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Tuesday, 01. October 2019

New “Institute of Applied Mathematics, Machine Learning and Data Science"

(v.l.) Prof. Dr. Georg Rosenfeld (Vorstand Wirtschaftsförderung/Digitalisierung der IFG Ingolstadt), Prof. Dr. Jens Hogreve (KU-Vizepräsident für Forschung und wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs), Dr. Reinhard Brandl (MdB), Oberbürgermeister Dr. Christian Lösel, KU-Präsidentin Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gien, Gabriel Engert (Referent für Kultur und Bildung der Stadt Ingolstadt), Prof. Dr. Michael Becht (Prodekan der Mathematisch-Geographischen Fakultät) und Prof. Dr. Götz Pfander (Dekan der Mathematisch-Geographischen Fakultät) bei der Vorstellung des "Instituts für Angewandte Mathematik, Maschinelles Lernen und Data Science". (Fotos: Klenk/upd)

The KU plans to establish a new “Institute of Applied Mathematics, Machine Learning and Data Science” at its Ingolstadt campus by fall 2020. The city of Ingolstadt is supporting the establishment of the institute by financing...[more]




Tuesday, 24. September 2019

“We found our way back to life”

At a round table, four contemporary witnesses told their stories and talked about their families’ fate and the significance of the Eichstätt DP camp for their future. (Photos: Schulte Strathaus)

A conference organized by the KU Center for Flight and Migration offered very personal insights into a little known aspect of Eichstätt’s post-war history: The Jewish displaced persons camp that existed in the bishop’s town from...[more]




Wednesday, 18. September 2019

KU investigates social acceptance of air taxis and drones

KU employee Frederica Janotta with a drone model. In the context of project GABI, researchers investigate public acceptance of urban air mobility in Ingolstadt.

From now on, Ingolstadt’s pedestrian zone features a showroom on the future of mobility where citizens have the opportunity to learn about technical possibilities of urban air mobility. In an accompanying research project, the KU...[more]




Thursday, 12. September 2019

KU successful in competition for tenure track professorships

Elation and relief following a long and complex application procedure: (from left) Dr. Magdalena Schönweitz (research officer at the KU), Vice President Prof. Dr. Jens Hogreve and Dr. Wolfgang Thiel (Head of the Research Service Center) rejoicing following the live transmission of the funding decisions. (Photo: Klenk/Press Office)

The KU has achieved a great success in connection with the joint federal states and government program for promoting young researchers: Following intensive scientific evaluations, the KU was selected as one of 75 German...[more]




Friday, 09. August 2019

Temporary diplomats: Students attend Model United Nations

KU students traveled to The Hague for the Model United Nations with Anne Friedrich (team member at the Professorship of Political Education; front row, second f.l.). (Photo: Natalie Joray)

Being diplomat for a day – and discussing world politics as delegates of your country: this opportunity was given to fourteen students of the course “Communication and Diplomatic Negotiations in International Relations” who...[more]




Monday, 29. July 2019

Between flight and new beginnings

The Jewish Displaced Persons camp in Eichstätt, which was largely organized and run by the inhabitants themselves, also had an own kindergarten. (Photo: Zakai/private)

A chapter of German post-war history about which little is known is now at the center of attention on the occasion of a symposium held at the KU from September 22 - 24, 2019. The conference focuses on Jewish Displaced Persons...[more]




Monday, 29. July 2019

German-American exchange on migration research

(f.r.) KU Vice President Prof. Dr. Klaus Stüwe, Prof. Dr. Mario Ortiz (Associate Provost for International Affairs, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C., USA) and Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Altmeppen (Academic Director of the Center for Flight and Migration; 9 f.r.) with participants and lecturers of the first joint “Migration Studies Summer Academy“ (Photo: Schulte Strathaus/Press Office)

Since Monday this week, current research in the field of flight and migration is in the center of attention at the new Summer Academy organized by the KU and its Center for Flight and Migration together with the Catholic...[more]