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...

June  2, 2009

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...

June  1, 2009

IST Austria Campus-Party

Informationen zum Ideenwettbewerb und zur Bewerbung als CampusreporterIn Plakat Open Campus am 1. Juni Programmübersicht 1. Juni Erste Veranstaltung im Rahmen der Eröffnungswoche für Freunde und...

May 26, 2009

IST Austria website relaunch

One week prior to the big IST Austria campus opening we are proud to announce the relaunch of our website in a new "look and feel". The project has been realized over the last months in collaboration with our external partner Datenwerk using Typo 3 as a standard open-source content...

May 15, 2009

Constructing the campus

The opening ceremonies of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria at the beginning of June mark the end of extensive building operations. Within only 18 months the former hospital grounds in Maria Gugging have been transformed into a modern research institute. Now the first phase of building has been...

May 15, 2009

Art on the Campus: "Art Brut Center Gugging"

As neighbour on the new campus of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) can be found an absolute jewel of the Austrian cultural landscape, enjoying great international fame. On a hill above the central building and the newly-built lecture hall lies the “Art Brut Center Gugging”. Since...