January 27, 2012

Tom Henzinger receives honorary doctorate

IST President Thomas A. Henzinger is today granted an honorary doctorate from Université Joseph Fourier. Farid Ouabdesselam, President of the Université Joseph Fourier in Grenoble, will confer the honorary doctorates to him and six other international scientists for their academic achievements....

July 20, 2011

Series of prestigious awards for IST Austria

With the recent decisions by the European Research Council (ERC) to award three ERC Starting Independent Researcher Grants to professors at IST Austria, the young research institute takes another important step towards establishing a center of scientific excellence. The transfer of a fourth ERC Grant to a newly hired professor...

June 21, 2011

Michael Sixt receives START grant

The Federal Minister for Science and Research, Prof. Karlheinz Töchterle, and the President of Austria’s funding agency FWF, Prof. Christoph Kratky, today announced that IST Assistant Professor Michael Sixt is one of this year’s recipients of a START grant amounting to approximately...

November 17, 2010

ERC Advanced Grants for Tom Henzinger and Peter Jonas

The European Research Council awarded ERC Advanced Grants for two further IST professors: Tom Henzinger and Peter Jonas. Computer Scientist Thomas Henzinger, the President of IST Austria, will research aspects of “Quantitative Reactive Modeling”; Neuroscientist Peter Jonas will investigate the “Nanophysiology of fast-spiking, parvalbumin-expressing GABAergic interneurons.” Both grants combined amount...

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...

February 10, 2009

Nick Barton to be awarded with Darwin-Wallace Medal

go to full press announcement go to CV First Professor at IST Austria receives prestigious award on Darwin’s 200th birthday The first professor has taken up his work at the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria: Nick Barton, one...