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Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)

The Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) is a young international institute dedicated to basic research and graduate education in the natural and mathematical sciences, located in Klosterneuburg on the outskirts of Vienna.

ISTA is committed to conducting world-class research. By 2026, up to 90 research groups will perform research in an international state-of-the-art environment.

NOMIS Fellow
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)
NOMIS Fellow
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)
NOMIS Fellow
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)
NOMIS Fellow
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)
Former NOMIS Fellow
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)
Assistant professor
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)
NOMIS Fellow
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)
Former NOMIS Fellow
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)
NOMIS Fellow
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)
NOMIS Fellow
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)
Professor
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)
Member of the NOMIS Foundation Board of Directors
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA), NOMIS Foundation
June 19, 2024
Looking under the microscope, a group of cells slowly moves forward in a line, like a train on the tracks. The cells navigate through complex environments. A new approach by […]
June 3, 2024
Biological processes depend on puzzle pieces coming together and interacting. Under specific conditions, these interactions can create something new without external input. This is called self-organization, as seen in a […]
May 15, 2024
NOMIS–ISTA Fellow David Brückner was interviewed about his experience as a NOMIS Fellow at the Institute for Science and Technology Austria (ISTA). In this ISTA article, he shares how the […]
March 25, 2024
The NOMIS Foundation and the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) have opened a new call for proposals for the NOMIS–ISTA Fellowship Program, an interdisciplinary basic research program for […]
November 3, 2023
The NOMIS Fellowship Programs at ETH Zurich, ISTA and the Salk Institute have been featured in an advertorial in Science. NOMIS Fellows David Brückner, Anna-Maria Globig, Maayan Levy, Zhi Liu and Craig […]
June 28, 2023
NOMIS Fellow David Brückner and colleagues from Princeton University and the Institut Pasteur in Paris have visualized the dynamic process of the three-dimensional motion of pairs of DNA loci of […]
March 14, 2023
Recognizing research clusters in Austria that combine high-level research, research training, and the promotion of young scientists, the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) has awarded funding for multi-institutional research collaborations to […]
January 9, 2023
NOMIS Board Member Martin Hetzer has become the Institute of Science and Technology Austria’s second president. The new role for Hetzer was announced last year. After 19 years at the […]
December 20, 2022
This autumn, three new post-doctoral fellows have begun their scientific pursuits at multiple labs at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA), raising the count of NOMIS fellows on […]
December 14, 2022
NOMIS researcher Georgios Katsaros and colleagues have revealed the existence of a highly convincing kind of imposter Majorana particle. Their findings were published in Nature. Researchers at ISTA go looking […]
April 12, 2022
The research of NOMIS Fellows Maayan Levy and David Brückner has been profiled in an article on the Institute of Science and Technology Austria’s website. The institute recently announced a […]
February 22, 2022
NOMIS board member Martin Hetzer has been appointed president of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria, a NOMIS partner institution, effective January 2023. Hetzer is currently a senior vice […]
January 20, 2022
Two NOMIS researchers from the Institute of Science and Technology Austria—Andrew Higginbotham and Georgios Katsaros—are among a small group of researchers to receive funding from the Austrian Science Fund to […]
November 19, 2021
NOMIS Fellow David Brückner has been awarded the 2022 Gustav Hertz Prize for his outstanding theoretical work on the migration of cells in spatially constrained environments. His dynamic modeling of […]
June 4, 2021
In the world of quantum mechanics, researchers can even make empty space, the lack of something, do their bidding. Scientists from NOMIS researcher Georgios Katsaros‘ group at the Institute of Science […]
March 26, 2021
The NOMIS Foundation and IST Austria have opened a new call for proposals for the NOMIS Fellowship Program at IST Austria, an interdisciplinary basic research program for exceptional postdoctoral scientists. The fellowship program provides postdocs […]
December 16, 2020
NOMIS scientist Johannes Fink and colleagues William Hease and Georg Arnold present two transducers that could enable quantum communication between superconducting processors. Their work was published in Nature Communications and PRX […]
October 29, 2020
NOMIS researcher Johannes Fink and his team have built a geometric superinductor that surpasses the resistance quantum “limit.” October 29, 2020• Physics 13, s141 A geometric superinductor made of a tightly wound […]
June 16, 2020
Pioneers at the intersection of sciences Our world is incredibly complex. The more we learn, the level of complexity increases, and new questions emerge. No single expert nor discipline can […]
November 30, 2018
NOMIS scientist Johannes Fink has received the Fritz Kohlrausch Award of the Austrian Physical Society (Fritz Kohlrausch Preis der Österreichischen Physikalischen Gesellschaft, ÖPG). APA-Science reported on the award in the […]
November 14, 2017
Researchers at IST Austria have built compact photon directional devices. Their micrometer-scale, nonmagnetic devices route microwave photons and can shield qubits from harmful noise. Qubits, or quantum bits, are the […]
June 19, 2024
Abstract: The directed migration of epithelial cell collectives through coordinated movements plays a crucial role in various physiological processes and is increasingly understood at the level of large confluent monolayers. However, […]
May 31, 2024
Abstract: A key feature of many developmental systems is their ability to self-organize spatial patterns of functionally distinct cell fates. To ensure proper biological function, such patterns must be established reproducibly, […]
April 4, 2024
Abstract: Genomic DNA that resides in the nuclei of mammalian neurons can be as old as the organism itself. The life span of nuclear RNAs, which are critical for proper chromatin […]