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The results of the DFG Review Board election have been announced: Prof. Dr Matthias Bauer, Prof. Dr Claudia Schmidt, Prof. Dr Werner Homberg, Prof. Dr Elmar Moritzer, Prof. Dr Eric Bodden and Prof. Dr Christian Plessl from Paderborn University have been elected to the various committees of the German Research Foundation (DFG) for the 2024 to 2028 term of office. "I am very pleased for our researchers. The election recognises their research…

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Dynamic systems play a central role in countless technical applications, e.g. in autonomous vehicles, aeroplanes or the energy grid. Data-based methods have become increasingly important in this field in recent years, meaning that interdisciplinarity is playing an ever more central role. This is how Junior Professor Dr Sebastian Peitz and Dr Oliver Wallscheid, who have been cooperating closely on a scientific level for a long time, came up with…

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Foto (Universität Paderborn, Nadija Carter): Inga Gill und Dr. Charlene Weiß sind neue Gleichstellungsbeauftragte der Fakultät.

Re-election of the Equal Opportunities Officer at Paderborn University

"From my own experience and through exchanges with other academics, I know that there is still a lot to be done for equal opportunities and justice, and I would like to help," says Dr. Charlene Weiß.

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„All Day Research” Podcast: 32nd Episode with Dietrich Gerstenberger

In the 32nd episode of the "All Day Research" podcast, we welcome Dietrich Gerstenberger who talks to our host Marvin Beckmann about the study centre for computer science (LZI) and the science that goes with it.

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New supercomputer for Paderborn University

For around three years, Paderborn University has been one of Germany's national high-performance computing centers - and thus at the forefront of university high-performance computing (HPC). The Paderborn supercomputer "Noctua 2" and the academic support of the experts are used by scientists throughout Germany for highly complex calculations. 140,000 compactly installed processor cores in the supercomputer make this possible.

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Dr. Martin Kage (Weidmüller Group, Detmold) reported on his transfer from studying business engineering to his team leading position in IT security.

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The stuff of science fiction films: For decades, so-called "programmable matter" has inspired filmmakers and cinema enthusiasts worldwide. It is able to change its shape and properties, such as color, form and elasticity, either independently or based on external influences.

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Symbolbild (Universität Paderborn, Besim Mazhiqi): Prof. Dr. Sevag Gharibian hat einen Gastbeitrag in der ACM SIGACT News veröffentlicht.

Prof. Dr. Sevag Gharibian, head of the Quantum Informatics group, has published a guest article in the ACM SIGACT News. Gharibian addresses a broad audience of theoretical computer scientists and uses NP (non-deterministic polynomial time) as a cornerstone of complexity theory.

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Job profiles in mathematics and computer science

The alumni association "Die Matiker e.V." at the University of Paderborn organizes the following two lectures as part of the lecture series „Job Profiles in Mathematics and Computer Science" on Thursday, January 18th 2024 at 6:15 p.m. in lecture hall D2 (both lectures will take place one after the other on that date, a total of approx. 90 minutes).

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Mentoring for female students– perspEktIve M

Have you ever thought about doing a doctorate? In 2024 we will offer the one-to-one mentoring program perspEktIve M again. perspEktIve M is aimed at female students related to the Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Mathematics who are at least in their 4th bachelor's semester or already in their master's degree. The aim of the program is to inform female students about careers in science.

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"All Day Research Podcast": 31st episode with Prof. Dr. Eric Bodden

In the 31st episode of the "All Day Research" podcast, we once again welcome Prof. Dr. Eric Bodden. Together with our host Marvin Beckmann, he reviews the past year 2023, provides initial insights into the coming year and answers questions from students and employees of the Faculty.

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Matiker: Pressemitteilung Berufsbilder vom 7.12.2023

Am 7.12.2023 fand ein Doppel-Vortrag der Reihe "Berufsbilder der Mathematik und Informatik" des Ehemaligenvereins Die Matiker e.V. an der Universität Paderborn statt.

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Foto (Universität Paderborn, Nadija Carter): Prof. Dr. Gregor Engels und Prof. Dr. Jürgen Klüners.

On December 5, 2023, the Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Mathematics bid farewell to its former Dean, Prof. Dr. Gregor Engels, on his retirement with a festive colloquium.

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NRW universities make research and companies fit for AI issues

Servicecentrum WestAI supports the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) with technologies and services

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Quantum and supercomputers in research: expert explains the status quo

Quantum research is producing incredible technologies and overcoming boundaries that were previously considered insurmountable. The potential of the quantum computer - the crown jewel of these research activities - is immense. But what are the advantages of quantum computers compared to those of current high-performance computers? Where are the limits and how can the two be profitably combined? In a new video, Prof. Dr. Sevag Gharibian, an expert…

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