Background and activities

Markus Grasmair has been associate professor at the Department of Mathematical Sciences since October 2013.

Main areas of research

Inverse problems, mathematical methods in image processing, optimisation.

Academic degrees

  • Habilitation in Mathematics at the University of Vienna (2011). Thesis: Nonsmooth variational methods in image processing and inverse problems.
  • PhD in Mathematics at the University of Innsbruck (2006). Thesis: Relaxation of nonlocal integrals with rational integrands.
  • MSc in Mathematics at the University of Innsbruck (2003). Thesis: Norms on root systems (in German).

Work experience

  • 2012-2013 Substitute professor for Scientific Computing at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany.
  • 2009-2012 Assistant professor at the University of Vienna, Austria.
  • 2003-2009 Research assistant at the University of Innsbruck, Austria.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Scherzer, Otmar; Grasmair, Markus; Grossauer, Harald; Haltmeier, Markus; Lenzen, Frank. (2009) Variational methods in imaging. Springer. 2009. ISBN 978-0-387-30931-6. Applied mathematical sciences (167).

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