Prof. Dr. Moritz Weber(Juniorprofessor for Free Probability)Saarland University Faculty of Mathematics Postbox 151150 D66041 Saarbruecken Germany room 310 (building E 2 4) phone: +496813022556 mail: weber [at] math.unisb.de office hours: by prior arrangement Secretary: Karin Mißler, room 418, phone +496813023432 
Group Weber, April 2017: Stefan Jung, Ricardo Schnur, Julien Sazadaly, Simon Schmidt, Andreas Widenka, Moritz Weber 
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Publications and research interest
PI in the SFBTRR 195 Symbolic Tools in Mathematics and their Applications
Teaching
PhD students and supervision of graduation theses
Distinctions and awards
Conferences
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News
I am very happy having received the Landespreis Hochschullehre 2016 (federal state teaching award) awarded by the
first minister of Saarland for the preparatory math courses for refugees for studies in MINTsubjects!
Publications
To the list of publicationsTeaching
Winter term 2017/2018Functional analysis
Students seminar on The Millenium Prize Problems
Summer term 2017
Students seminar on operators on Hilbert spaces
Summer term 2016
Analysis II
Reading seminar on quantum groups
Preparatory math courses for refugees for studies in MINT subjects
Winter term 2015/2016
Operator algebras (Functional analysis II) (Lecturer)
Preparatory math courses for refugees for studies in MINT subjects (Lecturer, Coordinator)
Summer term 2015
(Real) Analysis I (Lecturer) (this term's best teaching award from the students of faculty)
Seminar on operator algebras and free probability (Lecturer, together with Roland Speicher)
Summer term 2014
Operator algebras (Lecturer, together with Roland Speicher)
Winter term 2013/2014
Functional analysis (Lecturer) (this term's best teaching award from the students of the faculty)
Seminar on operators on Hilbert spaces (Assistant)
Summer term 2013
Operator algebras (Assistant)
Seminar on von Neumann algebras (Assistant)
Winter term 2012/2013
Mathematics for biologists and chemists (Lecturer)
Functional analysis (Assistant)
Seminar on free probability theory (Assistant)
Summer term 2012
C*algebras and Ktheory (Lecturer)
Random matrices (Assistant)
Winter term 2011/2012
C*algebras (Lecturer)
Summer term 2011
(Real) analysis II (Assistant)
Seminar on von Neumann algebras (Assistant)
Winter term 2010/2011
(Real) analysis I (Assistant)
PhD students and supervision of graduate theses
 Stefan Jung (PhD student, since Dec 2015)
 Simon Schmidt (PhD student, since July 2017)
 Daniel Gromada (PhD student, since July 2017)
 Andreas Widenka (Master's student, since 2017)
 Alexander Mang (Bachelor's student, since 2017)
 Julien Sazadaly (Master's student Memoir M2, Paris Diderot, since 2017)
 Simon Schmidt (Master's student, 2016/2017)
 Ricardo Schnur (Master's student, 2016/2017)
 Andrei Miu (Master's thesis Memoir M2, Paris VII, 2015)
 Jonas Wahl (Master' thesis [see also on arXiv], 2014, joint supervision with Roland Speicher)
 Dominik Urig (Bachelor's thesis, 2014, joint supervision with Roland Speicher)
 Peter Schuhmacher, Bachlor's thesis, 2014, joint supervision with Roland Speicher)
 Stefan Jung (Bachelor's thesis, 2014)
 Pascal Bauer (Bachelorarbeit, 2013, joint supervision with Roland Speicher)
Distinctions and awards
 Landespreis Hochschullehre 2016 (federal state teaching award)
awarded by the first minister of Saarland
for the Preparatory math courses for refugees for studies in MINT subjects
See also the radio interview (in German) and the article in the online magazine of Saarland University. 
Best teaching award (faculty of mathematics) in summer term 2015, for the
lecture on (Real) Analysis I 
Honorary Research Associate of Glasgow University, UK, 2015

Best teaching award (faculty of mathematics) in winter term 2013/2014, for the
lecture on functional analysis 
Oberwolfach Leibniz Graduate Student for the workshops
C*Algebras (2010) and
C*Algebras, Dynamics, and Classification (2012) 
scholarship by the Graduiertenkolleg Analytische Topologie und Metageometrie
from 2008 until 2010 
scholarship by the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes from 2002 until 2006
Conferences
2017
First annual meeting of the DFG collaborative research center SFBTRR 195
RWTH Aachen, Germany
September 25  28, 2017

Summer school on Mathematical aspects of quantum information
Institut des Etudes Scientiques de Cargese, Corsica
September 4  8, 2017
Lectures: Introduction to free probability 
Joint Seminar on Algebra and Analysis
Hannover, Germany
July 6, 2017
Seminar talk: Quantum symmetry, C*algebras and combinatorics 
Operator algebras seminar
KU Leuven, Belgium
Feburary 10, 2017
Seminar talk: Quantum groups based on spatial partitions
2016

Analytic versus Combinatorial in Free Probability
BIRS workshop
Banff, Canada
December 4  December 9, 2016
Talk: Quantum groups versus combinatorics in free probability Video of the talk 
Compact Quantum Groups
Satellite event of the 7th European Congress of Mathematics (July 18  22, 2016, Berlin, Germany)
Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, Germany
July 11  15, 2016
Organizer, together with Uwe Franz, Malte Gerhold and Adam Skalski 
Quantum groups: geometry, representations, and beyond
Oslo, Norway
May 9  13, 2016
Talk: Quantum groups with partial commutation relations 
Micro workshop on SU_q(3)
Saarbrücken
Jan 18  22, 2016
Organizer
2015

Analysis seminar
Wroclaw, Poland
October 15, 2015
Seminar talk: From Woronowicz's TannakaKrein result to examples of combinatorial quantum groups 
Noncommutative Geometry seminar
IMPAN, Warsawa, Poland
October 12, 2015
Seminar talk: From Woronowicz's TannakaKrein result to examples of combinatorial quantum groups 
Operator algebras seminar
KU Leuven, Belgium
October 2, 2015
Seminar talk: From combinatorics to (easy) quantum groups and more 
George Boole Mathematical Sciences Conference
Theme 8: Quantum Probabilistic Symmetries & Quantized Boolean Algebras
Cork, Ireland
August 17  28, 2015
Talk: Unitary easy quantum groups 
Quantum Groups and Quantum Information Theory
Workshop funded by the Fields Institute, the London Mathematical Society, the ERC Advanced
Grant held by Roland Speicher, and the ERC Starting grant held by Matthias Christandl
(see also page 15 and 16 in the Fields report)
Herstmonceux, UK
July 13  17, 2015
Organizer, together with Benoit Collins, James Mingo, Ashley Montanaro and Maria Grazia Viola 
Oberwolfach Workshop 1524 Free Probability
Oberwolfach, Germany
June 7  13, 2015

Analysis seminar
Aberdeen, UK
March 30, 2015
Seminar talk: Quantum groups meet free probability 
Analysis and probability seminar
Lancaster, UK
March 25, 2015
Seminar talk: Quantum groups meet free probability 
Mathematical physics seminar
Cardiff, UK
March 19, 2015
Seminar talk: Quantum groups meet free probability 
Algebraic and Analytic Aspects of Quantum Levy Processes
(see also here)
Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, Germany
March 9  13, 2015
Talk: Easy quantum groups go unitary  how combinatorics provides an easy access to quantum groups 
Analysis seminar
Glasgow, UK
March 4, 2015
Seminar talk: Quantum groups meet free probability 
Lecture series on (easy) quantum groups
Lecturer for eight lectures on quantum groups
IMSc Chennai, India
January 5  24, 2015
Playlist of the lectures on YouTube
2014

Free Probability and Random Matrices
Bielefeld, Germany
September 22  25, 2014
Talk: Quantum Groups in Free Probability 
IWOTA 2014
International Workshop on Operator Theory and its Applications
yearly conference, this time held in Amsterdam, Netherlands
July 14  18, 2014
Organizer of the Special Session on Free probability and operator theory,
together with Serban Belinschi and Roland Speicher
 Quantum Symmetries in Free Probability
Miniworkshop on easy quantum groups and other symmetries in free probability
Saarbrücken, Germany
March 31  April 4, 2014
Organizer, together with Roland Speicher
Talk: Partitions and quantum groups
2013

Masterclass on Free Probability and Operator Algebras
Münster, Germany
September 2  6, 2013
Organizer, together with Nicolai Stammeier
Lecture: Easy quantum groups 
Focus Program on Noncommutative Distributions in Free Probability Theory
Focus program by the Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada
July 2013
Talk: Partitions and quantum groups
see also the video archive of the Fields Institute
Lecture (in the interworkshop program): Quantum groups and their relation with free probability
see also the video archive of the Fields Institute 
Operator algebras seminar
KU Leuven, Belgium
March 15, 2013
Seminar talk: Easy quantum groups  a combinatorial class of quantum groups 
PLLUS Workshop
Meeting of the probability groups of four universities:
Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, University of Luxembourg,
Universite de Lorraine, Universität des Saarlandes
third edition held in Saarbrücken
Febr 21  22, 2013
Local organizer, together with Roland Speicher
2012

Arbre de Noel
Annual Christmas Conference of the NonCommutative Geometry GDR
Universite de Lorraine, Metz, France
December 6  8, 2012
Talk: Easy quantum groups  a combinatorial class of quantum groups 
Séminaire d'analyse fonctionelle
Besançon, France
27 November, 2012
Seminar talk: Easy quantum groups  a combinatorial class of quantum groups 
Oberwolfach Workshop 1244
C*Algebras, Dynamics, and Classification
Oberwolfach, Germany
October 28  November 3, 2012
Talk: The classification of easy quantum groups is difficult 
Minisymposium on Free Probability and Random Matrices
(part of the DMV Annual Meeting 2012)
Annual Meeting of the German Mathematical Society
Saarbrücken, Germany
September 17  20, 2012
Local organizer, together with Roland Speicher
Talk (Section Functional analysis): C*algebras generated by isometries with twisted commutation relations 
Canadian Operator Symposium 2012
Conference at Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
May 21  25, 2012
Talk: C*algebras generated by isometries with twisted commutation relations 
Masterclass on quantum groups
University of Copenhagen
March 5  9, 2012
Talk: On the classification of easy quantum groups 
PLLUS Workshop
Meeting of the probability groups of four universities:
Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, University of Luxembourg,
University Nancy 1, Universität des Saarlandes
second edition held in Luxemburg
March 1  2, 2012
2011

Noncommutative harmonic analysis
14th Workshop at Bedlewo, Poland
Sept 25  Oct 1, 2011
Talk: Easy quantum groups (joint with Roland Speicher) 
PLLUS Workshop
Meeting of the probability groups of four universities:
Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, University of Luxembourg,
University Nancy 1, Universität des Saarlandes
first edition held in Kaiserslautern
Febr 10  11, 2011 
Bialgebras in Free Probability
Program at Erwin Schrödinger Institute, Vienna
Febr 1  Apr 22, 2011
2010

Oberwolfach Workshop 1010
C*Algebras
Oberwolfach, Germany
March 7  13, 2010
Reporter (for the Oberwolfach Report 13/2010)
2009

Masterclass on the classification of C*algebras
University of Copenhagen
November 16  27, 2009
Talk: Twists of isometries 
Focused semester on KKtheory and its applications
Münster, Germany
May 4  July 24, 2009
Talk: Twists of isometries
updated: 19 July 2017 Moritz Weber  Impressum 