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21.03.2014

openHPI: New Internet Course Offers Even Better Technology and Design

Potsdam. A comprehensive look at the complex world of Internet technology is given in the free online course offered by German Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI), starting Monday, March 31, at its international learning platform...[more]


17.02.2014

Hasso Plattner Institute: Free, Open Online Courses also in China

Shanghai/Potsdam. Effective immediately, the German Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) is offering its free online courses in Chinese. On February 18th at 3:00 p.m. local time, HPI Director Prof. Christoph Meinel launched the first...[more]


14.01.2014

New MOOC: openHPI Course Teaches Parallel Programming Concepts

Potsdam. The eighth open online course offered by the German Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI), which starts on February 3, will introduce the fundamental concepts of parallel programming. Accessible to anyone via www.openHPI.de,...[more]


02.12.2013

HPI’s Masters: Innovators, Up-and-Coming Researchers, Entrepreneurs

Potsdam. Germany’s Hasso Plattner Institute, at the University of Potsdam, combines the education of its computer science master’s students with special support in the areas of research, innovation and entrepreneurship. The...[more]


12.11.2013

openHPI: Five More Free Online Courses on IT to be Offered Next Year

Potsdam. Anyone wishing to keep up with the current university knowledge on information technology will again have the opportunity in the coming year with the five free online courses to be offered by Hasso Plattner Institute...[more]


24.10.2013

openHPI MOOC: Hasso Plattner Issues 2,400 Certificates to Online Students

Potsdam. 16,000 Internet users from around the world have taken part in the recently concluded online course by Prof. Hasso Plattner on www.openHPI.de, the interactive educational platform. Of these, 4,800 were in the group of...[more]


18.10.2013

Plattner: Linking Huge Amounts of Medical Data at Lightning Speed

Potsdam/Berlin. At the upcoming World Health Summit, Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) will demonstrate to physicians and researchers how - thanks to the latest database technology - a great deal of time can be gained and used for...[more]


07.10.2013

openHPI MOOC: Free, Open Online Course on Business Process Modeling

Potsdam. The latest free, open online course at the German Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) provides participants with an in-depth understanding of business process modeling. The course, starting October 28 on the interactive...[more]


01.10.2013

Women Scientists Represent HPI at the U.S. Grace Hopper Celebration

Minneapolis/Potsdam. Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) will again be among the attendees at this year’s “Grace Hopper – Celebration of Women in Computing“ the international conference by and for women in computer science, taking...[more]


26.08.2013

Thousands want to Study Online with Hasso Plattner at openHPI.de

Potsdam. More than 10,000 Internet users from all over the world have already registered for the opportunity to study online with Prof. Hasso Plattner - co-founder and chairman of the supervisory board of SAP - starting today,...[more]


23.08.2013

Internet Trend MOOCs: Learners at openHPI Show a High Success Rate

Potsdam. The typical participant in free, open online information technology courses is between 30 and 40 years old, male and has worked for more than ten years in a technical profession with a high IT content. This first...[more]


21.08.2013

HPI’s Research Lab Opens Its Doors to Scientists from All Over the World

Potsdam. Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) invites scientists from all over the world to apply for use of its state-of-the-art research lab “Future SOC Lab”. Researchers are invited to submit project proposals based on access to the...[more]


09.08.2013

Studying Online with Hasso Plattner: New Software Course at openHPI.de

Potsdam. Starting on August 26th, Internet users from all over the world can study online with Prof. Hasso Plattner, co-founder and chairman of the supervisory board of SAP. OpenHPI.de is the learning platform of the German Hasso...[more]


19.06.2013

HPI Research School offers ten new scholarships to young scientists

Potsdam. Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) has announced that it will be offering scholarships to ten new researchers at its international Research School. Beginning in the upcoming winter semester, the young researchers will be...[more]


03.06.2013

HPI Database Shows Vulnerabilities and Attack Points of IT Systems

Potsdam. On the occasion of the Potsdam Conference on National Cyber Security, the Hasso Plattner Institute has presented a new database showing the vulnerabilities breaches in complex computer systems and networks. Currently,...[more]


16.05.2013

The Book on the openHPI Course: Hasso Plattner Explains In-Memory Databases

Potsdam. Prof. Hasso Plattner, founder and benefactor of the German Hasso Plattner Institute for Software Systems Engineering (HPI), has published a new book on in-memory data technology. The English-language work entitled, “A...[more]


30.04.2013

SAP uses openHPI platform for its own open online courses

Potsdam. German Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) is supporting the educational initiative of the software company SAP AG to offer interactive online courses open to everyone - so-called MOOCs. These courses, backed by technology...[more]


25.04.2013

First German Researcher Accepted into Computer-Human Interaction Academy

Potsdam. Potsdam computer science professor Patrick Baudisch (Hasso Plattner Institute, HPI) is the first German researcher to be accepted into the Computer-Human Interaction Academy of the Association for Computing Machinery...[more]


28.01.2013

openHPI: Already 3,000 registrations for open online course “Semantic Web”

Potsdam. Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) reports high interest worldwide in the latest online course at its new open online Internet educational platform www.openhpi.de. Already more than 3,000 have signed up for the third...[more]


21.01.2013

openHPI: Free open online course introduces the Semantic Web

Potsdam. The conventional Internet search reaches the limits of its power when the computer is expected to correctly interpret the meaning of information and not simply a character string. How the information expressed in natural...[more]


19.11.2012

HPI expands its China Cooperation with an Innovation School in Beijing

Potsdam/Beijing. After a two year preparation phase, teaching has begun at the School of Design Thinking located at Beijing’s Communication University of China (CUC), China’s largest media university. It follows in the footsteps...[more]


26.10.2012

Westerwelle Patron of the Germany-China Internet Bridge

Potsdam/Beijing. The German Federal Government praised the collaborative work that has existed between Germany and China during the last ten years in the area of Tele-Teaching. The so called “Internet Bridge” is an expression of...[more]


19.10.2012

World Health Summit: HPI Presents Instantaneous Genome Analysis

Potsdam/Berlin. A new database technology from Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) holds the promise of utilizing personalized medicine on a comprehensive scale. This technology is to be presented at the World Health Summit on October...[more]


17.10.2012

High Performance Computing in the Cloud: Chinese-German Symposium

Potsdam. The Hasso Plattner Institute will be holding a Chinese-German workshop on the practical applications of cloud computing and high performance computing from the 22nd to the 25th of October. Approximately 30 researchers...[more]


13.08.2012

Experiencing Innovation Up Close: The d.confestival presents its program

The international d.confestival will be taking place in Potsdam from 20 to 22 September, offering more than 40 different possibilities of experiencing innovation up close in a unique mixture of conference and festival.[more]


28.06.2012

Creative Lateral Thinkers Meet at the First Innovation Conference in Potsdam

Several hundred innovation experts from all over the world will be meeting in September with Design Thinking pioneers in Potsdam near Berlin to discuss future-oriented models and methods.[more]


19.03.2012

Gaining Trust as an Internet User: HPI Symposium on Trust Management

Potsdam. The ability to create and secure trust on the Internet is the topic that leading scientists and economic experts will be examining on the 22nd and 23rd of March at an international symposium to be held at the Potsdam...[more]


06.02.2012

Hasso Plattner Institute at CeBIT 2012

Hannover/Potsdam. The Potsdam Hasso Plattner Institute will be presenting its research projects and exhibits at the CeBIT 2012, in Hall 26 (9) booth H12, from 6-10 March 2012. The "Greenhouse" booth will be sure to...[more]


26.01.2012

Managing Trust: Experts from academia and industry discuss at HPI

Potsdam. Recognizing the growing interest in trust management problems and solutions, Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) initiates a symposium which brings trust management experts from the academic field as well as the industry to...[more]


16.11.2011

HPI: The Third Research Branch Takes Up Work - in Nanjing (China)

Potsdam/Nanjing. The Research School at Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) has opened its third international "branch", following Cape Town and Haifa. In the city of Nanjing on Thursday, November 17th, the "HPI...[more]


19.07.2011

IPv6 Contest: Fresh ideas for the internet of the next generation

Potsdam. The German IPv6 Council has started the third international IPv6 application contest on the new generation internet network. Invited are innovative ideas based on the new internet standard IPv6. The objectives of the...[more]


16.05.2011

Plattner Institute invites scientists to engage in top level research laboratory

Potsdam. The Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) has called computer scientists from around the world to compete with proposals for the use of its top level research laboratory. The “HPI Future SOC Lab” which was established in...[more]


27.04.2011

Hasso Plattner Institute launches new Master's program with Ph.D. track

Potsdam. Excellent Bachelor graduates in computer science have the chance to apply for a new Master's program at Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam (Germany). The program will begin in the academic year 2011-12 and is designed...[more]


19.04.2011

HPI Research School offers new scholarships for ten young academics

Potsdam. The Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) admits ten new junior researchers to its international “Research School”. Starting in the upcoming winter term they can join the Potsdam-based graduate school, a team of around 30...[more]


28.02.2011

CeBIT: Hasso Plattner presents groundbraking In-Memory Technology

Hannover/Potsdam/Heidelberg. In the last 50 years, the world has been completely transformed through the use of IT. Today, it is seeing a new inflection point: In a newly published book titled In-Memory Data Management – An...[more]


09.02.2011

CeBIT: Hasso Plattner Institute foresees a change in information technology

Hanover/Potsdam. The Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) has designed its stand at CeBIT 2011 to resemble an innovative kind of hothouse. It shows visitors that HPI in Potsdam has the ideal climate and excellent conditions to help...[more]