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    Clinical Research and Health Care

    Progress in medicine as well as biotechnology more than ever relies on progress in mathematics to complement traditional lab-based approaches.
    In close cooperation with medical doctors, engineers and pharmaceutical industry, Matheon successfully supports e.g. the design of patient-specific therapies, computer assisted surgery planning like implant design and systems biology.
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    Metropolitan Infrastructure

    Transportation, communication, energy supply – our society strongly depends on well-functioning infrastructure. Its design has a long term impact, is expensive and its decisions are often almost irreversible.
    Mathematics plays a key role in handling the complexity and optimization of such networks – and Matheon develops mathematical tools for it.
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    Optical Technologies

    The great challenges of our modern world lie in the areas health, environment, energy, production or safety. A key factor for scientific advances and innovations in these areas is the generation and manipulation of photons, for example for data transmission, high-resolution microscopy or the processing of industrial materials. Matheon helps to understand and shape the complex new phenomena associated with it.
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    Sustainable Energies

    The German Energiewende requires big efforts in developping reliable, efficient and cost-effective systems of regenerative energy supply, not to forget energy efficiency as a whole. Matheon finds solutions for multiple optimization problems in energy distribution, material development and usage, and production processes.
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    Geometric Design and Visualization

    There is a growing demand for visualization of complex data – e.g. in medical imaging, production processes or even in mathematics itself.
    Matheon develops fundamentally new mathematical concepts and geometric algorithms to foster image processing, computer graphics – or simply a better understanding of mathematical correlations
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    Education and Outreach

    Mathematics is more and more present in everyday life. But when it comes to the public's awareness of it and the way mathematics is taught at schools, there is still improvement needed. Matheon initiates closer cooperation between schools and universities, is engaged in teachers' education, and offers a broad spectrum of activities to communicate the exciting and application-driven aspects of mathematics.
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The mission of Matheon is application driven mathematics.

Our scientists develop new methods in modeling, simulation, and optimization for real world processes in all key technology areas. The research covers projects in the areas Clinical Research and Health Care, Metropolitan Infrastructure, Optical Technologies, Sustainable Energies, as well as Geometric Design and Visualization. New methodologies are developed in interdisciplinary cooperation with project partners from industry, economy and science.
Matheon also cooperates with schools and the general public to raise public awareness in the wide applicability of mathematics and to attract new generations of young researchers.

Matheon is a joint research center of the three Berlin universities (Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin) and the mathematical research institutes WIAS (Weierstraß-Institut für Angewandte Analysis und Stochastik) and ZIB (Zuse Institut Berlin).

Research in Matheon is currently supported by the Einstein Foundation Berlin via the Einstein Center ECMath.

Number of the week

is the house number of the Matheon office on Straße des 17. Juni in Berlin. Here, in the math building of the TU Berlin, is the organizational heart of the research center located.
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25. Euler-Vorlesung in Sanssouci
Universität Potsdam
Auditorium Maximum im Haus 8
Am Neuen Palais, 14476 Potsdam


Conference "Highlights of Algorithms"
TU Berlin
Straße des 17. Juni 136, 10623 Berlin


Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften
TU Berlin
Straße des 17. Juni 136, 10623 Berlin

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25th Euler-Lecture in Potsdam

On May 19, 2017, at 2 pm, the 25th Euler-Lecture will take place at the University of Potsdam. In his lecture „Takeing Mathematics to the heart“, Prof. Alfio Quarteroni (EPFL Lausanne) will give insight into an integrated mathematical model of the human heart. The traditional historical lecture will be held by Prof. Tinne hoff Kjeldsen (University of Copenhagen). Matheon and ECMath as well as other mathematical institutions of the Berlin-Potsdam-Region cordially invite to the ceremony. read more »

Conference "Highlights of Algorithms"

HALG 2017 will take place at the Mathematics Building of TU Berlin from June 09 till June 11. Registration is open; early bird fees are available until April 30. Further information and the program can be found on the conference website. read more »

Prof. Peter K. Friz ist Einstein-Professor

Die Einstein Stiftung Berlin unterstützt die Professur des Mathematikers Peter K. Friz und sichert dadurch seinen Verbleib an der Technischen Universität Berlin und bei Matheon/ECMath. read more »

Photogallery of the Advent Calendar Award Ceremony online

On January 20th, the award ceremony of this years Mathematical Advent Calendars took place in a well crowded Audimax of TU Berlin.
The photogallery of the event is now online and can be viewed here. read more »