Short CV/Education and training

  • 1988 – 1996
    Studied both mathematics toward the Diplom degree and mathematics and French language toward teacher qualification, University of Vienna, Austria

  • 1999
    PhD in applied mathematics, Trier University, Germany

  • 1998 – 2002
    University assistant, Department of Statistics, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria

  • 2003 – 2009
    Assistant professor of nonlinear optimisation, TU Darmstadt, Germany

  • 2009 – 2011
    University lecturer, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

  • 2011-2017 Professor of nonlinear optimisation, Trier University

  • Since 2017
    Professor of mathematical optimisation, University of Augsburg

Selected publications

  • Mirjam Dür, Bolor Jargalsaikhan, and Georg Still: Genericity results in linear conic programming – a tour d'horizon. Mathematics of Operations Research 44 (2017), 77-94.

  • Cristian Dobre, Mirjam Dür, Leonhard Frerick, and Frank Vallentin: A copositive formulation for the stability number of infinite graphs. Mathematical Programming 160 (2016), 65-83.

  • Julia Sponsel and Mirjam Dür: Factorization and Cutting Planes for Completely Positive Matrices by Copositive Projection. Mathematical Programming 143 (2014), 211-229.

  • Peter J.C. Dickinson, Mirjam Dür, Luuk Gijben, and Roland Hildebrand: Scaling relationship between the copositive cone and Parrilo's first level approximation. Optimization Letters 7 (2013), 1669-1679.

  • Peter J.C. Dickinson and Mirjam Dür: Linear-time complete positivity detection and decomposition of sparse matrices.

    SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications 33 (2012),701-720.

  • Mirjam Dür: Copositive Programming – a Survey. In: M. Diehl, F. Glineur, E. Jarlebring, W. Michiels (Eds.), Recent Advances in Optimization and its Applications in Engineering, Springer 2010, pp. 3-20.

  • Stefan Bundfuss and Mirjam Dür: An Adaptive Linear Approximation Algorithm for Copositive Programs. SIAM Journal on Optimization 20 (2009), 30-53.

Selected projects

  • Principal Investigator of the Research Training Group (Graduiertenkolleg) Algorithmic Optimization funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), 2016-2020.

  • Completely positive and copositive matrices, research project funded by the German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development (GIF), 2013-2016.

  • Integrating Discrete and Nonlinear Optimization through Copositive Programming, Vici Grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), 2010-2015.


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