Max Pfeffer
Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften
Inselstr. 22
04103 Leipzig



Max Pfeffer

Research interests

  • Matrix factorizations
  • Riemannian optimization
  • Cancer classification
  • Tensor product approximation
  • Numerics in Quantum Chemistry
  • Parametric PDEs


TU München
Felix Krahmer
Tim Fuchs

TU Berlin
Reinhold Schneider

WIAS Berlin
Martin Eigel
Manuel Marshall

FU Berlin
Jens Eisert

KFKI Budapest
Örs Legeza

Curriculum vitae

Oct. 2017 - CurrentResearch Assistant
at Max-Planck-Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
Feb. 2014 - Oct. 2017PhD Student
with Prof. Schneider, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
Oct. 2011 - Jan. 2014Master Student
at Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
Oct. 2008 - June 2009Erasmus Exchange
at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Oct. 2007 - Sep. 2011Bachelor Student
at Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

Past Workshops:

September 2, 2019: Data Day
March 28 - 29, 2019: Tensormeeting


Journal Articles

Krumnow, Christian ; Pfeffer, Max and Uschmajew, André: Computing eigenspaces with low rank constraints
In: SIAM journal on scientific computing, 43 (2021) 1, p. A586-A608
Bibtex MIS-Preprint: 102/2019 DOI: 10.1137/19M1308384
Repository Open Access

Eigel, Martin ; Marschall, Manuel ; Pfeffer, Max and Schneider, Reinhold: Adaptive stochastic Galerkin FEM for lognormal coefficients in hierarchical tensor representations
In: Numerische Mathematik, 145 (2020) 3, p. 655-692
Bibtex MIS-Preprint: 47/2018 DOI: 10.1007/s00211-020-01123-1 ARXIV:
Journal Open Access

Pfeffer, Max ; Seigal, Anna and Sturmfels, Bernd: Learning paths from signature tensors
In: SIAM journal on matrix analysis and applications, 40 (2019) 2, p. 394-416
Bibtex MIS-Preprint: 78/2018 DOI: 10.1137/18M1212331 ARXIV:
Repository Open Access

Pfeffer, Max ; Uschmajew, André ; Amaro, Adriana and Pfeffer, Ulrich: Data fusion techniques for the integration of multi-domain genomic data from uveal melanoma
In: Cancers, 11 (2019) 10, 1434
Bibtex MIS-Preprint: 42/2019 DOI: 10.3390/cancers11101434
Journal Open Access

Eigel, Martin ; Pfeffer, Max and Schneider, Reinhold: Adaptive stochastic Galerkin FEM with hierarchical tensor representations
Repository Open Access

Szalay, Szilárd ; Pfeffer, Max ; Murg, Valentin ; Barcza, Gergely ; Verstraete, Frank ; Schneider, Reinhold and Legeza, Örs: Tensor product methods and entanglement optimization for ab initio quantum chemistry
In: International journal of quantum chemistry, 115 (2015) 19, p. 1342-1391
Bibtex DOI: 10.1002/qua.24898 ARXIV:
Repository Open Access


Eisenmann, Henrik ; Krahmer, Felix ; Pfeffer, Max and Uschmajew, André: Riemannian thresholding methods for row-sparse and low-rank matrix recovery
Repository Open Access

Academic Theses

Pfeffer, Max: Tensor methods for the numerical solution of high-dimensional parametric partial differential equations
Dissertation, Technische Universität Berlin, 2018
Bibtex DOI: 10.14279/depositonce-7325
Repository Open Access

Pfeffer, Max: Aspects of second-order optimization on fixed rank tensor manifolds
Masterarbeit, Technische Universität Berlin, 2015

Pfeffer, Max: Dynamical low rank approximation in novel TT format
Bachelorarbeit, Technische Universität Berlin, 2011
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