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Colloquia for our Tenure Track Professorship in Security & Privacy
08 - 10 February, WebEx
Right now the colloquium for our Tenure Track Professorship in Security & Privacy takes place. Join the public presentation about Digital Signatures and Applications, a scientific talk, and participate in the discussion.

Colloquia for our Professorship in Biomedical Imaging
22 - 25 February, WebEx
It is a pleasure to invite you to the colloquium for our Professorship in Biomedical Imaging. The public part will be (among other topics) a short educational presentation at Bachelor‘s level 2rd year in Biomedical Engineering on topic Fundamentals of Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Be part of the Gründungsgarage Vol. XVI.
Are you ready to change the world of tomorrow? Then now is your time. Become part of the Accelerator Program and spend a semester in intensive workshops and individual coaching sessions with mentors who will support you in your business idea. Apply now!

Faculty News

Project of local universities aims to simplify secure exchange
Due to the coronavirus, doctors are not only researching vaccines, but also treatment methods. Researchers face a particular challenge: the incredible amount of data. Therefore, our Know-Center shall help to find ways for data exchange. Companies should also be able to benefit from this development.

Martin Ebner became Styrian of the day in local newspaper
The scientist was portrayed in the Kleine Zeitung because of his development IMooX, which is an Austria-wide platform where digital teaching content of higher education institutions is managed. Ebner has been involved with digital forms of teaching and learning for more than 20 years now.

CS Books 2021
Vote for books that you think every Computer Scientist should read!

Jobs, Grants, Open Calls

Academic Staff  


PhD Student in Experimental Biomechanics at the Institute of Biomechanics.
Apply until 14 February 2021

PhD Student in Experimental Biomechanics including image analysis and modeling at the Institute of Biomechanics.
Apply until 14 February 2021

Postdoc Researcher at the Institute of Applied Information Processing and Communications (IAIK).
Apply until 15 February 2021.

PhD / Postdoc position for Research on Interpretable Deep Learning and Brain Modelling at the Institute of Theoretical Computer Science.
Apply now! Project running until March 2023.


Theses and Projects


Bachelor's Thesis / Master's Project in Machine Learning and Neuromorphic Computing at the Institute of Theoretical Computer Science.
Start: as soon as possible!


Grants, Open Calls


Growth Garden Workshop by Gründungsgarage
You want to activate your founder gene and bring new ideas to growth together with other entrepreneurial minds? Then the Growth Garden is the right place for you. Based on 3 selected Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) you will work on new ideas and grow beyond yourself. Apply until 14 February 2021.

Call for proposals: CYD Fellowships – A Talent Program for Cyber-Defence Research
To promote research and education in cyber-defence, the EPFL and the Cyber-Defence (CYD) Campus have jointly launched the “CYD Fellowships – A Talent Program for Cyber-Defence Research.” The third call for proposals is now open with a rolling call for Master Thesis Fellowship applications, and with a deadline of 15 February 2021 (17:00 CET) for Doctoral and Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship applications.

Science Park Start-up Idea Competition
Every year Science Park Graz organises the Start-up Idea Competition to inspire and encourage entrepreneurs of all ages and backgrounds to realize their dreams. This is your opportunity to release the potential of your idea and be in for the chance of winning a cash prize of €2,000 in one of six categories. Deadline: 28 February 2021.

Women's STEM Award 2021
For the eighth time, Deutsche Telekom praises the Women's STEM Award. STEM graduates from all over the world can submit their thesis with focus on one of the strategic growth areas: Cloud, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security and Networks of the Future. The best thesis will be awarded 3,000 euros. In addition, each innovative topic will be awarded 500 euros. Your bachelor or master thesis is (almost) completed? You studied a STEM subject (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics)? Perfect. Apply until 14 March 2021 with your thesis and convince the jury!

Promotion Award 2021 of the Forum Technology and Society for dissertations and master theses
Briefly argue (3000 characters) why your dissertation or master thesis is or can be important for society. Send your arguments and convince the competent jury. Deadline: 15 March 2021

Doctoral Examinations

Info: Candidates can take the final examination (presentation and oral exam) online via video conference call (e.g. Webex) if all parties involved agree. The requirement of publicity can be ensured as follows: Candidates may distribute the meeting link; requests to participate in the video exam can also be sent by e-mail to the chairperson of the exam commission.

Maria Catarina Lopes Dias – Continuous fault detection with the help of electroencephalography
04 March, 15:00, WebEx

Johannes Konrad Strasser – tba
18 March, 11:00, WebEx




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