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Research areas and key competences of the work group

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Simulation of an injection moulding process (cluster of excellence MERGE)

Optimal control in engineering applications

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Lego models for practical training and teaching

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Sensitivity chart for a machine base within SFB/Transregio 96

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Project on efficient optimization within the cluster of excellence MERGE at TU Chemnitz

Optimal Control problems in thermo-elastoplasticity

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The Chemnitz seminar on optimal control takes place every year in February or March

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Our presentations at international conferences

Work group in March 2017

The research group Numerical Mathematics (Partial Differential Equations) conducts research in theory and numerical solution of optimization problems with partial differential equations.


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Three postdoc and one Ph.D. positions

The work group has openings for three postdoc positions with a starting date of February 15, 2019 in the area of Optimization on Manifolds, see also the official announcement (in German). In addition, we have an opening for a Ph.D. position in Differential Geometry and Optimization with a starting date of February 1, 2019. Please send your applications before December 19, 2018 as a PDF file to

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Ailyn Stötzner

Ailyn Stötzner has been elected into the group of GAMM Juniors by the commission responsible. This group consists of Ph.D. students and young postdocs who have written an excellent Masters or Ph.D. thesis in Applied Mathematics or Mechanics.

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Roland Herzog, Ronny Bergmann

In WS2018/19, Roland Herzog and Ronny Bergmann are offering a new course on computer-orientierte Mathematik. The course is intended for all students of mathematical degree programs during the Bachelor and Master phases, as well as for all interested party.

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