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Prof. van Haeseler among the most cited researchers worldwide in 2021

The Faculty of Computer Science congratulates Professor of Bioinformatics and faculty member Arndt van Haeseler!

2 Professorships, and 1 Tenure-Track position to be filled!

- Professorship "Communication Technologies"

- Professorship "Computer Science (Process-Oriented Information Systems)"

- Tenure-Track Professorship "Algorithms"

On June 22, 2021, Austria's highest endowed science prizes were awarded: Prof. Dr. Monika Henzinger is the 2021 Wittgenstein Laureate. The Faculty of Computer Science extends its warmest congratulations. (Photo credit: FWF/Daniel Novotny)

Simone Kriglstein now part of the SIGCHI Executive Committee and elected as Adjunct Chair for Knowledge Sharing

ACM SIGCHI is an international community of professionals interested in research, education and the practical application of human-computer interaction. It aims to enable its members to shape the way people interact with technology and to understand how technologies impact on people's lives.

At this year's opening of the University of Vienna Photo Competition, Oliver Hödl presented his newly developed Lego MIDI piano and played a new piece composed from 16 samples by students of the LV Network-Based Communication Systems.

Enter_Day Master - Orientation event for first-year students of a Master's programme

On 1 October, first-year students of a Master's programme in Computer Science (with the exception of Data Science) were welcomed by Vice Dean Renate Motschnig and Vice Programme Director Eduard Mehofer. During the orientation event, students were provided with facts and figures about the University...

This years‘ hackathon focuses on the topics environment and mobility. Students and early career researchers from all disciplines can apply, either as a team or as individuals. Programming skills are welcome, but are not essential for participation.

SIGKDD 2021 Best Student Paper Award

The Paper "Spectral Clustering of Attributed Multi-relational Graphs" by Ylli Sadikaj, Yllka Velaj, Sahar Behzadi Soheil and Prof. Claudia Plant is the winner of the SIGKDD 2021 Best Student Paper Award in the Research category.

In this year's online survey for the years 2020/21, no less than 7 research projects of our faculty in the categories Technology Transfer, Knowledge Transfer and Social and Societal Transfer were included in the Third Mission Database of the University of Vienna.

In Prof. Nikolaus Forgó's podcast, Prof. Edgar Weippl talks about information security requirements in the Covid-19 crisis, home office as well as currently very topical issues regarding the central processing of health data.

Review of the Kaiserschild Lectures with Prof. Claudia Plant "AI in Medicine"

On 15 April, experts discussed the question of whether artificial intelligence can transform medicine as part of the Kaiserschild Lectures series. Prof. Dr. Claudia Plant, head of the Data Mining (DM) research group, was among the panelists.

With the project "MoDynStruct: The design of modern fully dynamic data structures", Prof. Dr. Monika Henzinger was able to acquire her second ERC Advanced Grant. The Faculty of Computer Science congratulates her on this success! (Photo © FWF/Luiza Puiu )

How do algorithms affect us? [Podcast]

Prof. Dr. Monika Henzinger explains in the Audimax Podcast of the University of Vienna the basics and different types of algorithms, why the term has a bad reputation and why it is necessary to strengthen core computer science.


Her FWF research project "Fast Algorithms for a Reactive Network Layer" was awarded. The faculty congratulates!

In addition to the "AssureMoss" project, with a large European participation, "GECO", a collaboration with the technical and financial expert fiskaly, and "IAC2", with the University of Stuttgart, have been approved. The Faculty congratulates!

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