Computer scientist Anja Feldmann, director at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Saarbrücken, has been awarded the prestigious Konrad Zuse Medal by the Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI; German Informatics Society). This medal is considered the highest accolade in the field of computer science in Germany. Feldmann receives this honor in recognition of her substantial contributions to computer networks and her research on internet traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic. The award ceremony will take place on September 28 at the GI’s INFORMATIK FESTIVAL 2023 in Berlin.
Am 3. Oktober sind vier Schülerlabore der Universität des Saarlandes wieder mit von der Partie beim Türen-auf-Tag der „Sendung mit der Maus“. Von 10 bis 14 Uhr können Kinder von acht bis zwölf Jahren Spannendes aus der Welt der Wissenschaft und Forschung entdecken. Die Anmeldung für die begrenzten Plätze hat begonnen.
On September 7 and 8, the “Interdisciplinary Institute for Societal Computing (I2SC)” at Saarland University will open with a two-day symposium. The institute promotes interdisciplinary research at Saarland University and provides a platform for exchange between social sciences, humanities and computer science. It is headed by Ingmar Weber, Humboldt Professor of Artificial Intelligence, and Daniela Braun, Professor of Political Science.
The German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence GmbH (DFKI) together with the DiSerHub and saaris as well as numerous partners from research, business, authorities, associations, politics and society are organising the first “Trusted AI Day” on September 19, 2023, hosted at the Saarland University campus.
The Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Cnr; ‘National Research Council’) and the Deutsche Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI; ‘German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence’) signed a Scientific Cooperation Agreement on Friday in the setting of Villa Vigoni on Lake Como. The agreement was signed in recent days by Cnr President Maria Chiara Carrozza, and was signed at Villa Vigoni by DFKI CEO and scientific director Prof. Antonio Krüger.