SS 2017 – Distinguished Lecturer Series

In two weeks is starting the already traditional Distinguished Lecturer Series from the Computer Sciences faculty of the FSU.

During the summer semester, 3 invited speakers will give talks related to Computer Science topics and different applications. For more information about the different talks, check our MSCJ calendar or the Computer Science faculty web.

By |April 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments

‘Machine Learning and modeling for Earth System Science’ – open positions

Until 15th March is open the 14th call for applications for PhD projects from the IMPRS-gBGC !!  Here below the MSCJ relevant projects:

Controls on global vegetation distribution and dynamics (more info)
Machine learning for 3D point cloud analysis (more info)
Deep learning for identifying dynamic memory and spatial context effects in Earth Observations (more info)
Novel approaches to […]

By |January 27th, 2017|Grants, News|0 Comments

1st EVBC Meeting

The group of our MSCJ-colleague Prof. Marz is organizing the European Virus Informatics Center (EVBC). The EVBC aims to bring together the excellence of virology and bioinformatics in Europe. With this purpose, next 6-8th March it will take place a meeting here in Jena where virologists and bioinformaticians all around Europe will found the EBVC […]

By |January 25th, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

New research coordinator – Farewell Alex!

From now on, Yanira Guanche will be our new research coordinator. Welcome Yanira!

The directorate and members of the MSCJ, acknowledge the extraordinary contribution and efforts from our former research coordinator, Alexander Freytag, developing and organizing the center from the very beginning. Thanks and we wish you the very best for your future career. Goodbye Alex!

By |October 28th, 2016|Members, News|0 Comments

Call of papers for BigDS 2017 Workshop at BTW 2017

 Next March 2017 will take place the 17th BTW Conference in Stuttgart.

One of our members is co-organizing the Workshop on Big (and Small) Data in Science and Humanities.

Until the 6th of November is open the call for submissions for this workshop!

The scope of the workshop and more information about the submission can be found […]

By |October 13th, 2016|Events, News|0 Comments

Dr. Thomas Bocklitz joined MSCJ

We are happy to announce that Dr. Thomas Bocklitz joined MSCJ.

Thomas Bocklitz is junior research group leader in the FSU and working group leader in the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technologies (IPHT) dealing with ‘Statistical Modelling and Image Analysis’. His research focuses on the extraction of bio-medical information from photonic, spectrometric and in general physical […]

By |July 1st, 2016|Members, News|0 Comments

Best Paper Award for cross-disc. MSCJ EU Project

By |June 6th, 2016|News, Publications|0 Comments

Prelim. curriculum online

By |April 22nd, 2016|Members, News|0 Comments

Dagstuhl Seminar on “Computer Science Meets Ecology” accepted

The Schloss Dagstuhl Scientific Directorate accepted our proposal for a Dagstuhl seminar on “Computer Science Meets Ecology” where several members of MSCJ will be involved.

The seminar will take place from February 26, 2017 (Sunday) until March 3, 2017 (Friday).

More details will follow!

By |January 29th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Dr. Andreas Christoph joined MSCJ

We are happy to announce that Dr. Andreas Christoph joined MSCJ.


Dr. Andreas Christoph is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Institute of History of Medicine, Natural Sciences and Technology, Ernst-Haeckel-Haus Jena. His research interests focus on the history of maps, atlases and globes.


More information can be found at his webpage.

By |January 27th, 2016|Members, News|0 Comments