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New Research Group "Programming Languages"


The Institute of Computer Science is proud to announce the establishment of a new Research Group: on 1 April 2019 Prof. Sebastian Erdweg (on the right side) and his team joined the Institute in order to do research and teaching in the area of Programming Languages. Welcome!

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DAAD: promotion of exchange with China

DAAD promotes exchange of PhD-students with China in the area of HPC
Prof. Bertil Schmidt, head of the research group High Performance Computing, and his team are very pleased to announce the funding approval of DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) for the project application "Development of kernel modules and parallel algorithms for analyzing NGS data", part of the funding programme "Programm Projektbezogener Personenaustausch China 2019". The group of PPP programmes currently consists of 32 bilateral individual programmes which are based on agreements with foreign partner organisations or governments. In the framework of this project Prof. Schmidt and his team will continue their already existing successful research cooperation with the University Shandong, China in High Performance Computing.

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Teaching Award for Computer Scientist

The Institute of Computer Science is glad to announce that Dr. Stefan Endler is among the award winners of this year’s Teaching Award of JGU.The award is bestowed for excellent performance in teaching in the framework of the Dies legendi which took place on 25 October 2018 in a ceremony in the Alte Mensa.
Stefan who has been active also as a departmental advisor since the beginning of 2018, has achieved excellent results in teaching evaluations. Congratulations!
(Photo: L-R  Univ.-Prof. Dr. S. Jolie, Dr. S. Endler)

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Best Student Paper Award for S. Burkhardt at IEEE Conference

Sophie Burkhardt, scholarship student at the Institute of Computer Science, has received the Best Student Paper Award at the 8th IEEE International Conference on Big Knowledge (ICBK 2017) in Hefei, China, with her paper "Multi-Label Classification using Stacked Hierarchical Dirichlet Processes with Reduced Sampling Complexity", a result of collaborative research work with Prof. Stefan Kramer. The photo shows the proud award winner after receiving the award on 9 Aug 2017. Further information about this conference, including a list of accepted papers, can be found here .

 

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Barbecue 2017

Together with the Verein der Freunde der Informatik in Mainz e.V. and the Students’ Association the Institute of Computer Science hosts a barbecue on 6 July 2017. We have invited not only students and the members of the Institute and of the Verein der Freunde but also representatives of a couple of companies from the region who will hold short lectures about current projects. This is a good opportunity for students to get in touch both with professors and companies.
Date: 6 July 2017 as of 5 p.m.   Venue: Mainz, Staudinger Weg 7/9 (vor dem mittleren Kreuzbau)
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