Friday@Noon – Bavarian Workshop on Optimization

Friday, 12 July 2019

This workshop aims to bring together people working in Bavaria on various topics of mathematical optimization. The focus is on finite dimensional optimization.


Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Energy Campus Nuremberg (EnCN Haupgebäude 16)


12:00-13:30 Get together. Fingerfood will be provided
13:30-16:45 30min talks of participants

13:30-14:00 Fabian Klemm (TUM): “Constrained Clustering”
14:00-14:30 Andreas Bärmann (FAU): “Globalized Robust Optimization with Gamma-Uncertainties”
14:30-15:00 Patrick Groetzner (UNIA): ‘”A Projective Approach to Nonnegative Matrix Factorization”
15:00-15:45 Coffee Break
15:45-16:15 Ronan Richter (UBT): “Finding equilibrium strategies for rallies in net sports“
16:15-16:45 Christian Kanzow (U Würzburg): “Regularized Limited Memory Quasi-Newton Methods for Large-Scale Optimization”

16:45-17:30 Transfer (at your own expense) to city center
17:30 Joint dinner (at your own expense), Restaurant Bratwurstglöcklein


Conference fee: there is no fee.


If you wish to attend, please register by sending an email to by Sunday 02.06.2019.

To facilitate our planning, please indicate in your email whether you will

  1. arrive later than 13:30 (fingerfood yes/no)
  2. participate in the joint dinner (dinner yes/no)

Travel directions:

Travel directions and a map of the campus can be found here. The event takes place in building 16 (main building). Details on transfer to joint dinner are linked here.

Previous events:

The first Friday@Noon took place in Augsburg. A link to the website can be found here.


Frauke Liers and Alexander Martin (FAU)

Mirjam Dür and Tobias Harks (U Augsburg)