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Our mission is „technology for people“. Through our research we „develop scientific excellence“, through our teaching we „enhance comprehensive competence“.

The Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) is located in the heart of Europe, in a cosmopolitan city of great cultural diversity. For nearly 200 years, the TU Vienna has been a place of research, teaching and learning in the service of progress. The TU Vienna is among the most successful technical universities in Europe and is Austria’s largest scientific-technical research and educational institution.

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Tuesday, 2009-04-21

TU Vienna starts PhD School of Informatics

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 by TU Vienna, the City of Vienna as well as private...

Tuesday, 2009-02-03

Who cares about the fourth dimension?

Daniel Grumiller

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

Friday, 2008-12-19

Sixteen-year-old Austrian graduates in computer science

Marian Kogler

By finishing his bachelor's degree in computer science at the age of 16, Marian Kogler has become Austria's youngest graduate, the Vienna University of Technology announced Tuesday. When Kogler entered university at the age of...

Monday, 2008-12-15

Kosovo: How the Future is Fashioned by a New Development Plan

General Assembly

In the Kosovian Municipality Suva Reka, a group of space designers from Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) tracked and escorted the transition from a catastrophic management to a regulated development planning. In...

Monday, 2008-11-17

Soil moisture - the water stored in soil within reach of the plants - is a crucial parameter for a large number of appliactions.

Consequently, the field of microwave remote sensing of soil moisture has been an important research topic since the 1970s. But only in the last few years significant progress towards operational soil moisture services has been...

Monday, 2008-11-17

When the Mountain slides down into the Valley

A rock avalanche

Rock avalanches and landslides, rock falls and slope slips are all contained in the concept of mass movements. The ever more intensive usage of the mountainous regions and the climate change are some of the causes for these...

Thursday, 2008-10-16

Optimized Radiation for Prostate Cancer Therapy

4-field-box with protons

The determination of the precise anatomical location of a tumor is the prerequisite for setting optimal parameters for radiation treatment of prostate cancer. This approach guarantees that the ionizing radiation only destroys...

Monday, 2008-09-22

Deactivating Radioactive Waste

Helmut Leeb

The disposal of radioactive waste is often mentioned as an unsolved problem when it comes to using nuclear energy. A particular subject matter of many controversies and discussions is the isolation from the environment, an...

Monday, 2008-09-01

The TU Vienna Palette House Travels to Venice

Architecture students of the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) have won an EU competition with their “Palette House.” The winner project made of 800 used Euro-palettes will be placed directly on the quay at the...

Monday, 2008-08-25

International pellets industry discusses market developments and technologies with the participation of a research group of the TU Vienna

Pellets Industry Forum

Platform for knowledge exchange: 8th Pellets Industry Forum, Stuttgart


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