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Gitta Kutyniok

Institute of Mathematics at Technische Universität Berlin


Gitta Kutyniok currently holds an Einstein Chair at the Technische Universität Berlin and is head of the Applied Functional Analysis Group. She received her Diploma in Mathematics and Computer Science as well as her Ph.D. degree from the Universität Paderborn in Germany, and her Habilitation in Mathematics in 2006 at the Justus-Liebig Universität Gießen.

From 2001 to 2008 she held visiting positions at several US institutions, including Princeton University, Stanford University, Yale University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Washington University in St. Louis. In 2008, she became a full professor of mathematics at the Universität Osnabrück, and moved to Berlin three years later.

She received a research award from the Universität Paderborn in 2003, the Research Prize of Gießen and a Heisenberg-Fellowship in 2006, the von Kaven Prize by the DFG in 2007, and an Einstein Chair in 2008. She gave the Noether Lecture at the \"OMG-DMV Congress in 2013 and the Hans Schneider ILAS Lecture at IWOTA in 2016, and became a member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities in 2017. She is Scientific and Executive Director of the graduate school BIMoS and Chair of the SIAM Activity Group on Imaging Sciences. Her main research interests are in the areas of applied harmonic analysis, compressed sensing, deep learning, imaging science, high-dimensional data analysis, inverse problems, and applications to life sciences and telecommunication.