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Thorsten Schumm (Foto Wilke)

Federal Minister Johannes Hahn has nominated 6 top researchers who will be funded with the START-Program of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). Physicist Thorsten Schumm at the…

Dr. Andreas Ipp, Vienna University of Technology

High-energy heavy ion collisions, which are studied at RHIC in Brookhaven and soon at the LHC in Geneva, can be a source of light flashes of a few yoctoseconds duration (a…

Heart catheter pump

A tiny heart catheter pump which supports the human heart in critical conditions while pumping has been developed at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna).

H.-P. Degischer, Michael Schöbel, Christoph Eisenmenger-Sittner, Christian Edtmaier, Siegfried Huemer, Helmut Böhm

An Inter-Faculty research team at the Vienna University of Technology is examining dimensionally stable and thermoconducting material combinations for nuclear fusion.

PhD School of Informatics

The Faculty of Informatics of the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) starts with an international PhD School of Informatics in October 2009. The PhD School is funded…

Daniel Grumiller

Viennese scientists are trying to understand the mysteries of the holographic principle: How many dimensions are there in our universe?