak, H.Acar, V.Ruprecht, D.Siekhaus, A.Gusenbauer, C.Chorherr, T.Henzinger, M.Sixt "Things are possible here." That is how postdoc Verena Ruprecht (Sixt/Heisenberg group) wrapped up her description of the spirit at IST Austria in a discussion with Alfred Gusenbauer, Austria’s...

September 27, 2012

Akiko Sato of OIST visits IST Austria

Yesterday Akiko Sato, Special Assistant to CEO and President of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), finished her two-day visit to the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria. After meeting Laurenz Niel, Head of Academic Affairs, Tuesday evening, she gave a...

September 24, 2012

New PhD students arrive on campus

Last week, the new intake of PhD students of the IST Austria Graduate School arrived on campus. After an introductory week, the 18 PhD students from 12 different countries will start their work in the research groups of IST Austria. For Anastasia...

September 17, 2012

Bulgarian President visits IST Austria

The President of the Republic of Bulgaria, Mag. Rosen Plevneliev, and the Governor of the state of Lower Austria, Dr. Erwin Pröll, today visited the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria. Plevneliev is on a working visit to Austria. He is accompanied by...