Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Duisburg-Essen

On a regular basis the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Duisburg-Essen can be found in nationwide research rankings in the top bracket among mathematics faculties putting a strong emphasis on research. (CHE-Research Ranking, DFG-Fund Ranking). Our faculty reached number 15 among all mathematics departments in Germany in the DFG-Förderatlas 2018.

This was confirmed in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai Ranking) 2018 by a position among the 101-150 best Mathematics Departments worldwide. At the same time, Mathematics at UDE ranks among the top eight in Germany.

Current Events

Research Training Group 2553 “Symmetries and classifying spaces: analytic, arithmetic and derived”

The German Research Foundation DFG will fund a Research Training Group run by the Essen Seminar for Algebraic Geometry and Arithmetic starting April 2020. The first funding period will run for four and a half years. After an initial phase, eventually 13 positions for PhD students and one postdoc position will be funded. The first 4 positions will be formally announced shortly.

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Mathematician and UDE Professor Dr. Marc Levine is receiving one of the much sought-after ERC Advanced Grants. With these grants the European Research Council is supporting groundbreaking and visionary research. 2.1 Million euros are going to Levine – him being a leading expert worldwide in the field of algebraic geometry – , so that he is able to realize his project over the coming five years. It is called QUADAG – Quadratic refinements in algebraic geometry.

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Talks at the faculty of mathematics

Today (Saturday, 25. January 2020.)
There will be no talk today.

Talks within the next 10 days

George Andriopoulos (Shanghai, China)
Scaling limits of random walks in random environments on trees and related parameters.
Monday, 27. January 2020, 17:00 to 18:00 in room no. IC 03/606, campus RUB. Research Seminar RTG 2131.export as ical

Gerónimo Rojas Barragán (University of Duisburg-Essen)
On the rate of convergence of diffusion approximation on compact trees.
Tuesday, 28. January 2020, 16:15 to 17:45 in room no. WSC-S-U-3.02, campus Essen. Probability Seminar.export as ical

Elizabeth Milićević (Haverford/MPI Bonn)
The Peterson Isomorphism: Moduli of Curves and Alcove Walks.
Thursday, 30. January 2020, 16:45 in room no. WSC-N-U-3.05, campus Essen. Algebra, Geometry and Number Theory Seminar.export as ical

Research Cooperations

All our research teams are linked to a network of national as well as international scientific cooperations.

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