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. ...

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...

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...

July 10, 2008

Press conference on construction progress

see report...

July 10, 2008

Buildings soon ready for first scientists

July 10 2008: At a press conference at the IST Austria Campus Prof. Haim Harari this morning presented the progress of the construction works. Untill spring 2009 the Central Building, the Lecture Hall and a number of infrastructurual facilities will be completed. This will enable IST Austria to offer the...

May 26, 2008

Eric Kandel in Vienna

Nobel laureate attends film premiere at the end of May Eric Kandel, Nobel laureate for Medicine 2000 and member of the Board of Trustees of IST Austria, will be in Vienna from May 26 to May 29 for the world premiere of the film "In Search of  Memory" by director  Petra...

April 26, 2008

Big Bang on Campus successful

The successful and noisy blasting of the chimney completes the demolition phase and ushers in the construction phase for the IST Austria campus. More information can be found in press announcement (in German) and press report (in German)....