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Nov 24, 2013: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller to hold a plenary talk at the SAMSA 2013 at Stellenbosch University in Kapstadt, South Africa.
Aug 30, 2013: Project member Carlos Rautenberg to hold a talk on "Approximation Methods for Elliptic and Evolution Quasi-variational Inequalities" at the conference "Domain Decomposition Methods for Optimization with PDE Constraints" in Ascona, Switzerland.
Apr 6, 2013: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller will be a lecturer at the ITN-Spring School on "Optimization in Partial Differential Equations, Reaction-Diffusion Systems and Phase-Field Models" at the Villa Clythia in Fréjus, Côte d'Azur, France from April 7-12, 2013.
Apr 1, 2013: The START-Project team congratulates former research team member Yiqiu Dong who accepts assistant professorship at the Denmark Technical University.
Apr 1, 2013: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller to give a plenary talk at the Conference on "Inverse Problems and Applications" at Linköping University, Sweden.
Mar 18, 2013: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller to give a keynote talk in the Section on Image Processing at the GAMM 2013 in Novi Sad, Serbia.
Nov 28, 2012: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller and former research team member Ian Kopacka get awarded with the Best Paper Award 2011 by the Computational Optimization and Applications (COAP) editorial board for their paper on "A smooth penalty approach and a nonlinear multigrid algorithm for elliptic MPECs".
Nov 20, 2012: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller organizes a Mini-Workshop on Geometries, Shapes and Topologies in PDE-based Applications from November 25 to December 1, 2012, at the Mathematical Research Institute in Oberwolfach, Germany.
Sept 23, 2012: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller leaves for a 3-weeks research stay at the the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) at the University of Texas, Austin, USA, by invitation of the J. Tinsley Fellowship.
Sept 20, 2012: International Colloquium on Trends in Optimization and Control to take place from September 21-22, 2012 at the Meerscheinschlössl in Graz, commemorating the 60th birthday of Prof. Karl Kunisch, head of the Institute of Mathematics and of the SFB-Project "Mathematical Optimization and Applications in Biomedical Sciences" (MOBIS) at the University of Graz.
Sept 9, 2012: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller to give a plenary talk at the 3rd IMA Conference on Numerical Linear Algebra and Optimisation at the University of Birmingham.
Sept 5, 2012: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller to give a plenary talk at the Indo-German Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Optimization in Applications at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany.
May 15, 2012: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller to hold talks at the 3rd Conference on Optimization Methods and Software in Crete, Greece and at the 2012 SIAM Conference on Imaging Science in Philadelphia, USA.
Mar 26, 2012: Project members Carlos Rautenberg and Tao Wu to hold talks at the 83rd Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics at the Technical University in Darmstadt, Germany.
Mar 1, 2012: The START-Project team congratulates former project member Antoine Laurain, who accepts a position as MATHEON Junior Research Group leader for "Inverse Problems" at the Technical University in Berlin, Germany.
Feb 15, 2012: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller to hold an invited talk at the SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing in Savannah, Georgia.
Feb 1, 2012: Lisa Santos (University of Minho, Portugal) to hold a talk on "Quasi-variational solutions for scalar conservation laws with gradient constraint" on Thursday, Feb 2, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. in SR 11.33 (Heinrichstrasse 36/3rd floor).
Nov 9, 2011: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller on a research visit to the University of California in Berkeley.
Nov 7, 2011: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller to hold an invited talk at the Second Workshop on Computational Issues in Nonlinear Control at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.
Oct 1, 2011: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller to hold an invited talk at the Workshop on Computational Aspects in Medical Imaging at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
Sep 23, 2011: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller to hold an invited talk at the 4th German-Chinese Workshop on Computational and Applied Mathematics in Guangzhou, China.
Sept 01, 2011: The START-Project Team congratulates Monserrat Rincon, who accepts a position as postdoctoral researcher at CERFACS (Toulouse, France).
Aug 24, 2011: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller to hold a plenary talk at the MMAR 2011 in Mledzyzdroje, Poland.
Aug 01, 2011: The START-Project team welcomes Andreas Langer, who joins the project as a Post Doc.
June 22, 2011: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller holds an invited plenary talk on "Multiphase Image Segmentation and Modulation Recovery Based on Shape and Topological Sensitivity" at the "International Workshop on Image Processing Techniques and Applications" at the University of Liverpool, UK.
May 24, 2011: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller to hold an invited talk at the international workshop "Inverse Problems and Optimal Control for PDEs" at the University of Warwick, UK.
Apr 5, 2011: Daniel Marahrens (University of Cambridge) to hold a talk "On the nonlinear Schrodinger equation with rotation term" on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at 3:15 p.m. in HS 25.11 (Mozartgasse 14/1st floor).
Mar 3, 2011: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller on a research visit at the University of Houston.
Feb 28, 2011: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller to hold an invited talk at the SIAM Conference on Computational Sciences and Engineering in Reno, USA.
Feb 1, 2011: Research team member Jooyoung Hahn to hold a talk on "A Fast Algorithm for Euler's Elastica Model Using an Augmented Lagrangian Method" on Friday, Feb 4, 2011, at 2:30 p.m. in SR 25.05 (Mozartgasse 14/EG).
Jan 14, 2011: Research team member Monserrat Rincon successfully defends her PhD!
Dec 14, 2010: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller takes part in the workshop "PDE Models for Quantum Fluids" at the University of Cambridge, and holds an invited talk at the Sir Isaac Newton Institute in Cambridge (Dec 14-18).
Nov 18, 2010: The START-Project Team welcomes Dr. Jooyoung Hahn who joins the project as a Post Doc.
Nov 15, 2010: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller leaves for a research visit at the Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, from November 15-20.
Nov 3, 2010: The Matlab-code-based software "Spatially Adapted Total Variation (SA-TV) Method", developed by START-Project and SFB members M.Hintermüller, Y.Q.Dong and M.M.Rincon-Camacho, has been put online for download.
Sept 6, 2010: The START-Project Team congratulates Yiqiu Dong who accepts a Postdoc position at the Helmholtz Zentrum in Munich, Germany. Dr. Dong will continue to do research cooperations with the START-Project as an associated researcher.
Aug 4, 2010: Head of Project M.Hintermüller gives an invited talk at the "Workshop on Advances in Topological Sensitivity Analysis for Computational Modeling" in Petropolis, Brazil.
July 26, 2010: Head of Project M.Hintermüller leaves for a research trip to the Department of Mathematics at the Imperial College in London from July 26 to August 14 2010.
July 23, 2010: Head of Project M.Hintermüller to hold an invited talk at the ''Latin American Workshop on Optimization and Control 2010'' in Rosario, Argentina.
June 25, 2010: Research team member Ian Kopacka receives his PhD degree from Austrian President Heinz Fischer in a sub auspiciis ceremony for exceptionally excellent students.
May 19, 2010: The START-Project team welcomes Carlos Rautenberg, who joins the project as a Post Doc.
Apr 10, 2010: Head of Project M.Hintermüller to hold two invited talks at the ''Siam Conference on Imaging Science'' in Chicago.
Apr 4, 2010: Yiqiu Dong leaves for invited short-term research visit to Liverpool, UK from 4.4.-17.4.2010.
Apr 1, 2010: Antoine Laurain accepts temporary professorship at the RWTH Technical University in Aachen, Germany.
Mar 21, 2010: Head of Project M.Hintermüller invited for a scientific stay at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics in Cambridge from 21.3. to 30.3.2010.
Mar 9, 2010: Prof. Chiu-Yen Kao (Ohio State University) on a two-weeks research visit at the START-Project.
Feb 15, 2010: Antoine Laurain invited to give a seminar at the University of Avignon (15.02.-19.02.2010) and to a scientific visit in Rennes, France (01.03.-05.03.2010).
Feb 4, 2010: The START-Project Team's offices have moved from Paulustorgasse 15 to Mozartgasse 14.
Dec 18-19, 2009: M.Hintermüller invited to plenary talk at conference on Inverse Problems in Guangzhou, China.
Dec 15, 2009: START-Project Team congratulates Hicham Tber who accepts offer of assistant professorship at the Faculté des Sciences et Technique Beni-Mellal, Morocco.
Nov 2, 2009: Hicham Tber on short-term research visit at Humbold University, Berlin.
Sept 22, 2009: Head of Project Michael Hintermüller leaves for Hong Kong and Singapor on a 3 weeks research trip.
Sept 1, 2009: Martin Kanitsar joins the team as Technical Assistant.
Aug 18, 2009: Research team member Ian Kopacka defends his dissertation with excellence!