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Dr. Bernhard Lamel

Dr. Bernhard Lamel

Professor (Mathematics) and Division Director

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Dr. Bernhard Lamel is Professor of Mathematics and Director of the Division of Arts and Sciences at TAMUQ. He joined TAMUQ in 2020 as chair of the Science Program. He previously was Assistant Dean for Teaching and Director of Studies for the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Vienna. His research is in the area of Cauchy-Riemann geometry, situated at the intersection of Several Complex Variables, Partial Differential Equations, and Differential Geometry.

Dr. Lamel received his master's degree in mathematics from the University of Vienna, and his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of California at San Diego. His Ph.D. thesis received one of the Ph.D. prizes of the Austrian Mathematical Society. He has been working in the US, Sweden, and Austria. His research was recognized by the "Förderpreis" of the Austrian Mathematical Society and by the START Award of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research in 2007 (START awards are given every year to the most promising young Austrian researchers). He is a member of the Young Academy of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, and serves on the board of the Austrian Mathematical Society.

Dr. Lamel has been continuously funded by the Austrian Science Foundation FWF and other agencies, in particular, he has been granted international cooperation projects for research pursued with partners from France, Qatar, Russia, the US, and Taiwan.

Lamel is regularly invited as a principal speaker to international conferences; for example, he has spoken at conferences in Brazil, China, Ethiopia, France, Korea, Italy, Lebanon, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, and the United States. He has also given several general audience lectures featuring his research, and been active in outreach activities.


  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of California,  2000
  • Master of Mathematics, University of Vienna, 1997