What´s new at HITS? On this page you can find the latest news from and about HITS, including the latest scientific discoveries, personal achievements by our researchers or general changes at HITS.

Time and again: “Highly Cited Researcher“ at HITS

16. November 2022

For seven years running, computer scientist Alexandros Stamatakis from the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) has been named one of …

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European Research: Biodiversity computing in the “hotspot” Crete

10. November 2022

Bioinformatician Alexandros Stamatakis (HITS Heidelberg and KIT Karlsruhe) will receive funding of 2.4 million euros from the European Commission for an ERA …

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HITS group leader Anna Wienhard appointed director at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences

4. November 2022

The Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences in Leipzig welcomes Anna Wienhard as its new director. Her newly established …

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Computational expertise for brain-related research

24. October 2022

The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) – has joined EBRAINS as an associate member. EBRAINS is a digital research infrastructure created …

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ReStore checkpointing library

19. October 2022

Fault-tolerant distributed applications require mechanisms to recover data lost via a process failure. On modern cluster systems it is typically impractical …

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New initiative to INDICATE cancer risks

19. October 2022

Scientists from the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS), the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), the Heidelberg University Hospital and Heidelberg …

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SABIO-RK understands EnzymeML

7. October 2022

In the last years, the SDBV group collaborated with partners from Germany, the U.S. and the UK on the development …

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Neural networks and computational chemistry

4. October 2022

On 26 September 2022, Olexandr Isayev (Carnegie Mellon University, USA) visited HITS and SIMPLAIX and gave a joint HITS/SIMPLAIX (hybrid) talk on “…

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Klaus Tschira Guest Professors at HITS

29. September 2022

The Klaus Tschira Guest Professorship Program has started this year. It aims to reach internationally renowned scientists for sabbaticals or extended …

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When machines learn for science

28. September 2022

Computer scientist Jan Stühmer leads the new HITS research group “Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence” (MLI). He was concurrently appointed …

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