Bernhard Schmitzer


Optimal transport group
Institute of Computer Science
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Göttingen University

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Phone: +49 551 39 23436
Mail address: Goldschmidtstraße 7, 37077 Göttingen
Office: Room 2.141 Goldschmidtstraße 1

Short CV

Jun 2020 - Professor (W2, tenure track to W3) at the Institute for Computer Science at Göttingen University.
Jan 2019 - May 2020 Emmy Noether Junior Group Leader at the Math Department of the TU München.
Project title: Numerical analysis and extensions for optimal transport
Oct 2016 - Dec 2018 PostDoctoral Researcher at the Institute for Applied Mathematics at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster in the group of Benedikt Wirth.
Oct 2014 - Sep 2016 PostDoctoral Researcher at CEREMADE, Université Paris-Dauphine.
Mentored by Gabriel Peyré. I was a member of the MOKAPLAN team.
Oct 2010 - Sep 2014 Doctoral Student in the Image & Pattern Analysis Group at Heidelberg University, advised by Christoph Schnörr.
Doctorate in Applied Mathematics (Dr. rer. nat.) for Dissertation "Isometry Invariant Shape Priors for Variational Image Segmentation", defended in May 2014.
Oct 2009 - Sep 2010 M.Sc. in Physics ("Quantum Fields and Fundamental Forces") at Imperial College London
M.Sc. Thesis with Fay Dowker on Causal Sets
Oct 2006 - Sep 2009 B.Sc. in Physics at Würzburg University
B.Sc. Thesis with Wolfgang Kinzel on Chaos Synchronization