The latest news related to the SFB Transregio 109

Applications for SFB Summer School now open
  • Date: 26.02.2019, 15:19
  • The summer school Multiscale Phenomena in Geometry and Dynamics at the Department of Mathematics of the Technical University Munich is aimed at Master's students, PhD students and postdocs whose interests are related to the topics of multiscale methods for ordinary and/or partial differential equations. It covers a broad spectrum of topics of current interest in the area.

"Head Heart and Soul", directed by Ekaterina Eremenko is selected to the international competition AFO film festival 2019.
  • Date: 26.02.2019, 14:53
  •  "Head Heart and Soul", directed by Ekaterina Eremenko is selected to the international competition AFO film festival 2019. 

Where are our Female Math Professors?

Adopt a Polyhedron!
  • Date: 01.11.2018, 18:37
  • The project "Adopt a Polyhedron" was announced as an initiative of the SFB "Discretization in Geometry and Dynamics".

TUM Interactive App created by Jürgen Richter-Gebert and Aaron Montag
  • Date: 14.05.2018, 11:12
  • To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Technische Universität München, Jürgen Richter-Gebert has developed an interactive iOS app, offering an entertaining and informative tour round the 14 faculties of the TU München. Based on this, Aaron Montag has developed a Web- and Android version.
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Georg Cantor - Der Entdecker der Unendlichkeiten
  • Date: 22.02.2018, 13:28
  • Infinity has fascinated mankind for centuries. We wish for eternal life - looking up, space marks the final frontier. The idea of infinity for mathematics was invented by Georg Cantor; the 6th January 2018 marked the hundredth anniversary of his death. This documentary presents Georg Cantor’s life and his exploration ...

Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition 2018 by the American Mathematical Society for Martin Aigner und Günter M. Ziegler
  • Date: 23.11.2017, 12:00
  • The 2018 Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition 2018 by the American Mathematical Society was awarded to Martin Aigner und Günter M. Ziegler for their book "Proofs from THE BOOK".

Tiburtius Prize of the Berlin Universities for Moritz Firsching
  • Date: 23.11.2017, 11:22
  • This year Tiburtius Prize was awarded to Dr. Moritz Firsching (FUB, Institut für Mathematik) for his PhD thesis (2016): "Optimization Methods in Discrete Geometry", under the supervision of  Prof. Günter M. Ziegler.

Wissenschaftspreis 2017 for Günter M. Ziegler and Nachwuchspreis for Myfanwy Evans
  • Date: 08.11.2017, 09:01
  • The Governing Mayor of Berlin honored Günter M. Ziegler with the Wissenschaftspreis 2017 and Myfanwy Evans with the  Nachwuchspreis.


DMV 2017 Media Prize for Ekaterina Eremenko
  • Date: 06.11.2017, 14:52
  • DMV 2017 Media Prize for Ekaterina Eremenko    

Einstein Stiftung fördert Peter Schröder als Einstein Visiting Fellow
  • Date: 24.10.2017, 12:26
  • Die Berliner Einsteinstiftung fördert für drei Jahre Peter Schröder vom  California Institute of Technology (CalTech, Pasadena, USA) als Einstein Visiting Fellow, um eine Arbeitsgruppe in Berlin aufzubauen. Weitere Informationen finden Sie in der Pressemitteilung der Einsteinstiftung.

Geometry Workshop in Obergurgl 2017
  • Date: 25.07.2017, 13:39
  • The workshops includes the following topics: discrete differential geometry, computational geometry; geometric methods in approximation theory and image processing; geometry processing; manufacturing, fabrication and applications.

Book Advances in DDG in Top 25%
  • Date: 12.06.2017, 14:22
  • Advances in Discrete Differential Geometry, the latest book of the SFB 109 DGD, reached the top 25% of the most downloaded eBooks in the relevant SpringerLink eBook Collection in 2016. The total number of chapter downloads in 2016 is more than 13.500 downloads. The eBook is open access and downloadable via its official page on Springer Link.

Lake Vostock
  • Date: 02.02.2017, 13:44
  • Lake Vostock is nominated for EURASF 2016

Richard-von-Mises Prize 2017 for applied Mathematics by GAMM for Christian Kühn
  • Date: 01.02.2017, 10:30
  • The 2017 Richard-von-Mises Prize for applied Mathematics by the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechnik, GAMM) was awarded to Christian Kühn for his achievsments on "Multiscale Dynamics near Instability".