## Stefania Petra, Professor

Mathematical Imaging Group

Institute of Applied Mathematics

Im Neuenheimer Feld 205,

Mathematikon A 4.209

69120 Heidelberg

Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 14165

(secretary: Ms. Barbara Werner)

E-Mail: petra (at) math.uni (minus) heidelberg.de

### Scientific Interests

My main research lies in **mathematical imaging** and **optimization**. In particular, I am interested in combining mathematical modeling with data-driven machine learning strategies with a focus on

**compressed sensing**and**sparse regularization**.**machine learning**and**information geometry**.

### Current Research

- Geometric Data Labeling and Assignment Flows
- Multilevel Optimization
- Structured Regularization for Inverse Problems
- Geometry of Multiplicative Iterative Solvers
- Tomography From Few Projections: Theory and Algorithms

### Short CV

- Jun
**2001**B.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science at Cluj-Napoca University, Romania - Jun
**2003**M.Sc. in Mathematics at Cluj-Napoca University - Jul
**2006**Ph.D. in Mathematics at University Würzburg - Feb
**2007**– Dec**2012***postdoctoral research fellow*with IPA at Heidelberg University

(former CVGPR Group, University Mannheim) - since
**2013 – 2015***junior research group leader*in the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics at the University of Heidelberg, enrolled in the Margarete von Wrangell postdoctoral lecture qualification program - since
**2015**professor (W2), Math. & Comp. Sci. Dept., Heidelberg University