Data Science Day 2022

May 18, 2022, 13:00 – 20:00, Rosensäle (Fürstengraben 27)

To foster collaborations between the research institutions and the industrial companies of the city, the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science is organizing the Data Science Day. After a two-year break, it again welcomes all data enthusiasts from science, business and politics. The event will consist […]

By |May 6th, 2022|Events, Members|0 Comments

6th International Symposium on Image-based Systems Biology

08.-09. September 2022, Jena

Abstract submission deadline: June 30, 2022

Early bird registration deadline: July 31st, 2022

The 6th International Symposium “Image-based Systems Biology” (IbSB 2022) will be held on September 8-9, 2022 at the Leibniz-HKI (Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans Knöll Institute) in Jena. It is organized by Prof. Dr. Thilo […]

By |May 2nd, 2022|Events, Members|0 Comments

Structure-from-Motion in Earth Sciences Spring School

21.-23. March 2022, Jena & online

The GIScience Group at the Institute of Geography organizes the Structure-from-Motion (SfM) in Earth Sciences Spring School. It is designed for advanced SfM users, such as PhD students, PostDocs, Researchers, and advanced Master students. It will be organized as an in-person and hybrid event (in presence and online video conference). […]

By |February 11th, 2022|Events, Members|0 Comments

Research Training Group “Interactive Inference” funded

On 01.04.2022, the Research Training Group “Interactive Inference” will start. The group will investigate probabilistic models and how to draw reliable conclusions from them using data. The aim is to improve the reliability of Artificial Intelligence (AI), that is used nowadays in many fields like medicine, business and science. The focus is on the development […]

By |January 17th, 2022|Education, Members, Projects|0 Comments

New MSCJ Board of Directors elected

In their Genral Assembly on Friday (17.12.2021), the members of MSCJ elected their new Board of Directors for the next three years. Congratulations go to

Cora Area “Data Driven Science”

Director: Prof. Dr. Birgitta König-RiesVice Director: Prof. Dr. André Scherag

Cora Area “Model-Data-Integration”

Director: Prof. Dr. Markus ReichsteinVice Director: Prof. Dr. Alexander Brenning

Cora Area “Simulation Science”

Director: Prof. Dr. Bernd […]

By |December 20th, 2021|Members|0 Comments

ELLIS Unit Jena unites expertise in AI

The Friedrich Schiller University (FSU) Jena, the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry (MPI-BGC) and the Institute of Data Science of the German Aerospace Center (DLR IDW) will jointly become part of the excellence network “European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems” (ELLIS), which brings together diverse theoretical and applied aspects of artificial intelligence.

In the ELLIS […]

By |November 15th, 2021|Members, Projects|0 Comments

Two new members joined the MSCJ!

We gladly announce that Dr. Jason Goetz an Dr. Sheeba Samuel joined the MSCJ! Welcome on board!

As a researcher in Geographic Information Science, Dr. Jason Goetz is constantly learning and developing new approaches and analytic tools to meet the needs of challenging spatial problems. His areas of expertise include 3D mapping and feature monitoring using […]

By |November 3rd, 2021|Members|0 Comments

J.-Prof. Dr. Kai Lawonn awardee of Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize

MSCJ member J.-Prof. Dr. Kai Lawonn has been awarded the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize.


The prize, awarded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), is the top award for early career investigators in Germany. It serves to recognize outstanding work as well as acting as an incentive […]

By |March 11th, 2021|Grants, Members|0 Comments

Dr. Olaf Schneider joined MSCJ

We are glad to announce that Dr. Olaf Schneider, the director of the University Computing Center, joined MSCJ. Welcome on board!

Since December 2019, Dr. Olaf Schneider is director of the University Computing Center of Friedrich Schiller University Jena. At the same time, this also makes him one of two board members of the IT Center […]

By |February 2nd, 2021|Members|0 Comments

PD Dr. Markus Bernhardt-Römermann joined MSCJ

We are happy to announce that PD Dr. Markus Bernhardt-Römermann (FSU: Faculty of Biological Sciences) is now member of MSCJ. Welcome on board!

The species composition and biodiversity of ecosystems primarily depends on nutrient availability and land use, but is also influenced by the climatic conditions. However, the knowledge how these factors interact is limited. […]

By |December 8th, 2020|Members|0 Comments