• 1717 - Algebraic Groups 

      [OWR-2017-21] Workshop Report 2017,21 (2017) - (23 Apr - 29 Apr 2017)
      Linear algebraic groups is an active research area in contemporary mathematics. It has rich connections to algebraic geometry, representation theory, algebraic combinatorics, number theory, algebraic topology, and differential ...
    • 1702a - Mini-Workshop: Women in Mathematics: Historical and Modern Perspectives 

      [OWR-2017-2] Workshop Report 2017,2 (2017) - (08 Jan - 14 Jan 2017)
      The aim of the workshop is to build a bridge between research on the situation of women in mathematics at the beginning of coeducative studies and the current circumstances in academia. The issue of women in mathematics ...
    • 1713 - Multiscale and High-Dimensional Problems 

      [OWR-2017-17] Workshop Report 2017,17 (2017) - (26 Mar - 01 Apr 2017)
      High-dimensional problems appear naturally in various scientific areas. Two primary examples are PDEs describing complex processes in computational chemistry and physics, and stochastic/ parameter-dependent PDEs arising ...
    • 1725a - Reaction Networks and Population Dynamics 

      [OWR-2017-28] Workshop Report 2017,28 (2017) - (18 Jun - 24 Jun 2017)
      Reaction systems and population dynamics constitute two highly developed areas of research that build on well-defined model classes, both in terms of dynamical systems and stochastic processes. Despite a significant core ...
    • 1728 - Dynamische Systeme 

      [OWR-2017-32] Workshop Report 2017,32 (2017) - (09 Jul - 15 Jul 2017)
      This workshop continued the biannual series at Oberwolfach on Dynamical Systems that started as the “Moser–Zehnder meeting” in 1981. The main themes of the workshop are the new results and developments in the area of ...
    • 1735 - Komplexe Analysis 

      [OWR-2017-39] Workshop Report 2017,39 (2017) - (27 Aug - 02 Sep 2017)
      Complex Analysis is a very active branch of mathematics. The aim of this workshop was to discuss recent developments in several complex variables and complex geometry. Topics included singular Kähler–Einstein metrics, ...
    • 1702c - Mini-Workshop: Adaptive Methods for Control Problems Constrained by Time-Dependent PDEs 

      [OWR-2017-4] Workshop Report 2017,4 (2017) - (08 Jan - 14 Jan 2017)
      Optimization problems constrained by time-dependent PDEs (Partial Differential Equations) are challenging from a computational point of view: even in the simplest case, one needs to solve a system of PDEs coupled globally ...
    • 1740 - Spectral Structures and Topological Methods in Mathematical Quasicrystals 

      [OWR-2017-46] Workshop Report 2017,46 (2017) - (01 Oct - 07 Oct 2017)
      The mathematical theory of aperiodic order grew out of various predecessors in discrete geometry, harmonic analysis and mathematical physics, and developed rapidly after the discovery of real world quasicrystals in 1982 ...
    • 1743a - Mini-Workshop: PDE Models of Motility and Invasion in Active Biosystems 

      [OWR-2017-48] Workshop Report 2017,48 (2017) - (22 Oct - 28 Oct 2017)
      Cell migration is crucial for the development and functioning of multicellular organisms; it plays an essential role in, e.g., morphogenesis, immune system dynamics, wound healing, angiogenesis, bacterial motion and biofilm ...
    • 1733 - Proof Complexity and Beyond 

      [OWR-2017-37] Workshop Report 2017,37 (2017) - (13 Aug - 19 Aug 2017)
      Proof complexity is a multi-disciplinary intellectual endeavor that addresses questions of the general form “how difficult is it to prove certain mathematical facts?” The current workshop focused on recent advances in our ...
    • 1737 - Mathematical Questions and Challenges in Quantum Electrodynamics and its Applications 

      [OWR-2017-41] Workshop Report 2017,41 (2017) - (10 Sep - 16 Sep 2017)
      Quantum field theory (QFT) may be considered one of the most fundamental frameworks of theoretical physics. Quantum Electrodynamics (QED) is the part of QFT that describes the interaction between matter and light. Although ...
    • 1706c - Mini-Workshop: Perspectives in High-dimensional Probability and Convexity 

      [OWR-2017-10] Workshop Report 2017,10 (2017) - (05 Feb - 11 Feb 2017)
      Understanding the geometric structure of systems involving a huge amount of parameters is a central problem in mathematics and applied sciences today. Here, geometric and analytical ideas meet in a non-trivial way and ...
    • 1703 - Cryptography 

      [OWR-2017-5] Workshop Report 2017,5 (2017) - (15 Jan - 21 Jan 2017)
      The Oberwolfach workshop Cryptography brought together scientists from cryptography with mathematicians specializing in the algorithmic problems underlying cryptographic security. The goal of the workshop was to stimulate ...
    • 1738a - Mini-Workshop: MASAs and Automorphisms of C*-Algebras 

      [OWR-2017-42] Workshop Report 2017,42 (2017) - (17 Sep - 23 Sep 2017)
      The main aim of this workshop was to study maximal abelian *-subalgebras of C*-algebras from various points of view. A chief motivation is the UCT problem, which asks whether all separable nuclear C*-algebras satisfy the ...
    • 1705 - Applications of Optimal Transportation in the Natural Sciences 

      [OWR-2017-7] Workshop Report 2017,7 (2017) - (29 Jan - 04 Feb 2017)
      The aim of this workshop was to gather a mixed group of experts and young researchers from different areas of applied mathematics in which optimal transport plays a central role. Applications in one of the classical areas ...
    • 1749 - Classical and Quantum Mechanical Models of Many-Particle Systems 

      [OWR-2017-56] Workshop Report 2017,56 (2017) - (03 Dec - 09 Dec 2017)
      This workshop was dedicated to the presentation of recent results in the field of the mathematical study of kinetic theory and its naturalextensions (statistical physics and fluid mechanics). The main models are the ...
    • 1704 - Emerging Developments in Interfaces and Free Boundaries 

      [OWR-2017-6] Workshop Report 2017,6 (2017) - (22 Jan - 28 Jan 2017)
      The field of the mathematical and numerical analysis of systems of nonlinear partial differential equations involving interfaces and free boundaries is a well established and flourishing area of research. This workshop ...
    • 1709 - Mathematics of Quantitative Finance 

      [OWR-2017-13] Workshop Report 2017,13 (2017) - (26 Feb - 04 Mar 2017)
      The workshop on Mathematics of Quantitative Finance, organised at the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach from 26 February to 4 March 2017, focused on cutting edge areas of mathematical finance, with an emphasis ...
    • 1708 - Representation Theory of Quivers and Finite Dimensional Algebras 

      [OWR-2017-12] Workshop Report 2017,12 (2017) - (19 Feb - 25 Feb 2017)
      Methods and results from the representation theory of quivers and finite dimensional algebras have led to many interactions with other areas of mathematics. Such areas include the theory of Lie algebras and quantum groups, ...
    • 1736 - Automorphic Forms and Arithmetic 

      [OWR-2017-40] Workshop Report 2017,40 (2017) - (03 Sep - 09 Sep 2017)
      The workshop brought together leading experts and young researchers at the interface of automorphic forms and analytic number theory to disseminate, discuss and develop important recent methods and results. A particular ...