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New Professorships at Chemnitz University

University President Prof. Gerd Strohmeier appointed two new professorships at Chemnitz University of Technology starting October 1st, 2017

President of Chemnitz University of Technology, Prof. Gerd Strohmeier, appointed two new professorships to start on October 1st, 2017. At the Department of Mathematics, Prof. Martin Stoll, and at the Centre for Teacher Training, Prof. Björn Egbert, will take up their professorships.

Personal details: PD Dr. Martin Stoll

PD Dr. Martin Stoll will take up the Professorship Scientific Computing at Chemnitz University of Technology.

Stoll completed his diploma thesis in mathematics at Chemnitz University in 2005. Subsequently, he did his doctorate at the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford (Great Britain) until 2008. After his doctorate, he carried out a two-year postdoctoral research at the newly found OCCAM Centre for Applied Mathematics in Oxford.

In 2010, Stoll moved to the Max-Planck-Institute in Magdeburg (Germany). The research group “Numerical Linear Algebra for Dynamical Systems” was found under his direction in the summer of 2013. In 2016, he received the Richard-von-Mises Award 2016 of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM).

He received his habilitation for the subject mathematics in 2016 at the Magdeburg University.

Personal details: Dr. paed. Björn Egbert

Starting on October 1st, 2017, paed. Björn Egbert will take up the Professorship of Economic, Technical, and Home Economics Education at Chemnitz University. The position is funded in the framework of the Education Package Saxony 2020 and is fixed-term until the 31st of December, 2020.

Björn Egbert finished his teaching profession study in the field of economy, work, and technology and mathematics at the University in Potsdam. At the same time, he successfully conducted an apprenticeship as welder for aluminum. Subsequently, he did his doctorate at the Pädagogische Hochschule (PH) in Freiburg in the subject of economics. This was followed by a professorship ad interim at PH Freiburg, and a teaching traineeship for the subjects mathematics and technology.

Matthias Fejes

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