Institute of Computer Science


Professor Sebastian Erdweg receives ERC Consolidator Grant

Less energy consumption through more efficient software programs - how incremental calculations can react to changes in input at lightning speed: Prof Erdweg is working with his team as part of the AutoInc project to develop an automated method for incremental computing and has received funding of EUR 2 million from the ERC for this. The approved ERC Consolidator Grant is one of the most highly endowed EU funding programs awarded to top researchers.
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Katharina von der Wense commences her professorship

We warmly welcome Prof. KATHARINA VON DER WENSE to the institute. She commenced her endowed professorship at Johannes Gutenberg University on July 1, 2023 and heads the new JGU working group for natural language processing.
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Sarah Neuwirth commences her professorship

We warmly welcome professor SARAH NEUWIRTH, who has held the professorship for National High Performance Computing and its Applications at Johannes Gutenberg University since October 1, 2023. She will support teaching in the field of high-performance computing at the Institute of Computer Science.
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Professor Perl passed away

The Institute of Computer Science mourns the loss of Dr. J├╝rgen Perl, who served as a professor of Applied Computer Science at JGU from 1984 until his retirement in 2010. He passed away on August 23, 2023.
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Most Influential Paper Award for professor Erdweg

Professor Sebastian Erdweg of the Programming Languages research group received the Most Influential Paper Award for his 2011 OOPSLA paper. The award is presented by ACM SIGPLAN to the authors of the paper that had the most impact in the previous 10 years.
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Ig Nobel Prize for Analysis of Air in the Cinema

Professor Stefan Kramer and Alumni of his workgroup received, together with a research group of the Max Planck Institute of Chemistry, the famous satirical Ig Nobel Prize for their research on how to draw conclusions about the content of movies by analyzing the air in the cinema.
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Prospective Students

7 reasons for studying Computer Science in Mainz

Individual support, various fields of study, support by experienced students, well equipped computer rooms, education with practical relevance, nice town and great campus, good future prospects.
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