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Dissertation Awards for Jan Maly and Markus Hecher
Two former PhD students of Prof. Stefan Woltran, Markus Hecher and Jan Maly were recently honored for their excellent dissertations.
#5QW: Laura Kovacs
Maths competitions braced Laura for the field she is now researching. She also explains why computer scientists are supposed to live in eternal happiness.
#5QW: Stefan Szeider
Although interested in computers in his teenage days, Stefan’s real entry point into Informatics was when reading Gödel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid.
In Memoriam Wilhelm Barth
It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Wilhelm Barth, professor emeritus, who passed away on October 31, 2021.
Meet Frank Leymann, Our First Kurt Gödel Visiting Professor
Frank explains the potential and challenges of quantum computing and why he moved back to academia after many years in industry.
TCI Distinguished Service Award 2021 for Schahram Dustdar
The IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on the Internet (TCI) honors Schahram Dustdar with its 2021 Distinguished Service Award.
Niki Popper Receives 2021 Gerhart Bruckmann Prize
The Austrian Statistical Society (ÖSG) has awarded this year’s Gerhart Bruckmann Prize to Niki Popper.
Schahram Dustdar Elected New President of the AAIA
Computer Scientist Schahram Dustdar, professor at TU Wien, has been appointed President of the Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA).
New Faculty: Renata Raidou
Renata is delighted to be back at TU Wien, where she did her Post-Doc. In her research, she tries to integrate Visual Analytics into clinical decision making.
#5QW: Johannes Vass
Johannes noticed that despite the nerdy informatics image, you need to display social skills for communicating successfully in big software projects.
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.