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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.

Nicolas Perkowski honored with Von Kaven-Award of DFG

The 2019 von Kaven Award of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) is granted to our group leader Prof. Dr. Nicolas Perkowski in recognition for his excellent work in the field of probability theory. The prize ceremony takes place on September 23 at the annual meeting of the German Mathematical Association in Karlsruhe. Congratulations!
Pressreport of the DFG (in German)

New Book by Jürgen Jost

“Leibniz und die moderne Naturwissenschaft” is the title of a new book published by our director Professor Jürgen Jost. The book approaches Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz from the point of view of a today’s scientist, and deals with the numerous accomplishments of Leibniz in almost all fields of science (philosophy, mathematics, physics, history, jurisprudence and theology) and their effects on modern science.

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  • 25.09.2019, 11:00, room: G3 10 (Hörsaal), Yairon Cid Ruiz:
    Rational maps, syzygies and specialization (see abstract)
  • 02.10.2019, 11:00, room: G3 10 (Hörsaal), Riley Murray:
    Signomial and Polynomial Optimization via Relative Entropy and Partial Dualization (see abstract)
  • 08.10.2019, 11:00, room: A3 01 (Sophus-Lie-SR), Konstantinos Zemas:
  • 09.10.2019, 11:00, room: G3 10 (Hörsaal), Takayuki Hibi:
    Regularity of monomial ideals (see abstract)
  • 11.10.2019, 11:00, room: A3 01 (Sophus-Lie-SR), Sonia Fliss:
  • 11.10.2019, 13:30, room: E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal), Lecturers of the winter term:
    Lectures of the winter term 2019/2020
  • 22.10.2019, 15:00, room: A3 02 (Leon-Lichtenstein-SR), Wolf Barfuss:
    to be announced
  • 22.10.2019, 15:15, room: A3 01 (Sophus-Lie-SR), Oliver Tse:
  • 28.10 - 30.10.2019: E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal), Conference:
    European Women in Mathematics (EWM)
    German Chapter Conference 2019
  • 05.11.2019: E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal), Workshop:
    Perspectives in Mathematical Biology
  • 11.11 - 13.11.2019: E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal), Meeting:
    Buildings, Varieties, and Applications
  • 25.11 - 27.11.2019: E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal), Conference:
    Developments in the Mathematical Sciences 2019
    DIMS 2019
  • 03.12.2019: E1 05 (Leibniz-Saal), Workshop:
    Mathematical Software Day


  • Pattarawat Chormai (13.09.)
  • Claus Diem (12.09.)

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Recent results

  • Agostini, D. and L. Chua: Computing theta functions with Julia. [link]
  • Strnad, F. M. ; Barfuss, W. ; Donges, J. F. and J. Heitzig: Deep reinforcement learning in World-Earth system models to discover sustainable management strategies. [link]
  • Brandt, M. and A. Geiger: A tropical count of binodal cubic surfaces. [link]
  • Luo, Y. and L. Sun: Willmore Legendrian surfaces in \(\mathbb{S}^5\) are minimal Legendrian surfaces. [link]
  • Painter, D. T. ; Daniels, B. C. and J. Jost: Network analysis for the digital humanities : principles, problems, extensions. [link]
  • Brustenga i Moncusí, L. ; Timme, S. and M. Weinstein: 96120 : The degree of the linear orbit of a cubic surface. [link]
  • Donten-Bury, M. ; Görlach, P. and M. Wrobel: Towards classifying toric degenerations of cubic surfaces. [link]
  • Cid-Ruiz, Y. : Noetherian operators, primary submodules and symbolic powers. [link]
  • Celik, T. O. ; Galuppi, F. ; Kulkarni, A. and M. Sorea: On the eigenpoints of cubic surfaces. [link]
  • Bunnett, D. and H. Keneshlou: Determinantal representations of the cubic discriminant. [link]
  • Keneshlou, H. : Cubic surfaces on the singular locus of the Eckardt hypersurface. [link]
  • Dinu, R. and T. Seynnaeve: The Hessian discriminant. [link]
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The exhibition ship „MS Wissenschaft“ travels through Germany

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