Events

Events related to the SFB Transregio 109

The annual DGD Days on "Discretization in Geometry and Dynamics" will be held this year in the Science and Study Center of the TU München, located in the former Cistercian Monastery of Raitenhaslach in Bayern. The DGD Days program is organized with presentations of key themes in the mornings and with workshops and research exchange groups in the afternoons, providing ample opportunity for discussion and exchange.
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  • Date: 04.10. - 06.10.2017
  • Type: Workshop
  • Location: Science and Study Center of the TU München, Raitenhaslach

This summer school combines various current research topics in geometry and mathematical physics, the unifying theme being the role of discrete models and of intelligent discretization methods. It is organized by the Berlin Mathematical School and the SFB/TRR 109, Alexander Bobenko and Yuri Suris.
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  • Date: 11.09. - 21.09.2017
  • Type: Summer School
  • Location: TU Berlin

There is a (weekly) seminar for the members of the SFB/Transregio and other interested people.
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  • Last Occurrence: 10.07.2017, 14:15 - 15:15
  • Type: Seminar
  • Location: TU Berlin

This weekly seminar is intended for PhD Students and Postdocs to informally discuss topics in the field of Geometry and Mathematical Physics.
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  • Next Occurrence: 28.07.2017, 14:00 - 15:00
  • Lara Skuppin: TBA
  • Type: Seminar
  • Location: TU Berlin, MA875 H-Cafe

During the semester, the SFB TRR109 organizes a colloquium which takes place every four weeks. The organization of the colloquium alternates between the TU Berlin and the TU Munich. The presentations are broadcast live from the hosting university to the partner university.
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  • Next Occurrence: 24.10.2017, 14:15 - 16:30
  • Type: Seminar
  • Location: TU Berlin and TU Munich

Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften (MPIMIS) shows the DGD movie "The Discrete Charm of Geometry" as part of Wissenschaftskino Leipzig on April 25, 2017 at 07:00 PM local time at Zeitgeschichtliches Forum in Leipzig. The screening is free of charge.
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  • Date: 25.04.2017, 19:00 - 21:00
  • Type: Movie
  • Location: Zeitgeschichtliches Forum, Grimmaische Straße 6, 04109 Leipzig

The maths research groups SFB/TRR109 and SFB 647 together with the IMAGINARY gGmbH have initiated an exciting creative competition in and around Berlin. The aim of the competition is to support the creation and implementation of new artistic ideas based on mathematical concepts. The competition is open to art and design students, as well as independent artists and designers.
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  • Last Occurrence: 05.05.2017, 18:00 - 20:00
  • Type: Public Service
  • Location: TU Berlin

The workshop will offer a unique opportunity for intensive scientific exchange between researchers of the cooperative projects and guests of the SFB TRR109 „Discretization in Geometry and Dynamics“. The goal is to press ahead research of SFB groups from the various institutions and to finalize joint publications of researchers from different projects and places.
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  • Date: 17.12. - 22.12.2016
  • Type: Workshop
  • Location: Obergurgl, Austria

The Mathematical Science Research Institute (MSRI) in Berkeley shows the DGD movie "The Discrete Charm of Geometry" on November 30, 2016 at 02:30 PM local time.
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  • Date: 30.11.2016, 14:30 - 15:30
  • Type: Movie
  • Location: MSRI, Simons Auditorium at 17 Gauss Way, Berkeley, CA, United States

As part of this year's DGD days the DGD movie "The Discrete Charm of Geometry" will be shown. The screening takes place in room MA 043 in the building of Institute of Mathematics at Technische Universität Berlin on October 11, 2016. Start time is 17:00h. The screening is public and free of charge. Interested people are cordially invited.
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  • Date: 11.10.2016, 17:00 - 20:00
  • Type: Movie
  • Location: MA 043 at Technische Universität Berlin, Str. des 17. Juni 136, 10623 Berlin

The 2016 edition of the annual DGD days on "Discretization in Geometry and Dynamics" will take place in Berlin on October 10-14. At the beginning of our second funding period, the DGD days 2016 will give our young investigators and new projects an opportunity to present their research within the SFB/Transregio. We are also very pleased to announce as our plenary speaker Prof. Dr. Bernd Sturmfels from U.C. Berkeley Mathematics. The DGD days program is organized in presentations and a framework of free time providing opportunities for ongoing discussions and exchange.
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  • Date: 10.10. - 14.10.2016
  • Type: Workshop
  • Location: TU Berlin, Institute of Mathematics, Strasse des 17. Juni 136, 10623 Berlin

The University of Edinburgh shows the DGD movie "The Discrete Charm of Geometry" on September 24, 2016.
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  • Date: 24.09.2016
  • Type: Movie
  • Location: Princess Dashkova Russian Centre, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

The University of Edinburgh and the Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences show the DGD movie "The Discrete Charm of Geometry" on September 23, 2016. The doors will open at 6.00pm (local time) and the screening starts at 6.30pm.
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  • Date: 23.09.2016, 18:00 - 20:30
  • Type: Movie
  • Location: International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS) 15 South College Street Edinburgh, UK

The Museum of Mathematics, or MoMath, in New York shows the DGD movie "The Discrete Charm of Geometry" on August 11, 2016 at 18.30h (local time).
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  • Date: 11.08.2016, 18:30 - 20:00
  • Type: Movie
  • Location: MoMath, New York, NY, United States

As part of the 7th European Congress of Mathematics the DGD movie "The Discrete Charm of Geometry" will be shown. The screening takes place in Audimax (H0105) in Hauptgebäude of TU Berlin on July 19th at 6:30 p.m.
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  • Date: 19.07.2016, 18:30 - 20:00
  • Type: Movie
  • Location: Audimax (H0105), Hauptgebäude of TU Berlin

The Summer School is hosted by the Mathematics Department at the TU München and organized by DGD Principal Investigators Ulrich Bauer and Felix Krahmer. The goal of the Summer School is to bridge developments in machine learning, randomized methods, and topological approaches. The Summer School is aimed mainly at young researchers whose interests are related to the topics presented in the Summer School.
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  • Date: 18.07. - 22.07.2016
  • Type: Summer School
  • Location: TU München

  • Last Occurrence: 14.06.2016, 14:15 - 15:15
  • Type: Seminar
  • Location: TU München

The DGD movie "The Discrete Charm of Geometry" will be shown during the Abel Prize Week in Oslo. The screening will take place on May 25, 2016 together with Simon Singhs BBC documentary "Fermat`s last theorem". Start time will be 16:00h.
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  • Date: 25.05.2016, 16:00 - 20:00
  • Type: Movie
  • Location: Realfagsbiblioteket, Oslo, Norway

The Department of Mathematics of Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg shows the DGD movie "The Discrete Charm of Geometry" on May 21, 2016 at 18.15h.
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  • Date: 21.05.2016, 18:15 - 20:00
  • Type: Movie
  • Location: Gebäude 22, Volksbankhörsaal, Fakultät für Mathematik, Magdeburg

The American Mathematical Society screens the DGD movie "The Discrete Charm of Geometry" at their meeting in Stony Brook, NY, USA on March 18, 2016.
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  • Date: 18.03.2016, 18:00 - 20:00
  • Type: Movie
  • Location: Stony Brook, NY, USA

Wie bilden sich Kristalle und Schwärme? Dieses spannende Thema an der Grenzfläche von Mathematik, Physik, Biologie und Informatik können Lehrer in einer interaktiven Fortbildung unter Anleitung von Forschern des SFB Transregio 109 erkunden. Der Workshop wird am Samstag, 12.3.2016 an der FU Berlin stattfinden.
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  • Date: 12.03.2016, 08:30 - 17:00
  • Type: Lehrerfortbildung
  • Location: FU Berlin

The Hausdorff Center for Mathematics at University of Bonn presents the DGD movie "The Discrete Charm of Geometry" on February 23, 2016.
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  • Date: 23.02.2016, 19:00 - 21:00
  • Type: Movie
  • Location: Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn

The Berlin Mathematical School shows the DGD movie "The Discrete Charm of Geometry" on February 15, 2016.
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  • Date: 15.02.2016, 17:00 - 18:30
  • Type: Movie
  • Location: BMS Loft, Urania, Berlin

In October 2015 the SFB TRR109 will hold an International Conference on Discretization in Geometry and Dynamics in Herrsching am Ammersee. During the five day conference, renowned guests will present talks on a wide spectrum of subjects related to the research themes of our Collaborative Research Centre. Furthermore there will be presentations of the advances made within our own research units and ample opportunity for scientific exchange and stimulating discussions in an informal atmosphere.
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  • Date: 05.10. - 09.10.2015
  • Type: Conference
  • Location: Haus der bayerischen Landwirtschaft, Herrsching am Ammersee/ TU München

  • Date: 29.06. - 10.07.2015
  • Type: Summer School
  • Location: Berlin

Geometry of smooth and discrete surfaces is an actively developing research area in mathematics. The aim of this workshop is to discuss recent developments in this area. The workshop is open to everyone interested in the field and will also be broadcast live to the Zentrum Mathematik at the TU München, Seminarroom 02.06.011
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  • Date: 10.03.2015
  • Type: Workshop
  • Location: Technische Universität Berlin, Department of Mathematics, Straße des 17. Juni 136, 10623 Berlin

Workshop of the SFB TRR109 „Discretization in Geometry and Dynamics“. The participants should get the possibility to finalize existing open SFB group based research projects. The goal is joint publications of researchers from different projects/places.
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  • Date: 14.12. - 19.12.2014
  • Type: Workshop
  • Location: Obergurgl, Austria

Wie bilden sich Kristalle und Schwärme? Dieses spannende Thema an der Grenzfläche von Mathematik, Physik, Biologie und Informatik können Lehrer in einer interaktiven Fortbildung unter Anleitung von Forschern des SFB Transregio 109 erkunden. Der Workshop findet am 26.11.2014 an der Fakultät für Mathematik an der TU München statt.
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  • Date: 26.11.2014, 08:30 - 17:00
  • Type: Lehrerfortbildung
  • Location: TU München

Being half way through our first funding period, this workshop will give a unique opportunity to present our scientific work with the results achieved in the projects of the SFB/Transregio "Discretization in Geometry and Dynamics" and to intensify our exchange about it.The workshop is structured as a varied program of presentations, enabling deeper insight into the research work of your colleagues, as well as a framework of free time in which discussions and exchange can develop.
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  • Date: 21.09. - 26.09.2014
  • Type: Workshop
  • Location: TU Berlin, Dept. of Mathematics, Strasse des 17. Juni 136, 10623 Berlin

Summer School 2014
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  • Date: 14.07. - 18.07.2014
  • Type: Summer School
  • Location: Zentrum Mathematik, TU München

Talk by Ekaterina Eremenko and screening of "Colors of Math".
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  • Date: 03.06.2014, 18:00 - 20:00
  • Type: Talk
  • Location: Liliom Filmtheater Ausburg

A conversation including Ekaterina Eremenko.
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  • Date: 26.05.2014, 18:00 - 20:00
  • Type: Talk
  • Location: Urania, Berlin

On the occasion of the awarding of the Abel Prize, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and its Abel Board invite you to an Abel film night at Kino Victoria Sunday May 18 with two films, Colors of Math and How I came to hate maths, both starring Cédric Villani from the Abel Committee. Villani will be giving an introductiontalk before each film.
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  • Date: 18.05.2014, 17:30 - 23:00
  • Type: Movie
  • Location: Kino Victoria

screening at TU Berlin
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  • Date: 17.05.2014, 12:45 - 13:45
  • Type: Movie
  • Location: TU Berlin

Workshop of the SFB TRR109 „Discretization in Geometry and Dynamics“. The participants should get the possibility to finalize existing open SFB group based research projects. The goal is joint publications of researchers from different projects/places.
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  • Date: 15.12. - 20.12.2013
  • Type: Workshop
  • Location: Obergurgl, Österreich

The workshop will offer a unique opportunity for intensive scientific exchange amongst the researchers of the individual projects and the participating universities of the SFB TRR109, away from the distractions of everyday-operations at your university. The workshop is structured as a varied programme of talks and presentations, enabling deeper insight into the research work of your colleagues, as well as a framework of free time in which discussions and exchange can develop as required.
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  • Date: 25.11. - 29.11.2013
  • Type: Workshop
  • Location: Frankenakademie, Lichtenfels, Bayern

screening at TU Munich
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  • Date: 20.11.2013, 18:00 - 20:00
  • Type: Movie
  • Location: TU Munich

Workshop on "Delaunay Geometry: Polytopes, Triangulations, and Spheres"
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  • Date: 07.10. - 09.10.2013
  • Type: Workshop
  • Location: FU Berlin

This summer school combines various current research topics in geometry, topology and applications that are characterized by a close interplay of smooth and discrete aspects. It is organized by the Berlin Mathematical School and the SFB/TRR 109, Alexander Bobenko and Boris Springborn.
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  • Date: 09.09. - 20.09.2013
  • Type: Summer School
  • Location: TU Berlin

  • Date: 28.08. - 31.08.2013
  • Type: Workshop
  • Location: Strobl

DRX researchers with backgrounds in architecture, engineering, mathematics and computer science will explore novel design strategies for the design of high-rise structures. This is the kick-off event in Berlin.
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  • Date: 22.07.2013, 18:30 - 21:00
  • Type: Workshop
  • Location: Berlin

  • Last Occurrence: 08.05.2013, 10:15 - 11:45
  • Type: Seminar
  • Location: TU München

Official opening ceremony of the SFB/TRR 109. Simultaneously taking place at TU Berlin and TU Munich.
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  • Date: 24.04.2013, 17:00 - 20:00
  • Type: Official Opening
  • Location: TU Munich/TU Berlin

  • Last Occurrence: 19.02.2013, 10:00 - 21:00
  • Type: Seminar
  • Location: BMS LOFT, Urania

The workshop is part of the Collaborative Research Centre SFB/TRR 109 „Discretization in Geometry and Dynamics“. The main goal is to bring together researchers from the fields of geometry and dynamics and from different research institutions involved in the new research center SFB/TRR109 but also to create interest for the topic amongst graduate students. Besides the presentation of topics related to the different projects the possibility to informally meet and discuss research during the workshop will enhance the cooperation within but also outside the defined research projects in the future.
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  • Date: 16.12. - 22.12.2012
  • Type: Workshop
  • Location: Obergurgl

Für die Realisierung komplexer Gebäude werden immer öfter Mathematiker als Berater heran gezogen. Ich zeige an welchen Themen wir bei der Planung und Durchführung mitwirken. An Beispielen verdeutliche ich wie durch Optimierung Baukosten gesenkt werden können.
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  • Date: 06.11.2012, 11:30 - 12:30
  • Type: Talk
  • Location: Urania Berlin

We present an algorithm to approximate the velocity field of an isolated vortex in an infinite ideal fluid (“smoke“) by the field generated by a finite number of closed vortex filaments (“smoke rings“). These vortex filaments in turn can be used to efficiently compute the time evolution of the flow. We indicate how the same ideas also can be applied in the context of approximating smooth surfaces by polyhedra.
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  • Date: 19.10.2012
  • Type: Talk
  • Location: Urania

This was the third Discrete Differential Geometry conference at Oberwohlfach. The subject has evolved significantly since its beginning a decade ago. This year’s conference highlighted advances in new areas: in discrete exterior calculus and cluster algebras in geometry, as well as in some older ones: discrete uniformization, polyhedra, applications to PDE.
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  • Date: 08.07. - 14.07.2012
  • Type: Workshop
  • Location: Oberwolfach