last updated on 26 April 2017

Björn Rüffer
mathematician, control theorist

School of Mathematical & Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science
The University of Newcastle, Australia


News items:

25 April 2017

Nonlinear left and right eigenvectors for max-preserving maps

Proceedings of POSTA 2016 now available from Springer.

Positive Systems: Theory and Applications (POSTA 2016) Rome, Italy, September 14-16, 2016

The proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Positive Systems (POSTA), which was held at Università C...

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14 March 2017

ICFPTA'17 dates updated

12th International Conference on Fixed Point Theory and Its Applications, 24–28 July, 2017 in Newcastle, NSW


Conferences dates
  • Early-bird registration closes: 24 May, 2017
  • Abstract submission closes: 4 June, 2017...
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27 January 2017

German Student Exchange Program Up and Running

A new student exchange program was ...

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04 October 2015

The 5th International Symposium on Positive Systems (POSTA2016)

Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy, September 14-16th, 2016

Picture of Collosseum in Rome, Italy; supplied by POSTA2016.ORG

POSTA will be held in Rome, Italy, in September 2016. Deadlines for submissions of contributed papers and s...

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01 September 2015

Annual NSW/ACT ANZIAM Meeting 2015

25th & 26th November 2015 in Sydney, NSW

Sydney skyline

The NSW/ACT chapter of ANZIAM is holding its annual meeting at...

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23 February 2015

New appointment with the University of Newcastle, Australia

Nobbys Beach, © Tim J Keegan

As of March 2015 I will be affiliated with the University...

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01 October 2014

Back in Paderborn, Germany

With the conclusion of my visiting appointment with the Uni...

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01 April 2014

University of Passau, Germany

Chair for dynamic systems

For the summer term of 2014 I am co-affiliated with the Uni...

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14 May 2013

21st International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS 2014)

Groningen, the Netherlands, July 7 - 11, 2014

My first MTNS was in Kyoto, Japan, in 2006. It was my first conference outside Europe, a great experience, and to some extent it was one of the reasons why I decided to stay in academia: Part of the job description as a researcher is that you tr...

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11 March 2013

IEEE senior membership

IEEE Senior membership plaque I have been elevated to senior membership level with the IEEE.

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26 November 2012

IET Premium Award

IET Premium Award certificate The paper Belief propagation as a dynamical system: the linear case and open problems, BS Rüffer, CM Kellett, PM Dower, SR Weller, ...

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27 March 2012

Special issue is published

The MCSS special issue on Robust stabili...

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05 March 2012

Special issue successful

MCSS special issue on Robust sta...

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04 March 2012

TPC member of MTNS and POSTA 2012

I am serving on the t...

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01 February 2011

Akademischer Rat a.Z.

Effective February 1st, 2011, I am an “Akademischer Rat auf Zeit” at the Universität Paderborn, Germany, with the newly established Signal and System Theory Group led by Professor Peter Sch...

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09 December 2010

Associate Editor for Systems & Control Letters

I have recently joined the editorial board of the Elsevier journal Systems & Control L...

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