Areas of Work - Research groups

Areas of work

Complex systems and their mathematical analysis, in particular in neurobiology and cognition, biology, and economic and social systems
Geometric methods, nonlinear analysis, Riemannian and Kähler geometry, calculus of variations, theoretical physics
Information theory, dynamical systems, network analysis
Philosophy and history of science
Director: Jürgen Jost
Telephone: +49 (0) 341 99 59-550

Pattern formation, energy landscapes, and scaling laws
Director: Felix Otto
Telephone: +49 (0) 341 99 59-950

Algebra, geometry, combinatorics, and their applications to optimization, statistics and the life sciences
Director: Bernd Sturmfels
Telephone: +49 (0) 341 99 59-750

Former Directors

Mathematical foundations of materials science, microstructures, micromagnatism, continuum mechanics, singular perturbations, non-linear partial differential equations and the calculus of variations
Director: Stefan Müller
Now at Hausdorff Center for Mathematics (Bonn, Germany)

Numerical solution of partial differential equations and integral equations, multi-grid methods, and boundary element methods
Director: Wolfgang Hackbusch

Non-linear partial differential equations, non-linear functional analysis, classical and modern mathematical physics, selected questions of mathematical chemistry and mathematical biology
Director: Eberhard Zeidler

Max Planck Research Group

Information Theory of Cognitive Systems
Group manager: Nihat Ay
Telephone: +49 (0) 341 99 59-547

Stochastic partial differential equations
Group manager: Benjamin Gess
Telephone: +49 (0) 341 99 59-954

Random spatial processes
Group manager: Artem Sapozhnikov
Telephone: +49 (0) 341 99 59-733

Geometric Measure Theory and Applications
Group manager: Emanuele Spadaro
Telephone: +49 (0) 341 99 59-953

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