SDU professor achieve largest and most prestigious grant in both Europe and USA
Ivy League universities and SDU professor collaborate to explore new structures in math and physics with support from the Simons Foundation.
Profile interview: Connie Svabo
As a child, Connie Svabo, IMADA, dreamed about becoming a cleaning lady. That didn't happen: in stead she became a professor and director of Centre for Research in Science Education and Communication. Read more about her childhood fascination with cleaning and why she has a megaphone and a collection of extra large plastic insect in her office.
Danish researchers get easier access to supercomputers with new national portal
The portal provides simpler options for using different supercomputer systems in Denmark and EU.
What is artificial intelligence – and what influence will the technology have in our society?
We asked our expert in artificial intelligence, researcher and associate professor Luís Cruz-Filipe, who is also head of the Bachelor's programme Artificial Intelligence at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense, to answer that question.
2022 Teaching Prize goes to Lene Monrad Favrholdt
The Teaching Prize is awarded to a lecturer who has excelled exceptionally well by delivering motivating and committed teaching of the highest quality.
Exciting new climate modelling using quantum computing subroutines
SDU and DMI partner in exploring applications of quantum mathematics in climate & weather models
Grant will make your clicks more transparent
You’re constantly using apps and websites on your smartphone, tablet, PC or other digital devices. These applications collect information about you and your behavior, but we know too little about how this data is used, shared, and sold. Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Fabrizio Montesi and Professor of Political Communication at the Digital Democracy Centre Claes de Vreese have just received a 3 million DKK grant from the VILLUM FOUNDATION to make your clicks more transparent and accessible.
With quantum computers, hackers can access all your sensitive information
Quantum computers are coming, and they will benefit society. But they also have a downside: their superior computing power can break today’s protection of sensitive electronic information on conventional computers. Help is on its way.
A new semester is beginning at IMADA
“To feel the mathematics in my hands again …”
Can math help us understand the gut system of obese people?
Obesity has become a global epidemic and there is no effective cure yet. Some evidence indicates that the bacterial composition of our intestinal system plays a role. A new research project will use advanced math and computer science to investigate.
NIST Announces First Four Quantum-Resistant Cryptographic Algorithm
Ruben Niederhagen, Assistant professor at IMADA, has been contributing to one of the winning projects.
Horizon Europe grant for Centre for Quantum Mathematics
The Centre for Quantum Mathematics has received a €3 million grant from the EU Horizon Europe programme for the project “Scalable Continuous Variable Cluster State Quantum Technologies” (CLUSTEC) together Europe’s leading hardware research teams in this field.
Quantum math takes on contemporary art with a VR donut
Virtual Reality - VR - has made a serious entrance into the art scene in recent years. And now the Center for Quantum Mathematics (QM) is putting on its Virtual Reality glasses and participating in a large interactive VR artwork, TORUS (Act 1), by Sophie Hjerl.
IMADA: From zero to 100 in 50 years
In 50 years, the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Southern Denmark has grown from nothing to an institution with 100 staff, 750 students and world-class research. This is the story of how IMADA went from being an idea to setting the global agenda in research and education.
Cyber expert: Hackers can increase Russians' awareness of the war in Ukraine
Opinion of cyber security expert after Ukraine has urged hackers around the world to help: The Russian army in Ukraine is a difficult target for hackers. Hacking of systems affecting ordinary Russians daily life may have greater effect.
Welcome to Fabian Haiden
IMADA welcomes Assistant Professor Fabian Haiden to the Centre for Quantum Mathematics and the Topology, Algebra, Analysis and Geometry Group.
VILLUM Young Investigator from Harvard to SDU
Harvard University postdoc, Du Pei, moves this summer to SDU to join the Centre for Quantum Mathematics already awarded one of the prestigious Young Investigator grants from VILLUM FONDEN.
Carnivores are more prone to cancer
A new study on cancer risk across mammals in zoos shows. Researchers also find that ungulates appear resistant to the disease. Could they hold clues to natural, non-toxic cancer treatments for humans?
Jørgen Ellegaard Andersen receives a royal Order
Director of the Centre for Quantum Mathematics at IMADA, Professor Jørgen Ellegaard Andersen has been designated Knight of the Order of Dannebrog by the Danish Queen. The Order of Dannebrog is a Royal Order of Chivalry given by the Danish Monarchy.
Carlsberg grant for Sophie Emma Mikkelsen
2 years as a postdoc in Prague
Do you want to go to a museum on the computer?
More and more cultural institutions are going online, and after the Covid-19 lockdowns, the EU wants to make our common cultural heritage more digitally accessible to the many who cannot visit the sites physically. At SDU computer scientist Stefan Jänicke is finding new digital ways to communicate cultural heritage for example with the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
Sapere Aude grant for Jamie Gabe
Breakthrough techniques will be researched in order to obtain classification of more general amenable C * algebras, by classifying how C * algebras relate to each other
Article about gorillas and COVID-19 has been withdrawn
Researchers conducting the study on how COVID-19 can affect the population of wild gorillas have chosen to withdraw the scientific publication citing the need to conduct furhter studies. Therefore, SDU has also chosen to withdraw the article about the study as of 12 December 2021.
The high school teacher who became a top researcher
Huge grant for Daniel Merkle
46,2 mio from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Challenge Programme
2 grants from IFRD
In the latest round both Arthur Zimek and the OP-ALG group received grants from The Independent Research Fund Denmark
Digital Tech Summit
All Danish universities join forces for the largest research and tech fair in the Nordic region.
Esteemed mathematician to SDU
American Professor Vivek Shende establishes a research group at the University of Southern Denmark. He is funded by three Danish foundations as part of their efforts to attract international capacities to Denmark. Most recently the Villum Foundation has granted him 25 mil DKK. to research the mysteries of superstrings.
Danish and European challenges in cybersecurity will secure the digital future
Aaaargh, this is driving me nuts!!!
Most digitizations are intended to make everyday life easier for users but can also lead to frustration and powerlessness.
New SDU professor draws in two starting grants
World class researcher from UC Berkeley, Vivek Shende joins the Centre for Quantum Mathematics, IMADA, with two major grants. Shende is awarded a prestigious DNRF Chair grant from the Danish National Research Foundation and a Start Package Grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation.
Centre for Quantum Mathematics joins IMADA
IMADA is thrilled to welcome the world elite Center for Quantum Mathematics, led by Professor and D-IAS Chair Jørgen Ellegaard Andersen. From 1 January 2021 QM will join the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (IMADA) at the Faculty of Science. All centre employees as well as all activities are included in the move.
A good story makes math problems more relevant
Professor Claus Michelsen is an author of math teaching material and likes to write small stories to accompany his math problems. He recently published a new set of math stories and problems.
Professor Fabrizio Montesi receives DKK 7.1 million for basic research in Computer Science
Fabrizio Montesi, professor of Computer Science at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), has received the prestigious Villum Foundation's Villum Young Investigator grant, for a total of DKK 7.1 million.
Companies want to learn more about algorithms and efficiency
Professor Rolf Fagerberg holds a one-day course for Hesehus
SDU joins the Danish Hub for Cybersecurity in collaboration with the LEGO Group
New national initiative for cybersecurity becomes platform for tight collaborations between industry and universities.
New research project in collaboration with Ordbogen.com to develop an artificial language brain
Researchers from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science will develop a language brain based on artificial intelligence. It will function as an intelligent tool that helps writers compose texts in languages other than the writer's native language.
How to validate artificial intelligence
One of the challenges with robots based on artificial intelligence is to ensure that the robot does not suddenly do anything unexpected that can have major consequences. Researchers from SDU are working on creating a new method for validating artificial intelligence.
Camps for high school students
Also a Computer Science Camp and a Mathematics Camp
Applied mathematics student made bachelor project with the company Newtec
New mathematical model can help save endangered species
One of the greatest challenges in saving endangered species is to predict if an animal population will die out. Accurate and reliable models are crucial for conservationists.
Problems, piano and mathematics
When Jens Kaad finished high school, he wanted to go to the conservatory to play the piano, but first he wanted to get a sniff at the world of mathematics. Mathematics absorbed him, and today he is an Associate Professor at IMADA.
Patients should have more control of their own data
Computer scientists want to improve patient data safety
Joan Boyar gives distinguished lecture in Manitoba
DFF grant to Michele Della Morte
Associate professor Michele Della Morte has been awarded a grant of 2.6 million kroner by the Independent Research Fund Denmark
6 new professors
The Dean has approved the recommendations
3 grants from The Danish Council for Independent Research
Joan Boyar, Jørgen Bang-Jensen and Wojciech Szymanski are the grantees
Winner of the annual Cozzarelli Prize
Prize awarded to Fernando Colchero
Dagstuhl Seminar Algorithmic Cheminformatics
Organized by Daniel Merkle and Jakob Lykke Andersen
Tens of thousands of new tricks for existing drugs – Which drugs can we use for different diseases than initially intended for?
Thousands of drugs have the potential to be effective against other diseases than they were developed for. New scientific work by Jan Baumbach among others points to ca. 30.000 such cases. One is currently used to treat schizophrenia but holds great potential for treating tuberculosis as well.
The beacon project: Open Data Experimentarium
Before the summer, SDU established the beacon project Open Data Experimentarium (ODEx). Together with two other beacon projects, Drones and Welfare Innovation, ODEx represents a strategic effort from SDU in engaging with society.
5 new staff members
We welcome a professor, an associate professor and three assistant professors
New research project to learn about life from big data
Associate Professor Jan Baumbach, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, has received 6,400,000 DKK for Villum Foundation's Young Investigator Programme.
IMADA MSc student publishes in prestigious conference for algorithms for computational biology
Bent Jørgensen deceased
New Adjunct Associate Professor
Fabio Vandin has accepted the title
Uffe Haagerup Memorial Symposium
24 November 2015 At University of Southern Denmark
New tool: How to get meaningful information out of big data
Every second trillions of data bits are accumulated and stored. All these data bits make no sense if you don´t know how to sort them. Now SDU researchers present a tool that helps researchers sort data and retrieve meaningful knowledge from the data jungle, presenting their work in the journal Nature Methods.
Symposium honoring Uffe Haagerup
To take place next year in Copenhagen
Best PhD Dissertation Award 2014
For Fabrizio Montesi
One of the leading Danish mathematicians has passed away
Uffe Haagerup, who died on 5 July 2015, was a professor of mathematics at the University of Southern Denmark.
Best paper award
to Yongluan Zhou at DASFAA 2015
Travel stipend to Christian Kudahl
The Stibo Foundation enables research stay for PhD student at ETH in Switzerland
We welcome Bartosz Kwasniewski
The grant from EU-FP7-People enables research in operator algebra
Grant to mathematicians
The Villum Foundation supports research in the intersection between analysis and algebra
3 new assistant professors
We welcome Richard Röttger, Morten Rask Petersen and Fabrizio Montesi
Large turn-out for workshop on online algorithms
50 computer scientists meet to discuss the newest developments in the field
The Breath Analyzer - diagnostics of the future
The technique is being developed and improved by associate professor Jan Baumbach, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Southern Denmark.
Grant from Villum Foundation
Yuri Goegebeur receives research funds
Award for Peter Kornerup
for best computer science paper
IMADA student to Nottingham
Maria Buhl Hansen studies applied mathematics
Five new staff members
We welcome an assistant professor, a postdoc and three PhD students
4 new staff members in October
We welcome Michele Della Morte, Jing Qin, Vincent Drach and Nicolas Alcaraz
VILLUM FONDEN grant to Online Algorithms group
IMADA researchers receive funding for Phd students and a postdoc
Reported on WIRED
Cheminformatics research collaboration with Martin Hanczyc (FKF) and Daniel Merkle (IMADA)
3 new members of the faculty
We welcome Richa Batra, David Kyed and Ricky Xiaofeng Chen
SDU2020 grant to Jan Baumbach
IMADA computer science researcher takes part in big project
The First Sino-Danish Symposium on Big Data
Took place at University of Southern Denmark on May 21, 2013
We welcome Markus Nebel, Tammes Scheurer, Fernando Colchero, Kasper Grud Skat Madsen and Muhammad Jamal
Claudio Pica receives Fellowship from The Lundbeck Foundation
The 10 million DKK grant to the IMADA researcher will be spent on trying to find out what the Higgs particle is made of
The computer science group is growing
Welcome to Jan Baumbach