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 - 9959 - 550

Pattern formation, energy landscapes, and scaling laws
Director: Felix Otto
Telephone: +49 (0) 341 - 9959 - 950

Algebra, geometry, combinatorics, and their applications to optimization, statistics and the life sciences
Director: Bernd Sturmfels
Telephone: +49 (0) 341 - 9959 - 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 Groups

Information Theory of Cognitive Systems
Group manager: Nihat Ay
Telephone: +49 (0) 341 - 9959 - 547

Stochastic partial differential equations
Group manager: Benjamin Gess
Telephone: +49 (0) 341 - 9959 - 954

Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry
Group manager: Mateusz Michałek
Telephone: +49 (0) 341 - 9959 - 800

Rigidity and Flexibility in PDEs
Group manager: Angkana Rüland
Telephone: +49 (0) 341 - 9959 - 953

Tensors and Optimization
Group manager: André Uschmajew
Telephone: +49 (0) 341 - 9959 - 824

Sofja Kovalevskaja Group

Structure of Evolution
Group manager: Matteo Smerlak
Telephone: +49 (0) 341 - 9959 - 546

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