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IWR - Where Methods Meet Applications

The IWR is an interdisciplinary research center for scientific computing which builds bridges across a multitude of disciplines. The center promotes mathematical and computational methods in science, engineering and the humanities. Currently it comprises more than 50 research teams from various faculties. About 500 scientists work together in interdisciplinary cooperation projects. In addition to educating the next generation of excellent scientists, the IWR also focuses on advancing international research networks. [More...]

News & Announcements

December 22, 2015
Preventing Back Pain with Robots - IWR members participating in EU exoskeleton project
Using robotic assistance to prevent or mitigate back pain – that is the goal of a new European research project whose members include researchers from the ORB research group. [More...]

December 11, 2015
Inauguration of the Mathematikon
Mathematicians and computer specialists will be doing their research and teaching concentrated at one location next year: The Mathematikon. Part A of the building was inaugurated on Friday, 11th December 2015. [More...]

December 1, 2015
Scientific Computing and "Open Data"
The HGS MathComp’s 10th Modeling Day will focus on the topic of „Open Data“. The event offers a platform for both practitioners and scientists to discuss innovations, determine similarities and differences of applied modeling approaches  [More…]

November 9, 2015
The Future Courtroom Workshop “Gerichtssaal der Zukunft”- Introducing 3D Criminology and Forensic Science
Unmanned aerial vehicles, laser scanners and radiological methods: the future is now. The future courtroom workshop was a unique, interdisciplinary cooperation of and Prof. Dr. Yen (IFTM) and IWR Member Dr. Mara. [More…]

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February 16, 2016
Talk "Recent Achievements in Robotic Bipedal Locomotion in Novi Sad"
Prof. Branislav Borovac, University of Novi Sad / Serbia [More…]

February 16, 2016
Talk "Graphics and Vision Algorithms for Big Visual Data"
Dr. Henning Zimmer, Disney Research Zürich [More…]

February 18-19, 2016
ZUK 5.4 Workshop "Scientific Computing for the Improved Diagnosis and Therapy of Sepsis (SCIDATOS)"
Various Speakers [More…]

March 1, 2016
60. Heidelberger Bildverarbeitungsforum „Multisensorielle 3D-Datenfusion“
Prof. Bernd Jähne [More…]

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Last Update: 11.02.2016 - 11:35

Upcoming Events

February 16, 2016

04:00 PM

Graphics and Vision Algorithms for Big Visual Data

Dr. Henning Zimmer, Disney Research Zürich

All Events (IWR-Calendar)

Interdisciplinary Dialogue


Building Bridges Across Disciplines

Scientific Computing as Part of The Institutional Strategy of Heidelberg University

Interdisciplinary Education

International Master Program: Scientific Computing