Department of Applied Mathematics

Welcome to the home page of the Department of Applied Mathematics of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at the Charles University. The department is located in a historical building on Malá Strana in the heart of Prague. Our teaching and research activities are concentrated in discrete mathematics, geometry, theoretical computer science, operations research, optimization, and related areas.

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- Jaroslav Heyrovský Prize - Bc. Marian Poljak was awarded Jaroslav Heyrovský Prize in the category Science by the rector of Charles University. The prize is awarded to excellent graduates for outstanding results in scholarly, research, sports, or cultural activities achieved during the course of study. Marian Poljak defended his bachelor's thesis "Computing and estimating ordered Ramsey numbers" last year under the supervision of RNDr. Martin Balko, Ph.D. In his thesis, he proved several new estimates about ordered Ramsey numbers and disproved a conjecture of Dhruv Rohatgi.
- Prof. Karel Zimmermann was bestowed the title of professor emeritus of Charles University.
- Prize of Jirka Matoušek 2020 - Prize of Jirka Matoušek for year 2020 was awarded to Peter Zeman and Denys Bulavka. Congratulations!
- MŠMT Prize 2020 - Jan Hubička was awarded with the Prize of Minister of Education for his results in the area of structural Ramsey theory. Congratulations!
- CoSP REU 2020 - A group of 12 Czech students participates in Research Experiences for Undergraduates programme organized together with DIMACS center.
- Interview with prof. Chvátal - Václav Chvátal returns to MFF as visiting professor.