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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...]


February 12, 2020
Talk • 'Mathematics of Life' Special Interest Group
"Using AI for more efficient prevention of infectious diseases in a warmer and globalized world"

Prof. Joacim Rocklöv • Umeå University, Sweden [More...]

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News & Announcements

February 12, 2020
Visit of a students group from Prince of Songkla University
A goup of ten researchers started a working group in Computational Science at Prince of Songkla University, Pattani Campus, modelled and based on experiences made at IWR. As an outcome, a group of students who are in the support project from Ministry of Science and Technology (Kingdom of Thailand) visited the IWR. Dr. Susanne Krömker gave an overview on research activities at IWR and related study opportunities. [More...]

9. Januar 2020
Künstliche Intelligenz für automatisiertes Fahren
Die Arbeiten unter der Leitung von IWR-Mitglied Prof. Björn Ommer sind Teil eines großangelegten Verbundvorhabens, das die auf Künstlicher Intelligenz basierenden Wahrnehmungsfunktionen durch geeignete Methoden und Maßnahmen absichern und somit verlässlich machen will. [Weiter...]

October 11, 2019
Ralf Klessen receives ERC Synergy Grant
Congratulations to IWR Member Prof. Ralf Klessen. He is part of an international research team which received an ERC Synergy Grant in order to study the Milky Way as a "galactic ecosystem". [More...]

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