Invited applicants who cannot travel to Berlin for the BMS Days can attend an online info session on Thursday, 16 February at 1.00 pm (Berlin time) to ask all their questions about the BMS and studying in Berlin.


20 and 21 February 2023

The BMS Days 2023 will take place in person for the first time since 2020. This year we will welcome the invited applicants in the heart of Berlin at the Magnus-Haus.


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Monday, 20 February                                                                                                           

10:30   Registration
11:00   BMS Program
12:00   "Mathematical population genetics" by Maite Wilke Berenguer (HU Berlin)
12:30   "Unexpected beauty of connections" by Pavle Blagojevic (FU Berlin)

13:00 - 16:30 Lunch Break, Interviews and Group Meetings

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Tuesday, 21 February                                                                                       

10:00   "Optimal control and simulation of large-scale dynamical systems" by Tobias Breiten (TU Berlin)
10:30   "Understanding abelian varieties" by Angela Ortega (HU Berlin)
11:00   Student round table

12:00 - 15:00 Lunch Break, Interviews and Group Meetings

15:00   "Network flows over time and submodular function minimization" by Martin Skutella (TU Berlin)
15:30   "Seeing artificial neural networks with the eyes of a mathematician" by Vikram Sunkara (FU Berlin, ZIB)
16:00   Fun Math Quiz/ Game (organized by the BMS Student Representatives)

The BMS Days are followed by the BMS Student Conference on 22-24 February 2023 at TU Berlin. The BMS Student Conference will welcome Claudio Arezzo (U Parma and ICTP) and Günter Ziegler (FU Berlin) as invited speakers and several BMS students who will talk about their research. Please find the program and abstracts of the talks here:

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