October 13, 2010

Three new professors join IST

Tobias Bollenbach, Gašper Tkačik and Chris Wojtan raise the total number of professors at IST Austria to 14.

President Thomas Henzinger on the occasion of the inauguration of the Bertalanffy Foundation Building this afternoon announced three professors who will join the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria: Assistant Professors Tobias Bollenbach, Gašper Tkačik, and Chris Wojtan will perform research at IST Austria in Biophysics and Computer Graphics. This raises the total number of professors at IST Austria to 14.  Bollenbach will start to work at IST Austria in November; the other two new professors will take up their work in the spring of 2011. President Henzinger expressed his satisfaction "that IST Austria was able to attract these three outstanding scientists. These appointments show the Institute’s special appeal for promising young researchers at the beginning of their career."

For more information on the three new professors see the press release.