Prof. Dr. Timo de Wolff
Institut für Analysis und Algebra
AG Algebra
Technische Universität Braunschweig
Universitätsplatz 2
38106 Braunschweig
Office: Room 525
Phone: +49-(0)531-391-7503
Secretariat: Silke Thiel, Room 603
Phone Secretariat: +49-(0)531-391-7552
E-mail Secretariat: s.thiel(AT)

I am the head of the research group on "Applied Algebra" at the Department of Mathematics of the Technische Universität Braunschweig. I am also a member of Die Junge Akademie (Class 2019; my profile at the JA), and the Emmy Noether Program of the DFG, leading a project on "New Certificates of Nonnegativity and Their Application in Science and Engineering".
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: During semester break by appointment only.

We are hiring! I am hiring one PhD student for my group to be jointly supervised with my colleague Dirk Lorenz. The working area will be machine learning. The anticipated starting date is May 1st, 2021 or as soon as possible afterwards. You can find the advertisement with further information here in German and English. The deadline for applications is March 31st, 2021. Please send us a CV, a letter of motivation and, if possible, reference letters. A background in applied algebra or applied analysis and some coding experience is desired. Please contact me if you have any further questions about the position.

Upcoming Events

Editorial and Organizatorial Work

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).

Joint with Miriam Akkermann and Dirk Pflüger I am organizing an interdisciplinary workshop on "Math & Music" at the TU Dresden in Dresden, Germany on November 27-28, 2020. Further information will follow soon. This event is sponsored and supported by Die Junge Akademie.

Joint with Tim Römer and Frank Röttger I am organizing a workshop on "Applied Algebra in Data Science" at the MPI MiS in Leipzig, Germany in 2021 (postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19).

Joint with Boulos El Hilany and Khazhgali Kozhasov I am organizing a workshop on Real Algebraic and Convex Geometry at TU Braunschweig, Germany on 29th and 30th of July, 2021.

Joint with Frédéric Bihan, Alicia Dickenstein, and Thorsten Theobald I am organizing a workshop on "Real Polynomials: Counting and Stability" at the Casa Matem├ítica Oaxaca (CMO) in Oaxaca, Mexico at October 17-22, 2021.

I am member of the executive committee for "MEGA 2021" occuring at the Arctic University of Norway, in Tromsø at June 7-11, 2021. You can learn about the MEGA conference series at their permanent website.


Last Update: March 10, 2021