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...

March 24, 2009

IST Austria presents the DVD of the movie "Eric Kandel - In Search of Memory"

This wonderful documentary on the life and the scientific achievements of our esteemed Board member Eric Kandel was a huge success in Austria’s art house cinemas and is now received with big interest in the USA. The Institute was honored to support the production and the premiere in May 2008....

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...

January 15, 2009

Information event at Klosterneuburger Akademie

Information evening on IST Austria IST Austria continued its PR activities in the new year with a presentation on the progress at the Institute and on the construction site at the Klosterneuburger Akademie – a series of lectures and discussions organised by the three catholic student's fraternities of Klosterneuburg. The...

December 17, 2008

Season’s Greetings! But why do the circles spin?

The explanation of the experimentOur visual system is primarily set up for the detection of movement sequences. Static conditions are relatively seldom in nature and are not terribly interesting for the predators with whom we share the principles of image processing. Furthermore, our heads are constantly in motion...

December  4, 2008

Professor Thomas A. Henzinger appointed First President of IST Austria

Outstanding computer scientist from Linz (Upper Austria) with long career abroad accepts offer. Will start serving September 1 2009The Board of Trustees of the Institute of Science...

October  9, 2008

Large audience at information event

Presentations and discussion meet positive reactionAll seats were taken in...

September 20, 2008

Touring in the rain

Campus Tour offers interesting insights Defying the unfriendly weather 50 visitors participated in the Campus Tour on September 20 2008. Leading from the Head Office into the compound the Tour offered a unique opportunity to witness the current construction activities: The foundation of the Lecture Hall has been laid, the...