MPI Leipzig

The Max-Planck-Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences organises the International Symposium on Scientific Computing in Leipzig in honor of Wolfgang Hackbusch's 60th birthday.

Time and Place

The symposium will take place at the

Max-Planck-Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Inselstr. 22-26,
04103 Leipzig, Germany

December 15-17, 2008 (Conference Venue).

Invited Speakers

  • Randolph Bank (UC San Diego)
  • Dietrich Braess (University of Bochum)
  • Wolfgang Dahmen (RWTH Aachen)
  • Peter Deuflhard (ZIB Berlin)
  • Ivan Graham (University of Bath)
  • Michael Griebel (University of Bonn)
  • Peter Kunkel (University of Leipzig)
  • Steffen Börm (University of Kiel)
  • Arnold Reusken (RWTH Aachen)
  • Christoph Schwab (ETH Zürich)
  • Eugene Tyrtyshnikov (University of Moscow)
  • Gabriel Wittum (University of Frankfurt)
  • Harry Yserentant (Techn. Univ. of Berlin)


Please send an email to Valeria Hünniger (vah (at)


The following two hotels offer a reduced price (please mention the Max Planck Institute):

Victor's Residence-Hotel
Georgiring 13
D-04103 Leipzig
Hotel Garni
Gerichtsweg 12
D-04103 Leipzig

We also offer accomodation (without breakfast) in our Guest house of the MPI close to the institute at very low rates. For a reservation, please send an email to Valeria Hünniger (vah (at)

Scientific Committee

Randolph Bank (UCSD, USA)
Wolfgang Dahmen (RWTH Aachen, Germany)
Stefan Goedecker (University Basel, Switzerland)
Karl Kunisch (University Graz, Austria)
Stefan Müller (MPI Leipzig, Germany)
Stefan Sauter (University Zürich, Switzerland)
Gabriel Wittum (University Frankfurt, Germany)

Local organisation

Lars Grasedyck
Valeria Hünniger
Boris Khoromskij
Ronald Kriemann
Tel: +49 (0)341 9959 752
Fax: +49 (0)341 9959 999
eMail: vah (at)

Registration fee