Daniel Potts is a professor of mathematics at Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany. Potts’ work focuses on applied analysis and its use in scientific computing. His main field of research is computational harmonic analysis. He has made a large number of high-quality contributions to analysis-based fast algorithms and is the author or coauthor of about 50 research papers.
He earned his diploma and doctoral degree in mathematics from the University of Rostock in 1995 and 1998, respectively. Potts held a research position at the University of Lübeck from 1996 to 2005, and was a visiting researcher at SINTEF Applied Mathematics, Norway in 2001, supported by the EU research project “Multiresolution in Geometric Modelling.” He obtained his habilitation in 2004 at the University of Lübeck, and has been a full professor at Chemnitz since 2005.