Professional Activities

My author profile in MathSciNet can be viewed  here, my publications in ZentralblattMATH can be viewed  here, my profile in SCOPUS can be viewed  here, and the one at Google Scholar can be viewed  here.


Some people think that the quality of a researcher's work can be measured by a single number called the  Hirsch-index. However,  this paper proves mathematically that a meaningful index does not exist.

If you would like to obtain a copy of any of my papers, please send me an email.

Editorial work

Conferences (Prof. Dür)

  • Upcoming: Member of the Scientific Committee,  ILAS 2020 (The 23rd Meeting of the International Linear Algebra Society), NUI Galway, Ireland (June 2020) 
  • Upcoming: Organizer of a Workshop on Conic and Copositive Optimization,  Special Semester at RICAM, Linz, Austria (December 2019)
  • Upcoming: Member of the Organizing Committee,  ICCOPT 2019, Berlin, Germany (August 2019)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee,  ISMP 2018, Bordeaux, France (July 1-6, 2018)
  • Member of the PC,  SIGOPT 2018 International Conference on Optimization, Kloster Irsee, Germany (March 21-23, 2018)
  • Member of the PC,  4th Conference on Optimization Methods and Software, Havana, Cuba (Dec. 16-20, 2017)
  • Co-organizer (with A. Berman, I. Bomze, N. Shaked-Monderer),  Oberwolfach Workshop on Copositivity and Complete Positivity, Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (29 Oct - 4 Nov 2017)
  • Stream-organizer (with S. Ulbrich),  OR2017, Freie Universität Berlin (Sept. 6-8, 2017)
  • Member of the PC,  17th Baikal International Triannual School-Seminar on Methods of Optimization and Their Applications, Maksimikha, Buryatia, Russia (31 July - 6 August 2017)
  • Co-organizer (with L. Blank, D. Clever, B. Kaltenbacher, K. Mombauer, S. Steffensen and A. Walther),  WiO2017 - Women in Optimization, University of Trier (March 20-22, 2017)
  • Co-organizer (with Sven de Vries and Volker Schulz),  SIGOPT2016, University of Trier (April 6-8, 2016)
  • Organizer, Mini-symposium on the occasion of Bolor Jargalsaikhan's PhD defense, University of Groningen, NL (7 & 8 May 2015)
  • Organizer, Mini-symposium on the occasion of Luuk Gijben's PhD defense, University of Groningen, NL (22 & 23 January 2015)
  • Member of the OC,  SIAM Conference on Optimization (OP14), San Diego, California (May 19-22, 2014)
  • Stream Organizer,  OR2013, Rotterdam (September 3-6, 2013)
  • Member of the PC,  EUROPT 2013, Florence, Italy (June 26-28, 2013)
  • Co-organizer, Mini-symposium on the occasion of  Peter Dickinson's PhD defense, University of Groningen, NL (11 & 12 April 2013)
  • Co-Chair (with Sven de Vries) of the  Colloquium on Mathematical Optimization, Trier (January 18-19, 2013)
  • Stream Organizer,  OR2012, Hannover (September 4-7, 2012)
  • Co-Chair (with  Frank Vallentin) of  HPOPT 2012, TU Delft (June 20-22, 2012)
  • Co-Chair (with  Oliver Stein) of the EUROPT Workshop on Advances in Continuous Optimization, Remagen (July 3-4, 2009)
  • Organizer of a Minisymposium on Copositive Programming and Applications, Czech-French-German Conference on Optimization, Heidelberg (September 17-21, 2007)
  • Session stream organizer, EURO XXII - 22nd European Conference on Operational Research, Prag, Czech Republic, (July 8-11, 2007). Title of the Stream: Global Optimization.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee, Joint EUROPT-OMS Meeting 2007, Prag, Czech Republic, (July 4-7, 2007)
  • Chair of  EURO Summer Institute 2006 on Optimization Challenges in Engineering: Methods, Software, and Applications, Wittenberg, August 2006.
  • Session stream organizer, EURO XXI - 21st European Conference on Operational Research, Reykjavik, Island, (July 2-5, 2006). Title of the Stream: Global Optimization: Deterministic and Stochastic Methods.
  • Member of the Organizing Commitee, ESI XXII -- The EURO Summer Institute on Optimization and Data Mining, Ankara, Turkey (July 9-25, 2004)
  • Member of the Organizing Commitee, Workshop on Challenges of Continuous Optimization in Theory and Applications, Rhodos, Greece (July 2-3, 2004)
  • Session Organizer, EURO XX Conference - 20th European Conference on Operational Research, Rhodos, Greece (July 4-7, 2004)
  • Session Organizer, EURO/INFORMS Joint International Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey (July 6-10, 2003)
  • Member of the Local Organizing Committee, Workshop on Global Optimization, University of Trier (31. Aug./1. Sept. 1997)