John Todd Award 2022 for numerical analysis goes to Michael Lindsey

The Oberwolfach Foundation awards in cooperation with the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach the John Todd Award 2022 to Michael Lindsey for his outstanding contributions in the field of numerical analysis. The award ceremony will take place on June 15, 2023 at the MFO.

Cooperation with CIMPA-ICTP Fellowship program "Research in Pairs" started

The MFO engages as the German partner center for the CIMPA-ICTP Fellowships program "Research in Pairs" launched by the Centre International de Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées (CIMPA) and the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP). This week the first laureate has visited Oberwolfach.

Oberwolfach Seminars vol. 49 "Wave Phenomena" published

The book written by Willy Dörfler, Marlis Hochbruck, Jonas Köhler, Andreas Rieder, Roland Schnaubelt and Christian Wieners presents the lecture notes from the Oberwolfach Seminar on wave phenomena given in 2019 at the MFO.

Newsletter “Math and Data Quarterly”

How can mathematical research data be made FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable)? The first four issues of the MaRDI newsletter focus on these principles.

Seminars for early career mathematicians in 2023

Ph.D. students and postdocs are invited to apply for the "Oberwolfach Seminars" and the "Banach Center – Oberwolfach Graduate Seminars" in 2023. Both seminar series are organized by leading experts in the field, and address to promising early career researchers from all over the world. The aim is to introduce the participants to a particular interesting development.

Newsletter 2023-I

The newsletter will inform you on the latest news and activities of the MFO, in particular with regard to open calls, upcoming scientific events and changing procedures at the Institute.

Notification on workshop format, capacity and departure day

Important information for visitors: MFO goes back to the traditional workshop format again with participants attending in person. In connection with a general restriction of our capacity due to staff shortage, workshops will end on Friday afternoon, hence Friday is also the general departure day (change will be effective after March 4th, 2023).

Call for networking activities in 2025

MFO calls for proposals for Workshops with a distinguished networking character. This is a new category of Workshops within the MFO program whose aim is to enhance gender and diversity, and to strengthen the impact of minorities in mathematics.

Several new snapshots available

MFO has published several new "Snapshots of modern mathematics from Oberwolfach". Visit our publication server to view the most recent articles.

Oberwolfach Lecture 2022: Approximation and Stability of Groups

This year's Oberwolfach Lecture on the occasion of the annual meeting of the Oberwolfach committees was given by Andreas Thom on "Approximation and Stability of Groups". We thank Andreas Thom for his very exciting talk. A summary of the lecture will be published in the Annual Report 2022.

Book display in honor of this year's Fields medalists

The MFO congratulates the winners of the Fields medal in 2022. In order to present their research areas the institute has prepared a special book display in the library building where our guests can browse through literature related to their work.