Entries by Martina Wetzl-Piewald

Award of Excellence for Daniel Kales

Each year, the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research presents an award for outstanding dissertations of Austrian universities. The top 40 graduates of doctoral studies of an academic year are honoured with the “Award of Excellence“. This year, we are happy to congratulate IAIK alumni Daniel Kales, who was one of three TU Graz […]

Information Security Scholarship 2022 awarded

Congratulations to Carina Fiedler and Ernesto Martínez García, who both received the Information Security Scholarship on 2nd December 2022! The Cybersecurity Campus Graz is awarding these scholarships, which were sponsored by Stiftung Secure Information and Communication Technologies. Recipients are talented and motivated international students starting their studies at TU Graz. Students qualify if they have […]

Bettina Könighofer promoted to assistant professor

We are pleased to announce that Bettina Könighofer has been promoted to be an assistant professor for Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence at IAIK. Bettina founded the group Trusted AI. In her research, she and her group is using state-of-the-art formal methods to test, to verify, and to monitor AI systems with the goal to make sure that AI […]

Daniel Gruss receives Highly Endowed ERC Starting Grant

Daniel Gruss receives the prestigious EU funding award for research into energy-efficient IT security from the European Research Council in 2022. The research of computer scientist and cybersecurity expert Daniel Gruss and also of experimental physicist and START Prize winner Marcus Ossiander will receive funding totalling 3.3 million euros over the next five years, the […]

Awardees 2022 & new bachelor theses topics

On 14th October 2022, twelve students were awarded prizes and certificates for their contributions to scientific publications in 2021/22. This year’s awardees are: Johannes Erlacher, Simone Franza, Martin Haubenwallner, Jonas Juffinger, Andreas Kogler, Markus Köstl, Erik Kraft, Lukas Lamster, Alexander Palmisano, Stefan Pranger, Thomas Schuster, Amel Smajic. Congratulations & keep up the good work!Upon chatting […]

Attacks on computer systems: TU Graz publishes Æpic Leak and SQUIP

International IT security research teams headed by Daniel Gruss of IAIK have released information on two new forms of cyberattack that exploit hardware. Reliable, bug-free computer hardware provides the foundation for secure software. Now, vulnerabilities on the hardware side are increasingly attracting the attention of hackers and developers alike, not least following the discovery of […]

Quantum Computers: Cryptographic Algorithm Bearing the Handwriting of TU Graz Becomes Standard

Extremely powerful computers of the future require alternative encryption and signature methods. In a six-year process, the US authority NIST has now elevated four post-quantum algorithms to standard status – one of these algorithms, the signature algorithm SPHINCS+, was developed by the SPHINCS+-team including Christian Rechberger of IAIK. To read the full article, please click […]

Best master’s thesis award for IAIK student Aikata

We are proud to announce that IAIK PhD-student Aikata has received the 1st prize in the category “best master’s thesis” for her work “Efficient Polynomial Arithmetic Architecture for Saber and Dilithium”. Aikata was awarded the prize from the TU Graz Forum Technology and Society 2022, which honours PhD- and master theses which have particular relevance […]