50 Years Applied Mathematics

Current Trends in Applied Mathematics

A workshop to celebrate the 50th anniversary of
the applied mathematics at the FAU Erlangen Nürnberg

Invited speakers:

  • Peter Gritzmann (TU Munich)
  • Karl Kunisch (University of Graz)
  • Stephan Luckhaus (University of Leipzig)
  • Angela Stevens (WWU Münster)
  • Christian Wieners (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

Public talk:

  • Barbara Kaltenbacher (Klagenfurt)


  • Eberhard Bänsch
  • Martin Burger
  • Günther Grün
  • Martin Gugat
  • Peter Knabner
  • Frauke Liers
  • Alexander Martin
  • Enrique Zuazua
Organisation of minisymposia:
  • Julian Fischer
  • Martin Gugat
  • Maria Neuss-Radu and Nadja Ray
  • Alexander Prechtel
  • Bismark Singh


Monday, 02.03

12:00 – 13:00 Registration
13:00 – 13:30 Welcome address by Prof. Dr. Leugering
13:30 – 14:25 Talk by Prof. Dr. Wieners
14:25 – 15:25 Minisymposium “Models, Meshes, Estimates” (part 1)
organized by Dr. Prechtel
15:25 – 15:50 Coffee break
15:50 – 17:50 Minisymposium “Discrete Optimization”
organized by Dr. Singh
17:50 – 18:45 Talk by Prof. Dr. Gritzmann

Tuesday, 03.03

08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:55 Talk by Prof. Dr. Kunisch
09:55 – 10:20 Coffee break
10:20 – 12:20 Minisymposium “Optimal Control of Partial Differential Equations”
organized by Prof. Dr. Gugat
12:20 – 13:10 Lunch break
13:10 – 14:05 Talk by Prof. Dr. Luckhaus
14:05 – 15:05 Minisymposium “Models, Meshes, Estimates” (part 2)
organized by Dr. Prechtel
15:05 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 17:30 Minisymposium “Interfaces and Free Boundaries”
organized by Prof. Dr. Julian Fischer
18:15 – 19:15 Public talk by Prof. Dr. Kaltenbacher
from 19:30 Dinner at restaurant “Goldener Hecht”

Wednesday, 04.03

08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:55 Talk by Prof. Dr. Stevens
09:55 – 10:20 Coffee break
10:20 – 12:20 Minisymposium “Multiscale Problems in the Life Sciences”
organized by PD Dr. Neuss-Radu & Dr. Ray
12:20 – 12:30 Closing

Immediately following this workshop there will be the festive event “Math meets Reality” for the farewell lecture of Prof. Dr. Peter Knabner. All participants of this workshop are very welcome to join this event.


Additional information:

  • Date: 02.03. – 04.03.2020
  • Venue: Department Mathematik, Cauerstraße 11
  • Registration fee: 60€
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    This event is supported by the research training group RTG 2339 “Interfaces, Complex Structures, and Singular Limits in Continuum Mechanics” and the Collaborative Research Center TRR 154 “Mathematical Modelling, Simulation and Optimization Using the Example of Gas Networks” of the German Research Foundation (DFG). Furthermore, it is supported by the European Union’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action MINOA “Mixed-Integer Non Linear Optimisation: Algorithms and Applications” under Grant Agreement No 764759.

    Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg