Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb

I am a Reader in Applied and Computational Analysis, 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, Co-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. -Women of Mathematics Throughout Europe, Cambridge exhibition opening, 25 April 2017.

  2. -PLUS article on Face Fusion, March 2017.

  3. -Isaac Newton Institute Programme on Variational methods and effective algorithms for imaging and vision, August - December 2017, Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK.

  4. -IMA Conference on Inverse Problems, 19-21 September 2017, Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK.

  5. -ATI-LMS workshop on Inverse Problems and Data Science, Edinburgh, 8-10 May 2017.

  6. -BIRS Workshop on Optimal Transport meets Probability, Statistics and Machine Learning, 30 April - 5 May 5, 2017, Oaxaca, Mexico.

  7. -New Directions in the Mathematics of Information, CCIMI meeting, 21 November 2016, Cambridge, UK.

  8. -Talk on Art and Science, May 2016. link

  9. -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.

  10. -LMS Whitehead prize 2016

  11. -Two articles by the Cambridge Image Analysis group have been selected for the Highlights 2014 Collection of Inverse Problems.

  12. - Workshop on Gradient flows: from theory to application, 20-24 April 2015, ICMS, Edinburgh, UK

  13. -Math ... it gives you wings!, Plus Magazine Image of the Week, 2 February 2015.

  14. -Research Horizons: Spotlight on Imaging, January 2015

Selected Talks

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

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

  3. -Optimising the optimisers - what is the right image and data model?, February 2014.

  4. -From imperfection to information. pdf

  5. -Image reconstruction from corrupted and undersampled data. pdf

  6. -Regularized optimal transport. pdf