Prof. Dr. Timo de Wolff
Institut für Analysis und Algebra
Technische Universität Braunschweig
38106 Braunschweig, Germany
Office: Room 525
Secretariat: Silke Thiel, Room 603
Phone Secretariat: +49-(0)531-391-7552
E-mail Secretariat: s.thiel(AT)tu-braunschweig.de.
Photo credits: Die Junge Akademie / Katarzyna Mazur
I am the head of the research group on "Applied Algebra" at the Department of Mathematics of the Technische Universität Braunschweig, and member of the Emmy Noether Program of the DFG, leading a project on "New Certificates of Nonnegativity and Their Application in Science and
I am also an elected member of the German National Young Academy -- Die Junge Akademie (Class 2019; my profile at the JA).
In the academic year 2022/23, I serve as the chair of Die Junge Akademie. Here you can find the press release.
Before I came to TU Braunschweig, I held positions at the Technical University Berlin, the Texas A&M University, the Saarland University, and the Goethe University.
Here you can find my CV.
Office hours: By appointment
We are hiring! We are searching one PhD student for my group in the area of nonnegativity and polynomial optimization with particular focus on quantum computing. The position is part of the
The anticipated starting date is November 1st, 2022 or as soon as possible afterwards. You can find the advertisement with further information here in German and English. The deadline for applications is September 18th, 2022. Please send a CV, a letter of motivation, your degree certificates (preliminary certificates are sufficient during the application process) and, up to two reference letters (if available) to applied_algebra(AT)tu-braunschweig.de. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions about the position or the application process.
Communication via email is slow and takes a (too) significant portion of my working hours. It is it challenging to repond to all requests, particularly in a timely manner. Hence, for complex matters, if possible please make an appointment. When writing me, if possible please reach out to me as follows:
In June - November 2022 I am joint with Sebastian Stiller and Janin Heuer the main organizer for "Die 7 größten Abenteuer der Mathematik" ("The 7 Biggest Adventures in Mathematics") - a series of talks and outreach activities about the seven Millennium Problems taking place in seven German cities.
The event is organized by Die Junge Akademie and the Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung. It is under patronage of Bettina Stark-Watzinger, the federal Minister of Education and Research.
Here you find the poster, the press release (in German), and the trailer for the series.
I am an associate editor for the SIAM Journal on Applied Algebra and Geometry.
Joint with Khazhgali Kozhasov, Dirk Lorenz, Tim Römer and Stefan Kunis I am organizing the Seminar on Applied Algebra and Analysis (AAA Seminar).
I am member of the advisory board for the MEGA conference series.
Last Update: August 11th, 2022