Short CV/Education and training

  • 1978 – 1982
    Weerth primary school in Detmold, Germany

  • 1991
    Abitur (A-levels) at the Stadtgymnasium (grammar school) in Detmold

  • 1991 – 1996
    Diplom degree in mathematics and computer science at the University of Paderborn, Germany

  • 1996 – 2001
    Research associate at the University of Paderborn

  • 2000
    Doctor of Natural Science (Dr. rer. nat.) at the University of Paderborn

  • 2001
    Visiting assistant professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  • 2002 – 2004
    Research associate at the University of Paderborn

  • 2004
    Research associate at Giessen University, Germany

  • 2005 – 2007
    Research associate at Giessen University

  • 2006
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) in mathematics at Giessen University

  • 2008 – 2011
    W3 professor of applied analysis at the University of Osnabrück, Germany

  • Since 2011
    Technische Universität Berlin, Einstein Professur and chair for applied functional analysis

  • 2014
    Visiting professor at the ETH Zürich

Selected publications

  • B. Adcock, A. C. Hansen, G. Kutyniok, and J. Ma, Linear Stable Sampling Rate: Optimality of 2D Wavelet Reconstructions from Fourier Measurements, SIAM J. Math. Anal. 47 (2015), 1196–1233.

  • G. Kutyniok, Geometric Separation by Single-Pass Alternating Thresholding, Appl. Comput. Harmon. Anal. 36 (2014), 23–50.

  • D. L. Donoho and G. Kutyniok, Microlocal Analysis of the Geometric Separation Problem, Comm. Pure Appl. Math. 66 (2013), 1–47.

  • G. Kutyniok, Clustered Sparsity and Separation of Cartoon and Texture, SIAM J. Imaging Sci. 6 (2013), 848—874.

  • G. Kutyniok, K. A. Okoudjou, F. Philipp, and E. K. Tuley, Scalable Frames, Linear Algebra Appl. 438 (2013), 2225—2238.

  • P. Kittipoom, G. Kutyniok, and W.-Q Lim, Construction of Compactly Supported Shearlet Frames, Constr. Approx. 35 (2012), 21–72.

  • B. Boufounos, G. Kutyniok, and H. Rauhut, Sparse Recovery from Combined Fusion Frame Measurements, IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory 57 (2011), 3864–3876.

  • G. Kutyniok and T. Sauer, Adaptive Directional Subdivision Schemes and Shearlet Multiresolution Analysis, SIAM J. Math. Anal. 41 (2009), 1436–1471.

  • G. Kutyniok and D. Labate, Resolution of the Wavefront Set using Continuous Shearlets, Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 361 (2009), 2719–2754.

  • P. G. Casazza, G. Kutyniok, and S. Li, Fusion Frames and Distributed Processing, Appl. Comput. Harmon. Anal. 25 (2008), 114–132.

Selected projects

  • ECMath Project CH2: "Sparse Compressed Sensing based Classifiers for -omics data'' (together with T. Conrad, C. Schütte and J. Vybiral), 2014 – 2016

  • ECMath Project SE4: "Mathematical modeling, analysis and novel numerical concepts for anisotropic nanostructured materials''(together with D. Knees, C. Kraus und B. Wagner), 2014 – 2016

  • DFG-SPP-1798, KU 1446/23-1, Coordination of DFG-SPP "Compressed Sensing in der Informationsverarbeitung'', SPP 1798 (together with R. Mathar), 2015 – 2018

  • DFG Project, KU 1446/18: "Discrete-Valued Sparse Signals — Theory, Algorithms, and Applications'' (together with R. Fischer and G. Pfander), 2015 – 2016

  • EXIST-Project "Teraki'' (Compressed Sensing for Internet of Things) (Mentor; CEO D. Richart), 2015 – 2016

  • EU-FET-Project, "Data Learning on Manifolds and Future Challenges'' (together with CEA, FORTH, UCL, and SAGEM), 2015 – 2018

  • DFG-SPP-1798, KU 1446/21-1, "Compressive Sensing Algorithms for Structured Massive MIMO'' (together with G. Caire nd G. Wunder), 2015 – 2018

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the advisory board for the serie Applied and Numerical Harmonic Analysis, published by Birkhäuser-Springer and "Lecture Notes in Applied and Numerical Harmonic Analysis, Springer Briefs" (Springer)

  • Corresponding editor, Acta Applicandae Mathematicae

  • Associate Editor at IEEE Signal Processing Letters, International Journal of Wavelets, Multiresolution and Information Processing, Journal de l'Ecole Polytechnique, Journal of Approximation Theory, Journal of Fourier Analysis and Applications, Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, and Journal of Wavelet Theory and Applications

  • 2016 – 2018 Deputy chair of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) activity group "Imaging Science"

  • 2016 – 2018 Member of the executive council of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM)

  • 2015 – 2018 Coordinator for the Priority Programme "Compressed Sensing in Information Processing"

  • since 2015 Member of the board of the Einstein Centre for Mathematics Berlin (ECMath)

  • since 2014 Scientific Director of the "Berlin International Graduate School in Model- and Simulation based Research (BIMoS)"

  • since 2013 Chair of the selections committee for the International Post-Doc Initiative – IPODI

  • since 2012 Chair of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM) activity group "Mathematical Signal and Image Processing"

  • since 2012 Member of the board of the Berlin Mathematical School (BMS)

  • since 2012 Member of the council of the Matheon Research Centre

  • 2009 Juror at the federal level for the competition "Jugend forscht (Youth in research)

  • 2008 Panelist for the National Science Foundation (NSF)

  • Reviewer for approx. 50 international journals

  • Reviewer for approx. 15 international research funding organisations, including the German Research Foundation (DFG), the European Commission (EC), and the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Additional qualifications

  • Organised numerous special sessions, workshops and conferences

  • Over 240 invited lectures at international seminars, colloquia and conferences

  • Over 40 invited research visits at international universities, including Cambridge University, Harvard University and Oxford University


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