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...

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...