Karl Kunisch is professor and head of department of mathematics at the University of Graz, and Managing Scientific Director of the Radon Institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Linz. He received his PhD and Habiliation at the Technical University of Graz in 1978 and 1980. His research interests include optimization and optimal control, inverse problems and mathematical imaging, numerical analysis and applications, currently focusing on topics in the life sciences.
Prof. Kunisch spent three years at the Lefschetz Center for Dynamical Systems at Brown University, USA, held visiting positions at INRIA Rocquencourt and the Universite Paris Dauphine, and was a consultant at ICASE, NASA Langley, USA. Before joining the faculty at the University in Graz he was professor of numerical mathematics at the Technical University of Berlin.
Karl Kunisch is the author of two monographs and about 320 papers. He is editor of numerous journals, including SIAM Numerical Analysis and SIAM Optimization and Optimal Control, and the Journal of the European Mathematical Society.
Institut für Mathematik und Wissenschaftliches Rechnen