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Prof. Gitta Kutyniok honored with SIAM Fellowship

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, SIAM, elected Gitta Kutyniok as a Fellow 2019, for her contributions to applied harmonic analysis (wavelet-theory, shearlet-theory, time-frequency analysis, etc.), compressed sensing, and imaging sciences. The SIAM Fellows Program recognizes members of SIAM who have made outstanding contributions to their discipline. Kutyniok is Einstein-Professor for Applied Functional Analysis at TU Berlin. Within MATH+, she is, amongst others, PI, member of the BMS Executive Board, and Special Coordinator for “Mathematics of Data Science.“
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ERC Advanced Grant for Prof. Gavril Farkas

The European Research Council has awarded an ERC Advanced Grant in the sum of 2.15 million euros to Gavril Farkas for his proposal “Syzygies, moduli and topological invariants of groups.“ He intends to use the grant for a large research group that will continue to investigate the idea of connecting the different fields of algebra and topology. Gavril Farkas is Professor for Algebraic Geometry at the HU Berlin, member of the BMS Executive Board, and MATH+ Principle Investigator.
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GAMM awards Matheon and BMS Alumni

The International Association for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM) has awarded two of this year's prizes to BMS and Matheon alumni.
Dr. Friederike Hellwig (HU Berlin) has received the Dr.-Klaus-Körper Prize for her excellent dissertation "Adaptive Discontinuous Petrov-Galerkin Finite-Element-Methods".
Dr. Dietmar Gallistl (formerly HU Berlin, now U Twente (NL)) was awarded the Richard von Mises Prize for his outstanding work on the discretization of elliptic problems of higher order.

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Nicolas Perkowski receives Heinz Maier Leibnitz Prize of the DFG

The junior professor at the HU Berlin and research group leader at the MPI for Mathematics in Natural Sciences in Leipzig is honored with the most important German young researchers award in recognition of his scientific achievements in the field of probability theory. His research focuses on singular stochastic partial differential equations, applied stochastic analysis, and robust financial mathematics. Perkowski is BMS alumnus. Together with colleagues, he leads the MATH+ projects AA1-3 and AA4-1.
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Cleaning up in Space: Berlin School Team is testing its development on board the ISS on 28.01.

The grand finale of this year's MIT and NASA competition SPHERES will take place on January 28th, 15:00 - and students from the Berlin-based Heinrich-Hertz-Gymnasium will join the event via internet connection in Alicante (Spain). Then astronauts on the ISS will fly the mini satellites programmed by 14 international school teams. Their task this time: Collecting dangerous space junk, which increasingly threatens satellites and other flying space objects such as the ISS. The Berlin participants, supported by the Research Center Matheon and now the new Cluster of Excellence MATH +, have been among the top teams for many years.
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Big Show: Award Ceremony of the Digital Math Calendars

More than a million math fans have been participating in the digital math calendars for the past 15 years. Again, more than 130,000 have sweetened this year's Advent season with mathematical puzzles. Now, this year's winners of the competition were honored at a big award show in Berlin. Around 600 children and adolescents came to the auditorium of the TU Berlin on January 25, 2019 to celebrate themselves and mathematics.
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American Chemical Society awards Prof. Frank Noé

Frank Noé, Professor at FU Berlin and PI in the recently startet Cluster of Excellence MATH+, receives this year's early career award for theoretical chemistry of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The prize awards his pioneering development of innovative methods for computational biophysics, especially Markov state modeling and its applications to challenging protein simulation and the sampling problem. The ACS Physical Chemistry Division annually sponsors senior and early-career awards in theoretical and experimental physical chemistry that are intended to recognize the most outstanding scientific achievements of members of the division. Frank Noé has an interdisciplinary chair in the departments of Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics and Chemistry.
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Advent Calendar gets started

On 1. December, the Matheon advent calendar invites you to discover the beauty and power of math beyond the subjects covered in school. It offers fascinating insights into recent application oriented mathematical research and into the everyday professional life of mathematicians. The 24 challenging puzzles are aimed at sharp high school students, university students, teachers, and everyone interested.
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MATH+Board elected

On October 30, 2018, the first general assembly of the new Cluster of Excellence MATH+ took place. Martin Skutella (TU Berlin) was elected MATH+ Chair, Michael Hintermüller (HU Berlin, WIAS) and Christof Schütte (FU Berlin, ZIB) as Co-Chairs. The other members of the newly elected MATH+ Board are Rupert Klein (FU), Gitta Kutyniok (FU), John M. Sullivan (TU), Caren Tischendorf (HU), Felix Günther (TU) as Postdoc Representative and Michael Rothgang (BMS) as Student Representative. Congratulations to all!
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Successfull EU Project

New Methods in modeling, simulation and optimization for real world processes in key technology areas do not only need mathematical knowledge but also other resources such as computing power. The EU-project MSO4SC (Horizon 2020 European Union funding for Research & Innovation) stands for providing such computing resources, cloud as well as HPC, mathematical development frameworks as well as mathematical applications for societal challenges (health, energy, water). As one in ten European project partners, Matheon took part in the first project phase and contributed to the MSO-portal.
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Meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board

From October 4th to 5th, Matheon and BMS welcomed their Scientific Advisory Boards. The international renowned scientists have given feedback and new ideas on research and strategic direction. This year, the focus was on the new Cluster of Excellence MATH +, which will be a central element of Berlin’s mathematical research in the future. As it comes to the end of its funding period, Matheon disbanded its Advisory Board and thanked them, handing over little Matheon Buddy Bears as a present. And after that: Party Time...
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2nd Conference on Mathematics of Gas Transport

From October 10th to 11th, the 2nd Conference on Mathematics of Gas Transport will take place at Zuse Institute Berlin, organized by Researchcampus MODAL and the CRC TRR 154-2. The focus is on new mathematical results and the lively exchange with the scientific and industry partners.
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Mathematics shaping the future

MATH+ The Berlin Mathematics Research Center chosen as new cluster of excellence
Sustainable energy supply, individualized medicine or the analysis of social processes: Technology and society face challenges that are characterized by increasing complexity, driven, among others, by increasing digitization and ever larger amounts of available data. Mathematics plays a key role in mastering all this and taking advantage of the opportunities that come with it. With the Berlin Mathematical Research Center MATH+ we build an interdisciplinary and interinstitutional cluster of excellence that develops new approaches to application-oriented mathematics. This should benefit both diverse applications and mathematics itself.
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Fields Medal for Peter Scholze

The Matheon Research Center congratulates Prof. Dr. Peter Scholze on the Fields Medal. This important award was presented to him on August 1, 2018 by the International Mathematical Union (IMU) at the International Mathematics Congress (ICM) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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W.T. and Idalia Reid Prize for Volker Mehrmann

Volker Mehrmann, Professor for Numerics at the TU Berlin and Member of the Board of the Research Center Matheon, was awarded the prestigious W.T. and Idalia Reid Award. It is endowed with 10,000 euros and is awarded annually by the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics SIAM. It honors Mehrmann's "fundamental contributions to the wide range of differential algebraic functions, their control and optimization as well as their applications". The presentation of the prize winners took place during the SIAM annual convention in Seattle.
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Volker Mehrmann elected new EMS President

Congratulations to Volker Mehrmann, who was elected as the new President at the annual meeting of the European Mathematical Society (EMS). He will take up his four-year term on 1 January 2019. Read in the interview what he has set on his agenda. The press release can be found here.
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Interview: Volker Mehrmann elected new EMS President

Congratulations to Volker Mehrmann, who was elected as the new President at the annual meeting of the European Mathematical Society (EMS). He will take up his four-year term on 1 January 2019. Read in the following interview what he has set on his agenda.
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Athletics-EC inspires new features for MATHEATHLON

On Monday, the 18th of June, the starting signal for a renewed MATHEATHLON will be fired. With its unique combination of sports and mathematics, Matheon participates in the Schooletics 50 days before the start of the European Athletics Championships in Berlin. It is part of the event "Laufen. Springen. Werfen. Berlin." Seven schools will start with teams: Properly solved math tasks give time credits for running and more beneficial balls for throwing, and when jumping, previously calculated distances must be "jumped" as accurately as possible.
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Welcome to the first MathSlam

8 minutes is the time slot for the participants of the first MathSlam of BMS and Matheon to wow the audience with their exciting presentations about their research.
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#1 Margarete Kahn Distinguished Lecture - May 17, 2018

The Margarete Kahn Distinguished Lecture features distinguished female mathematicians from all areas of mathematics. The lectures will take place once each term. According to the topic, it will be hosted by one of the five ECMath institutions FU Berlin, HU Berlin, TU Berlin, WIAS, or ZIB. We warmly welcome not only senior scientists, but in particular also students and post-docs. Dr. Bibiane Schönlieb will start on 17 May at 4 pm with the topic: Variational models and partial differential equations for mathematical imaging. Read more >>
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Euler Number

The Euler number is one of the most important mathematical constants. It plays a central role in differential and integral calculus, and thus in application-oriented mathematics, for example in growth and decay processes. The number is named after the Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler - as well as the Euler lecture, which takes place in Potsdam on May 4th.
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ISIMM Junior Prize for Matthias Liero

Matthias Liero is honored by the International Society for the Interaction of Mechanics and Mathematics (ISIMM) with the bi-annual Junior Prize. The award recognizes junior researchers who have made a significant contribution to the combination of mathematics and physics. Matthias Liero is researcher at Matheon and WIAS and works in the field of non-linear partial differential equations with applications e.g. in photovoltaics and OLEDs.
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26th Euler Lecture in Potsdam

On May 4, 2018, at 2 pm, the 26th Euler-Lecture will take place at the University of Potsdam. In his lecture „Sailing Through Data: Discoveries and Mirages“, Prof. Emmanuel Candès (Stanford University) will give insight into the challenges of large amounts of data for mathematics and statistics. The traditional historical lecture will be held by Prof. Peter Ullrich (Universität Koblenz-Landau). Matheon and ECMath as well as other mathematical institutions of the Berlin-Potsdam-Region cordially invite to the ceremony.
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Matheon model of the female menstrual cycle helps with hormone administration

28 days is the average period of the female menstrual cycle. With GynCycle a model for its course was developed at the Matheon. It helps setting the dosage, time-point and duration of cycle-dependent hormone administration for certain diseases.
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Happy Pi-Day

Mathe-Freaks auf der ganzen Welt feiern alljährlich am 14. März den Pi-Day. Pi ist ein griechischer Buchstabe (π) und die berühmteste mathematische Konstante der Welt. π steht gewissermaßen als Abkürzung für die Zahl 3,1415926535... Einer Zahl einen Feiertag zu widmen klingt ziemlich verrückt und ist etwas ganz Besonderes. So, wie auch die Zahl Pi etwas ganz Besonderes ist.
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Matheon goes Leipziger Buchmesse & SchülerBIONNALE

From March 15 to 18, Matheon will present its school activities, in particular the Matheon Advent calendar, at the Leipzig Book Fair. In addition, on March 16, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, we will have a booth at the SchülerBIONNALE. Berlin's student fair for occupations related to health and life sciences takes place at Urania. Here, Matheon will show which (career) opportunities mathematics offers in this field and beyond.
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More efficient public transport

4 percent cost savings for the Municipal Transport Services “Verkehrsbetriebe Potsdam” - thanks to a Matheon-optimized urban transport plan.
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Optimize crystal growth

1300 up to 1600 K is the temperature range in the heart of a furnace used to produce high-purity single crystals for semiconductor chips. Matheon researchers have created a virtual model for the furnace and the crystal growth.
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Awards for Math-Cracks

On January 26, the Audimax of TU Berlin was crowded with young mathematicians from all over Germany and some even from abroad. They celebrated the awards for this years winners of the three Mathematic Advents Calendars.

Here are some pictures for you.

Die Fotografen waren Kay Herschelmann und Charles Yunck.
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Preisverleihung der mathematischen Adventskalender in Berlin

Mathematik in der Weihnachtszeit? Unbedingt! Das fanden zumindest die rund 148.000 Teilnehmer*innen der digitalen Adventskalender 2017 – 25 Prozent mehr als im Vorjahr. Die ebenso bunten wie kniffeligen Mathe-Mischungen bleiben also ein echtes Erfolgskonzept.
Wir laden herzlich ein, zur feierlichen Preisverleihung am 26. Januar 2018, 14:00 Uhr, Audimax, TU Berlin!
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All the best for 2018!

Matheon wishes a good start into a healthy, happy and successful New Year 2018!

Here are some highlights of 2017 for you.
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Adventszeit ist Mathe-Zeit:
Start des digitalen Matheon-Kalenders

Wo andere mit Schokolade locken, verführt das Matheon – na klar: mit Mathematik! Am 1. Dezember um 16 Uhr kann das erste Türchen des diesjährigen Matheon-Adventskalenders geöffnet werden. Damit startet der digitale Mathe-Wettbewerb des Berliner Forschungszentrums in die 14. Runde. In 24 weihnachtlich verpackten Aufgaben bietet er SchülerInnen ab der 10. Klasse und allen Interessierten mathematische Leckerbissen jenseits der alltäglichen Schulkost. In diesem Jahr stehen die Mathe-Adventskalender unter der Schirmherrschaft von Bundesbildungsministerin Prof. Dr. Johanna Wanka.
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ERC-Grant for Matheon scientist Frank Noé

Simulating the binding processes of individual molecules and whole cells is the goal of the research work of Prof. Frank Noé, FU Berlin and Research Center Matheon, which is now funded with an ERC Consolidator Grant. As part of ‘ScaleCell’ he will continue his successful work from the ERC Starting Grant ‘pcCell’. Noé combines methods from mathematics, physics and computer science and will work with his team on developing and applying innovative methods in the field of machine learning.
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15 Jahre Matheon:
Zukunftsweisende Mathematikforschung über Grenzen hinweg

Das Berliner Forschungszentrum Matheon kann auf 15 erfolgreiche Jahre zurückblicken. Motiviert von aktuellen Fragen aus Anwendungsfeldern wie der Gesundheitsforschung oder der Energieversorgung entwickeln die MathematikerInnen neue, leistungsfähigere Methoden der Modellierung, Simulation und Optimierung. Damit tragen sie entscheidend zu technologischem wie mathematischem Fortschritt bei. Mit seiner Kultur der Kooperation über Grenzen hinweg – etwa zwischen Wissenschaft und Industrie oder der Öffentlichkeit – steht das Matheon für ein zukunftsweisendes Forschungskonzept. Nach exzellenter Begutachtung wird es seine Arbeit im Rahmen des Einstein-Zentrums für Mathematik ECMath bis Ende 2018 fortsetzen. Am 15. November 2017 wurde all das mit einem Fest der Berliner Mathematik gefeiert.
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Berliner Wissenschaftspreis for Günter M. Ziegler

In a ceremony in the Berlin Town Hall, Berlin's Governing Mayor and Senator for Science and Research, Michael Müller, awarded the 2017 Berliner Wissenschaftspreis to Günter M. Ziegler, Professor at the FU Berlin, spokesman for the BMS and one of the leading minds of the Matheon. Müller thus honored an "excellent mathematician and impressive communicator". He awarded the Nachwuchspreis to Dr. Myfanwy Evans from the Institute of Mathematics of the TU Berlin.
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Math is beautiful!

Under this motto, Matheon members Prof. Tim Conrad, Prof. Gitta Kutyniok, Dr. Falk Ebert and Prof. Günter M. Ziegler were discussing the beauty and the benefits of mathematics at the 91st Treffpunkt WissensWerte of the Technolgiestiftung Berlin with rbb science moderator Thomas Prinzler on 6 November. A recording of this event will be broadcasted on Sun, 12 November, at 9:22 am and 5:22 pm on rbb inforadio.
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Detect cancer in a drop of blood

5 different types of cancer can be detected by an algorithm developed at Matheon. It processes data from the mass spectrometric analysis of a blood drop and tracks characteristic patterns in it.
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Cluster of Excellence:
Berlin mathematics successful in preselection

With their draft proposal “MATH + The Berlin Mathematics Research Center" mathematicians from the three Berlin universities FU, HU, TU and the research institutes WIAS and ZIB took the first hurdle in the current call of the Excellence Strategy of the German Federal and State Governments. MATH + was asked, together with 87 other applicants, to submit a full application by February 2018. MATH + is based on ECMath, Matheon, BMS, DZLM and Modal. Further information:
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Faster through the Kiel Canal

25 percent lower waiting times for ships on their 100km-long passage through the Kiel Canal - thanks to Matheon optimization.

More information about this project can be found in the pdf document which is ready for download.
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Calculating Quietness

Noise bothers people and can cause illness. Researchers are working to dampen the sound directly at the source, for example through perforated walls in engines. Scientists around junior-group leader Dr. Kersten Schmidt from the Berlin research center Matheon and TU Berlin have now developed mathematical models helping to simulate and optimize sound emitters like this considerably faster and with a lower computational effort than before. The engine manufacturers in the region will also benefit from this.
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Great fun at the Long Night:
Gummy Bears, Balloons and Tricky Games

This was a successful combination: Marsians make maths! And Matheon is taking part. Until shortly before midnight children of all ages and adults were joining the math children's tour. With great fun and ambition, they went on a journey around Germany, tried to work out scedules for work processes, or played with geometric figures, sudoku and dice games. A great attraction were the balloons, not only when it banged. With their help, charging processes in lithium-ion batteries were illustrated. The solution of the guess game: 592 gummy bears were in the glass. The best estimates were 600, 601 and 577. The winners will receive a present.
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June 27: Matheon at the school festival in Köpenick

Around 500 pupils of the 4th grade have been participating in this year’s project "Wir rechnen miteinander" (“We calculate together”) from the supervisory school authority of the district Treptow-Köpenick. As a reward, they are invited to the FEZ on June 27 for a combined mathematical athletic ending of the competition. They can experience in 30 different workshops, that mathematics is fun and also healthy. Matheon has been supporting the supervisory school authority for years. The highlight of the festival is a common mathematical course of all children in the MATHEATHLON style. The festival starts on June 27 at 9.00 am at the FEZ in Köpenick.

Log in to the MATHEATHLON 2017

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How proteins find and bind each other

The research Groups of Frank Noé at Matheon and FU Berlin as well as University Pompeu Fabra Barcelona, have for the first time, performed computer simulations in atomic detail to show how proteins associate and dissociate. This revealed many previously unknown details of these dynamic processes. The newly developed method opens the door to understanding the inner workings of the immune system or details of viral infections and many other problems with biomedical and biotechnological relevance. The results were published in the highly reputable scientific journal „Nature Chemistry“.
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Long Night of the Sciences on June 24

This year, Matheon will again take part in the Long Night of the Sciences, on Saturday, June 24, 2017, from 5 pm. In room 144 of the TU math building, Matheon invites to children's Sudoko, estimation, dice and geometrical handicraft work. In the foyer of the math building, visitors can find out about Matheon’s research topics and events.
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2,8 Mio. Euro for European Industrial Doctorate Program (EID)

Under the leadership of Matheon, an international consortium of eleven academic and eleven industrial partners has been awarded a "European Industrial Doctorate Program" (EID). Under the title "Reduced Order Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of Coupled Systems" eleven doctoral students will develop mathematical methods that play an important role in the increasingly virtual development of industrial products and processes. The program is financed for a period of four years by the European Union within the framework of Horizon 2020.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Award Ceremony of the Mathematical Advent Calendars

The digital Maths Advent Calendars of the Mathe im Leben gemeinnützige GmbH and the Research Center Matheon were - again - a great success: In December 2016, 117.000 mostly young people were participating. Now it's time for the award ceremony. We cordially invite you for January, 20th, at TU Berlin.
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Matheon wishes you a happy, peaceful and relaxing christmas and a good start into a healthy, happy and successful New Year 2017!
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Prof. Michael Hintermüller new Chair for ECMath

On December 2nd, 2016, Michael Hintermüller was elected as new Chair of the Einstein Center for Mathematics Berlin (ECMath) by a large majority of the ECMath General Assembly. The election of Chairs and Executive Board takes place every two years.
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Mathematische Leckerbissen zur Adventszeit

Am 1. Dezember öffnet sich traditionell das erste Türchen des Matheon-Adventskalenders im Internet. 24 Tage lang gibt es dann jeweils eine spannende Mathematikaufgabe zu lösen. Gleichzeitig öffnen auch die Kalender von Mathe im Advent wieder ihre Türen.
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Bionik und Mathematik in einem Bild: Start für den Vektoria Award 2017 für Schüler*innen

Vom 29. November 2016 bis zum 3. März 2017 können Schülerinnen und Schüler der Klassenstufen 5 bis 13 wieder Beiträge zum diesjährigen Vektoria Award einreichen. Sie sind aufgerufen, das Thema „Bionik – Natur inspiriert die Wissenschaft“ und seinen mathematischen Gehalt darzustellen – als Digitalbild, Foto oder Zeichnung.
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Sammeln und Bauen im Weltall: Drei Berliner Schulen im Halbfinale des internationalen SPHERES-Wettbewerbs

Sollen neue Satelliten im Weltraum zum Einsatz kommen, könnte es unter Umständen sinnvoller sein, einzelne Bauteile in den Orbit zu schießen, sie einzusammeln und vor Ort zusammenzubauen. Beim diesjährigen SPHERES-Wettbewerb geht es darum, kleine autonome SPHERES-Satelliten als Helfer für die Einsammel-Aufgabe zu programmieren. Der Schüler*innen-Wettbewerb wird jährlich vom MIT, der NASA und der ESA veranstaltet. Die vom Matheon betreuten Berliner Teilnehmer*innen gehören seit Jahren zu den Spitzenteams.
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Kick-off for EU-project: Mathematical modelling, simulation and optimization for societal challenges

On November 10th and 11th, 2016 the kick-off meeting for the EU-project „Mathematical Modelling, Simulation and Optimization for Societal Challenges with Scientific Computing“ (MSO4SC) took place at TU Berlin. Under the coordination of the IT-specialist ATOS Spain SA, the Berlin research institutes Matheon (TU Berlin) and Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB) work together with partners from France, Norway, Hungary, Sweden, Spain and the EU-Maths-IN (European Service Network of Mathematics for Industry and Innovation). The project is part of EU-Horizon 2020, with a budget of nearly 2,5 Million Euro.
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Dutch and German Mathematics Research Centers continue their successful collaboration

On October 17, 2016, Prof. Kees Vuik (TU Delft) on behalf of 4TU.AMI (Applied Mathematics Institute of the 4 Technical Universities in the Netherlands), and Prof. Martin Skutella (TU Berlin) on behalf of Research Center Matheon, signed a cooperative agreement between these two research centres.
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European Maths Summit gets started in Berlin

More than 1000 mathematicians from all over the world visit the 7th European Congress of Mathematics at the TU Berlin.
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Athletics and Arithmetics - This year's MATHEATHLON starts in Köpenick

On thursday, June 30th, nearly 200 pupils are expected to start in this year’s math-run MATHEATHLON in the Freizeitzentrum FEZ in Berlin-Köpenick. They compete in running and solving little mathematical problems developed by the Research Center Matheon. For the second time, this contest is the highlight of the final ceremony of the project „Wir rechnen zusammen“ („We calculate together“). It starts at 8:30 a.m. at the stage near the water basin. The entrance of FEZ is located at Straße zum FEZ 2 in Berlin-Köpenick.
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Prof. Dr. Gitta Kutyniok new elected member of BBAW

The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW) elected Prof. Dr. Gitta Kutyniok as new member. She received her certificate of membership during the ceremony on the occasion of the Leibniztag of the Academy on June 11th, 2016. The Einstein Professor of Applied Functional Analysis teaches and conducts research at the Technical University Berlin and at the Research Center Matheon. She is only the fifth woman in the Mathematics and Natural Sciences class oft he BBAW and currently the youngest member there.
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Long Night of the Sciences

During this year's Long Night of Sciences on June 11th, you can find Matheon at the information booth of the Collaborative Research Centre "CRC 1114 – Scaling Cascades in Complex Systems" at the FU Berlin, Math building, Arnimallee 6, Berlin-Dahlem. As part of the CRC 1114, mathematicians explore for example weather phenomena, earthquakes and molecules together with geologists, medical doctors and scientists from other disciplines.
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New Executive Board for Matheon

Since June 1st, 2016 Prof. Martin Skutella (TU Berlin) is the new Chair of the Research Center Matheon. Deputy Chair is Prof. Christof Schütte (Zuse-Institute Berlin (ZIB), FU Berlin). Executive Board and Chairs were elected by the General Sssembly for a period of four years.
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Tag der Mathematik

Spaß und Spannung beim 21. Berliner Tag der Mathematik
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Einen mathematischen Blick auf das frühe Universum nach dem Urknall wirft der russische Mathematiker Yuri Manin am 27. Mai in der „Euler-Vorlesung in Sanssouci“ an der Universität Potsdam. In seinem Vortrag „Time between real and imaginary: Big Bang and modular curves“ wird er über das Zusammenspiel von algebraisch-geometrischen Modellen der frühen Raumzeit nahe des Big Bang sprechen.
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BIMoS Day “Hierarchical Tensor for High-Dimensional Problems - Concept, Algorithms and Applications”

Speakers: Prof. Dr. Reinhold Schneider (TUB) and Prof. Dr. André Uschmajew (Uni Bonn)
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BIMoS Day “Multiscale Modeling

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Barbara Wagner (TUB)
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Secondary school students from Berlin and Brandenburg in finals

For the fifth time in a row teams supervised by Matheon made it into the finals of the SPHERES tournament of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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Die Umwelt – eine Welt voller Mathematik?

Schülerinnen und Schüler erklären beim Vektoria Award, wie Mathematik die Umwelt verständlicher macht
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In the fight against multiresistant germs

Using mathematical approaches in a Matheon project, Prof. Carsten Hartmann and Dr. Max von Kleist hope to find optimal treatment methods.
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Abhörsichere Datenübertragung

Sichere Datenübertragung dank eines einzigen Photons.
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Berliner SPHERES-Teams erfolgreich

Bereits zum fünften Mal betreut das Forschungszentrum Matheon Schulteams aus dem Berliner Großraum beim jährlichen Wettbewerb SPHERES.
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In Memoriam: Prof. Gerald Farin

Matheon deeply mourns Prof. Gerald Farin, longtime member of Matheon scientific advisory board.
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Math Competition of Matheon research center - now in English!

For over 10 years the Matheon research center has been challenging students with its online math competition “Matheon-Kalender“.
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A Realistic Hope to have Children

Mathematicians develop a “virtual hospital” to optimise in-vitro fertilisation.
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Lehrerfortbildung 2015

Der Sonderforschungsbereich „Discretization in Geometry an Dynamics“ der TU Berlin bietet am 6. November eine Lehrerfortbildung zum Thema „Komplexes Verhalten aus einfachen Regeln“ an.
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Weit über 100 Läuferinnen und Läufer starteten am 13. Juli beim diesjährigen MatheathlOn des Matheon.
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Liebe Mitglieder des Forschungszentrums Matheon,

Herr Professor Grötschel geht zum 30.9.2015 in den Ruhestand, da er zum 1.10.2015 sein neues Amt als Präsident der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften antritt.
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Neuausrichtung des Copernicus-Preises

Mit dem Copernicus-Preis zeichnen die Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) und die Stiftung für die polnische Wissenschaft (FNP) zusammen alle zwei Jahre jeweils eine polnische und eine deutsche Wissenschaftlerin beziehungsweise einen polnischen und einen deutschen Wissenschaftler für herausragende Verdienste um die deutsch-polnische wissenschaftliche Kooperation aus.
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On Friday 10 July, from 17.00 clock the server must be taken for about three hours by the net.
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Nobelpreisträger John Nash stirbt bei Autounfall

Der US-Mathematiker und Nobelpreisträger John Forbes Nash ist bei einem Autounfall ums Leben gekommen. Der Film „A Beautiful Mind“ mit Russel Crowe in der Hauptrolle machte ihn auf der ganzen Welt bekannt.
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Lange Nacht: Jogging für’s Gehirn

Von wegen Angst vor Mathe!
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GAMM-Preis für Joscha Gedicke

Dr. Joscha Gedicke vom WIAS und Matheon-Mitglied hat einen der vier diesjährigen Preise der Dr.-Körper-Stiftung der Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (GAMM) erhalten.
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Mathematischer Modellbau leicht verständlich aufbereitet

Dr. Jannik Matuschke von der TU Berlin wird mit dem Klaus Tschira Preis für verständliche Wissenschaft ausgezeichnet.
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Susanna Röblitz zur Juniorprofessorin an der FU ernannt

Susanna Röblitz, Leiterin der Arbeitsgruppe "Computational Systems Biology" des ZIB, wurde am 11.5.2015 von der FU Berlin zur Juniorprofessorin ernannt.
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S-Bahn Challenge Weltrekord

Ein neuer Weltrekord im Abfahren des gesamten Berliner S-Bahnsystems wurde am Samstag, dem 10. Januar 2015, von einem Deutsch-Niederländisch-Österreichischen Team von Kunst- und Mathematikstudenten aufgestellt.
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Preise beim Vektoria Award vergeben

Beim Kreativwettbewerb Vektoria Award von CASIO zeigten Schülerinnen und Schüler der 5. bis 13. Klasse in einminütigen Videos den Zusammenhang zwischen Mathematik und Musik.
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Prof. Thorsten Koch receives Google Faculty Research Award

Für Forschungsarbeiten zu „Mixed Integer Optimization as a Service“ erhält Prof. Dr. Thorsten Koch (ZIB/TUB) einen Google Faculty Research Award. Prof. Koch leitet die Abteilung Wissenschaftliche Information am ZIB und lehrt zu „Software und Algorithmen für die diskrete Optimierung“ an der TU Berlin. Die Forschungsarbeiten gliedern sich ein in die Schwerpunkte des ZIB zu komplexen datenintensiven Prozessen wie sie im Forschungscampus MODAL (Mathematical Optimization and Data Analysis Laboratories) und im BBDC (Berlin Big Data Center) untersucht werden.
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10. Vektoria Award,

dem Kreativpreis für Schüler und Schülerinnen von CASIO!
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Wir wünschen ein gesundes, erfolgreiches und glückliches Jahr 2015

Wir wünschen ein gesundes, erfolgreiches und glückliches Jahr 2015
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Chancen nutzen, jetzt noch anmelden

Seit 1. Dezember ist der Oberstufenkalender-Mathekalender des Forschungszentrums Matheon wieder am Start.
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Spannende Mathematik

29 mathematische Kurzkrimis als Buch erschienen
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Volker Bach ist der neue Präsident der Deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung (DMV)

Ab 1. Januar 2015 wird Volker Bach, Professor für Mathematik an der Technischen Universität Braunschweig, die Geschicke der Deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung (DMV) lenken.
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Marika Karbstein gewinnt GOR Dissertationspreis 2014

Die Gesellschaft für Operations Research (GOR) vergibt alljährlich auf ihrer Jahrestagung einen Preis für bis zu vier hervorragende Doktorarbeiten auf dem Gebiet des Operations Research.
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Mit Mathematik die Welt verstehen und beschreiben

TU Berlin gründet und finanziert eine neue internationale Graduiertenschule
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Führungswechsel 2015 Mathematiker Martin Grötschel zum Präsidenten der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (BBAW) gewählt

Die Versammlung der Mitglieder der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (BBAW) hat Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Martin Grötschel (66) zum Nachfolger von Prof. Dr. med. Dres. h. c. Günter Stock im Amt des Akademiepräsidenten gewählt.
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Geschichten von Licht und Schatten

Fotoausstellung in der Mathematischen Fachbibliothek der TU Berlin / Eröffnung am 28. Oktober 2014
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KlarText – Jetzt bewerben

Die Klaus Tschira Stiftung sucht junge Nachwuchswissenschaftler, die exzellent forschen und anschaulich schreiben.
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Von der DFG zur Einsteinstiftung: Das Forschungszentrum Matheon

Das Forschungszentrum Matheon als Institution, die von der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) gefördert wird, gehört ab 1. Juni 2014 der Vergangenheit an.
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