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Johannes Fröhlich, Vice Rector for Research

Johannes Fröhlich, Vice Rector for Research

Research at TU Wien - Developing Excellence

With its eight faculties - mathematics and geo-information, physics, technical chemistry, informatics, civil engineering, architecture and regional planning, mechanical engineering and business science, electrical engineering and information technology – the Vienna University of Technology covers the classic engineering disciplines.

The TU Wien has a great pool of specialists who are acting in a wide range of different topics in research, teaching and as partners of the economy. More than 3000 scientists do their research and teaching at highly advanced and modern institutes – in summary about 52. Although fundamental research has priority at the TU Wien applied research is also done. Moreover services are offered as high-tech problem solving and examination expertise for industry and economy. Innovation orientated companies are highly interested in co-operating with the Vienna University of Technology because of its high-tech and high-quality research and its openness for requests of the economy.

The Vienna University of Technology puts great emphasis on co-operation between its own institutes as well as with other universities. Therefore the TU Vienna participates in several European Union (EU) and other research programmes.

The aim of the university was and still is to belong to the best. The effort to reach this aim is also expressed in its mission statement: With the aim of providing technology for people, our mission is to develop scientific excellence and wide-ranging competence in our students.

News

Dienstag, 2014-08-26

Laser Pulse turns Glass into a Metal

Computer simulations show the electron flux from one atom to the others.

For tiny fractions of a second, quartz glass can take on metallic properties, when it is illuminated be a laser pulse. This has been shown by calculations at the Vienna University of Technology. The effect could be used to build...Mehr


Montag, 2014-08-18

"Cavity Protection Effect" Helps to Conserve Quantum Information

The quantum system studied at TU Wien (Vienna): A black diamond (center) contains nitrogen atoms, which are coupled to a microwave resonator.

Coupling atomic spins in diamonds to microwave resonators could lead to new quantum technologies. Researchers at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) have now managed to dramatically prolong the time these systems can...Mehr


Dienstag, 2014-08-12

Scratch & snap! Easy programming for the young generation

Mitchel Resnick

The Faculty of Informatics hosts the third conference on Constructionism and Creativity in August 2014. Keynote speakers are well-known scientists and developers such as Mitchel Resnick, inventor of the programming environment...Mehr


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