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Welcome to the MPI MIS

Fundamental questions arising from natural and engineering sciences and economics have always inspired mathematicians to search for new mathematical structures and methods.
The interaction between mathematics and the sciences forms the central point of research at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences (MIS) in Leipzig, represented by the Directors and the Leaders of the Research Groups:


  • 19.02 - 23.02.2018, MPI MIS Leipzig, Conference:
    TAGS - Linking Topology to Algebraic Geometry and Statistics
  • 23.02.2018, 15:00, room: Universität Leipzig, Paulinum - Felix-Klein-Hörsaal:
    Verleihung des Wissenschaftspreises der Teubner-Stiftung an Prof. Dr. Jürgen Jost (see abstract)
  • 26.02.2018, 09:00, room: G3 10 (Hörsaal), Paul Breiding:
    The spectral norm of tensors and quantum entanglement
  • 26.02.2018, 14:00, room: A3 02 (Leon-Lichtenstein-SR), Tobias Fritz:
    Type theory, programs-as-proofs and computer verification
  • 27.02.2018, 10:00, room: E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal), Amy Wiebe:
    The Slack Realization Space of a Polytope
  • 27.02.2018, 11:00, room: E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal), Antonio Lerario:
    Topology of intersection of real quadrics
  • 27.02.2018, 15:00, room: A3 02 (Leon-Lichtenstein-SR), Omri Tal:
    Information Theory in Biology: Past and Recent Results (see abstract)
  • 01.03.2018, 10:00, room: E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal), Avinash Kulkarni:
    The arithmetic of uniquely trigonal genus 4 curves (see abstract)
  • 06.03.2018, 10:00, room: E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal), Katharina Jochemko:
    H*-Polynomials of Dilated Polytopes
  • 06.03.2018, 15:15, room: A3 01 (Sophus-Lie-SR), Arnulf Jentzen:
  • 06.03.2018, 16:45, room: A3 01 (Sophus-Lie-SR), Juhan Aru:
  • 26.03 - 28.03.2018, MPI MIS Leipzig, Conference:
    The Ninth International Conference on Guided Self-Organisation (GSO-2018)
    Information Geometry and Statistical Physics
  • 04.06 - 08.06.2018, MPI MIS Leipzig, Workshop:
    Macaulay2 Workshop 2018
  • 19.06 - 22.06.2018, MPI MIS Leipzig, Conference:
    1st ODYCCEUS conference on Opinion Dynamics and Cultural Conflict in European Space


  • Julian Fischer (19.02.)
  • Hông Vân Lê (19.02.)
  • Lorenz Schwachhöfer (19.02.)
  • Radu Ignat (18.02.)
  • Carlos Améndola Cerón (16.02.)
  • Amy Wiebe (16.02.)
  • Annelie Schneider (14.02.)

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Recently submitted preprints

  • Tropicalized quartics and canonical embeddings for tropical curves of genus 3 (see abstract)
       M. Hahn, H. Markwig, Y. Ren, and I. Tyomkin
  • Coherence of Assistance and Regularized Coherence of Assistance (see abstract)
       M. Zhao, T. Ma, and S. Fei
  • Tighter monogamy relations of quantum entanglement for multiqubit W-class states (see abstract)
       Z. Jin and S. Fei
  • A lower bound of concurrence for multipartite quantum systems (see abstract)
       X. Zhu, M. Li, and S. Fei
  • Duality relation between coherence and path information in the presence of quantum memory (see abstract)
       K. Bu, L. Li, J. Wu, and S. Fei
  • Lower bound of multipartite concurrence based on sub-partite quantum systems (see abstract)
       W. Chen, X. Zhu, S. Fei, and Z. Zheng

Jürgen Jost awarded

Our Institute‘s director Jürgen Jost will be awarded the Scientific award for the promotion of mathematical sciences 2018 by the Benedictus Gotthelf Teubner Foundation. The presentation of the prize will take place on February 23 at 3 pm in the Felix Klein lecture hall of Leipzig University.

23.02.2018, 02:30