Institute for applied mathematics



Prof. Dr. Margherita Disertori

Institut für Angewandte Mathematik &
Hausdorff Center for Mathematics 
Endenicher Allee 60
D-53115 Bonn

Tel: +49 228 73 3796
Room:  4.045
E-mail: disertori(at)

Research Interests: mathematical physics

My research domain lays at the boundary between physics and mathematics. On one
hand the problems I study are generally inspired by physics (mainly condensed matter
physics and equilibrium statistical mechanics) and many of the techniques I use are
imported from physics too. On the other hand my job is to transform these techniques
into rigorous mathematical proofs. For that purpose I use a mixture of analytical
and algebraic tools: complex analysis and saddle point methods, multiscale analysis,
cluster and contour expansions for functions of many variables, functional analysis on
Grassman algebras, harmonic analysis on surfaces.


Main research lines:

  • Quantum diffusion and random walk in a random environment
  • Random matrices for disordered conductors
  • Order/disorder transitions in classical statistical mechanics systems
  • Constructive renormalization for interactiong fermions
  • Non commutative quantum field theory



Forthcoming Events: 


Past Events:

  •  11-14 June 2018 Hausdorff School on Log-correlated fields
  • 6.12.2017 Antrittsvorlesung (Dies Academicus)
  • October 4-8 2016: "The Mathematics of Disorder" : a Young Women Academy (4-6 October) followed by the workshop Young Women in Probability and Analysis (6-8 October), at the Institute for Applied Mathematics, University of Bonn, Germany. Organizers:Margherita Disertori and Constanza Rojas-Molina


The Department of Mathematics and the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics of the University of Bonn mourn over
Prof. Dr. Kazumasa Kuwada. (more)

The Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) has awarded Professor Michael Ortiz a Doctorate Honoris Causa (honorary doctorate). (10.12.2018)

Prof. Stefan Müller has been elected as Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences (15.10.2018).

Prof. Sergio Albeverio was awarded on 28/09/2018 the title Doctor Honoris Causa
at the Dept. of Mathematics, Stockholm University. (08.10.2018)

Prof. Jens Frehse (em.) hat die Golden Commemorative Medal der Fakultät für Mathematik und Physik der Karls-Universität Prag erhalten für sein außerordentliches wissenschaftliches Lebenswerk sowie für seine bedeutenden Beiträge zur Analysis Partieller Differentialgleichungen. (01.06.2018)

Die ehemalige Doktorandin am IAM, Lisa Hartung (aktuell: Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York), wurde für ihre herausragende Doktorarbeit "Extremal Processes in Branching Brownian Motion and Friends" (Betreuer: Prof. Bovier) mit dem Förderpreis der DMV-Fachgruppe Stochastik ausgezeichnet. Details hier. (14.03.2018)

Prof.  Patrik Ferrari erhält den ersten Alexandros Award zusammen mit Ivan Corwin (Columbia University) und Alexei Borodin (MIT) für den Artikel "Free energy fluctuations for directed polymers in random media in 1+1 dimensions".
Details siehe hier. (12.03.2018)


Managing Director: Prof. Dr. Massimiliano Gubinelli
Chief Administrator: Dr. B. Doerffel
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Mailing address

Institute for Applied Mathematics
University of Bonn
Endenicher Allee 60
D-53115 Bonn / Germany