Just an illustrationCRC Workshop

On this week's Friday starting at 2 p.m. will be the workshop Numerics, Dynamics & Physics with these prestigious speakers: Kurt Busch, Caroline Lasser, and Christian Lubich.

Further information
We are hiring!Junior Research Group Leader

We are seeking to recruit an Junior Research Group Leader in Analysis of Partial Differential Equations. Check the advertisement to see if the position fits your current academic career level..

To the advertisement
Portrait of Marlis HochbruckElite Network of Bavaria

Congratulation to Marlis Hochbruck. In May 2024 the Elite Network of Bavaria appointed her as a member of the International Commission. The Commission advises the Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts.

Further information
Cropped part of the event's poster10. KIT Meisterschaft 2024

On Saturday, July 13th there will be the 10th 10km KIT Championship in running. The registration deadline is Wednesday, July 10th or when the participant limit of 800 runners is reached. The CRC will be represented by the team waves@KIT.

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Portrait of Benjamin DörichKIT Associate Fellow

We cordially congratulate Benjamin Dörich. He has been awarded the KIT Associate Fellow status. This means he is allowed to adequately participate in doctoral procedures. Additionally, he now is a junior research group leader.

KIT Associate Fellow
Image of the runnersBadische Meile

A bunch of people working for the CRC participated in the annual running events Badische Meile. They were all quiet fast. Congratulations!

To the event's webpage
ERC logoERC Project: New Frontiers in Optimal Adaptivity

Congratulations to our colleague Michael Feischl who has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant 2023. The project is called New Frontiers in Optimal Adaptivity and it will start this year in June. We wish him and his project a bright future.

Project description at TU Vienna
The word Lectures on a black boardLectures of the summer term

Please have a look at the current course offering related to topics of the CRC.

Course offering
Logo of the MFO institute with the letters workshopOberwolfach Workshop

Next week there will be the Oberwolfach Workshop Nonlinear Optics: Physics, Analysis, and Numerics. Marlis Hochbruck is involved in the organization together with Kurt Busch and Houghton Ramy El-Ganainy.

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Information that sketches the workshop detailsWorkshop PDEs, Calculus of Variations, and Applications

The workshop organized by the Institute for Analysis is in honor of Prof. Dr. Catherine Bandle to celebrate her manifold contributions to the analysis of PDEs and her 80th birthday.

Further information
Portrait of Louis Garénaux and Benjamin DörichKHYS Research Travel Grants

Congratulation to our young researchers Louis Garénaux and Benjamin Dörich for their successful applications for KHYS Research Travel Grants. Louis will go to Leiden and Benjamin to Zurich this summer.

KHYS Research Travel Grants
Information that sketches the workshop detailsWorkshop in honor of Michael Plum

A workshop for Michael Plum will be held this week in honor of his rich contributions to the analysis of PDEs and to the field of computer assisted proofs.

Further information
Venue "Haus der Kirche"Annual meeting 2024

In four weeks we will be in Bad Herrenalb. It is the seventh annual meeting of our CRC. More information is available on the webpage we have set up.

Event's webpage
Detail of the hand-painted fan from the KIT logoCongratulations to Maria Paszkiewicz-Idzik

Our colleague Maria Paszkiewicz-Idzik won the Annual Shirt Competition 2023 with her hand-drawn KIT-Logo. In the image above you see the fan as a detail. The t-shirt is available.

To the competition
Meeting of the managementManagement retreat

The CRC's management will be on a retreat for two days (January 29th-30th) in Bad Herrenalb. Preparations for the upcoming annual meeting and planning for the year ahead.

We are hiring!Postdoc position in Bonn

Our colleague Barbara Verfürth at the University Bonn offers an 100% postdoc position in the field of numerical analysis within the CRC. We are happy to receive your application.

To the job offer
Three people sitting on different chairsInterview evening

On Wednesday there will be our sixth interview evening. Two alumni, Andreas Sturm and Piotr Idzik, talk about their careers after their time at the university.

Happy New YearHappy New Year

May the new year be prosperous for you in all your activities, help you achieve your objectives, and you experience ongoing success in your pursuits. Happy New Year 2024!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New YearSeason's greetings

A successful year for the CRC is coming to an end. We wish everyone out there happy holidays and a good transition into the New Year 2024.

CRC Christmas Party illustrationChristmas party

This Thursday there will be the CRC Christmas party. You may also call it more generally winter party because there will be no religious customs.

IllustrationCRC Prizes 2023

This year's CRC Prizes has been awarded to James Andrew King for his Bachelor's thesis and to Julian Dörner for his Master's thesis.

Portrait of Christian ZillingerSuccessful habilitation

We cordially congratulate Christian Zillinger to his recent achievement. He successfully completed his habilitation process.

Group shot of our delegationAtlantic Conference in Nonlinear PDEs, Lisbon

A delegation from our analysis ranks attended the Atlantic Conference in Nonlinear PDEs at the Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon. They had a great time there.

Conference website
Image of a modeled heartZentimetergenaue Lokalisierung durch KI

There is a podcast worth listening to. It is called Zentimetergenaue Lokalisierung durch Künstliche Intelligenz and is unfortunately only available in German.

To the podcast
"Lectures" written on blackboardLectures of the winter term

The page with the course offering related to the CRC has been updated for the winter term. Have a look into this.

To the course offering
PresentationTime Integration of PDEs

This year's annual workshop Time Integration of PDEs takes place in Hirschegg, Austria, once again. The weather forecast is really great as well as the program.

To the event's webpage
From left: Martin Frank, Christopher Bülte, and Annalena AlbickerMathSEE Best Poster Awards

Our postdoc Annalena Albicker has been awarded one of the two Best-Poster-Awards at the MathSEE Symposium. Christopher Bülte got the other one. Congratulations to both!

Cut-out of the poster to this eventMATHSEE Symposium

Tomorrow will start the Symposium of the KIT Centre Mathematics in Science, Engineering and Economics (short MATHSEE) at KIT.

Event's webpage
A shot of the event in the SenatssaalImpressions of our kick-off event

Last Thursday we had our kick off event and it was all just fantastic; be it the speakers, the audience, the guests, the food or the weather. We have added some impressions at the end of the event's webpage.

Event's webpage
Image of the cake for the third funding periodKick-off 3rd funding period

This Thursday our kick-off event will take place. For the scientific part we have invited three excellent speakers. Afterwards there will be a dinner. We are happy that a large number of former colleagues will join this event. Further participation is by registration only.

Event's webpage
Voting boxReelection

On June 15th have been the reelections of the CRC's spokespersons and also of the CRC's executive committee. There are no changes on these positions. Congratulations to all officeholders!

Executive committee
Holger Hanselka together with Roland MaierCertificate of appointment

Today, Roland Maier received his certificate of appointment from the KIT President Holger Hanselka. He will start his W1 professorship tomorrow on July 1st. Congratulations, Roland!

we are hiringDoctoral and Postdoc Researcher positions

Come and join us!
We are currently seeking to recruit, as soon as possible,
Doctoral Researchers (f/m/d – 75-100%) and a
Postdoc Researcher (f/m/d – 100%).

To the job offer
ERC logoCongratulations

Once again, congratulations to Christian Koos and his group for receiving the ERC Proof-of-Concept Grant Award for their project TeraGEAR. Well done!

To the ERC press release
Group shot with thumbs upThumbs up!

We have lately received tremendous good news. The DFG will continue to fund our CRC for the next four years. We are very proud of this achievement and eager to carry on our work.

DFG press release
Jugend forscht logo and mottoJugend forscht

Three special prizes comprising a visit to our CRC have been awarded to the winners of the Jugend forscht-competition of the state of Baden-Württemberg. On Monday there will be a preparatory online meeting with the winners.

Federal state winners
Portrait of Angkana RülandPDE Seminar: Rüland

We are happy that Angkana Rüland from the University of Bonn accepted our invitation to Karlsruhe. She will give her PDE seminar talk On the fractional Calderon problem on Thursday at 14:00.

Details of the talk
Plot of an elementary waveMathematik schlägt Wellen

During this summer term we provide the taster course Mathematik schlägt Wellen. High school students are introduced to the necessary mathematical basics in order to get a glimpse of mathematical waves.

To the webpage
Groupshot at the iRTG workshopiRTG Workshop

Due to the recent onsite review our annual meeting has been replaced by an iRTG workshop. It has been a great time in Bad Herrenalb again.

To the schedule
Cover of the published bookPublished book

We are happy that our new book Wave phenomena has been finally published in the Oberwolfach Seminars series.

Have a look at Springer
The word Lectures on a blackboardSummer courses

The page of lectures and other courses has been updated. Have a look into the offer for the upcoming summer term.

To the overview of courses
Snapshot of the event's webpageWorkshop on Analysis of PDEs

This week there is a workshop on Analysis of PDEs in Karlsruhe which is organized by our member Xian Liao. Have a look on the event's webpage.

To the event's webpage
Creamy Pi cakePi Day and the review

We wish a happy Pi Day! We have no much time to celebrate. On the next two days there will be the review of our CRC. We are good to go!

Our delegation at SIAM 2023 AmsterdamSIAM 2023 Amsterdam

This week are some of us (Marlis, Daniel, Stefan, Niklas, and Lukas) in Amsterdam at the SIAM 2023 Conference on Computational Science and Engineering. Meet them there.

Webpage of SIAM 2023
Portrait of Sebastian HerrPDE Seminar: Sebastian Herr

The first talk of 2023 within the Kalrsruhe PDE Seminar will be held by Sebastian Herr. His talk is about Global wellposedness of the Zakharov System below the ground state.

To his personal webpage
Portrait of Bastian HilderBastian Hilder

This week's guest ist Bastian Hilder from the Lund University, Sweden. He will give a talk in our CRC seminar about Invading fronts in pattern-forming systems admitting a conservation law structure.

To his webpage
Portrait of Nick TrefethenNick Trefethen

We are happy to welcome Nick Trefethen on Thursday in Karlsruhe. He will give two presentations; one will be an introduction to Chebfun and the other one about Applications of AAA Rational Approximation.

To his personal webpage
Team retreatRetreat of the team

The team will meet next Friday to make strategic plans. There are also preparations and arrangements to be made for the on-site review in March.

Submission of the continuation proposal to the DFGSubmission of the proposal

On Tuesday, January 17th, we submitted the continuation proposal in person to the DFG in Bonn. We are relieved to have achieved this important interim goal.

Fireworks with Happy New Year 2023Happy New Year 2023

We wish you all a great start into 2023. While we are working hard to finish our continuation proposal we are also looking forward to exciting research and many inspiring events this year.

Merry ChristmasMerry Christmas

We wish you all a Merry Christmas. Have a great time with your loved ones, be it family or friends. Take a break from everyday life and enjoy your time.

The Mathematical Research Institute OberwolfachScientific Advisory Board

Marlis Hochbruck is appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board of the Mathematical Research Institute Oberwolfach for four years starting January 1st, 2023. Congratulations!

MFO website
Two people doing paperwork at a deskRetreat of the spokespersons

Both spokespersons are going on a retreat on upcoming Friday. You're simply more productive if you can concentrate on the things that are currently essential, away from the day-to-day business.

Image of the poster to our conference in 202226th German Conference of Women in Physics

Starting on Thursday there will be the 26th German Conference of Women in Physics at KIT. You can participate at least to some parts of the program without being registered. Come and join!

Female pupils program
Zillinger and de Rijk are KIT Associate FellowsKIT Associate Fellows

Björn de Rijk and Christian Zillinger have reached the status "KIT Associate Fellows". This implies that they can be examiners in the doctoral procedure of their own doctoral candidates. Congratulations, again!

Details of KIT Associate Fellows
Tag der Rhein-Main-UniversitätenTag der RMU

Marlis was invited to give the keynote speech at the Tag der Rhein-Main-Universitäten. This year, the focus was in particular on scientists in the early stages of their careers and the so-called academic mid-level faculty.

Further information
The word lectures on a blackboardStart of lectures

We wish everyone a good start to the lecture period and a successful completion of their courses.

List of lectures
Entrance of St. Bernhard BildungshausWorkshop Time Integration of PDEs

This year's edition of the workshop Time Integration of PDEs from 19th to 21st of October is located in Rastatt (St. Bernhard). Over 20 affiliates including students of the CRC will present their current research/work.

To the event's webpage
The word lectures on a blackboardWinter semester lectures

We have updated the list of lectures related to the topics of the CRC. Take a look at our offer.

List of lectures
Lead image of Women in PDEsWomen in PDEs

Next week we will host this year's edition of Women in PDEs in Karlsruhe. We have more than 80 registrants from at least 14 nations. We are looking forward to this upcoming event.

To the Women in PDEs webpage
The speakers of this CRC on the Turmberg with Karlsruhe in the backgroundContinuation proposal

The board of the CRC had this week the third proposal writing days. They worked hard and are really satisfied with the outcome and their harmonious cooperation. On Friday, both speakers took another challenge running on top of the Turmberg located in Durlach.

Portrait of Matthias EllerCurrent guest Matthias Eller

This week Matthias Eller (Georgetown Univ.) is currently our guest here in Karlsruhe. He has ongoing work with Roland Schnaubelt and published lately a preprint together with Andreas Rieder.

To his webpage
Photo of Maria taken during her CRC seminar presentationWorkshop Time Integration for Viscoacoustic Wave Equations

This week we have María López-Fernández (Univ. of Málaga) as a guest. Together with Marlis' group she has this workshop and she gave an inspiring talk in the CRC Seminar.

To her Google Scholar profile
View of the Universitätszentrum ObergurglGeometric dispersive PDEs

By the end of this month there will be the summer school Geometric dispersive PDEs organized by Tobias Lamm, Birgit Schörkhuber, and Tobias Weth. This will be a great event at an awesome venue in Obergurgl, Austria.

To the event's webpage
Image of the preprint cover to this publicationInventiones paper: Cwikel's bound reloaded

Congratulations to Dirk Hundertmark, Peer Kunstmann, Tobias Ried, and Semjon Vugalter for publishing their paper Cwikel's bound reloaded in Inventiones mathematicae.

To this article
Lukas Bengel in front of his poster at SIAM NWCS in BremenBest poster award at SIAM NWCS

Two best poster awards at SIAM Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures (NWCS), Bremen, given for the best poster presentations. One goes to our doctoral student Lukas Bengel. Congratulations!

To the conference's website
Group shot in Schaffhausen at the Rhein FallsiRTG Retreat 2022

From August 28 to 31, 2022, the iRTG will hold its retreat in the monastery Kloster Hegne at Lake Constance. In addition to the presentation of their current research and discussions on topics of this CRC, the participants are sure to have fun together.

What is the iRTG?
Portrait of Christian ZillingerCongratulations, too!

Congratulations to Christian Zillinger, too. His group has also been approved the title KIT-Nachwuchsgruppe. The way to KIT Associate Fellow has been paved.

To his current project AP6
We are hiringTT-Professorship (W1) for Numerical Methods for PDEs

The Department of Mathematics at KIT invites applications for a Tenure-Track-Professorship position to support our CRC in one of the numerical analysis research areas. The deadline is September 7.

To the job offer
Portrait of Björn de RijkCongratulations!

Congratulations to Björn de Rijk. His group has been approved the title KIT-Nachwuchsgruppe. The way to KIT Associate Fellow has been paved.

To his current project AP8
A collage of two group shots at the venues of these conferencesOur Math squads

Two groups of us (see the image above) attended the Scica∂e and the Waves conferences in Reykjavík, Iceland and in Paris, France respectively.

Composition of Scicade 2022 and Waves 2022Conferences

Next week there will be conferences of great interest to our scientific field; the Scica∂e and the Waves conference. Both were postponed and they will be held upcoming week, finally. You can meet some of us at these meetings.

Image of Julian Baumstark with his pilsner glassToken of appreciation

The former iRTG doctoral spokesperson Julian Baumstark has received a little gift as a token of appreciation for his commitment in the last four years. It is a Pilsner glass with his engraved name and additionally a barrel of Pilsener.

Portrait of Julia Henninger the new iRTG doctoral spokespersonNew iRTG doctoral spokesperson

Julia Henninger has been elected by the group of doctoral researchers of the iRTG as their new spokesperson. We cordially gratulate her and wish her a successful time to this honorable activity.

Image of the conference's posterConference of Women in Physics

Since we have some valuable colleagues from physics who work with us in this CRC, we would like to draw your attention to the German Conference of Women in Physics, which will take place at KIT in November this year.

To the conference's website
Women in PDEs logo for newsWomen in PDEs

We have been wanting to host a new edition of Women in PDEs for a while. The time has come. It is scheduled to take place in October this year. Registration is open.

To the Women in PDEs webpage
KIT SC logo and KIT MeisterschaftKIT Meisterschaft

On Saturday the team waves@kit will start at the KIT Meisterschaft organized by the KIT sports club. This is a running event over a distance of 10km which starts and ends on the KIT campus.

To the event's webpage
Illustration of the EAIP AwardEAIP Award 2020-2022

The Eurasian Association on Inverse Problems (EAIP) has held their EAIP Awards Ceremony. One of the awardees is our colleague Andreas Kirsch. We cordially congratulate him to this achievement.

To the announcement
Portrait of Lisa SchätzleMathematics with passion

There is a nice interview report (in German) about one of our doctoral students published by

To the interview report
Image of Dmitry PelinovskyLectures by Dmitry Pelinovsky

This week Dmitry Pelinovsky will give his first (of two) talk in our PDE Lecture series. He is currently on a long-term stay in Germany at KIT as the recipient of the Humboldt Research Award 2021.

To the Humboldt network
Portrait of Nicholas J. Higham and the cover of his handbookHow to Write Mathematics

We are happy that Nicholas J. Higham will give two presentations of How to Write Mathematics. The first presentation will be on May 5th and the second two weeks later on May 19th.

To Nick's webpage
Portrait of Chris PoultonVisit by Chris Poulton

We are happy that Prof. Christopher Poulton from the Univ. of Technology Sydney, Australia visits us this week. Since September, 2021, he is on a research stay in Jena, Germany. He will give a talk in our CRC Seminar.

To his homepage
We are hiringDoctoral Researcher position

Come and join us!
We are currently seeking to recruit, as soon as possible,
Doctoral Researchers (f/m/d – 75%) in Analysis of PDEs.

To the job offer
Illustration of three people in a discussion roundSecond interview evening

The second interview evening is coming up. We are glad that our alumni David Hipp and Patrick Krämer will present their current work and be available for your questions. Save the date for April 27, 2022 at 17:00.

The word lectures on a blackboardSummer semester lectures

Take a look at the rich range of lectures related to topics of the Collaborative Research Center for the summer semester.

To the list of lectures
Image of Haus der Kirche - Evangelische AkademieAnnual Meeting 2022

This year's annual meeting is planned for March 21st to 25th in Bad Herrenalb (location is Haus der Kirche - Evangelische Akademie). As it looks like we will meet in person.

Further information
Illustration of a retreatManagement retreat

The CRC's management will be on a retreat for two days (February 23rd-24th) in Bad Herrenalb. Preparations for the upcoming annual meeting and the continuation proposal by the end of this year have to be made.

Image of the poster to our conference in 2022International conference 2022

Our international conference started today. The next five days will spotlight current research in the wide field of waves. We have more than 370 registrants and over 250 contributions.

To the conference website
Image of Barbara VerfürthAnother great success ...

... for Barbara Verfürth. Her funding proposal to the Emmy Noether Programme of the DFG was successful. She has been granted the means for an independent junior research group. What a great achievement, congratulations to this!

More details on the programme
IllustrationDiversity film project

Finally, today we have published the video of our diversity project. You can share it now with friends and family. Have fun watching.

To the video (via Youtube)
PDE seminar talk illustrationPDE Seminar talk

Prof. Dr. Dmitry Pelinovsky from the McMaster Univ. will give his talk Domain walls in harmonic potentials on Thursday in our PDE seminar. He received last year's Humboldt Research Award.

Further information
Image of Barbara VerfürthCertificate of appointment

Today, Barbara received her certificate of appointment from our president. She will start her W1 professorship on February 1st. Congratulations, Barbara!

IllustrationHappy New Year 2022

We wish you all a healthy and successful year - both privately and professionally. For us this year will be devoted to the continuation proposal.

Christmas tree with our wave phenomena logoMerry Christmas ...

... wishes the Collaborative Research Centre 1173 to all of you out there. Spend a wonderful time with your beloved ones and keep a positive attitude.

Christmas postcard
Discussion roundInterview evening

The iRTG has launched a new event format; CRC alumni were invited to an evening interview. The audience rated the format very positively, so it is expected to be relaunched in March 2022.

To the blog post (in German)
Image of the poster to our conference in 2022International conference 2022

There are some bad news about our conference next year. We have decided that this event will be held online, exclusively. It is really sad that we won't be able to welcome you personally in Karlsruhe.

To the conference website
Image from Hotel Leinsweiler HofStrategy meeting of the board

The board and additionally the administration of this CRC will do a strategic retreat in the Hotel Leinweiler Hof again. All of this mainly but not exclusively under the sign of the renewal proposal.

Image to the CRC seminarTalk by Dag Nilsson

We are happy to have Dag Nilsson as guest in Karlsruhe at KIT. He will give a talk in our CRC seminar (which will be hybrid) this Thursday.

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Image from Hotel Leinsweiler HofKick-off meeting

On the upcoming weekend the principal investigators and some of our JRGL/postdocs as well as the administration of our CRC will meet in the Hotel Leinsweiler Hof for the kick-off meeting to the third funding proposal.

To the (non-public) event's page
Drone pilotFilming actions

We have there another project in the pipeline. This week we will have a film crew on-site for a short video project. A drone is controlled through the atrium of the building.

LecturesStart of winter term lectures

It is Monday and today the lectures of this year's winter term start. Most of them take place in presence. Welcome back all together.

To the site of lectures
IllustrationTime Integration of PDEs

Three minibuses with 21 participants drove today to the Marburger Haus in Hirschegg, Austria, where this year's annual workshop Time Integration of PDEs takes place.

To the event's webpage
Group shot of on-site and online participantsSummer school 2021

The summer school went quite well. We have taken a group shot of the on-site participants as well as of some of the online participants. The above image represents the hybrid format.

To the event's webpage
Cutout of the posterSummer school 2021

On next Monday we will welcome about 50 people participating in this year's summer school. Most of the people will be on-site as far as it is predictable. This is going to be great and we are really excited about this event.

To the event's webpage
Lernbrücken in BadenTVLernbrücken in BadenTV

On Monday September 6th Marlis and Wolfgang represented our support of the Lernbrücken during the broadcast of Baden TV Aktuell - Monday a local TV station. Shortly after minute 6 their part begins and lasts for almost 5 minutes.

View Baden TV Aktuell
Stefan Schrammer supports the project LernbrückenInterview on Lernbrücken

SWR Aktuell BW conducted an interview with Stefan Schrammer; he is one of our doctoral researchers. He supports the Lernbrücken with his commitment as a substitute teacher.

Interview on Lernbrücken in SWR
Photo taken in a high schoolSocial project Lernbrücken

For the next two weeks our CRC goes to school. In five secondary schools in Karlsruhe we help children understanding math and solving math problems. We aim to close the learning gaps which appeared due to interrupted teaching during the Corona lockdown. 40 CRC members volunteer as substitute teachers in this project.

Read article in SWR Aktuell BW
LecturesWinter term lectures

We have added the list of lectures (which are related to the CRC's topics) for the upcoming winter term. Have a look into the range of lectures.

To the lectures
Collage of DFG logo and Marlis HochbruckTerm of office has ended

Since 2014 Marlis Hochbruck was Vice President of the DFG. Her term of office in the Executive Committee ended this July. There will be more time for Mathematics now.

To the press release
We are hiringDoctoral researcher position

We have an open doctoral researcher position in the Project A13 • Dispersive estimates for wave equations with low regularity coefficients. Have a look into the job offer.

To the job offer
Image of the poster to our conference in 2022International conference 2022

You can register now to our international conference in February 2022. We plan it to be an on-site event. For further information follow the link below.

To the conference website
IllustrationNew project A13

Great news have reached us. Since July 1st, 2021 the German Research Foundation (DFG) is funding the new project A13. Congratulations to Dorothee Frey and Roland Schnaubelt who are leading this joint project.

To project A13
Illustration20th IMA Leslie Fox Prizes

Barbara Verfürth has been awarded one of the Second Prizes at the 20th IMA Leslie Fox Prize Event for Numerical Analysis. It is a biennial prize honoring young numerical analysts worldwide. We cordially congratulate her and the other awardees.

Further information
Alexander von Humboldt, potrait by Friedrich Georg Weitsch, 1806 Humbolt Research Award 2021

We congratulate Dmitry Pelinovsky for receiving the Humboldt Research Award 2021. On Thursday June 24th at 6pm CEST he will give a International Excellence Talk jointly presented by KIT's International Affairs department and the Humboldt-Regional Group Karlsruhe-Pforzheim.

Further information
A film reelInvitation to tender

We invite video and image film production companies to submit an offer for an image film of the CRC 1173. Highly motivated, dynamic and open-minded international researchers and scientists of mathematics are connected from all over the world in the CRC to investigate, analyse and simulate wave phenomena.

Ask for more information
Composition to the Time Integration of PDEs workshopTime integration of PDEs

This year's annual workshop Time Integration of PDEs will take place in Hirschegg, Kleinwalsertal, Austria, from October 11th to 15th, 2021.

Further information
White dove as a symbol of pentecostPentecost lecture-free week

In this year there will be for the first time a lecture-free week right after the upcoming pentecost. Maybe time to spend with your kids at home.

Photo taken during a poster sessionVirtual poster sessions

On this week's Thursday we will start our series of four virtual poster sessions for the status reports of our doctoral researchers within the iRTG.

Further information
Image of the posterVienna Doctoral School in Physics

Colleagues from the University of Vienna are organizing VDSP Academy on PDEs in Mathematical Physics. This is planned as a two weeks online event.

Further information
We are hiringJunior Research Group Leader

We are seeking to recruit a Junior Research Group Leader in Analysis with a research focus on PDEs related to wave phenomena.

To the job offers
Cutout of the posterSummer school 2021

We are happy to announce that Dr. Lukas Einkemmer and Dr. Anna Geyer will be our speakers for this year's summer school. Both will give a lecture series with exercises. Registration has opened.

Further information
MathSEE illustration Perpetuation of MathSEE

Congratulations! MathSEE was successfully evaluated in March and the good news is it has been perpetuated.

IllustrationMATRIX-MFO Tandem Workshop

Our colleague Dorothee Frey is involved in the organization of a tandem workshop between MATRIX and MFO called Rough Wave Equations which will be in September.

Further information
We are hiringDoctoral Researcher positions
Blackboard with the written word LecturesLectures

Today are starting the lectures of the summer term 2021. Take a look at the wide range of lectures that are related to the CRC.

Browse to the lectures
PDE seminarPDE seminar

Dr. Diogo Oliveira e Silva from the Univ. of Birmingham will give his talk Global maximizers for spherical restriction in our PDE seminar on April 8th, 2021.

Further information
IllustrationOberwolfach Workshop »Geometric Numerical Integration«

This workshop is held from March 28th to April 3rd. It is a hybrid meeting.

Further information
Foto taken in the Tulla auditoriumAnnual Meeting 2021

We have developed a new format for this year's Annual Meeting 2021. We have focused to strengthen the cooperations between our projects. We are enthusiastic.

Further information
Illustration of Pop MathPop Math

There is a new platform called Pop Math collecting POPular events on MATHematics in Europe and making them in a nice way available for you. Have a look!

Browse to
We are hiring(Post-) Doctoral researcher

We are seeking a (post)doctoral researcher with scientific background in Electrical Engineering, Photonics or Physics to support project C4.

To the job offer
Illustration of a doctoral hatDoctoral defenses

Tomorrow on February 24th two of our doctoral researchers, Benjamin Dörich and Jan Leibold, will defend their theses in the afternoon. We wish every success.

Illustration of a retreat meetingManagement retreat

On March 2nd to 3rd the CRC's management will hold a retreat. On the agenda will be future events, strategic aspects, and elaborating new ideas.


Congratulations to Barbara Verfürth. Her group has been approved the title KIT-Nachwuchsgruppe. The way to KIT Associate Fellow has been paved.

To her current project AP5
IllustrationPDE seminar

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian J. Cyron from TU Hamburg will give his talk Machine Learning & Computational Mechanics: the natural next step in our PDE seminar on February 11th, 2021.

Further information
ICMS LogoTalk by Michael Feischl

Our colleague Michael Feischl at TU Vienna will give a talk about Black box algorithms for adaptive FEM on February 8th in the One World Numerical Analysis Series.

Further information
Snapshot of March, 2021Annual meeting 2021

We had to postpone our Annual Meeting by a week. It is now scheduled from March 15th to 18th, 2021. Unfortunately, this is going to be a hybrid event again. Stay tuned for updates.

Further information

Our colleague Roland Griesmaier will give a lecture series on inverse source problems at the Virtual PhD Winter School Inverse problems in partial differential equations and geometry which takes place at DTU.

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IllustrationNEPA seminar talk

In the series of seminars Numerics for evolutive problems and applications (NEPA) Marlis Hochbruck will give a talk on January 22nd and a week later our colleague Christian Lubich.

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IllustrationWorkshop "Data Science for Materials Science"

The KIT centers KCIST, MathSEE, and Materials are jointly organizing a workshop on Data Science for Material Sciences on 22.01.2020 beginning at 9:00 am.

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Christmas tree and fireworksMerry Christmas and Happy New Year

We wish you all pleased Christmas holidays and a Happy New Year! Be and stay healthy in these times!

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CRC Prize imageCRC Prize 2020

The CRC has awarded Rebekka Zimmermann and Michael Kirn the CRC Prize 2020 for their outstanding Bachelor resp. Master theses.

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Image of a slideAnnual meeting 2020

The CRC's Annual Meeting is scheduled this week from October 20th until 23rd and started on Tuesday at 10:00 as a hybrid event.

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Scene of a presentationTime Integration of PDEs

The CRC workshop Time Integration of PDEs takes place in Bad Herrenalb from 28th to 30th of September 2020.

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portrait of Christian ZillingerWelcome Christian Zillinger

With Dr. Christian Zillinger we are happy to welcome a new junior research group leader in our CRC. As an international scientist with over four years abroad in California and Bilbao he is recognized as an expert on inviscid damping for shear flows and norm inflation techniques.

Interview on our blog (in German)
logo of the ICMSOne World Numerical Analysis Series

The colleagues at the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS) at Edinburgh have announced a virtual seminar series starting on July 20th.

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Cropped image of the event posterNumerics of PDEs unplugged 2020

On October 29th and 30th our event Numerics of PDEs unplugged will happen, unfortunately not that unplugged as intended but with the same spirit.

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portrait of Barbara VerfürthWelcome Barbara Verfürth

We are really happy to welcome Dr. Barbara Verfürth in our team on a junior research group leader position. As a highly motivated researcher she received a price for her thesis at WWU Münster 2018 and the Dr.-Klaus-Körper-Preis of the GAMM in 2019.

Interview on our blog (in German)
image from the world made on the ISS by NASAOne World PDE Seminar

Due to Corona and Covid-19 many events have been cancelled. Please have a look into an interesting initiative for the PDE community from our colleagues at Bath.

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visualization of the Corona virusDFG news related to Corona

The DFG tries everything that nobody has a disadvantage due to the current situation. The team of the CRC is available to you via telephone, email, Skype or whatever medium, of course.

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image of the poster to the summer schoolSummer school 2020

Registration to this year's summer school »Computational Photonics« has been closed. We have participants from all around the world (about 40 countries on all continents).

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fireworks and text A12Happy new year and new project A12

We wish you a happy new year! Great news have reached us before Christmas. The DFG accepted a proposal of us for a new project. Now we have the new project A12 started on January 1st, 2020.

Thumbnail of the poster to the Oberwolfach SeminarOberwolfach Seminar

This week we organize an Oberwolfach Seminar about the theme of this CRC.

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ERC logoERC Starting Grant for Katharina Schratz

We congratulate our former CRC member and colleague Katharina Schratz who has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant. Fantastic!

To the KIT press release (in German)
Thumbnail of the first slide of the talkPlenary talk of Marlis
We are hiring!Job offers

We offer postdoctoral and doctoral researcher positions. Have a look into our job descriptions.

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We are hiringNew job offers

We are searching for postdoctoral and doctoral researchers. Take a look at our current job offers.

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four more yearsYES, 4 more years!
4th JulyCRC Workshop

On July 4th there will be a workshop on the occasion of four years of CRC 1173. Save the date.

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iRTG Workshop and Minicourses

On April 8th and 9th will be our iRTG Workhop and from 10th to 12th there will be two minicourses.

Illustration of May 14thReview on March 14-15th

Tomorrow on Pi Day and the day after our CRC will be reviewed. This is a big milestone. Keep your fingers crossed for us.

Images of Andreas Kirsch and Lutz WeisColloquium honoring Andreas Kirsch and Lutz Weis

Save the date! Thursday, Januar 31, 2019, at 14:00-16:00 in seminar room 1.067, building 20.30.

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Image of Xian Liao with her Certificate of AppointmentJProf. Dr. Xian Liao

Dr. Xian Liao has received today her certificate of appointment for her Junior Professorship. We cordially congratulate her.

Gips-Schüle-Stiftung Nachwuchspreis 2018Gips-Schüle-Nachwuchspreis 2018

We congratulate our CRC member Axel Loewe to the third place of his dissertation within the scope of the Gips-Schüle-Nachwuchspreis 2018.

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Illustration of unconscious biasUnconscious Bias

Have you ever been biased towards someone? Let’s find out on June 28th, 2018, at 14:00.

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We are hiringWe might want you

We are seeking Postdoctoral Researchers. Look into your job advertisement.

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Image of an Atlantis LaunchHigh Potential Program

First cohort of the CRC’s High Potential Program to foster our young researchers in their scientific career has started.

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Illustration of the a blackboard with the title of the lecture by MederskiLecture by Mederski

On May 9th our visiting professor Dr. Jaroslaw Mederski will start with his lecture Nonlinear Maxwell equations – a variational approach

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Image of the corresponding poster to this eventSummer School 2018

In the week September 17–21, 2018 our Summer School »Full Waveform Inversion: Mathematics and Geophysics« will take place. Register today!

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Image of the corresponding poster to this eventConference 2018

In the week July 23–27, 2018 our Conference on Mathematics of Wave Phenomena will take place. Registration is closed.

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Image of Dr. Greiner and Prof. Dr. KoosERC Consolidator Grants

We congratulate our colleagues Dr. Christian Greiner and especially Prof. Dr. Christian Koos for being awarded ERC Consolidator Grants.

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IllustrationSimulation of Seismic Waves

We released this week PyFWI - an interactive software for the simulation of seismic waves.

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Joint Workshop 2017

Next week (November 16-17) our joint workshop with RTG 1838 »Spectral Theory and Dynamics of Quantum Systems« from the Univ. of Stuttgart/Tübingen will take place at KIT.

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Illustration of generating soliton frequency combs in silicon nitride microresonatorsPublication in Nature

Soliton frequency combs generated in optical microresonators allow to transmit data at rates of more than 50 terabits per second. 

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PDEs unpluggedPDEs unplugged

Mathematics only with chalk and blackboard -- no technical gimmicks and gadgets. Keep the date June 13-14, 2017 in your mind.

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We are hiringOpen PhD position

We have an open PhD position in project B7. If you are interested have a look on our Jobs page.

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Women in PDEsRegistration for Women in PDEs

Registration for the workshop "Women in PDEs @ Karlsruhe" is now open.

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Women in PDEsWomen in PDEs @ Karlsruhe

On April 27-28, 2017 the workshop "Women in PDEs@Karlsruhe" will take place. Outstanding invited speakers from academia and industry will give talks. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss with them.

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Mathematics for the heart

The DFG published a german article "Mathematik fürs Herz" about our CRC. To read it follow the link.

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CRC opening event

On Friday the 16th of September the official CRC opening event will happen.

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1st CRC summer school

In three weeks the CRC's first summer school will take place. We have more than 60 registered participants.

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Screenshot taken from the website of Bildungshaus St. BernhardAnnual retreat

The first CRCs annual retreat will take place from April 4-8, 2016 in Bildungshaus St. Bernhard (Rastatt).

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Snapshot of our blogWaves blog

Read more about us on our blog.

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Screenshot taken from the program to the schoolXXX EUPROMETA School

The XXX EUPROMETA School will take place on April 11-15, 2016 at KIT and it is locally organized by Karlsruhe School of Optics and Photonics with members of this CRC.

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Joint workshop illustratedJoint workshop of A5 & A6

Next friday there will be a joint workshop »Nonlinear Maxwell equations« of the projects A5 and A6. Look into its program.

Image of the cover lookkIT 2015/4Report in lookkIT

Report on our CRC in the current issue (2015/4) of the lookkIT magazine.

Image of the program of this summer schoolSummer school 2016

Save the date for the 1st CRC summer school, September 12-15, 2016 at KIT. The lecturers are Herbert Koch (Bonn, Germany) and Alexander Ostermann (Innsbruck, Austria).

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Handover of the CRC prize 2015CRC prize 2015

Christine Grathwohl has been awarded the CRC prize 2015 for her outstanding Master thesis.

We are hiringWanted: Junior Research Group Leader

Please look into our Jobs section. Currently, we're searching for a Junior Research Group Leader in Mathematics.

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DG Maxwell workshopDG Workshop

Joint workshop on November 17th and 18th with the group of Prof. Dr. Kurt Busch from HU Berlin with the aim of applying new methods and results on the numerics of Maxwell equations into optics and photonics simulations in Berlin.

Illustration of Cooking MathCooking Math

Please visit the special event Cooking Math on November 5th within the 16th Karlsruhe Science Slam. This is our first joint project together with the HfG Karlsruhe.

Photo taken during a seminar talkStart of CRC seminar

Start of our CRC seminar with talks by Denis Bonheure and Ludwig Gauckler.

Screenshot taken from the website of SciCADE 2015Butcher Prize

David Hipp (Project A2) wins the Butcher Prize at the International Conference on Scientific Computation And Differential Equations (SciCADE 2015) in Potsdam.

Screenshot taken from the website of Waves 2015 ConferenceAward best student paper

Andreas Sturm (Project A4) wins best student paper prize at the 12th International Conference on Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Waves (Waves 2015) in Karlsruhe. The paper is available here.

First CRC general assembly

On July 13th, 2015 the first CRC general assembly will take place in seminar room 1.067, building 20.30.

Launching rocketNew website

We have launched this new website for our Collaborative Research Centre 1173 funded by DFG.

ApprovedGreat news

The DFG - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation) has approved our funding proposal. They will fund us (at least) for the next four years.

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