A cooperative agreement between the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Centre for Applicable Mathematics (TIFR CAM) and our mathematics department signed, see here (in German).


Mythily Ramaswamy, dean of the TIFR CAM, und University of Würzburg President Alfred Forchel at the signing ceremony in Bangalore on Sept. 20.

Sept. 20, 2012

Oct. 4, 2012

Jointly with Volker Springel (Heidelberg) we have been awarded a grant in the Schwerpunkt Programm Exascale Computing, see here (in German).


A simulation of a galaxy, as computed with a code by Volker Springel. We plan to do much more detailed simulations with our new project.

June 12, 2012

Dr. Ujjwal Koley is awarded a Humboldt Fellowship to visit the mathematics department of Würzburg University, see here (in German).


Ujjwal Koley, originally from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Centre of Applicable Mathematics, will visit Würzburg until Sept. 2014

Dez. 15, 2012

Interview in the student magazine of the mathematics and computer science student union of Würzburg university, see here (in German).


Feb. 28, 2013

The Journal “Frontiers in ...” has formed a strategic alliance with Nature see here.

Dec. 8, 2013

We have been awarded a week-long workshop at Banff International Research Station in Banff, Canada. “Higher Order Numerical Methods for Evolutionary PDEs: Applied Mathematics Meets Astrophysical Applications”, organized by Chi-Wang Shu, Volker Springel and Christian Klingenberg, May 10-15, 2015.

Feb. 5, 2014

Our EXAMAG project is in the news.

Feb. 5, 2014

The president of our university had a reception for the students visiting from India with the Passage to India program. In the picture you see Sudarshan and Shubham from TIFR CAM, Bangalore, who visited our work group. See an article in German HERE.

March 13, 2014

In a joint project with Elena Ungeheuer from musicology (Atelier Klangforschung) we were awarded a grant from the Unibund Würzburg to compare creativity in music and mathematics. See here for more details on the project.

May 31, 2014

A conference organized at the Sino-German Center in Beijing on Numerical Methods on Compressible Fluid Flow, where I was a co-organizer.

Aug. 15, 2014

The 16th International Conference on Hyperbolic Problems, Theory, Numerics and Applications will be organized by Michael Westdickenberg and myself Aug. 1 - 5, 2016 in Aachen, Germany, see here.

Sept., 2014

An interview on our EXAMAG project is published in the local daily Würzburg newspaper, the Main Post, see here.

Sept. 13, 2014

The extension of a cooperative agreement between the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Centre for Applicable Mathematics (TIFR CAM) and our mathematics department is being signed, see here in German,  or here in English.

Prof. Gowda (Tata Institute for Fundamental Research, Bangalore) sitzend rechts in Bild neben Prof. Klingenberg (Uni Würzburg) bei der Unterzeichnung der Fortsetzung des Partnerschaftabkommes. In der hinteren Reihe v.l.n.r. im Bild: Markus Zenk und Pablo Gallego (Doktoranden aus Würzburg), Prof. Praveen, Dr. Arnab, Prof. Vanninathan, Prof. Venky, Prof. Koley, Prof. Mythily (alle vom TIRF).

Dec. 2, 2014

Jointly with Yan Xu from the department of mathematics of the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, China we were granted a Humboldt Research Group award for the years 2015 - 2017. Magnetfelder_einBlick_Dez_2014.pdf. The title of the project is “Discontinuous Galerkin methods for magnetohydrodynamics problems

Sept. 1, 2015

Jointly with Volker Springel a big grant for computing was awarded on the Stuttgart supercomputer HORNET to Volker Springel and Christian Klingenberg. See a newspaper article on this (in German) here.

A piece of the universe from a computer simulation.

Würzburg University publishes a yearly digest (called “Blick”) of what the consider the most important news from our university for that year. The digest for 2015 contains an article of our work (read it on the right).

July 1, 2016

Our math department once a year invites high school students for a week to our department to work on a project with us. Below see the reaction of two local newspapers to our project July 19 - 22, 2016 related to astronomy.

July 29, 2016

Prof. Eduard Feireisl for the month of October 2016 was a Fellow of the newly founded Siebold-Collegiums of the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Institute for Advanced Studies (SCIAS). He was hosted by the Institut für Mathematik. This is when he and Prof Klingenberg were interviewed giving rise to the enclosed article.

Nov 5, 2016

Our faculty of mathematics and computer science has a so called Christmas Colloquium. The announcement of this year’s Christmas colloquium see below.

Dec 21, 2016

XI. Würzburg Workshop, Dec. 8 & 9, 2016: This workshop joins the work groups of Fritz Röpke (astrophysics, Heidelberg) and Christian Klingenberg (mathematics, Würzburg) in a mix of astropysical modeling and applied mathematics. For the conference photo see below.

Dec. 2016

The master student Jonas Berberich, who is jointly advised by the astrophysicist Fritz Röpke and myself has been interviewed for our local Würzburg newspaper, see below.

April 2017