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Education

I am Group leader of the Statistical Inverse Problems in Biophysics Group at the Max Planck Institute for biophysical Chemistry. I am also member of the Felix-Bernstein-Institute for Mathematical Statistics in the Biosciences and associated member of the SFB 755: Nanoscale Photonic Imaging. I am working at the interface between Statistics and Inverse Problems, more specially I am interested in - (Nonlinear) Statistical Inverse Problems and Regularization Theory,
- Uncertainty Quantification via Simultaneous (Minimax) Testing in Inverse Problems and
- applications in biophysics (e.g. flourescence microscopy), especially with non-Gaussian noise.
I am married and father of two sons (* 2012 and * 2015). | |

Me holding a Rhombicosidodecahedron. |

March 11th 1985 | Born in Hofgeismar |

1991 - 1995 | Primary school "Burgbergschule" in Grebenstein |

1995 - 2001 | Comprehensive school "HGS Grebenstein" |

2001 - 2004 | Secondary school "Albert Schweitzer Schule" in Hofgeismar |

2004 - 2009 | Studies of mathematics at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen |

January 23rd 2009: | Examination (Diplom) in mathematics (passed with distinction) Thesis: "Ein neuer numerischer Ansatz zur L^p-Regularisierung" (in German) |

2009 - 2012 | PhD studies in mathematics at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Thesis: "Inverse Problems with Poisson data: Tikhonov-type regularization and iteratively regularized Newton methods" |

2012 - 2014 | Postdoctoral research fellow at the institute for numerical and applied mathematics |

2014 - ? | Group leader 'Statistical Inverse Problems in Biophysics' at the MPIBPC |

Dr. Frank Werner

Statistical Inverse Problems in Biophysics Group

Max Planck Institute for biophysical Chemistry

Am Fassberg 11

T6 3.34

37077 Göttingen

Phone: +49 (0)551 201 1628

Last updated: 02.03.2018