University of California, Berkeley & Matheon at TU Berlin

Olga Holtz


Olga Holtz received her Diploma (1995) in Applied Mathematics from Southern Ural State University in Chelyabinsk, Russia, and her PhD (2000) in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison under the guidance of Hans Schneider. She held a postdoctorate research position (2000-2002) at the Computer Science Department of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Humboldt fellowship (2002-2003) at the Institute of Mathematics of Technical University Berlin, a Morrey Assistant Professorship (2004-2007) and an Associate Professorship (2007-2010) at the Department of Mathematics of the University of California-Berkeley.

Currently, Holtz is a Professor of Mathematics at the University of California-Berkeley, a Professor of Applied Mathematics at Technical University Berlin, and a Professor of Berlin Mathematical School. She is a Sofja Kovalevskaja awardee (2006), a member of the Junge Akademie of Germany (2008), and a European Mathematical Society Prize winner (2008).