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    Clinical Research and Health Care

    Progress in medicine as well as biotechnology more than ever relies on progress in mathematics to complement traditional lab-based approaches.
    In close cooperation with medical doctors, engineers and pharmaceutical industry, Matheon successfully supports e.g. the design of patient-specific therapies, computer assisted surgery planning like implant design and systems biology.
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    Metropolitan Infrastructure

    Transportation, communication, energy supply – our society strongly depends on well-functioning infrastructure. Its design has a long term impact, is expensive and its decisions are often almost irreversible.
    Mathematics plays a key role in handling the complexity and optimization of such networks – and Matheon develops mathematical tools for it.
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    Optical Technologies

    The great challenges of our modern world lie in the areas health, environment, energy, production or safety. A key factor for scientific advances and innovations in these areas is the generation and manipulation of photons, for example for data transmission, high-resolution microscopy or the processing of industrial materials. Matheon helps to understand and shape the complex new phenomena associated with it.
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    Sustainable Energies

    The German Energiewende requires big efforts in developping reliable, efficient and cost-effective systems of regenerative energy supply, not to forget energy efficiency as a whole. Matheon finds solutions for multiple optimization problems in energy distribution, material development and usage, and production processes.
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    Geometric Design and Visualization

    There is a growing demand for visualization of complex data – e.g. in medical imaging, production processes or even in mathematics itself.
    Matheon develops fundamentally new mathematical concepts and geometric algorithms to foster image processing, computer graphics – or simply a better understanding of mathematical correlations
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    Education and Outreach

    Mathematics is more and more present in everyday life. But when it comes to the public's awareness of it and the way mathematics is taught at schools, there is still improvement needed. Matheon initiates closer cooperation between schools and universities, is engaged in teachers' education, and offers a broad spectrum of activities to communicate the exciting and application-driven aspects of mathematics.
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The mission of Matheon is application driven mathematics.

Our scientists develop new methods in modeling, simulation, and optimization for real world processes in all key technology areas. The research covers projects in the areas Clinical Research and Health Care, Metropolitan Infrastructure, Optical Technologies, Sustainable Energies, as well as Geometric Design and Visualization. New methodologies are developed in interdisciplinary cooperation with project partners from industry, economy and science.
Matheon also cooperates with schools and the general public to raise public awareness in the wide applicability of mathematics and to attract new generations of young researchers.

Matheon is a joint research center of the three Berlin universities (Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin) and the mathematical research institutes WIAS (Weierstraß-Institut für Angewandte Analysis und Stochastik) and ZIB (Zuse Institut Berlin).

Research in Matheon is currently supported by the Einstein Foundation Berlin via the Einstein Center ECMath.

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An der Urania 17, 10787 Berlin

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Nonlinear Waves and Turbulences in Optics and Hydrodynamics
Weierstrass Institute (WIAS)
Mohrenstrasse 39, D-10117 Berlin


3rd Berlin-Princeton-Singapore Workshop on Quantitative Finance
Humboldt Graduate School
Luisenstraße 56, 10115 Berlin

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Prof. Peter K. Friz ist Einstein-Professor

Die Einstein Stiftung Berlin unterstützt die Professur des Mathematikers Peter K. Friz und sichert dadurch seinen Verbleib an der Technischen Universität Berlin und bei Matheon/ECMath. read more »

Photogallery of the Advent Calendar Award Ceremony online

On January 20th, the award ceremony of this years Mathematical Advent Calendars took place in a well crowded Audimax of TU Berlin.
The photogallery of the event is now online and can be viewed here. read more »

Award Ceremony of the Mathematical Advent Calendars

The digital Maths Advent Calendars of the Mathe im Leben gemeinnützige GmbH and the Research Center Matheon were - again - a great success: In December 2016, 117.000 mostly young people were participating. Now it's time for the award ceremony. We cordially invite you for January, 20th, at TU Berlin. read more »

Prof. Michael Hintermüller new Chair for ECMath

On December 2nd, 2016, Michael Hintermüller was elected as new Chair of the Einstein Center for Mathematics Berlin (ECMath) by a large majority of the ECMath General Assembly. The election of Chairs and Executive Board takes place every two years. read more »