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Overview: Media Service

The Media Service page contains press releases on current developments involving TU Graz as well as facts and figures and image material in print quality. The Media Service team is the central contact point for journalists, arranges contacts with interview subjects and supports members of TU Graz in their publicity work.

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Insulators: Safe under Maximum Load

Insulator strings connect the live conductor to overhead-line towers. Researchers at TU Graz simulated for the first time when and under what conditions different loads act on these strings. Overhead lines will thus be made even safer.

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8010 Graz, Austria

Barbara GIGLER
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Phone: +43 316 873 6006
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Susanne EIGNER
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Christoph PELZL
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Originalfotos und Gegenüberstellung von algorithmusbasierten Berechnungen

Computer Vision: TU Graz Researchers Define New State of the Art

Using the visual cortex as a model in the human brain, the research group led by ERC-award-winner Thomas Pock has developed new mathematical models and algorithms as the basis for faster and more intelligent image processing programs.

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It takes some heat to form ice

Researchers from TU Graz in Austria and the Universities of Cambridge and Surrey succeeded to track down the first step in ice formation at a surface, revealing that additional energy is needed for water before ice can start to form.

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Brakes as Emitters of Particulate Matter

"We have a problem and nobody knows how big it is," says TU Graz researcher Peter Fischer. But one thing is certain: brakes cause more particulate matter (PM) emissions than internal combustion engines via their exhaust gases. Nevertheless, there is a shortage of basic knowledge and legal...

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Beige background crossed by brown lines with orange inscription "Wood. Rethinking Material" GAM.17 Architecture Magazine.

GAM.17: Architectural Potentials of the Material wood

The current issue of the Graz Architecture Magazine (GAM) takes a fresh look at the architectural complexity of wood and explores the material's potential for a more climate-friendly building industry.

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Ein junger Mann und eine junge Frau, beide mit Laptop und im Gespräch miteinander

Understanding the Digital Society: New Master's Programme in Computational Social Systems

The joint study programme of the University of Graz and TU Graz offers an interdisciplinary education at the interface of computer science, economics, sociology, psychology and law and will start in the winter semester 2021/22.

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From the Foot Perspective: TU Graz Develops Algorithm for Shoe-Based Blind Assistance System

The shoe from the company Tec-Innovation warns blind and visually impaired people of obstacles thanks to ultrasonic sensors. Computer scientists at TU Graz have now developed a camera-based AI image recognition system for this purpose.

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Electric Vehicle Batteries: The older they get, the safer they are

Studies at TU Graz show that the older an traction battery of electric vehicles (EV) is, the lower the danger it poses. Now the researchers and industry partners want to define parameters for the subsequent use of discarded batteries.

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6G technology: Domestic Trio Working on Tomorrow's Mobile Communications

With an eye on future mobile communications standards, a European consortium is working on the next generation of antennas for wireless networks. Austria is clearly represented with NXP, Technikon and TU Graz.

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Of Apples and Oil Pumpkins: News from Microbiome Research

The extent to which the composition of the microbiome of apples and oil pumpkins depends on the geographical location and what insights can be derived from this for breeding, health and shelf life of the fruits is shown in two recent publications by researchers at TU Graz.

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