Harvesting meaningful data out of large data sets – this is what the science of complex systems is about.
The Complexity Science Hub Vienna (CSH) opened in 2016 with the mission of establishing and growing the science of complex systems in Austria. The tasks of researchers are to analyse complex systems conceptually, to model them mathematically and to verify them based on data.
The increasing interconnection of people, organisations, computers and markets often comes with huge growth in the amount of data generated. Complexity researchers aim to extract sense and usefulness from these data. TU Graz is active specifically in the field of complexity research for smart production.
TU Graz and University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna are setting a new initiative in the field of disaster prevention. Based on existing cooperation, the association Disaster Competence Network Austria – Scientific Disaster Prevention Network has been launched.
Ordinary members are all Austrian institutions whose tasks include scientific disaster research.
Concrete objectives of DCNA are above all, strengthening of security and disaster research in Austria as well as advising to policy makers to strengthen the societal resilience to disasters.
These goals are to be achieved by:
In the field of visual computing, TU Graz carries out a number of projects in collaboration with Fraunhofer Austria Research GmbH. In these projects, basic and applied research complement each other perfectly.
In visual computing, to put it simply, researchers transfrom images into information and extract information from images. For this, they use techniques of graphical data processing, computer vision, virtual and augmented reality.
Many fields of science need a lot of computing power, which is what the High Performance Computing Cluster of the Vienna Scientific Cluster (VSC) provides.
A high-performance computing cluster is a group of multiple networked computers. The goal of this partnership of five Austrian universities is to enhance the international competitiveness of the scientific location.
Further details for TU Graz staff can be found in the Intranet TU4U: High-Performance Computers
TU Graz collaborates with other universities, research institutions and companies in order to provide the wide range of continuing education programmes and courses.