Mission Statement

The Computational Science Center (CSC) is a research platform, which has been been founded in 2009 with the appointment of Otmar Scherzer, who became head of CSC. The CSC is a research platform belonging to the faculties of Mathematics and Computer Science. The CSC was involved in the planing of the new master curriculum in Computational Sciences, which was implemented in 2014. The teaching duties concern applied mathematical topics in the bachelor and master curricula of Mathematics, and master curricula in Computer Science, and Computational Sciences. The staff of CSC, funded by the University of Vienna, consists of three Postdocs, one computer expert, and one (half-time employed) secretary. The core research topics of the CSC are on Inverse Problems and Image Analysis. The common thread among these areas is a canonical problem of recovery of an object (function or image) from partial or indirect information. Particular research topics are:

Research Activities of our group are

  1. Geometrical Modeling for Image Analysis.
  2. Mathematical Modeling and numerical simulations in Coupled Physics Imaging.
  3. Variational regularization methods for Image Analysis and Inverse Problems.
  4. Mathematical models for visual attention.


Oct 13-12th, 2014 we are co-organizing a "Special Semester on New Trends in Calculus of Variations" more

May 5-16th, 2014 we are co-organizing the workshop "Theoretical and Applied Computational Inverse Problems". more

On October 1st, 2013 the new master curriculum on Computation Science has been launched. A list of courses can be found here. more

On July 10-12, 2013 we held the opening conference of our project "Modeling Visual Attention as Key Factor in Visual Recognition and Quality of Experience" at the University of Vienna, Faculty of Psychology.more

Markus Grasmair has been appointed associated Prof. at the University of Trondheim (Norway).

Our former colleague Christiane Pöschl (now Grenoble) has been awarded a Hertha-Firnberg-Programm of the Austrian Science Fund.

Computational Science Center
University of Vienna

Oskar Morgenstern-Platz 1
1090 Wien
T: +43 1 4277 237 01
F: +43 1 4277 9 237
Universitaet Wien | Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Ring 1 | 1010 Wien | T +43-1-4277-0