Heinz Engl - Curriculum Vitae#

  • Diploma in Technical Mathematics: Linz 1975
  • Doctorate sub auspiciis praesidentis: Linz 1977
  • Habilitation for Mathematics: Linz 1979
  • 1981: Associate Professor, Linz
  • Since 1988: Full Professor of Industrial Mathematics, Linz (Currently on leave)
  • Since 2003: Full Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (2000-2003 Corresponding Member)
  • 2007: Pioneer Prize of the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • Oct. 1, 2007 - Sept. 30, 2011: Vice Rector for Research and Career Development, University of Vienna
  • May 2009: Appointed as SIAM Fellow for contributions to inverse and ill-posed problems
  • 2009: Johannes Kepler Prize of the Upper Austrian Government
  • 2010: Honorary Professor at Fudan University, Shanghai
  • Since Oct. 1, 2011: Rector of the University of Vienna
  • 2013: Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

Former and Current Positions:
  • 1992-1999: Head of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Simulation
  • 1995-2000: Dean of the College of Science and Engineering of the Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
  • 1994-1996: President of ECMI (European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry)
  • 1998-2001: Chair of the Applied Mathematics Committee der European Mathematical Society
  • 1999-2011 Scientific Head of the Industrial Mathematics Competence Center
  • Head of the Industrial Mathematics Institute at the Johannes Kepler Universität Linz until 2007
  • Director, RICAM (Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • Chairman of the Industrial Mathematics Competence Center
  • Scientific Adviser in the Software Competence Center Hagenberg
  • Member of the FWF Special Research Area Numerical and Symbolic Scientific Computing
  • Project Doktorandenkolleg Molecular Bioanalytics: From molecular recognition to membrane transport (MoBA)

Visiting Positions and offers:
  • 1976/77: Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • 1978/79: University of Delaware, USA
  • 1980/81 and 1986/87: University of Klagenfurt, Austria
  • 1986 and 1989: Centre for Mathematical Analysis, Australian National University
  • 1988/89: University of Vienna, Austria
  • 2001: University of Oxford, UK: Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and St. Catherine's College (Visiting Fellow)
  • 1994: Call to University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, as Full Professor of Applied Mathematics
  • 2001: Call to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA, as Dean of Science and Full Professor of Mathematics
  • 2003/04: Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics at UCLA, leading a Special Semester on Inverse Problems


Membership in numerous Editorial Boards and Committees of International conferences (see home page)


Numerous large national and international projects

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