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Jochen Brüning

Roles
Interdisciplinary Laboratory
Hermann von Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik

Jochen Brüning is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He has been a Full Member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities since 2002. During his tenure as member of »Bild Schrift Zahl« (»Image Script Number«), a research group at the Helmholtz Centre for Cultural Techniques (HZK) active from 2001 to 2007 and funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), he focused on the diagram as a cultural technique under the project titled »Zeigen und Verweisen« (»Showing and Referring«), and on the interactions between image, script, and number in the presentation, reception, and effect of Euclidean elements in the project »Stocheia«. Jochen Brüning is a member of the Integrative Research Institute for the Sciences - IRIS Adlershof at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and was also involved in constructing the virtual Cabinets of Knowledge, an inventory system for the Humboldt-Universität collections.

Jochen Brüning organises the Helmholtz Lectures in the HZK, funded by Stiftung Mercator.

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 2002: Full Member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
  • 2013–2015: Executive Director of the Hermann von Helmholtz Centre for Cultural Techniques at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • 1999–2013: Director of Administration of the Hermann von Helmholtz Centre for Cultural Techniques at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Since 1995: Professor of Mathematics/Analysis at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • 1990–1995: Director of the Institute of European Cultural History at the University of Augsburg
  • 1983–1995: Professor of Mathematics at the University of Augsburg
  • 1979–1983: Professor of Mathematics at Duisburg University-Polytechnic
  • 1978–1979: Professor of Mathematics at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich
  • 1969–1978: Research Assistant and Lecturer at the Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 1977: Habilitation
  • 1972: PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in Mathematics
  • 1966–1969: Undergraduate and graduate studies in Mathematics and Physics 

Additional activities

Research fields

Geometric analysis, mathematical physics.

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