BMS- BGSMath Junior Meeting

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From September 05, 2022
to September 07, 2022
Registration deadline 25 / 07 / 2022


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updated 01/09


The event will be held at the Historical Building of the Universitat de Barcelona (Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585, Barcelona)


The Berlin Mathematical School (BMS) and the Barcelona Graduate School of Mathematics (BGSMath) share the common goal of striving for excellence in their doctoral and postdoctoral training programs.

In 2016, a memorandum of understanding was signed by both graduate schools in order to boost collaborative work between young researchers from both institutions. The schools declared their intention to cooperate together in initiatives aimed at promoting the mobility of and exchange between students and faculty members by way of events such as the Junior Meeting; joint summer schools; mutual visits by advanced students and postdocs of each institution; and other scientific activities.

The ultimate goal is to create a strong scientific exchange, strengthen research collaboration between the respective math communities, and enhance the multicultural environment of both graduate schools. The first edition of the BMS-BGSMath Junior Meeting was held in Barcelona in October 2017, and the second one was held in Berlin in June 2019. The third Junior Meeting aims to intensify current collaborations and create new links between the two schools.


Scientific sessions will be focused on different areas of Mathematics, trying to cover a wide range of topics and to be of interest for all the participants. No previous background in a specific area will be required to attend and understand the talks.


The conference will consist of numerous talks of 3 different types, all given by people from both communities. Each day there will be a 1 hour keynote session imparted by a plenary speaker followed by 30 minutes sessions given by young but consolidate researchers. Furthermore, additional talks will be presented in parallel sessions by a pair of master/PhD students. Scientific activities will start on Monday, September 5th in the afternoon and will be followed by a welcome reception. On Tuesday, September 6th there will be a conference dinner.


Fleurianne Bertrand

Fleurianne Bertrand

Universiteit Twente

Fleurianne Bertrand is an assistant professor of Theory of Finite Element Methods at the University of Twente. She obtained her doctoral degree in 2014 at the Leibniz University of Hannover, under the supervision of Prof. Gerhard Starke. She continued with a postdoctoral position at the University of Duisburg-Essen until 2018, when she became a junior professor of Computational Mathematics at the Humboldt University of Berlin and member of the BMS faculty. She moved to the current position in December 2020. Her research focuses on Numerical Mathematics with applications to Engineering & Materials Science—particularly finite element methods, elasticity, eigenvalue problems, and error analysis.


Xavier Ros-Oton

Xavier Ros-Oton

ICREA - Universitat de Barcelona

Xavier is an ICREA Research Professor at the University of Barcelona since 2020. Previously, he has been Assistant Professor at Universität Zürich, as well as R. H. Bing Instructor at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a mathematician who works on Partial Differential Equations (PDEs). Specifically, he studies the regularity of solutions to elliptic and parabolic PDEs, and he is mostly known for his results on free boundary problems and integro-differential equations. He is the PI of an ERC Starting Grant (2019-2024), has received several awards for young mathematicians in Spain, as well as the Scientific Research Award from the Fundación Princesa de Girona in 2019. Furthermore, in 2021 he was awarded the Stampacchia Gold Medal, an international prize awarded every three years in recognition of outstanding contributions to the Calculus of Variations.

Roberto Rubio

Roberto Rubio

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Roberto is currently a Ramón y Cajal Fellow at the Department of Mathematics of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He has been a Professor Lector (tenure-track 1 lecturer) at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the Universitat de Barcelona. Until February 2021, he was a Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellow at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (first Individual, since May 2020 COFUND Beatriu de Pinós). He did his postdoc at the Weizmann Institute. From September 2014 to March 2017 he was an Iberoamerican Visiting Researcher at IMPA. His PhD thesis “Generalized geometry of type Bn” was supervised by Nigel Hitchin at the Mathematical Institute, Oxford University. Since January 2014, He is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy, after completing the TFP Programme of the Oxford Learning Institute. Roberto earned his first PhD in 2012, by the University Autónoma of Madrid. His PhD thesis “Higgs bundles and Hermitian symmetric spaces” was supervised by Óscar García-Prada at the ICMAT.


Registration fee: 90 € 

The registration fee includes: coffee breaks, lunch and a conference dinner.

Registration deadline: 15/07/2022

Registration fee grants are available. Please select the relevant option during the registration process.

Grant application deadline: 30/06/2022



Andrei Comăneci | Technische Universität Berlin

Sofía Garzón | Freie Universität Berlin
Jürg Kramer | Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Sandro Roch | Technische Universität Berlin
András Tóbiás | Technische Universität Berlin


Laurent Cantier | Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Carme Cascante | Universitat de Barcelona
Gyula Csato | Universitat de Barcelona
Clara Cufí-Cabré | Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Pau Mir | Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Clément Requilé | Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya


List of speakers

Lukas Abel

​Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Carles Barril

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Marta Bellés

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

​Judit Chamorro

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

​Andrei Comăneci

Technische Universität Berlin

​Ángel Crespo Blanco

Technische Universität Berlin

​Jezabel Curbelo 

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Víctor de la Torre

Universitat de Barcelona

Malak Diab

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Henri Elad Altman

Freie Universität Berlin

Shah Faisal 

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Josep M. Gallegos

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Mar Giralt

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Candan Güdücü

Technische Universität Berlin

Xavier Guitart

Universitat de Barcelona

Fawzy N. Hegab

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Jonas Köppl

Technische Universität Berlin

Melanie Koser

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Anieza Maltsi

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin / WIAS Berlin

Alp Müyesser

Freie Universität Berlin

Anastasija Pešić

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Michael Rothgang

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Shpresim Sadiku 

Technische Universität Berlin / ZIB

Lluís Vena

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Eduard Vilalta

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Weile Weng

Technical University of Berlin


Name Institution
Clara Cufí-Cabré Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Gyula Csató Universitat de Barcelona
Rubén Ballester Universitat de Barcelona
Marc Masdeu Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Laurent Cantier Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Sofía Garzón Mora Free University of Berlin
Margarita Kostre Free University of Berlin
Eloi Torrents Juste Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Egor Gladin Humboldt University of Berlin
Jonas Koeppl Free University of Berlin
Juan Esteban Suarez Dresden University of Technology
Pau Mir Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Eduard Vilalta Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Marwa Zainelabdeen Free University of Berlin
Andrei Comaneci Technical University of Berlin
Carles Barril Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Melanie Koser Humboldt University of Berlin
Lukas Abel Humboldt University of Berlin
Pablo Agustin Martin Torres Free University of Berlin
Enric Florit Zacarías Universitat de Barcelona
Anieza Maltsi Weierstrass Institute
Eirini Georgoulaki Technical University of Berlin
Weile Weng Technical University of Berlin
Anna Jové Campabadal Universitat de Barcelona
Joan Hernández Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Jordi Daura Serrano Universitat de Barcelona
Candan Güdücü Technical University of Berlin
David Martínez Carpena Universitat de Barcelona
Román Moreno González Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Henri Elad Altman Freie Universität Berlin
Mar Giralt Miron Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Damià Torres Latorre Universitat de Barcelona
Miquel Barcelona Poza Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Laura González Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Víctor de la Torre Universitat de Barcelona
Ainoa Murillo López Universitat de Barcelona
John Sullivan Technical University of Berlin
Nikola Sadovek Free University of Berlin
Sandro Roch Technical University of Berlin
Eva Szilagyi Technical University of Berlin
Coco Bögel Technical University of Berlin
Lizaveta Manzhulina Free University of Berlin
Carme Cascante Universitat de Barcelona
Mathias Oster Technical University of Berlin
Malak Diab Humboldt University of Berlin
Raghda Abdellatif Humboldt University of Berlin
Aizhan Issagali FU Berlin
Matthias Himmelmann University of Potsdam
Adam Schweitzer Technical University of Berlin
Gerard Bargalló Gómez Free University of Berlin
Toluwani Deborah Okunola Technical University of Berlin
Anastasija Pesic Humboldt University of Berlin
Shah Faisal Humboldt University of Berlin
Lea Maria Bach Humboldt University of Berlin
Marco Flores Humboldt University of Berlin
Abhishake Rastogi Technical University of Berlin
Nicolas Alexander Weiss Technical University of Berlin
Naageswaran Manikandan Humboldt University of Berlin
Mark Justin Backhaus Free University of Berlin
Michael Rothgang Humboldt University of Berlin
Mateusz Majchrzak Humboldt University of Berlin
Branislav Sobot Humboldt University of Berlin
Gari Yamel Peralta Alvarez Humboldt University of Berlin
Ángel Crespo Blanco Technical University of Berlin
Shpresim Sadiku Technical University of Berlin
Josep M Gallegos Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Roger Bergadà Batlles Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Juan Carlos Cantero Guardeño Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Kangning Wei Technical University of Berlin
christoph graczyk Technical University of Berlin
John Maar Technical University of Berlin
Arturas Jocas Technical University of Berlin
Owen Hearder Free University of Berlin
Lutz Mertenskötter WIAS Berlin
Judit Chamorro-Servent Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Alfonso Garmendia Potsdam Uni
Robert Florido Llinàs Universitat de Barcelona






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