INVITED SPEAKERS

Kathryn Hess

EPFL


Homotopy theory, category theory,
applications of algebraic topology.

Gunnar Carlsson

Stanford

Gunnar E. Carlsson is an American mathematician, working in algebraic topology. He is known for his work on the Segal conjecture, and for his work on applied algebraic topology, especially topological data analysis. He is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics at Stanford University. He is the founder and president of the predictive technology company Ayasdi.  

His work within topology could be read at this link.

A. Schöbel

Technical University of Kaiserlautern

Anita Schöbel is a German mathematician, Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern and Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics. Detailed Information on the current fields of interest as well publications can be accessed on the university website.

Rafal Weron

Wroclaw University of Science and Technology

Rafał Weron is Professor of Management Science, Head of the Management and Quality StudiesCouncil and Head of the Department of Operations Research and Business Intelligence at the Wrocław University of Science and Technology

Joost Batenburg

Leiden University

Joost Batenburg pioneered the field of discrete tomography, developing the first large-scale reconstruction methods. His current research focuses on creating a real-time tomography pipeline. Details on current projects, publications and professional acitvities are available on the CWI website.

Martin Hanke-Bourgeois

Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

Most of the research performed by Prof. Martin Hanke-Bourgeois deals with inverse problems, an active area with important applications in medicine and natural and engineering sciences. Fields of interest include:inverse and ill-posed problems;  electrical impedance tomography;  numerical linear algebra. 

 

Irene Fonseca

Carniegie Mellon University

Irene Maria Quintanilha Coelho da Fonseca is a Portuguese-American applied mathematician, the Mellon College of Science Professor of Mathematics at Carnegie Mellon University, where she directs the Center for Nonlinear Analysis. Current research interests, publications and related activities can be accessed via the CMU website.

Gitta Kutyniok

TU Berlin

Gitta Kutyniok is a German applied mathematician known for her research in harmonic analysis, compressed sensing, and image processing. She is Einstein Professor of Mathematics and a professor of computer science and electrical engineering at the Technical University of Berlin. Selected professional activites in Berlin are accessible via the TU Berlin website.