“Special circumstances require special solutions” – This was the motto of this week’s ICT institute meeting, which was not held in the TU’s meeting room but in the home offices of all our employees.
These regular meetings are used for coordination between the various research groups, teaching and the organizational tasks of the institute. This year, however, there was another important topic on the agenda: After four years as head of the institute, Prof. Hermann Kaindl was succeeded by Prof. Axel Jantsch. In order to hand over the sceptre despite the prevailing corona measures, the institute meeting was quickly converted into a video conference. The productive meeting was only interrupted by a short solo performance of a four-legged roommate, but could be quickly resumed afterwards. The most important point of the meeting was of course the current effects of the Corona crisis on research and teaching. The ICT is working intensively to continue current research projects and to carry on teaching in the best possible way for the students within the given limits.
We wish Prof. Jantsch every success in his new position!
All the best and good health in these extraordinary times!