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ECMath Colloquium

The purpose of this biannual scientific colloquium is bringing together mathematicians, scientists, and engineers to enjoy a series of talks on one topical issue of current or emerging interest to several fields within mathematics. The colloquium intends to foster scientific communication within ECMath and beyond.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

#4 ECMath Guest Colloquium on January 20, 2017

Topic: "Optimization"

  • Sebastian Sager (U Magdeburg): Mathematical Optimization for Clinical Diagnosis and Decision Support
  • Werner Römisch (HU Berlin): Stochastic Optimization: Complexity and Numerical Methods
  • Karl Kunisch (U Graz): Sparsity in PDE-constrained Open and Closed Loop Control

#3 ECMath Guest Colloquium on April 22, 2016

Topic: "Sparsity: Statistics, Optimization and Applications”

  • Peter Richtárik (U Edinburgh) "Empirical Risk Minimization: Complexity, Duality, Sampling, Sparsity and Big Data"
  • Gitta Kutyniok (TU Berlin) "Anisotropic Structures and Sparsity-based Regularization"
  • Mario Figueiredo (U Lisbon) "Learning with Strongly Correlated Variables: Ordered Weighted l1 Regularization"

#2 ECMath Guest Colloquium on January 8, 2016

Topic: Geometric PDEs and free boundary problems

  • Konrad Polthier (FU Berlin) "Differential-based Shape Design"
  • Paola Pozzi (Duisburg-Essen) "On anisotropic Willmore Flow"
  • Benedikt Wirth (Münster) "Data fitting tools in Riemannian spaces"

#1 ECMath Guest Colloquium on June 5, 2015

Topic: Uncertainty Quantification

  • Gabriel Lord (Heriot-Watt) "Stochastic Differential Equations, Computation and Travelling Waves"
  • Claudia Schillings (Warwick) "Analysis of the Ensemble Kalman Filter for Inverse Problems"
  • Tim Sullivan (Warwick) "Brittleness and Robustness of Bayesian Inference"

Scientific committee

  • Prof. Dr. Carsten Gräser (Freie Universität Berlin)
  • Matthias Liero (Weierstraß-Institut für Angewandte Analysis und Stochastik)
  • Carlos Rautenberg (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
  • Guillaume Sagnol (Technische Universität Berlin)