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MIT professor nominated by the MPI for Informatics receives Humboldt Research Award

As part of a €60,000 Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Professor Wojciech Matusik, head of the Computational Design and Fabrication research group at the renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), will begin a research collaboration with the Department of Computer Graphics at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Saarbrücken (Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Seidel, Dr. Vahid Babaei)

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Seven projects from SIC retained for funding in the joint funding scheme from Saarland and Intel

Chip manufacturer Intel and the Saarland are supporting innovative research projects in computer science. A corresponding cooperation agreement was signed last year. Seven research projects have now been presented at a kick-off event, which are funded equally by Intel and the state as part of the “Future of Graphics and Media” program. All of the projects were initiated by institutions based at the Saarland Informatics Campus.

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Max Planck Director Anja Feldmann appointed ACM Fellow

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the largest and most prestigious international scientific society in the field of computer science, has named Anja Feldmann, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Saarbrücken and Professor at Saarland University, an “ACM Fellow”. This honors her influential contributions to the data-driven analysis of operational networks. Worldwide, only 68 new ACM Fellows were named for 2023. 

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