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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

March 7, 2017
Heidelberg researchers develop a new algorithm for analysing image data
The working group "Image Analysis and Learning" at the Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing, lead by Prof Dr Fred Hamprecht, is advancing research towards a circuit diagram of the brain [More...]

March 2, 2017
Prof Mombaur going public with robotics on SWR1
Making her work more accessible to the general population, Prof Mombaur recently presented her research on humanoid robots within the broadcasting program on SWR1 Baden-Württemberg [More...]

February 2, 2017
SIAM Nugget – Mathematically Optimizing Traffic Lights in Road Intersections
Dr. Andreas Potschka’s latest research results on traffic modeling have just been published in the SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing [More...]




March 20-24, 2017
Workshop: "Bangkok Summer School on Applied Mathematics & Computational Science"
Chulalongkorn University, Thailand [More…]

May 10, 2017
IWR-Colloquium: "Digital Humanities - Shaping New Avenues of Scholarly Research"
Prof. Heather Richards-Rissetto • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA [More…]

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