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Best PhD Thesis Award for Davide Ceneda
The EuroVis Best PhD Dissertation Award recognizes outstanding dissertations in academic research over topics relevant to visualization.
City of Vienna Diploma Thesis Award for Marcel Moosbrugger
Marcel was awarded this prize for his outstanding diploma thesis on “Automating Termination Analysis of Probabilistic Programs”.
Meet Florian Michahelles, Our New Professor for UC
Being at home in the worlds of academia and industry, Florian explains why he deems it essential not to get stuck too early in your career.
Silvia Miksch Inducted into Visualization Academy
In the field of visualization, the induction into the Vis Academy is the highest and most prestigious honor.
Feodor Lynen Fellow at TU Wien Informatics
Manuel Sorge joined our Algorithms and Complexity group as the first fellow of the prestigious Humboldt Foundation.
Geraldine Fitzpatrick Elected IFIP Fellow
At the most recent IFIP General Assembly, Geraldine was honored for her outstanding professional standing and expertise.
Klaus-Tschira-Medal for Christiane Floyd
Our honorary professor received the prestigious biannual award for her contribution to the advancement of science and research.
Laura Nenzi Wins the 2020 Hedy Lamarr Award
The City of Vienna honors Laura Nenzi for her outstanding achievements in Cyber-Physical Systems.
New Faculty: Dominik Bork
After research activities in Bamberg, Sydney, Mexico, Pretoria and Albi, Dominik joined us as Assistant Professor for Business Systems Engineering.
Georg Gottlob receives an honorary doctorate
Commuting between Oxford and Vienna, Georg remains faithful to his old alma mater and our faculty.
Obituary for Gerhard-Helge Schildt
It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Gerhard-Helge Schildt, professor emeritus, who passed away on September 4.
New Faculty: Florian Michahelles
Starting in September, Florian Michahelles serves as Professor for Ubiquitous Computing at our research unit Multidisciplinary Design and User Research.
#5QW: Glenda Hannibal
Because of a not very promising maths test at school, Glenda was advised not to specialize in science. Now she is researching on Human-Robot Interaction.
Meet Jürgen Cito, our new Assistant Professor
After research activities in Switzerland and the United States, we welcome Jürgen back to his alma mater.
Robert Ganian Receives 2020 START Prize
FWF will provide €1.2m for his project to build a bridge between complexity theory and artificial intelligence.
#5QW: Katinka Böhm
Despite her disappointing experience with her first Informatics course at school, Katinka got curious to learn more about computers and coding.
Most Influential Scholar Award for Muhammad Shafique
Shafique is ranked among the top ten researchers in the field of Chip Technology between the years 2009 and 2019.
#5QW: Martin Nöllenburg
In his youth, Martin scraped together all his savings to buy his first Amiga computer. Today, he creates algorithms that help people in their everyday lives.
#5QW Tina Stamencic
Tina was awarded the Siemens Award for Excellence in 2019. She continues her bachelor degree in Medical Informatics, and wants to create innovative tools.
New Faculty at TU Wien Informatics
Starting from February 2020, Thomas Gärtner is setting up the new research unit Machine Learning. We visited him in his (still empty) office.*
2020 TU Women’s Award for Katja Bühler
On 4 March 2020, Katja Bühler was honored for her innovative work on biomedical image processing and her inspirational role for female students.
#5QW: Peter Knees
Peter works multidisciplinary in music information retrieval, an intersection of artificial intelligence and music, and deals with recommender systems.
Eduard Gröller Wins 2019 IEEE VGTC Achievement Award
Eduard’s work on volume data visualization and biomedical data visualization has achieved a new level of visualization usability in terms of expressiveness and…
Martina Lindorfer Wins 2019 Hedy Lamarr Award
The City of Vienna honors Martina for her excellent achievements in IT security and privacy.
Geraldine Fitzpatrick receives IFIP’s 2019 TC 13 Pioneer Aw…
IFIP TC13 appoints pioneers to honour the greatest contributors to the development and growth of the field of human-computer interaction.
#5QW: Timon Höbert
We met with Bachelor with Honors graduate Timon and spoke about his ambitions and his thoughts on how to get young girls into Informatics.
Demon AI? Interview with Oren Etzioni
Oren Etzioni, CEO of the Seattle-based Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, gave insights about AI and its challenges.