Barbara Wohlmuth appointed member of Leopoldina
The Leopoldina, the National Academy of Sciences, has elected Professor Barbara Wohlmuth as a member. It is one of the highest scientific honors of a German institution. Congratulations!
Diversity Pie Day at Pi Day
On March 14, 2023 we will meet at 2:30 pm to discuss what diversity (besides gender and culture) really is. All staff of the Department of Mathematics are cordially invited.
ERC Advanced Grant for Fabian Theis
Professor Fabian Theis receives an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council for his project "DeepCell". The goal: using machine learning to predict the effects of drugs on cells.
Among the world's most cited scientists
Prof. Fabian Theis is one of the "Highly Cited Researchers". This is the result of an evaluation of the "Web of Science" database. Highly cited papers are an indicator of high research quality.
Hamburg Science Award for Fabian Theis
Professor Fabian Theis receives the Hamburg Science Award 2021. The Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Hamburg is honouring him as a pioneer in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in biomedicine.
Support for Women in Math
We want to promote female mathematicians. That is why we award the Entrepreneurial Awards as part of "Global Challenges for Women in Math Science". Apply with your project!
Communicator Award for Jürgen Richter-Gebert
Interactive exhibitions or digital offerings for children in the Corona Lockdown: Jürgen Richter-Gebert makes mathematics visible, audible and understandable. For this he received the Communicator Award 2021 on 7th July.
ERC Advanced Grant for Mathias Drton
Professor Mathias Drton receives an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) for his project "Graphical Models for Complex Multivariate Data". It is the first Advanced Grant at our Department.
Talks on the Hodge Conjecture
The "Hodge conjecture" is one of the mathematical millennium problems - and still unproven today. Jürgen Richter-Gebert and Christian Liedtke provide an insight in the series "The 7 Greatest Adventures in Mathematics".
THE Ranking by Subject
According to "THE World University Rankings by Subject," TUM ranks among the 50 best universities worldwide in computer science, engineering, natural and life sciences. This also includes mathematics.
Ethel Newbold-Prize for Mathias Drton
Congratulations! Our new Professor for Mathematical Statistics, Mathias Drton, has been awarded the Ethel Newbold-Prize 2019 - for his outstanding research.
Department Colloquium Winter 2022/23
International researchers present their topics at the Faculty Colloquium of Mathematics on selected Wednesdays. We cordially invite all interested parties.
THE Ranking 2022
Munich Universities hold the top ranking in the EU. The Technical University of Munich has moved up in the respected THE World University Rankings and now counts as one of the 10 best universities in Europe.
Celebrating cultural diversity
In our next FACTES event, we would like to learn more about you and your cultures. We will prepare and enjoy traditional sweets or other dishes from different parts of the world together on December 8 from 4:30-7:00 pm in the QuanTUM kitchen (Garching Hochbrück).
Boltzmann Medal for Herbert Spohn
Congratulations! The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) has honored Prof. Herbert Spohn as the first German scientist to receive the Boltzmann Medal. It is considered the highest award in statistical physics.
Department Colloquium Summer 2022
International researchers present their work at selected dates on Wednesdays at the Colloquium of the Department of Mathematics. We cordially invite all interested parties.
Shanghai Ranking: TUM improves
The Technical University of Munich remains the best German technical university in the "Shanghai Ranking" and is among the top 6 technical universities worldwide. Its standing has improved.
Conference: Discrete Systems and Calculus of Variations
Eine Konferenz zum Thema "Discrete Systems and Calculus of Variations" mit international-renommierten Experten findet von 7 bis 11 November 2022 an der TUM statt.
Graduation Ceremony in Winter 2022
We celebrate our successful graduates and cordially invite their families and members of the Department of Mathematics to join us. We are looking forward to seeing you!
Open discussion: Rules in hierarchical structures
On 19 July 2022 we will meet at 10:30 am to discuss the topic "Rules in hierarchical structures". All staff of the Department of Mathematics are cordially invited.
We celebrate May12
We want to celebrate International Women in Mathematics Day and invite you to a keynote speech followed by a panel discussion and a get-together with snacks and drinks. In the evening there's a movie screening. Join in!
My Way: Constanze Roitzheim
In the event series "My Way" organized by the Departments intitiative FACETS of Mathematicians we explore different life paths of mathematicians. On 8th March we welcome Constanze Roitzheim. Everyone is welcome!
On 13 December we will meet virtually for the next FACETS event. The topic will be the Impostor Syndrome. Everyone from PhD students to professors is welcome!
FACETS Meet & Greet 2021
Mathematicians watch out! On 21st of October 2021 we will meet for a FACETS Meet & Greet in Math@TUM. We are planning to meet in person. Everyone from PhD students, postdocs, to professors is welcome.
My Way: Joana Cirici
In the new event series "My Way" organized by the Departments intitiative FACETS of Mathematicians we explore different life paths of mathematicians. On 25 May we start with Joana Cirici. Everyone is welcome!
Lecture in the Deutsches Museum
Seeing sounds, hearing patterns. On October 5, 2022, Prof. Jürgen Richter-Gebert held a lecture in the "Science for Everyone" series of the Deutsches Museum. This is also available as a video.
May12: My Mathematical Heroine
12 May is Women in Math Day. Join us when some of our professors will tell us about their mathematical heroines! Which female mathematician inspires you?
Prof. Caroline Lasser gives Gauß-Lecture
The German Mathematicians Association has honoured Prof. Caroline Lasser. She is invited to give the 32nd public Gauß-Lecture in Tübingen. Her theme: Molecules in motion.
ERC Consolidator Grant for Robert König
Professor Robert König receives a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council. With his project "Enhanced quantum information processing targeting the near term" he explores the potential of quantum devices.
Department Colloquium Winter 2019/20
Model predictive control: when does it work and how can it be done efficiently? This question and others were answered by international mathematicians at the colloquium in the winter semester 2019/20.
FACETS of Mathematicians #4
We are celebrating "Women in Mathematics": Watch the film "Secrets of the Surface: The Mathematical Vision of Maryam Mirzakhani" and talk to us about it!
Certificate Program Data Science starts
In 2022, the "Data Science" certificate program takes place for the first time. Here, specialists and managers bring themselves up to date with the latest scientific findings. The course is a team effort of our department.
New mathematics exhibition at the Deutsches Museum
The new Deutsches Museum has been open to visitors since July 8, 2022. It includes the newly designed mathematics exhibition, in which Professor Jürgen Richter-Gebert was involved.
Graduation Ceremony Winter 2019: pictures
We celebrated our successful graduates - together with their families and friends. See the most beautiful pictures!
TUM is still Germany's best university
In the renowned "QS World University Ranking", the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is ranked 50th worldwide, making it the best German university for the 7th time in a row.
Event series: The 7 great adventures in mathematics
The nationwide event series "The 7 Greatest Adventures in Mathematics" is dedicated to the Millennium Problems. On September 22, a public event on the "Hodge Conjecture" will be held in Munich.
Data Science certificate program
Our Data Science certificate program for professionals at the TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning introduces computational methods to manage, process, and visualize data. It takes place in summer 2022.
FACETS of Mathematicians #3
We like to meet you on 29 April virtually for the next FACETS event. The topic is "How to keep in touch in isolation?" during these uncertain times. Everybody is welcome!
FACETS of Mathematicians #2
On 23 January 2020 we will meet at 12:15 pm to discuss the topic "Imposter syndrome". For Women in Math@TUM: Every female (Phd-)student, PostDoc or Professor is welcome.
CHE Ranking 2021
Students of mathematics have given us a very good report. In the ranking of the Center for University Development the Department of Mathematics can be found in the top bracket of the results in almost all aspects.
In memory of Armin Leutbecher
On 21nd January 2022, Prof. Armin Leutbecher died at the age of 87. He was a highly dedicated and successful member of the Department of Mathematics. An obituary by Prof. Jürgen Scheurle.
Award for Christian Kühn
We congratulate Professor Christian Kühn! The Foundation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris (FSMP) awards him a Distinguished Professor Fellowship.
TUM Mathematics ahead nationwide
"QS World University Ranking by Subject" 2021: The Technical University of Munich ranks first in mathematics compared to all other German universities.
Graduation Ceremony Winter 2018: pictures
We celebrated our successful graduates - together with their families and friends. See the most beautiful pictures!
Department Colloquium Summer 2019
Audio and Acoustics Signal Processing: The Quest for High Fidelity continues, Spectrahedral Shadows, Binary data embeddings: Theory and Applications - that are only 3 of 7 lectures at the faculty colloquium in summer semester 2019.
"Preis für gute Lehre" goes to Nada Sissouno
Dr. Nada Sissouno receives the "Preis für gute Lehre" at state universities in Bavaria. Science Minister Bernd Sibler honors the mathematician for her outstanding teaching in 2020.
From Fourier to Lady Gaga: Mathematics of audio files
Prof. Gero Friesecke takes you on a mathematical journey through the world of audio files. Watch the recording of the Christmas Lecture 2021 now!
Paul Bergold is "Mathemacher"
Our doctoral student Paul Bergold is "Mathemacher" of the Winter 2021. He received the award from the German Mathematical Society for his involvement with the start-up ABIcrash.
Department Colloquium Winter 2018/19
7 international researchers from France, Italy, Germany, Canada and the USA report on their work - at the Colloquium of the Department of Mathematics in the winter semester 2018/19.
Goldener Zirkel 2021
In jedem Semester vergibt die Fachschaft der Fakultät für Mathematik den Goldenen Zirkel für herausragendes Engagement in der Lehre. Das sind die Gewinner*innen im Sommersemester 2021.
Am 6. Juli hielt die renommierte Mathematikerin Prof. Maryna Viazovska die 35. Gauß-Vorlesung statt. TUM-Professor Jürgen Richter-Gebert hielt einen Einführungsvortrag. Die Aufnahme der Gauß-Vorlesung finden Sie hier.
Photos of the graduation ceremony 2022
We celebrated our successful graduates - together with their families and friends. Moreover, the best female students, best graduates, and best lecturers were honored. View the pictures of the graduation ceremony 2022!
Visualization of musical patterns
Seeing music through the eyes of math: Watch Professor Jürgen Richter-Gebert's talk on visualizing musical patterns at TEDx Konstanz!
FACETS of Mathematicians #1
(Female) Mathematicians watch out! On 16 December 2019 we meet for a first Meet & Greet of Women in Math@TUM. Everyone from female student to female professor is welcome.
Department Colloquium Summer 2018
Fisher Information, P-NP Problem and Gradient Techniques - renowned mathematicians speak about these and other research topics at the colloquium of the Department of Mathematics in the summer of 2018.
Christmas Lecture 2020
Geometry as the key to truth. Professor Jürgen Richter-Gebert gives the virtual Christmas Lecture 2020 on "Dürer, Dante and Crivelli: Geometry in (Forensic) Image Analysis".
FiMaTUM Alumni Club
Do you want to strengthen your network with TUM alumni and advance your career? The FiMaTUM Alumni Club is an initiative that offers you these opportunities.
3rd funding period for SFB Transregio 109
The Collaborative Research Centre "Discretization in Geometry and Dynamics" enters its 3rd funding period: The German Research Foundation is funding the project with more than 7 million Euro.
Department Colloquium Winter 2017/18
The (never ending?) story of Algebraic geometry - this and more research topics were presented at our colloquium by renowned mathematicians in the winter semester 2017/18.
Mathematical Sciences Hub launched
Financial support for guest visits, workshops, summer schools, and more. The mathematics departments of Imperial and TUM have formed a hub to enable closer collaboration at all levels.
Elitenetzwerk Bayern appoints Peter Gritzmann
Peter Gritzmann, TUM Professor of Applied Geometry and Discrete Mathematics, is a new member of the Advisory Board of the "Elitenetzwerk Bayern".
Interview with Celonis
From a TUM start-up to a global software provider with a rating of billions. Celonis is the winner of the German Future Prize 2019. Co-CEO Bastian Nominacher explains the Process Mining business model in an interview with Matthias Scherer - in german.
German Future Prize for Celonis
Bundespräsident Frank-Walter Steinmeier zeichnet die Gründer des Software-Unternehmens Celonis mit dem Deutschen Zukunftspreis aus. Unter den dreien sind die ehemaligen Mathematik-Studenten Bastian Nominacher und Alexander Rinke.
Emil Gumbel Exhibition
A mathematician in the fight against extremes, and for the Weimar Republic - an exhibition on the Munich statistician and pacifist Emil J. Gumbel opens on 26 April 2019. It's worth a visit.
Digital change: new DFG commission
A team of experts has been founded by the DFG to examine the effect of digitalization on the world of science. One member of the commision is Prof. Dr. Folkmar Bornemann from the TUM Department of Mathematics.
Prize for Dr. Gebhard Martin
Excellent work! Dr. Gebhard Martin wins the doctoral award of the Association of Friends of TUM 2018. The ceremony took place on 7th December.
Phirotopes for beginners
Chirotopes and phirotopes very well explained. Dr. med. Katharina Schaar has been awarded the KlarText Prize of the Klaus Tschira Foundation for Science Communication. It's all about friends and cappuccino.
69th Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting
Once a year, young motivated people have the opportunity to meet Nobel Prize winners all over the world in Lindau. The TUM PhD student Martina Gschwendtner was there on location.
From France to China
A semester abroad in France leads Lukas Köstler to China. The math student and his team "X-force" reach the final of the Huawei Big Data Challenge 2018. The task: identify malware.
Honorary Doctorate for Herbert Spohn
Congratulations to Prof. Herbert Spohn. The Université Paris Diderot awards him an honorary doctorate - for his inspiring research.
Richard-von-Mises Prize for Christian Kühn
Prof. Christian Kühn receives the Richard-von-Mises Prize 2017 - for his scientific achievements in the field of applied mathematics. Congratulations!
Campus Talks with Fabian Theis
The single cell analysis in 12 minutes. In the series 'Campus Talks' broadcast on the channel ARD-alpha, Professor Dr. Fabian Theis explains how algorithems and big data can help cure illness.
ERC Consolidator Grant for Eva Viehmann
Excellent! Prof. Eva Viehmann has received the ERC Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC), for her studies on Newton strata.
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) holds leading positions in the university rankings 2020. The "Global University Employability Ranking" shows that TUM graduates are in demand worldwide.
TUM still Germany's best university
In the "QS World University Ranking", the Technical University of Munich has risen up to 50th place and is thus ranked as Germany's best university for the 6th time in a row.
TUM Mathematics lead nationwide
"QS World University Rankingby Subject" 2020: The Technische Universität München ranks first among German universities in the subject mathematics.