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Faculty 3 - Mathematics and Computer Science

Welcome

In Faculty 3, we are passionate about mathematics and computer science. Within the University of Bremen, our faculty is characterized by our great strength in research, which these sites provide detailed information about, including our research profiles, research groups, and members. Our research groups are very productive in their own right, but are also active in interdisciplinary research collaborations in all of the University's high-profile areas as well as in large collaborative projects. These include several Collaborative Research Centrers and Research Training Groups. Among the prizes and grants received by members of our department are an ERC Grant and Koselleck Project, as well as Heisenberg and Lichtenberg Professorships.

More information about the degree programs and courses offered by this wide-ranging faculty may be found by clicking on Studies & Teaching.

If you are interested in working with us, you will find more detailed information about research in Mathematics and Computer Science here.

News

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Prize for Doctoral Supervision Awarded

For the second time, the University of Bremen has honored outstanding PhD supervision. Two first prizes were awarded to the political scholar Heiko Pleines and the computer scientist Rolf Drechsler. The Alumni Network of the University of Bremen donated the prize money of 2,000 euros per person.

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Studierende

Government Supports Bremen as Scientific Location

The government and state initiative “Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education” is supporting two University of Bremen projects. By doing so, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research is strengthening Bremen’s position as a scientific location in the field of artificial intelligence (AI).

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Robocup

B-Human Wins RoboCup Once Again

They remain unbeatable: For the eighth time, B-Human – the team from the University of Bremen and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) – were able to win the world championship in robot football. The tournament took place digitally due to the pandemic.

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Erneuerbare Energien

Smart Energy for the Countryside

Renewable energies are some of the most important sources of electricity. The “SmartFarm2” project from the university and its partners helps in optimizing private energy consumption with renewable energies. Interested parties near to Osterholz and in the Allgäu region can take part in the project.

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Prof. Christian Freksa

Christian Freksa passed away.

On November 12th 2020 our colleague Christian Freksa passed away with the age of 70.

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Courage to take risks: millions of euros in funding for innovative research

This funding provides an extremely large amount of freedom to work innovatively in the field of science: The German Research Foundation (DFG) has once again approved a Reinhart Koselleck project for Prof. Rolf Drechsler. The funding will amount to more than 1.5 million over a period of five years.

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Ein 3D generiertes Bild mit einer Landfläche des Mars und einem Roboter-Affen

Virtual swarm of robots on Mars

Scientists at the University of Bremen have reconstructed 40 square kilometers of Mars landscape in virtual reality. The test environment enables the realistic simulation of robot missions and radio networks under the conditions on the planet.

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New DFG project to manufacture computer chips

Over the next three years, the DFG will provide around 300,000 euros in funding for a project that will make it possible to manufacture computer chips that can simultaneously store and process data. The research project is headed by Professor Rolf Drechsler of the Computer Architecture Working Group

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Prof. Beetz

Robotics expert Michael Beetz awarded honorary doctorate in Sweden

Press Release of the University of Bremen/ 11.02.2019 Stefanie Möller Computer Science Professor Michael Beetz has received an honorary doctorate from the Swedish University of Örebro for his outstanding achievements in the fields of artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics.

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Exciting IT Workshops for Girls

The smile project offers insights into cutting-edge IT research for schoolgirls from the 5th grade to university entry. The BMBF-funded workshops of the University of Bremen have set themselves the goal of presenting the attractiveness and diversity of IT professions to schoolgirls.

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Honorary doctorate for Peter Maaß

The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of Saarland University awards Peter Maaß an honorary doctorate on June 29, 2018.

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Computer scientist at the University of Bremen proposes to identify and eliminate negative "side effects" of computer science

Every field of science faces serious questions at some point about the positive and negative effects of its further development.

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Bremen computer scientist develops navigation system for wheelchair users

Dr. Benjamin Tannert from Prof. Johannes Schöning's HCI working group would like to make the journey from A to B even easier for wheelchair users.

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Oberwolfach Mini-Workshop "Algebraic, Geometric, and Combinatorial Methods in Frame Theory"

The central aim of the mini-workshop was to tackle open problems which seem to be accessible to an interdisciplinary approach from certain areas of frame theory, real algebraic geometry, symplectic geometry and combinatorics.

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Summer School - Spectral Theory of Schrödinger Operators

From July 31 - August 3, 2018 a summer school on the topic "Spectral Theory of Schrödinger Operators" took place at the University of Jena.

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Dynamics: Topology and Numbers

A conference on "Dynamic Systems, Topology and Number Theory" was held at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics from July 2 - 6, 2018.

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Tacheles

We'd like to talk tickle: The Department of Computer Science and Mathematics is the largest department at the University of Bremen with around 380 employees. You know some employees, some you may never have seen. In the Tacheles series we introduce some employees and students of the department. Have fun watching!

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