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Germany's Excellence Strategy: HCM has cleared the first hurdle
Christoph Thiele is the new director of the Hausdorff Research Institute for Mathematics (HIM)
Shanghai Ranking: Bonn's economists and mathematicians at the top
Stefan Müller receives a teaching award from the University of Bonn
Lillian Pierce wins the AWM-Sadosky Research Prize in Analysis
High school students explore maths studies
"Mathematik zum Anfassen" - Hands-on exhibition at "Deutsches Museum Bonn" in cooperation with HCM
Three HCM members and fellows invited to ICM 2018
Double honor for Peter Scholze
HCM member Christian Bayer is spokesperson of a new Research Training Group
Universities Bonn and Cologne found new institute
High honor for Gerd Faltings
Awards for best bachelor degrees and Hausdorff Prize
Ada Lovelace Prize for Nora Lüthen and Sara Hahner
EMS Prize for Hausdorff Chair Peter Scholze
Academic teaching award for Sergio Conti
Prize of the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften for Peter Scholze
ERC Advanced Grant for HCM coordinator Karl-Theodor Sturm
Mathematics for fighting cancer
Awards for best bachelor degrees and Hausdorff Prize
Leibniz Price for Hausdorff Chair Peter Scholze
Peter Scholze receives the Prix Fermat 2015
Stefan Müller and Werner Müller elected as members of Academia Europaea
Foreseeing the future more exactly
Bonn is the best German university for Mathematics
Wolfgang Lück receives ERC Advanced Grant
Shaw Prize awarded to Gerd Faltings
Peter Scholze receives the Ostrowski Prize 2015
Peter Scholze receives AMS Cole Prize in Algebra
Peter Scholze receives Clay Research Award
 
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Cluster of Excellence

The Hausdorff Center for Mathematics is dedicated to further mathematical research in Bonn.

The Hausdorff Center for Mathematics

The Hausdorff Center for Mathematics (HCM), was established 2006 a Cluster of Excellence at the University of Bonn under the title "Mathematics: Foundations, Models, Applications" within the Excellence Initiative by the German federal and state governments. It has been successfully renewed for a second funding period in 2012. Its work thematically comprises a broad spectrum of mathematics as well as mathematical economics: from topics from the classical core areas of mathematics through mathematical modeling and numerical simulation in the natural and social sciences to industrial applications in chip design.

Structural goals

Next to challenging research goals HCM also pursues ambitious structural goals.

  • Building an international hub with thematic trimester programs and an intensive guest program, the Hausdorff Research Institute for Mathematics (HIM). 
  • Promoting young scientists, from PhD students to junior faculty.
  • Broadening the local basis via five new full professor positions (Hausdorff Chairs).
Organization: HCM / HIM / BIGS

 Two main activities have been established as components of HCM:

HCM supports its components and its ten Research Areas with several new academic positions (Hausdorff chairs, Bonn Junior Fellows, Hausdorff Postdocs) and PhD grants (Hausdorff scholarships).

The center involves the four mathematics institutes and the theoretical economists at the University of Bonn as well as the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics. The involved faculty consists of more than 60 Bonn professors in pure mathematics, applied mathematics, and theoretical economics.

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