Wolfgang Hackbusch

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Wolfgang Hackbusch.

Wolfgang Hackbusch (born 24 October 1948 in Westerstede, Lower Saxony) is a German mathematician, known for his pioneering research in multigrid methods and later hierarchical matrices, a concept generalizing the fast multipole method. He was a professor at the University of Kiel and is currently one of the directors of the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences in Leipzig.




  • Stefan Sauter and Gabriel Wittum, On the occasion of the 60th birthday of Wolfgang Hackbusch, Computing and Visualization in Science 11(2008) 191 DOI 10.1007/s00791-008-0123-z

External links[edit]

Wolfgang Hackbusch at the Mathematics Genealogy Project