New Colleague @ IAS

We are very happy to welcome our new colleague Mahmoud Sadeghi in the Department of Informatics Systems. Mahmoud Sadeghi starts his work in the Interactive Systems research group in October, 2019.

Studienassistenz (10h/Woche) gesucht!!!!

Die AAU Klagenfurt / TeWi sucht für den Zeitraum Oktober 2019 bis einschließlich Februar 2020 eine Studienassistentin bzw. einen Studienassistenten (10h/Woche).

Aufgaben:

– Wartung der Lehrveranstaltungen im LVOnline

– Unterstützung bei der Erfassung der Lehrveranstaltungen

– Umsetzung der Raumplanung

– Mitarbeit bei der PASS!-Initiative (z.B. Recherchetätigkeit)

Erwünscht sind:

+ Deutschkenntnisse

+ Genauigkeit

+ Verlässlichkeit

+ Organisationstalent und die Bereitschaft zur raschen Einarbeitung.

Bewerbungen an Peter Schartner oder Birgit Schaller erbeten.

The University of Klagenfurt makes the first professorial appointment to the Digital Age Research Center (D!ARC): Elisabeth Oswald, who specializes in researching cybersecurity, arrives in Klagenfurt

Step by step, the University of Klagenfurt is steadily expanding its activities in the new research area “Humans in the Digital Age”. The appointment of Elisabeth Oswald (University of Bristol) represents an important milestone in this endeavour. As an applied cryptographer, Elisabeth Oswald works at the interface between mathematics and computer science. In her research, she focuses especially on the cryptographic aspects of cybersecurity.

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Workshop on “Epistemic Extensions of Logic Programming” in Cruces, New Mexico

On September 20, 2019, the Semantic Systems research group will host a workshop on “Epistemic Extensions of Logic Programming” (EELP Workshop 2019) at the International Conference on Logic Programming (ICLP) in Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA.

Mathematics supports new medical imaging techniques

While MRI, CT and x-ray already provide valuable insights into the interior of the body, the technology involving so-called magnetic particle imaging now promises new possibilities with high resolution, less acquisition time and no harmful radiation. In order to be able to draw conclusions about biological processes based on the observation of magnetic particles in a magnetic field, research has to rely on mathematics. Tram Thi Ngoc Nguyen is completing her doctoral thesis on this topic at the University of Klagenfurt.

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Using existing cellular networks for drones

It might soon become common for drones to transport goods and people, monitor disaster zones, and bring various forms of relief to areas that are difficult to access. Which communication infrastructure is best suited to facilitate this? Researchers at the University of Klagenfurt have explored potential challenges associated with the use of traditional cellular networks.

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Enabling drones to fly long-durations autonomously

In practical settings, ten minutes of flight time are generally not enough for most applications. A team comprised of researchers from the University of Klagenfurt (AAU) and NASA-JPL/California is working on ways to enable the autonomous flight of drones in several stages with intermittent charging phases. Christian Brommer, AAU doctoral student, has recently published the results of his research.

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Mass Customization 4.0 – New Research Project Starting in Fall 2019

Gerhard Leitner starts working on a new project in the area of intelligent user interfaces/recommender technologies together with Cipriano Forza (Project Coordinator) from the University of Padova/Campus Vicenza.

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AYUDO – New Research Project Starting in October

Gerhard Leitner starts working on new healthcare project together with colleagues Claudia Steinberger (Project Coordinator), Christian Kop, and Peter Schartner from the Department of Applied Informatics.
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