November 30, 2011

IST Austria introduces Donor Club

From left: IST President Thomas Henzinger, Dr. Claus J. Raidl (Chairman of the Board of Trustees of IST Austria), DI Dr. Walter Böhme (OMV AG, Head of Science and Innovation), Dr. Walter Rothensteiner (Raiffeisen Zentralbank, Chairman of the Board of Management), Dr....

November 25, 2011

IST Lecture: Alberto Sangiovanni Vincentelli "Taming Dr. Frankenstein: Designing Distributed Systems of Electronics, Mechanical and Biological Components"

On November 24, 2011 IST Austria welcomed Prof. Alberto L. Sangiovanni Vincentelli for an IST Lecture. Prof. Sangiovanni Vincentelli, who holds the Buttner Chair of EECS at the University of California Berkeley and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering,...

November 24, 2011

Education Minister visits IST Austria

Claudia Schmied, Austrian Federal Minister of Education, Art and Culture, today visited the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria. IST President Thomas Henzinger welcomed Claudia Schmied and informed her of the establishment and development of the research institute. The presentation was...

November 22, 2011

Mayor of Vienna visits IST Austria

Michael Häupl, Mayor of the City of Vienna, today paid a visit to the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria. IST President Thomas Henzinger and Managing Director Gerald Murauer informed Mr. Häupl of the establishment and development of the research institute....

October 28, 2011

Science Minister of Costa Rica visits IST Austria

On Friday, October 28, the Minister for Science and Technology of the Republic of Costa Rica, Mr. Alejandro Cruz Molina, together with Mr. Herbert Espinoza Solano, Counselor of the Embassy of Costa Rica in Austria and Consul General, and Mr. Francisco Abellan...

October 25, 2011

New PhD students start at IST Austria

On September 15, 16 new students joined IST Austria to pursue their PhD. They are the second intake of students for the IST graduate school, and were selected from 638 applications for entry in 2011. The international outlook of IST Austria is...

August 23, 2011

Prime Minister Faymann visits IST Austria

Prime Minister Werner Faymann today visited the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria. IST President Thomas Henzinger and Managing Director Gerald Murauer informed the Prime Minister and Junior Minister Josef Ostermayer of the establishment and development of the research institute. Faymann and Ostermayer also met professors Carl-Philipp Heisenberg and...

July 20, 2011

Four new Professors to join IST Austria

President Thomas Henzinger today announced the appointment of four further Assistant Professors who will join IST Austria. Vladimir Kolmogorov and Krzysztof Pietrzak will become part of the dynamically developing Computer Science cluster while Daria Siekhaus will strengthen biological research at the Institute. Caroline Uhler, the youngest faculty member of IST, ...

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 24, 2011

Ticket price for IST Shuttle Bus reduced

As of July 1, the express fee of 60 cents for each ride will be reduced to 20 cents. The fee will then amount to 2 Euros for a one-way ticket. The reduction of the express fee will be tested for one year and evaluated afterwards. As of September 5,...