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Stand: September 22, 2022

Dr. Frank Kiefer

Programme Director
Mathematics and Engineering Sciences 2

E-Mail: Frank.Kiefer@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2567
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

312-01   Mathematics

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Priority Programmes

1798 Compressed Sensing in Information Processing (CoSIP)
1962 Non-smooth and Complementarity-Based Distributed Parameter Systems: Simulation and Hierarchical Optimization
2256 Variational Methods for Predicting Complex Phenomena in Engineering Structures and Materials
2298 Theoretical Foundations of Deep Learning

Research Units

2402 Rough Paths, Stochastic Partial Differential Equations and Related Topics
5409 Structure-Preserving Numerical Methods for Bulk- and Interface-Coupling of Heterogeneous Models

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)


109 Discretization in Geometry and Dynamics
154 Mathematical modelling, simulation and optimization using the example of gas networks
191 Symplectic Structures in Geometry, Algebra and Dynamics
326 Geometry and Arithmetic of Uniformized Structures (GAUS)

Clusters of Excellence (ExStra)

2044 Mathematics Münster: Dynamics – Geometry – Structure
2047 Hausdorff Center for Mathematics (HCM)

Collaborative Research Centres

1085 Higher Invariants – Interactions between Arithmetic Geometry and Global Analysis
1114 Scaling Cascades in Complex Systems
1173 Wave phenomena: analysis and numerics
1283 Taming uncertainty and profiting from randomness and low regularity in analysis, stochastics and their applications
1456 Mathematics of Experiment: The challenge of indirect measurements in the natural sciences

International Research Training Groups

2544 Stochastic Analysis in Interaction

Research Training Groups

1953 Statistical Modeling of Complex Systems and Processes - Advanced Nonparametric Approaches
2088 Discovering structure in complex data: Statistics meets Optimization and Inverse Problems
2126 Algorithmic Optimization (ALOP)
2224 Pi³ : Parameter Identification - Analysis, Algorithms, Implementations
2326 Energy, Entropy, and Dissipative Dynamics
2433 Differential Equation- and Data-driven Models in Life Sciences and Fluid Dynamics (DAEDALUS)
2553 Symmetries and classifying spaces: analytic, arithmetic and derived
2583 Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of Fluid Dynamic Applications