Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb

I am Professor of Applied Mathematics and head of the Cambridge Image Analysis (CIA) group at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge. Moreover, I am the Director of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information, Director of the EPSRC Centre for Mathematical and Statistical Analysis of Multimodal Clinical Imaging, a Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge and co-leader of the IMAGES network.

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  1. -MSRI Hot Topics Workshop: Optimal transport and applications to machine learning and statistics, 4-8 May 2020, MSRI, USA.

  2. -2nd IMA conference on Inverse Problems From Theory to Applications, 4-6 September 2019, London, UK.

  3. -Workshop and Hackathon Re-visioning Transport and Health 2019, 2-4 July 2019, Cambridge, UK.

  4. -New outreach video: Making stuff disappear using applied mathematics

  5. -Our art restoration work is exhibited at the Fitzwilliam Museum! See the Guardian article Unveiled: Adam and Eve naked again after centuries-old cover-up, and visit the COLOUR exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum where our work is exhibited. Here also a link to our article in the exhibition catalogue.

  6. -LMS Whitehead prize 2016

Selected Talks

  1. -Wasserstein for learning image regularisers, invited talk at Mathematics of data workshop at the Alan Turing Institute, London, UK, June 2019.

  2. -Deep Learning for Inverse Problems - Some Recent Approaches, plenary talk at SIAM CSE 2019, Spokane, USA.

  3. -Model-Based Learning in Imaging, plenary talk at SIAM annual meeting 2017, Pittsburgh, USA.

  4. -Seeing More in Pictures - Customised Image Analysis, CCIMI meeting, 21 November 2016.

  5. -SIAM PDE 2015 Plenary talk Customizing Image Analysis Using Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations

  6. -Optimising the optimisers - what is the right image and data model?, SIAM Imaging Conference 2014, Hong Kong.

  7. -From imperfection to information. pdf