Mathematical Complexity Reduction - Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg


What's MathCoRe?

MathCoRe stands for Mathematical Complexity Reduction -- a Research Training Group (RTG) located at Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg (OvGU). The RTG is a Graduiertenkolleg (DFG-GRK 2297) funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). Headed by the Faculty of Mathematics (FMA) it is run as a cooperation with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT) and the Max Planck Institute for the Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems(MPI)

The combination of expertise from different mathematical areas under the theme of Complexity Reduction provides the RTG with a unique profile that specifically shapes the scientific understanding of the young researchers graduating within the RTG. A fundamental goal of our Philosophy is to make the PhD students work on projects that connect several mathematical areas and to let them profit from supervision by two principal investigators with different mathematical backgrounds. In order to ensure the success of our doctoral students they participate in a tailored structured study program. It contains training units in form of compact courses and weekly seminars, encouraging early integration into the scientific community and networking.

The current funding (from April 1, 2017 until September 30, 2021) allows the RTG to support 15 PhD students and a PostDoc to work on their respective research projects. To further promote scientific exchange there are additional PhD students and PostDocs with external funding associated. For a list of current fellows, see here. For possibilities to apply as a regular fellow, see this page.

Last Modification: 2018-02-26 - Contact Person: Sebastian Sager - Impressum

We are still recruiting new fellows! For more information have a look at our recruiting page.

  • February 2nd, 2018: The DFG approved the proposal for the two additional PIs Prof. Dr. Alexandra Carpentier and Prof. Dr. Thomas Richter for the RTG. Furthermore we are granted two new positions for PhD fellows.
  • May 23rd-25th, 2018: Annual Colloquium
  • January 23rd, 2018: Dr. Matthias Schymura, "Some remarks on the reverse isodiametric problem", 14:00 G05-312
  • December 8th-9th, 2017: Geometrietag
  • November 16th-23rd, 2017: Women of Mathematics - workshop and exhibition