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MATH+ welcomes new BMS students

The traditional BMS Orientation for phase I and II students took place from October 07-11. BMS student representatives, lecturers and the BMS office team gave an overview of everything worth knowing about studying at the BMS. On a Campus Tour, the students got first orientation on the three main campuses in Adlershof (HU), Dahlem Dorf (FU), and at the TU. The program ended with a sight-seeing tour...
Awards for Esnault and Perkowski

Cantor Medal 2019 for Hélène Esnault + Von Kaven Ehrenpreis for Nicolas Perkowski

The MATH+ members Hélène Esnault and Nicolas Perkowski were honored with prestigious prizes at the annual meeting of the German Association of Mathematicians (DMV). Hélène Esnault, Professor of Arithmetic Geometry at the FU Berlin, received the Cantor Medal 2019. Nicolas Perkowski, who startes a professorship at FU Berlin on October 01, 2019, was awarded for his achievements in probability theory...

MATH+ Mourns the Loss of Peter Deuflhard

On 22 September 2019, Professor Peter Deuflhard passed away at the age of 75. Berlin mathematics has lost a highly respected colleague and wonderful person. Born in Bavaria, Peter Deuflhard studied physics at TU München. After he received his diploma in 1968, he went to the Universität zu Köln, from which he got his dissertation in mathematics in 1972. Following his habilitation again from TU M...

Prof. Robert Weismantel (ETH Zurich) new Einstein Visiting Fellow @ MATH+

Starting in January 2020, Robert Weismantel will be one of four new Einstein Visiting Fellows in Berlin. The Professor of Mathematics ETH Zürich and Director of the Institute for Operations Research will join MATH+ for three years. The focus of his research is on discrete mathematics and mathematical optimization. During his cooperation in Berlin he will build up a research group at TU Berlin with...

Michael Joswig named Max Planck Fellow at Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences (MiS) in Leipzig

As of December 1, 2019, Michael Joswig (TU Berlin) will join Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences (MiS) in Leipzig as Max Planck Fellow. The Max Planck Fellow Programme promotes cooperation between outstanding university professors and Max Planck Society researchers. So, while staying full professor at TU Berlin, Michael Joswig will lead a research group on Mathematical Software at...

BMS Summer School 2019 on Mathematics Deep Learning, at Zuse Institute Berlin

August 19-30 at Zuse Institute Berlin. Deep learning (DL) methodologies are currently showing tremendous success in a variety of applications. The BMS Summer School will offer lectures by international experts on both the theory of deep neural networks, on related questions such as generalization, expressivity, or explainability, as well as on applications of deep neural networks (e.g. to...