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Faculty 3 - Mathematics and Computer Science


Mind Talks

Lectures Series

What makes our brain so flexible? What mechanisms allow us to so seemingly effortlessly process the vast amounts of sensory information that pours into us every second? How do you establish efficient and adaptive communication between man and machine?

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Professor Dr. Frieder Nake

The longest-Serving Professor

Frieder Nake is not entirely sure if he really is the longest serving teaching staff member at the University of Bremen. Probably. After all, his 100th semester will begin in April. After nearly 50 years of teaching, the 82-year-old computer science professor has a few stories to tell.

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Eröffnung Ebene 6

Opening celebration of level 6 in the MZH buliding

The construction noise during the pandemic already made people sit up and take notice that they were actively working on level 6. Now the renovation work has come to an end. Last Monday, November 1st, 2021, Faculty 3 inaugurated it as part of a small opening ceremony.

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The Smart Fence for Keeping Out Wolves

A joint project of the universities of Bremen and Gießen and the RoFlexs company is researching and developing a pasture fence that uses AI to detect and deter wolves. The system is designed to better protect grazing livestock and promote coexistence among people, livestock, and wolves.

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Science Goes Public

Science Goes Public

The autumn series starts on October 14th. and ends on November 18th, 2021!

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Dissertation award for Franziska Eberle

Dissertation award for Franziska Eberle (Scheduling and Packing Under Uncertainty, University of Bremen, supervisor: Prof. Dr. Nicole Megow)

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Fachtag Mathematik

Mathematics Day

On Friday, September 10, 2021, the Mathematics Day will take place at the University of Bremen from 9:00 a.m.

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Zukunfstag Mathematik

Future field of mathematics

Where mathematicians work and research - the technical progress that determines our daily life is inconceivable without mathematics. Even so, many people are unaware that math plays a role almost everywhere.

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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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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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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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Eine Platine in Nahaufnahme

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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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!