Trello is a software tool to manage projects and workflows using Kanban boards. It can greatly support scientists. A primer.


Young researchers in the engineering sciences should resist the temptation to do only applied research but rather establish a fruitful interaction between fundamental and applied work. After all, our mission in academia is to “explore strange new worlds, … to boldly go where no one has gone before.”


Scientists of the doctoral school “Networked Autonomous Aerial Vehicles” implemented a self-adaptive swarm of drones and showcased it in Klagenfurt’s new drone hall, one of the largest and most modern facilities of its kind.


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Wireless communications is essential for many applications with commercial drones. Omid Semiari interviewed Christian Bettstetter about this exciting topic at the interface of communications and robotics for the latest IEEE ComSoc TCCN newsletter.



Die Universität Klagenfurt verlieh am 17. November 2017 ein Ehrendoktorat an Johannes B. Huber. Als Laudator hatte ich die Ehre, ihn vorzustellen.

(Foto: Universität Klagenfurt [AAU], thomashude)

Hubers Arbeitsbereich für Laien


An interdisciplinary workshop on self-organization and swarm intelligence in cyber physical systems was held at Lakeside Labs this week. Experts presented their work and discussed open issues in this exciting field.


An analysis of robotics conferences of the past four years shows that Austria has relatively low visibility. It also shows that expertise is distributed among a handful of universities.

  • IEEE Intern. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)
  • IEEE/RSJ Intern. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)
  • Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS)

Christian Bettstetter

Professor, Networked and Embedded Systems. Own views. Web: http://bettstetter.name

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