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The 2022 von Kaven Award of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) goes to Prof. Dr. Gandalf Lechner for his achievements in the mathematical formulation of relativistic quantum systems. The €10,000 DFG award will be presented on 12 September at the annual meeting of t...

„MathPhysDays“ is a workshop taking place in Erlangen from July 14 to 16, 2022, on the occasion of Andreas Knauf’s last days „on duty“ as part of the teaching body of the Department Mathematik at the FAU. Further information is available at the MathPhysDays website.

The Department of Mathematics welcomes four new professors who have come to Erlangen in the fall of 2021. Prof. Dr. Gandalf Lechner has taken over the new chair for Mathematics (Operator Algebras) within the Heisenberg Programme as of 01.09.2021. Prof. Dr. Torben Krüger leads the Chair of Math...

The PhD students and postdocs of the GRK 2423 FRASCAL, which is a collaboration of FAU scientists from the Faculty of Engineering (Departments WW, MB, CBI) and the Faculty of Science (Departments Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics), are currently organizing a remarkable series of weekly lectures on rec...

Biologists and mathematicians develop a new method to study how tissues influence the movement of cells Whenever an organism develops and forms organs, a tumour creates metastases or the immune system becomes active in inflammation, cells migrate within the body. As they do, they interact with surr...