Helmut Veith Stipend Award Ceremony

DATE:Tuesday, March 14, 2017
VENUE:TU Wien, Kuppelsaal

The Helmut Veith Stipend for Female Scientists

The Helmut Veith Stipend is dedicated to the memory of an outstanding computer scientist who worked in the fields of logic in computer science, computer-aided verification, software engineering, and computer security. Helmut Veith, who tragically passed away in March 2016, was a strong advocate and mentor for women in computer science.

The first recipient of the Helmut Veith stipend is Mariëlle Rietdijk, and the stipend was presented to her on the 14th of March 2017 at 5:30 pm, in the Kuppelsaal of TU Wien.

Ceremony details are available on the following website.

Recipient Marielle Rietdijk and Vice Rector at TU Wien Kurt Matyas (photo credits: Christian Lendl)

The presentation of the award was followed by a Panel discussion with renowned scientists about diversity in STEM Studies on the topic “More female students in Computer Science. Who cares?”

Panel details are available on the website of Faculty of Informatics, TU Wien.

The Award Certificate for Helmut Veith Stipend designed by Nikita Veith and Merlin Zalodek.

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