Prof. Dr. Karl Kunisch

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Karl Kunisch
Managing Scientific Director
Group Leader Optimization and Optimal Control
karl.kunisch@ricam.oeaw.ac.at
+43 316 380 5162
http://homepage.uni-graz.at/de/karl.kunisch/

Short Curriculum Vitae

  • Born on Sept. 16, 1952 in Linz, Austria; married, 3 children
  • 1975: "Diploma" Degree from Technical University of Graz
  • 1975: Master Degree from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
  • 1978: Ph.D. Degree from Technical University of Graz
  • 1980: Habilitation at Technical University of Graz
Former and Current Positions:
  • September 1976 - March 1986: Assistant at Institute of Mathematics, Technical University of Graz, Austria.
  • March 1986 - October 1993: Professor of Mathematics at the Technical University of Graz, Austria ("außerordentlicher Professor").
  • September 1979 - July 1980: Visiting Assistant Professor, Lefschetz Center for Dynamical Systems, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.
  • Academic years 1978/79 and 1981/82: Joint appointment at the University of Graz, Austria.
  • September 1982 - June 1983: Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA, and at Brown University, Providence, RI,USA.
  • January 1985 - July 1985: Visiting Associate Professor, Lefschetz Center for Dynamical Systems, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.
  • March 1985 - February 1987: Consultant at the Institute for Computer Applications in Science and Engineering at NASA Langley, Virginia, USA.
  • December 1985: Declined call to C3-Professor in Erlangen, Germany.
  • February 1989 - July 1989: Visiting Professor, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.
  • September 1991 - March 1992: Visiting Professor at Institute de Rechere en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA), Rocquencourt, France.
  • 1992: Call to chairs in Berlin and Vienna.
  • January 1994: Visiting Professor at Paris IX (Université de Paris-Dauphine).
  • March 1994: Visiting Professor at Institute de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA9, Rocquencourt, France.
  • November 1993 - October 1996: Professor of Mathematics (C4) at Technical University Berlin.
  • November 1996 - present: Full Professor of Mathematics at University of Graz, Austria.
  • 1998: Call to C4-Professorship at University of München.
  • 2003: offer to C4-Professorship at the University of Stuttgart.
  • since Oct. 2004: Group Leader of the Group "Optimization and Optimal Control" at RICAM.
Academic Honors and Awards
  • Pro Scienta-Scholarship 1974 - 1977.
  • Research Award of Theodor-Körner-Fonds, Vienna, April 1979.
  • Fulbright Travel Scholarship in academic years 1979/80, 1985.
  • Max Kade Scholarship 1982/83.
  • Fellowship of the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science,March 1990.
  • Award of Christian Doppler Laboratory Fellowship, April 1992.