Professor Carola Schönlieb

Professor of Applied Mathematics at Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge


Professor of Applied Mathematics, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretic Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge

Professor Schönlieb is Professor of Applied Mathematics at DAMTP and head of the Cambridge Image Analysis group (CIA). Moreover, she is the Director of the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information and 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.

Dr Schönlieb's research interests range from nonlinear partial differential equations to computational- and convex analysis, with applications in digital image- and signal processing. She studies fourth-order equations and nonsmooth optimization problems, like the total variation functional, for image reconstruction, especially for what is called image inpainting. Moreover, she works on computational methods for large-scale problems appearing in 3- and 4-D imaging. Within this context she is interested in both the theoretical and numerical analysis of the problems considered as well as their practical implementation and their use for real-world applications like arts restoration and medical imaging. More details on CIA research see CIA research.