Home Page of Roland Steinbauer



2020-06-04 My project application Non-smooth spacetime geometry was selected for funding by FWF.
2020-05-15 The 10th International Meeting on Lorentzian Geometry GeLoCor, where I am a member of the scientific commitee, has been postponed to November of 2020 or Feburary 2021.
2020-04-20 The ESI-workshop Non-regular Spacetime Geometry which I am co-organising has been shiftet to 2021.
2019-10-17 My Ph.D. student Benedict Schinnerl was awarded a Uni:Docs scholarship.
2019-03-20 Jiri Podolsky, a theoretical physicist from Charles University at Prague (and a frequent collaborator of mine) has written a background story on his research for CQG+. It is entiteled Understanding exact space-times and also briefly describes our joint project(s).
Fall 2018
EMA 3rd Edition The 3rd edition of the textbook Einführung in das mathematische Arbeiten (German; Introduction into mathematical methodology) with Hermann Schichl has just appeared. For the product flyer click here.

The service page of the book http://www.mat.univie.ac.at/~einfbuch has been updated. Also the series of explanatory videos which we have produced acompanying the 3rd edition is available freely from there.

Who I am and what I do

Roland Steinbauer I am a mathematician and mathematical physicist at the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Vienna. I am a member of the research group DiANA (Differential Algebras and Nonlinear Analysis) in the Analysis, Geometric Structures and Mathematical Physics section of the department.

My research interests include:
  • mathematical general relativity
  • algebras of generalized functions
    and their applications in geometry and mathematical physics
  • nonlinear PDE/kinetic theory
  • time frequency analysis/modulation spaces

Also I am member and treasurer of the International Association for Generalized Functions (IAGF) and a member of The International Society for Analysis, its Applications and Computation (ISAAC).

My teaching includes a variety of courses in several areas of mathematics reaching from general first-year-courses to specialized courses and seminars in analysis, PDE and geometry.

I have co-authored the general introductory book Einführung in das Mathematische Arbeiten (German,Introduction into mathematical methodology) with Hermann Schichl. Together we are running a service web page accompanying the book. We have been awarded the UNIVIE Teaching Award 2013 of Vienna University and the Ars Docendi 2016, the Austrian National Award in University Teaching.

Contact information

Mailing Address Fakultät für Mathematik, Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Wien, Austria
Office OMP1, Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, Room 10.126
Office Hours by appointment
Phone (+43 1) 4277-50682
Fax (+43 1) 4277-9506
E-Mail roland.steinbauer@univie.ac.at
www http://www.mat.univie.ac.at/~stein (personal page), official university page