Prof. Dr. Holger Rauhut

Holger Rauhut


  • I have left RWTH Aachen University. On August 1, 2023, I started as Professor for Mathematics at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit√§t M√ľnchen, leading the new chair for Mathematics of Information Processing
  • The new Collaborative Research Center Sparsity and Singular Structures (SFB 1481), funded by DFG, will start on July 1, 2022 at RWTH Aachen University.
  • Research Interests

    Mathematical Foundations of Machine Learning, Mathematics of Signal Processing, Deep Learning, Compressive Sensing, Random Matrices, Applied Harmonic Analysis, Continuous Optimization, Approximation Theory


  • Since March 2013: Professor (W3) for Mathematics, Head of Chair for Mathematics of Information Processing (previously Chair C for Mathematics (Analysis)), RWTH Aachen University
  • Since 2022: Spokesperson of SFB 1481 Sparsity and Singular Structures
  • 2018-2022: Member of the Senate, RWTH Aachen University
  • 2016-2018: Spokesperson of the Department of Mathematics, Faculty for Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences, RWTH Aachen University
  • 2008-2013: Professor (W2, Bonn Junior Fellow) for Mathematics, Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, University of Bonn
  • 2005-2008: PostDoc, Numerical Harmonic Analysis Group (NuHAG), University of Vienna
  • 2005-2008: PostDoc, University of Wroclaw
  • 2002-2004: Doctoral studies, Faculty of Mathematics, Technical University of Munich
  • 2000: Studies of Mathematics, National University of Singapore
  • 1996-2001: Studies of Mathematics, Technical University of Munich
  • Editorial Board Memberships

  • SIAM Journal on Mathematics of Data Science, 2021-2022
  • Journal of Fourier Analysis and Applications, since 2018
  • Advances in Computational Mathematics, since 2018
  • Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, since 2017
  • Frontiers in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Section on Mathematics of Computation and Data Science, since 2016
  • IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 2016-2020
  • Constructive Approximation, since 2015
  • Linear Algebra and Its Applications, 2014-2020
  • Acta Applicandae Mathematicae, 2010-2020
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    Chair of Mathematics of Information Processing

    Attn: Prof. Dr. Holger Rauhut


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