Prof. Dr. G. Leugering

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Department of Mathematics
Cauerstr. 11, 91058
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Diplom:            Mathematics, University of Frankfurt, 1980

Dissertation:    Mathematics, TU-Darmstadt, 1984

Habilitation:     Mathematics, TU-Darmstadt, 1988

Full Professor: Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Nürnberg-Erlangen (since 2003)

Professional positions:

06/1980 – 05/1983     Stipend Cusanuswerk e.V.

06/1983 – 05/1986     Scientific Collaborator at TU Darmstadt

06/1986 – 07/1989     C1-Hochschulassistent (Assistant Professor) at TU Darmstadt

09/1988 –  07/1989     Visiting Assistant Professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VPI) Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

08/1989 –  07/1992     Assistant Professor at Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA

08/1989 –  07/1992     Heisenberg Award

08/1992 –  03/2000     C3-Professor/Associate Professor (Fiebigerprofessor) at Universität Bayreuth

10/2000 – 11/2000     Visiting Professor at University Paris 6 and Institute Henri Poincare

04/2000 –  09/2003     C4-Professor/Full Professor at TU Darmstadt

02/2008 –  03/2008     Visiting Professor at University Nancy (Elie Cartan)

10/2010 – 11/2010     Visiting Professor at IHP and University Paris 11

03/2011  –  04/2011    Visiting Professor at Fudan University Shanghai, China

10/2003 –  present     C4-Professur, Chair of Angewandte, Mathematik II an der Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

04/2015-  present             W3- Professor, Vice President of FAU for International Affairs

Editorial boards:

SIAM Journal Control and Optimization (SICON), Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications (JOTA), Mathematical Control and Related Fields (MCRF), Scientific Reports (Nature), Control and Cybernetics(from 2018), Ukrainian Bulletin Dnipro, International Series in Numerical Mathematics (ISNM) (Editor in chief)

Academic activities:

Dean of study affairs TU Darmstadt 2000-2002, Chairman of the Department of Mathematics, FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, 2011-2013, Senator at FAU, 2004-2007, Scientific Coordinator of the DFG-Priority Program 1253 “Optimization with PDE-Con- straints”, 2006-2013, Scientific Coordinator of the ENB International Doctorate Program “Optimization, Control and Identification for Modern Technologies” 2005-2013; Advisory Boards: Minerva School for Optimization, Haifa Israel, Max-Planck Inistitut “MPI für Dynamik komplexer technischer Systeme, Magdeburg; EAM Board and Spokesman of Area A3 Multiscale Modeling 2007-2017.

Scientific interests:

Applied Mathematics, in particular mathematical modeling, optimization and control of structures and processes in science and engineering. Research in this area comprises partial (integro-) differential equations on complex domains such as networked or periodic domains. G. Leugering has more then110 articles, 4 monographs, 6 edited volumes (h20 web of science, h30 GoogleScholar)

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