03 June 2013

IIASA welcomes young scientists

IIASA researchers and staff welcomed 51 young scientists from 20 countries to the 2013 Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP), which began today.

YSSP 2013 - ©IIASA

YSSP 2013 - ©IIASA

The YSSP brings advanced PhD students to Laxenburg, Austria, to work on independent research projects in collaboration with top researchers in their fields. Program participants this year are conducting research projects in fields ranging from ecosystems and land use, to climate change and risk management. 

For more information about the program, visit the YSSP Web page.

Participant List (PDF)


During the official opening of the 2013 YSSP, participants heard a background of the Institute from IIASA Director and Chief Executive Officer Prof. Dr. Pavel Kabat, as well as from Brian Fath, scientific coordinator for the program.

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Tanja Huber

YSSP Coordinator & Team Leader

Young Scientists Summer Program

T +43(0) 2236 807 344

Brian Fath

YSSP Scientific Coordinator:Senior Research Scholar

Young Scientists Summer Program

Advanced Systems Analysis

T +43(0) 2236 807 605

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
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