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  Faculty for Mathematics and Informatics
  Institute of Applied Mathematics
  Group of Applied Analysis and Partial Differential Equations
 


    

Academic Employment

4/2013-onward   Professor for Applied Analysis,
Institute for Applied Mathematics
, University of Heidelberg
10/2012-3/2013   Postdoctoral Research Associate,
Institute for Applied Mathematics
, University of Bonn
4/2012-9/2012   Deputy Professor (Lehrstuhlvertretung, interim 6 month stay for the summer semester 2012),
Faculty for Mathematics
, University of Bochum
9/2010-3/2012   Postdoctoral Research Associate,
Institute for Applied Mathematics
, University of Bonn
9/2007- 8/2010 Courant Instructor,
Courant Institute,
New York University

Education

2007      Ph.D. thesis: Classical solutions for a thin-film equation,
University of Bonn, Advisor: Felix Otto

Research areas

Partial Differential Equations, Calculus of Variations, Material Science, Fluid dynamics, Elasticity, Micromagnetics

Research Stays


Organization of Minisymposia

Invited presentations
  • SIAM Materials Science, MS56, Philadelphia,   June 2013.
  • SIAM Materials Science, MS106, Philadelphia,   June 2013.
  • Seminar, Bielefeld,   May 2013.
  • Seminar, RWTH Aachen,   November 2012.
  • Conference on Complex Fluids, Darmstadt,   July 2012.
  • German-American Frontiers of Science Symposium (GAFOS), Potsdam,   May 2012.
  • CIMPA School and workshop, Hammamet, Tunisia,   March 2012.
  • Conference on Evolution Equations, Waseda University, Tokyo,   March 2012.
  • SPP 1239 Focus Meeting, IfW Dresden,   February 2012.
  • Seminar talk, University Heidelberg,   January 2012.
  • IRT 1529 Seminar, Technical University Darmstadt,   November 2011.
  • Seminar, Max Planck Institute Leipzig,   October 2011.
  • DMV conference Köln,   September 2011.
  • International Conference for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM), MS351, Vancouver,   July 2011.
  • International Conference for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM), MS137, Vancouver,   July 2011.
  • Seminar, Technical University Munich,   June 2011.
  • Analysis Seminar, University of Dortmund,   June 2011.
  • SPP 1239 Convention, Düsseldorf,   April 2011.
  • Analysis Seminar, Unversität Bonn,   February 2011.
  • MPG Colloquium Application, Düsseldorf   January 2011.
  • SPP 1239 Convention "Magnetic shape memory alloys", Tutzing,   September 2010.
  • Seminar, Max Planck Institute Leipzig,   July 2010.
  • Materials Seminar, Courant Institute, New York   March 2010.
  • Analysis Seminar, University of Wisconsin at Madison,   February 2010.
  • Analysis Seminar, University of California at Los Angeles,   January 2010.
  • Seminar, Lincoln College, Oxford University, UK   November 2009.
  • Analysis Seminar, Courant Institute, New York   November 2009.
  • Workshop "PDE and Materials", Oberwolfach, September 2009.
  • Seminar on Applied Mathematics, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, March 2009.
  • Analysis Seminar, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, March 2009.
  • Analysis Seminar, Brown University, Providence, March 2008.
  • SIAM Conference on Analysis of PDEs, Phonix/Mesa, December 2007.
  • Courant Instructor Day, Courant Institute, New York   October 2007.
  • Oberseminar Analysis, MPI Leipzig, April 2007.
  • Workshop "Calculus of Variations", Oberwolfach, July 2006.
  • Workshop "Limit problems in Analysis", Leiden, Holland, May 2006.
  • Conference "Fronts and singularities", Nottingham, March 2006.
  • Applicable Math Series, University of California at Los Angeles, December 2005.

Participation in Summer schools, Conferences and Workshops
  • Workshop, Nonlinear Conservation Laws and Applications, IMA, Minneapolis, July 2009.
  • Workshop, Nonlinear Waves and dispersion, IHP, Paris, June 2009.
  • Conference, Modern Perspectives in Applied Mathematics, Courant, New York, May 2009.
  • Summer school, Contemporary topics in Nonlinear PDEs, CMU, Pittsburgh, May 2008.
  • Summer school, Friction and Wetting, SISSA, Trieste, May 2007.
  • Workshop "PDE and Materials", Oberwolfach, September 2006.
  • NSF Workshop "Thin films and fluid interfaces", UCLA, January 2006.
  • Summer school, Analysis and Applied Mathematics, La Sapienza, Rome, September 2004.