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New Berlin-Oxford Research Training Group on Stochastics based at BMS

The German Research Foundation DFG supports a new Research Training Group on “Stochastic Analysis in Interaction” based in Berlin and Oxford with 3.9 Mio Euro for 4.5 years. It will be part of BMS and MATH+. In April 2020, 13 PhD students will start their research in Berlin, about the same number of students in Oxford. Chairs are Prof. Peter Bank (TU Berlin) and Prof. Terry Lyons (Oxford Universit...

Register now for the MATH Advent Calendars: Save the World with the MATH Gnomes

Those who want to combat climate change, plan environmentally friendly traffic or master artificial intelligence need mathematics. Students, teachers and anyone interested can experience this by participating in the digital Math Advent Calendars. Starting on December 1, the daily math puzzles guarantee fun at thinking, discovering and exploring beyond everyday school life.

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...