Curriculum vitae

1957 - 1962 FU Berlin, Mathematics, Physics and Philosophy
1962 Erstes Wissenschaftliches Staatsexamen
1962 - 1965 Lecturer TU Karlsruhe
1965 Promotion FU Berlin, Dr. rer. nat.
1965 - 1969 (Senior) Lecturer TU Berlin
1969 Habilitation TU Berlin
1970 Professor of Mathematics, TU Berlin
1975 - 1976 Chairman Dep. Mathematics, TU Berlin
1985 - 1987 Vicepresident TU Berlin
2003 Professor emeritus


1970 Call University Bielefeld
1976 Call University Bremen
1987 - 1988 Academy-Award VW Stiftung
1990 (Sep/Oct) Fellow Japan SPS
1992 - 1993 Teaching Award by "Stifterverband Deutsche Wissenschaft"
2002 Dr.h.c. Konstantin Preslavsky University Schumen, Bulgaria
2004 Golden Needle of Honors, TU Berlin


Research activities since 1990:

International Conferences

Invited speaker (45-60 min)
1990 Sept. Congress Japan Math. Society; Saitama (Japan).
1991 July Differential Geometry and Vision, Leuven (Belgium).
1991 Sept. International Conf. Diff. Geom. in Honor of Prof. Su Buchin, Shanghai (China).
1992 July Differential Geometry and Vision, Leuven (Belgium).
1992 Aug. Int. Lobachevsky Conf., Kazan (Russia).
1994 July Nomizu Festival, KU Leuven-KU Brussels (Belgium)
1995 Sept. Workshop Affine Differential Geometry KU Leuven (Belgium)
1997 Sept. Conf. Diff. Geom. Varna (Bulgaria)
1997 Sept. Workshop Affine Differential Geometry KU Leuven (Belgium)
2002 Sept. Conf. Diff. Geom., Conf. Center Bedlewo (Poland)
2003 Oct. Symposium 90-th Anniversary Dep. Math. Peking U (China)
2003 Oct. Mathematical Education, Peking U (China)
2004 March Workshop Diff. Geom., Matsushima (Japan)
2004 August Int. Conf. Diff. Geom. Appl., Prague (Cech Rep.)
2005 March Southeast Geometry Seminar VII, Emory U, Atlanta (USA)

Member Organizing Committees

June 1990 Global Diff. Geom. Global Analysis TU Berlin
Nov. 1990 Math. Teacher's Training Oberwolfach
Febr. 1991 Affine Differential Geometry Oberwolfach
Aug. 1992 Int. Lobachevsky Conf. U Kazan/Russia
July 1994 Int. Conf. Math. Education FU/TU Berlin
July 1995 Differential Geometry KU Leuven/Belgium
Aug. 1995 Diff. Geom. and Vision Nordfjordeid/Norway
Aug. 1999 Differential Geometry Beijing/China
Nov. 1999 Workshop PDEs and Submanifolds TU Berlin
Sept. 2000 PDEs, Submanifolds and Affine Differential Geometry
Banach Center Warzaw
Dec. 2000 Workshop PDEs and Submanifolds TU Berlin
Nov. 2001 Workshop PDEs and Submanifolds TU Berlin
Febr. 2002 Arbeitstagung über Geometrie und Algebra, Berlin
Oct. 2002 Workshop PDEs and Submanifolds TU Berlin
Febr. 2003 Arbeitstagung über Geometrie und Algebra Berlin
Sept. 2003 PDEs, Submanifolds and Affine Differential Geometry Conf. Center Bedlewo, Poland
Sept. 2005 Differential Geometry Conf. Center Bedlewo, Poland

Research Visits/Lectures

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1990 March/April Univ. Granada (Spain)
1990 July/Aug. Univ. Cal. Berkeley (USA)
1990 Sept./Oct. Guest Professor Science Univ. Tokyo (Japan), lecture series,
Oct. Lectures Jap. Universities:
Kobe U, Niigata U, Toyama U, Metropolitan U. Tokyo,
Tohoku U. Sendai, Tokyo Inst. Technology, Tokyo U
1991 March/April Research visit Univ. Granada (Spain), Member Ph. D. Committee
1991 July Research visit Durham Univ. (GB)
1992 March Guest Professor KU Leuven (Belgium)
1993 March/April Research visit KU Leuven (Belgium)
1993 Sept. Research visit U Cracow and Univ. Wroclaw (Poland)
1994 March Research visit U Durham (GB)
1994 Aug./Sept. Research visit China:
Aug. Lecture series Sichuan Univ. Chengdu
Aug. Visits and lectures: Fudan U, Wuhan U, Hubei U, Wuhan Iron & Steel U,
Sept. Peking U
1995 May Research visit Univ. Nantes (F)
1996 March Research visit Emory University (USA)
1996 April Research visit Univ. Nantes (F)
1996 July Research visit IMPA (Brasil)
1996 Aug. Research visit U Sao Paulo (Brasil)
1997 March Research visit Emory U (USA),
Lecture U Florida, Gainsville
2002 Nov. Lectures Univ. Schumen (Bulgaria)
2003 May Research visit Jag. U Cracow (Poland)
2003 Oct./Nov. Research visit China:
Fudan U Shanghai,
Normal U Kunming, Peking U,
Tsinghua U Beijing, U Nanjing
2004 Febr./March Tohoku U Sendai (Japan)
2004 May Wroclaw U (Poland)
2004 Nov. Kazan State U (Russia)
2005 March/April Emory U Atlanta (USA)