Second emergenCITY Collaboration Award

The winners of the second emergenCITY Collaboration Award, which was awarded during this year’s emergenCITY...

Jul 27, 2022 Awards Publications

emergenCITY at the exhibition “Wissensspeicher” in Kassel

emergenCITY is involved with the Knowledge Base in the exhibition “Wissensspeicher - 100 Ideen für...

Jul 20, 2022 Events KB

Ruzena Bajcsy Lecture and Female Student Travel Award Ceremony

Together with MAKI, CROSSING and the Research Training Group Privacy & Trust, we cordially invite...

Jul 8, 2022 Events

Distinguished Lecture with Prof. Hermann de Meer

The research centers MAKI and emergenCITY are inviting to the Distinguished Lecture with Professor Hermann...

Jul 1, 2022 Events

New Principal Investigators at emergenCITY

emergenCITY gets new reinforcement. Professors Britta Schmalz and Jan Gugenheimer have started their work at...

Jun 28, 2022 News

Joint Conference with the Schader Foundation: Hybrid Threats for Critical Infrastructures

Extreme weather or cyber-attack – what difference does it make for prevention and emergency response...

Jun 14, 2022 Events

Workshop “Urban Resilience” during emergenCITY Week 2022

How can the city of tomorrow contribute to the well-being and safety of the people...

Jun 1, 2022 Events

Publication in the “International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction” on blackout as a crisis scenario

The lights don’t turn on, the shower is cold, the coffee maker won’t brew a...

May 30, 2022 Publications Research

First emergenCITY funded professor takes up his work

Since April, Professor Vahid Jamali has been the new PI at emergenCITY for the first...

May 13, 2022 News Research

Report of the “Ethics of the Digital City” Conference

The report of the conference “Ethics of the Digital City”, jointly organized by emergenCITY, KRITIS...

May 5, 2022 Publications

Apply now for the Female Student Travel Award 2022!

Attention female students of computer science, electrical engineering and information technology! Together with the Collaborative...

May 2, 2022 News

Renovation work at the eHUB is progressing

A lot has happened at the eHUB. The conversion and renovation of the former Solar...

Apr 29, 2022 News eHub

Digital Control Center for Crises

emergenCITY cross-sectional mission researches a Smart Digital Situation Control Center Our cities are becoming more...

Apr 27, 2022 Research

Organizing digital data on cities

emergenCITY cross-sectional mission works on the design of a knowledge base Information can become the...

Apr 11, 2022 KB Research

Resilience for Digital Agriculture

Resilience is an important factor also in agriculture. New technologies for automation and data collection...

Mar 28, 2022 Research

The Missing Piece of the Puzzle

In the June 2021 flood disaster, the devastation caused a long lasting blackout in the...

Mar 23, 2022 Research Publications

Safe and crisis-proof communication and organisation

emergenCITY cross-sectional mission ReSON develops resilient neighborhood app Neighborhoods that organise themselves by using digital...

Mar 22, 2022 ReSON Research

When the Internet Becomes a Battlefield – Interviews with Prof. Christian Reuter on Cyber Warfare

What role does cyber warfare play in military conflicts? And what is the current risk...

Mar 16, 2022 Media

emergenCITY at the Future Dialogue in Kassel

Is technology the answer to all our questions or the cause of new problems? The...

Mar 11, 2022 Events

Dr. Michael Muma elected Chairman of a Technical Area Committee of EURASIP

emergenCITY scientist Dr. Michael Muma has been elected Chair of the Technical Area Committee (TAC)...

Feb 21, 2022 News

Tracking down information from biobanks

ERC Starting Grant for research project of emergenCITY scientist Michael Muma emergenCITY scientist Dr. Michael...

Feb 15, 2022 News

emergenCITY Scout at work

For Team Hector, the two ground robots DRZ Telemax and emergenCITY Scout won first rank...

Feb 4, 2022 Awards

Database Systems and Information Management – Distinguished Lecture with Prof. Volker Markl

In the next Distinguished Lecture on Monday, February 07, Professor Volker Markl from TU Berlin...

Jan 31, 2022 Events

emergenCITY and Floods – Current Research Projects

The devastating floods in mid-July 2021 painfully demonstrated the vulnerability of our cities. The extent...

Jan 31, 2022 Research

Flood disaster 2021 survey

The LOEWE Center emergenCITY and our scientists were deeply affected by the floods in Germany...

Jan 21, 2022 Research

New LOEWE funding for research on slums

Since the beginning of January, a new research project of the TU Darmstadt is funded...

Jan 18, 2022 News

The Right to the Smart City – Distinguished Lecture with Prof. Rob Kitchin

Professor Rob Kitchin of Maynooth University will give a Distinguished Lecture on the “idea and...

Jan 17, 2022 Events

Distinguished Lecture with Prof. Maurice Herlihy

On December 9 at 4:15pm we are co-hosting a Distinguished Lecture with SFB MAKI in...

Dec 2, 2021 Events

SLSIP Workshop in Rüdesheim

After a delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the third Statistical Learning for Signal and...

Nov 30, 2021 Events

Online Conference “Ethics of the Digital City“

We invite you to the public online conference “Ethics of the Digital City - Challenge...

Nov 29, 2021 Events

New professors at emergenCITY

emergenCITY is growing! Three new professors were recruited for emergenCITY this fall: Prof. Rolf Findeisen,...

Nov 25, 2021 News

Mission eHUB starts research on power crisis

The cross-cutting mission eHUB from the different program areas of emergenCITY starts to convert the...

Nov 1, 2021 eHub Research

Darmstadt’s rescue robots on course for success

The rescue robotics team Hector recently won two competitions: the European robotics competition EnRicH and...

Oct 28, 2021 Awards

Lecture series “Secure Critical Infrastructures” during the winter term

How secure are our critical infrastructures? This is the question asked by the digital lecture...

Oct 20, 2021 Events

KuVS Science Award for emergenCITY Master Thesis

For his master thesis on “Secure Device Pairing Using Short-Range Acoustic Communication” emergenCITY researcher Florentin...

Oct 8, 2021 Awards

Bringing the next generation to campus

The project NeXT Generation on Campus at TU Darmstadt playfully introduces pupils to the degree...

Oct 6, 2021 News

When devices learn foreign languages to communicate universally

Best Paper Award for emergenCITY and MAKI scientists All smart home devices controlled from one...

Sep 22, 2021 Awards Research

Our three lemon experiment winners of the ProLOEWE science rally

There were six weeks to solve 21 ProLOEWE science puzzles - six great weeks in...

Sep 22, 2021 News

emergenCITY participates in BMBF Research Project Open6GHub

TU Darmstadt is part of the 6G research consortium Open6GHub funded by the German Federal...

Aug 18, 2021 News

Tracking lost keys or stolen bikes made easy

ATHENE and emergenCITY researchers provide award-winning open-source framework for locating personal Bluetooth devices While it...

Aug 11, 2021 Awards Research

Start of the ProLOEWE Science Rally with emergenCITY Experiment

Great news: You can continue to puzzle! The participation period of the ProLOEWE Science Rally...

Aug 1, 2021 Events

ProLOEWE science rally starts on 2 August with emergenCITY’s contribution

Summer boredom has no chance during these summer holidays: On 2 August, the ProLOEWE science...

Jul 29, 2021 Events

SWR interview with Matthias Hollick on resilient communication networks in times of crisis

Recent floods have hit parts of North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate. The water masses pose an...

Jul 21, 2021 Media

Female Student Travel Award presented

Congratulations to the winners of the Female Student Travel Award 2021! The awards were given...

Jul 19, 2021 Awards

Team Hector successful at RoboCup

The rescue robot team Hector from TU Darmstadt has won the Best-in-Class Awards in two...

Jul 14, 2021 Awards

emergenCITY week 2021

During the first emergenCITY Week, emergenCITY focused on its primary goal: interdisciplinary research on resilience...

Jul 12, 2021 Events

First emergenCITY Collaboration Awards presented

During the first emergenCITY week, emergenCITY presented the first emergenCITY Collaboration Award. An internal committee...

Jul 12, 2021 Awards

Ruzena Bajcsy Lecture and Female Student Travel Award Ceremony

Together with MAKI and the Research Training Group Privacy & Trust, we cordially invite you...

Jul 7, 2021 Events

Second emergenCITY Policy Paper – Crisis-proof through dark times

Our critical infrastructures are becoming increasingly complex and thus more crisis-prone. Even if hardly anyone...

Jun 17, 2021 Publications Research

Workshop “Software and Resilience” at emergenCITY Week 2021

In the crisis and disaster management of digital cities, a fail-safe IT infrastructure and resilient...

Jun 11, 2021 Events

Joint emergenCITY – MAKI DLS Impulse Lectures during emergenCITY Week 2021

As part of the emergenCITY Week 2021, emergenCITY and the Collaborative Research Centre MAKI of...

Jun 10, 2021 Events

emergenCITY Week 2021

From June 14 - 17, 2021, the first emergenCITY week will take place. We would...

Jun 7, 2021 Events

Apply now for the Female Student Travel Award 2021!

Attention female students of computer science, electrical engineering and information technology! Together with the Collaborative...

May 19, 2021 News

Apple AirDrop shares more than files

Researchers discover significant privacy leak in Apple’s file-sharing service AirDrop Pictures, presentations, or videos –...

Apr 21, 2021 Research Publications

Shaping the computers of the future in the new DFG focus programme “Disruptive Main Memory Technologies”

The new focus programme “Disruptive Main Memory Technologies” of the German Research Foundation (DFG) will...

Apr 15, 2021 News

How prepared are major German cities for a blackout? – emergenCITY in BBK magazine

The snow chaos in Münsterland in November 2005 caused a sudden power failure for 250,000...

Apr 9, 2021 Research Publications

New focus programme in the field of resilient networks

Following the motto “Mastering faults, overload, attacks and the unknown”, the new focus programme “Resilience...

Apr 8, 2021 News

Study Award of the SEW-Eurodrive Foundation for emergenCITY Master Thesis

Christian Schroth’s master thesis titled “Robust Bayesian Cluster Analysis” has been awarded the 2020 Study...

Mar 31, 2021 Awards

Radiant future? – Prof. Michèle Knodt interviewed by HR Info on nuclear energy after Fukushima

A radiant future was predicted to Nuclear energy until the word “radiant” acquired a negative...

Mar 26, 2021 Media

Dr. Michael Muma receives the EURASIP Early Career Award 2021

Congratulations to emergenCITY scientist Dr.-Ing. Michael Muma, who receives the 2021 Early Career Award from...

Mar 15, 2021 Awards

Congratulations to Iryna Gurevych on the first LOEWE-professorship

emergenCITY-PI Prof. Dr. Iryna Gurevych receives the first LOEWE-professorship of the Hessian research funding programme...

Mar 10, 2021 News

Prof. Oskar von Stryk among the World’s Top 25 Influential Computer Scientists

According to the ranking of Academic Influence, emergenCITY Program Area Lead Prof. Dr. Oskar von...

Mar 9, 2021 Awards

Who Can “Find My” Devices?

It is supposed to make it easier to find Apple devices - but normally not...

Mar 4, 2021 Research Publications

emergenCITY researchers featured in the podcast Hessen schafft Wissen

What is a democracy? How does a convincing stage scene emerge? How does digital communication...

Feb 24, 2021 Media

Prof. Annette Rudolph-Cleff at the BDA’s 25th Berliner (Fern-) Gespräch

Information and communication technologies are more important to us than ever, as the Corona pandemic...

Dec 22, 2020 News

emergenCITY on Hessischer Rundfunk

Compared to other regions of the world, we live very safely in Germany. But our...

Dec 2, 2020 Media

Paper accepted at top tier conference SIGMETRICS’21

Congratulations to our emergenCITY scientists Arash Asadi, Allyson Sim and Matthias Hollick. The paper “Stay...

Dec 2, 2020 News Research

IANUS Award 2020 for emergenCITY researcher Marc-André Kaufhold

IANUS stands for scientific and technical peace and conflict research at the Technische Universität Darmstadt....

Nov 25, 2020 Awards

Research Training Group KRITIS extended

emergenCITY cooperates with the Graduiertenkolleg KRITIS since the beginning, because it fits to the research...

Nov 11, 2020 News

Congratulations to Iryna Gurevych as future President of the ACL

emergenCITY-PI Prof. Iryna Gurevych takes over the office of Vice-President-elect as of January 1, 2021...

Nov 11, 2020 News

Policy Paper published with recommendations for action

How can our society function reliably even in crises? This is the key question of...

Oct 22, 2020 Publications

emergenCITY Paper wins Best Student Paper Award at IEEE Radar Conference 2020

Among the 143 papers submitted to the competition from across the world, the best five...

Oct 16, 2020 Awards

Prof. Matthias Hollick in the “Rat der Cyberweisen”

Prof. Matthias Hollick: “Digital infrastructures in networked cities must remain available, understandable and controllable at...

Jun 25, 2020 Media

emergenCITY at the Darmstädter Energiekonferenz

emergenCITY at the 12th Darmstädter Energiekonferenz: Resilience – Smart security of our energy supply. The...

Feb 19, 2020 Events

Talk on human disasters of natural origin by Prof. Christian Oberli

“There are no natural disasters. There are only human disasters of natural origin” – their...

Dec 4, 2019 Events

Crisis-proof networking on 3Sat

How important is crisis-proof networking? What are the consequences of digitalization? emergenCITY PI Prof. Ralf...

Nov 3, 2019 Media

First guest researcher at emergenCITY: Prof. Michael Zink (UMass Amherst)

We are happy to announce our first visitor: Prof. Michael Zink, co-director of CASA at...

Jul 22, 2019 Events

emergenCITY – we have started!

In January 2020 the research center “emergenCITY - The Resilient Digital City” under the direction...

Jul 4, 2019 News