Vienna young Scientists Symposium
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Vienna young Scientists Symposium

1.-2. Juni 2017

Program at a glance

Proceedings VSS 2017

Fotos VSS 2017; Do, 1. Juni

Fotos VSS 2017; Fr, 2. Juni



Rückblick 2016:

PreisträgerInnen VSS 2016

Proceedings VSS 2016



Submission of Extended Abstracts

All members of TU Wien which desire to exchange knowledge or share results may submit their research activities at VSS for consideration. The research field must be consistent with on of the following fields: Civil Engineering, Chemical Technology and Bioscience, Data, Models, and Mathematics, Sustainable Products and Solutions, Architecture and Urban Design.

Submit an Extended Abstract

Accepted filetypes.doc, .docx, .rtf and .tex*
TemplatesLaTeX, Microsoft Word
Name of the file FIRSTNAME_SURNAME.doc, FIRSTNAME_SURNAME.tex, ...
Language of the abstractEnglish
Submission deadline21 Feb 2017

* In case of tex-files, please upload a .zip containing all files and directories including the graphics.

Guidelines for the Abstract


To obtain a harmonised look of the book of abstracts we ask you to respect the following guidelines (please use one of the abstract tamplates):

Page sizeA4 (297 x 210 mm), abstract must include two pages
Margins20 mm (top, bottom, left and right)
Font typeTimes New Roman ("Times" in Tex) and Symbol; do not use any other font
Line spacingtitle and text must be spaced by 1.15 lines
1st LineTitle: centered, 12 point, bold capital letters, vertical space between 1st and 2nd line: 12 point
2nd LineAuthor(s): centered, 12 point, presenting author must be underlined, vertical space between 2nd and 3rd line: 12 point
3rd LineAffiliation: centered, 12 point. In case of different affiliations of the authors, specify with superscipt a, b, etc.
Main text:left and right justified, 12 point, line spacing 1.15 lines, vertical space between paragraphs: 6 point
Figures and tables

good quality, located within the text (please bear in mind that abstracts are printed in black&white, and the page size will be reduced to 71%)

A description should be placed beyond the element with a font size of 10pt
References: placed in square brackets [1, 2, ...] in the text and cited at the second page of the abstract


Please keep in mind that your extended abstract should be accessible to a broad audience (young researchers all over TU Wien) in order to enhance interdisciplinary discussions at the VSS 2017. Your extended abstract should contain the following points:

  • Idea and motivation of your research
  • Summary of your research
  • Interfacing areas between your research and the research fields of your group / institute / scientific community
  • Results
  • Outlook to expected results

The Lions Award

The Lions Club Wien St. Stephan supports young scientists and provides an award for EUR 4,000.- for doctoral students of the TU Wien. The grant is dedicated to doctoral studies with focus on the research focus point "Energy and Environment" and covers relevant costs - particularly study visits abroad, participation at scientific conferences and scientific publications.
In the course of the symposium the best research papers will be presented and the "Lions Award 2017" awarded. Please keep in mind to tell us, if you are a candidate for the Lions Award (within the Extended Abstract Submission).

Details on qualifications, granting and submission will be announced in time.