The Max Planck Institute for Software Systems

studies the principles of efficient, dependable, secure, and usable computing systems, as well as their interaction with the physical and social context in which they operate.

We conduct foundational research in relevant areas of computer science and beyond, covering theory, empirical analysis, and data-driven investigation. We seek impact through publications, artifacts, and people.

Kaushik Mallik awarded ETAPS Doctoral Dissertation Award

This is the second time that the ETAPS Dissertation Award was given to an MPI-SWS student


MPI-SWS researchers receive 2024 SIGBED HSCC Best Paper award

June 11, 2024
MPI-SWS researchers have received the 2024 SIGBED HSCC best paper award for their paper "Linear Dynamical Systems with Continuous Weight Functions."

Max Planck researchers publish 6 papers at POPL 2024!

January 11, 2024
Max Planck researchers have authored six papers to appear in POPL 2024.

MPI-SWS PhD students appointed as tenure-track faculty at ETH Zurich and ISTA

December 18, 2023
MPI-SWS PhD students Michalis Kokologiannakis and Michael Sammler have accepted tenure-track faculty positions at ETH Zurich and ISTA, respectively.

MPI-SWS alumnus Pramod Bhatotia receives EuroSys Jochen Liedtke Young Researcher Award

May 13, 2023
Pramod Bhatotia, who completed his doctoral studies at MPI-SWS, has received the 2023 EuroSys Jochen Liedtke Young Researcher Award.