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Zhichao Ma receives Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

  • 21 January 2020

The scientist working in the Micro, Nano, and Molecular Systems Lab at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart will be supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for two years to continue his research on micro- and nano-particles manipulation, on microfluidics and high-frequency ultrasound.

Zhichao Ma Peer Fischer Linda Behringer


MPI for Intelligent Systems continues video series

  • 15 January 2020

Video No 3 is now available

Short films present scientists' research projects in an understandable way

Alejandro Posada Linda Behringer Andreas Geiger


Werner-von-Siemens-Ring foundation honours doctoral student Andreas Dörr

  • 19 December 2019

The Board of Trustees has selected nine young researchers from science and industry to be honoured and accepted into the network of outstanding young scientists. The awards were presented in Munich on December 13, 2019, on the occasion of Werner von Siemens’ 103rd birthday.

Sebastian Trimpe Linda Behringer


Yichao Tang receives Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

  • 16 December 2019

The scientist working in the Physical Intelligence Department at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart will be supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for two years to continue his soft robotic research in Germany.

Yichao Tang Metin Sitti Linda Behringer


Tübingen becomes an ELLIS unit

  • 10 December 2019

The European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) establishes a total of 17 ELLIS units across 10 European countries and Israel

Grassroots initiative assembling top European talent in machine learning mobilizes more than 200 Mio in funding across Europe for the next 5 years

Bernhard Schölkopf Linda Behringer


Niki Kilbertus is "Newcomer of the Year"

  • 29 November 2019

The computer scientist is a PhD student in the Cambridge-Tübingen PhD Fellowship Program

The German Society for Computer Science (GI) has selected 10 outstanding newcomers to German AI research as part of its "#AI50: Artificial Intelligence in Germany - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" project.

Niki Kilbertus Valerie Callaghan


Andreas Geiger selected as Top 40 under 40

  • 21 November 2019

Andreas Geiger has been selected as top 40 under 40 by the capital magazine.

Andreas Geiger


Professor Dr. phil., Dr.h.c.mult. Hellmut Fischmeister deceased

  • 11 November 2019

Emeritus Scientific Member of the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (formerly Max Planck Institute for Metals Research), Stuttgart, died Nov 6, 2019, at the age of 92.

Linda Behringer


CLS Recruiting 2020 Ph.D. Fellows

  • 05 November 2019

Funded Ph.D. Positions at the Max Planck ETH Center for Learning Systems

The Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems and ETH Zurich have joined forces creating the Max Planck ETH Center for Learning Systems (CLS). The goal of the CLS is to advance artificial intelligence by achieving a fundamental understanding of perception, learning and adaption in complex systems by providing a platform for exchange in research and education. CLS is currently accepting Ph.D. applications for its 2020 generation of doctoral fellows. The application deadline is Friday, November 15, 2019.

Sara Sorce


Cage molecules act as molecular sieves for hydrogen isotope separation

  • 03 November 2019

A new hybrid material developed by scientists at the University of Liverpool and the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems may bring the dream of carbon-free nuclear fusion power a step closer.

Michael Hirscher