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Professor Ahmad Motamedi, Principal of Amirkabir University of Technology, Teheran, and Professor Ursula Reutner, Vice President for International Relations, University of Passau. Photograph: University of Passau

New partnership with Amirkabir University, Tehran

The University of Passau and Amirkabir University of Technology have signed a partnership agreement which will facilitate student exchanges between the two universities. Student exchanges will be possible as of October this year, when the winter semester 2015/16 starts. Pictured: Principal Ahmad Motamedi of Amirkabir University and Vice President Ursula Reutner of the University of Passau at the signing ceremony in Tehran.

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Enabling machines to gauge your mood

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Research Training Group on Privacy

Research Training Group on Privacy

Aiming to develop a comprehensive theory of privacy and describe its parameters and interaction with other concepts, the group addresses postgraduate scholars with a viable, interdisciplinary concept.Read on

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Weak Security Threatens Energy Grid

Researchers from the universities of Passau and Coimbra have exposed major flaws in a widely deployed smart grid system: the Open Smart Grid Protocol.Read on