Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Discontinuous Galerkin methods, Spectral element methods, Summation-by-parts operators, skew-symmetric formulations, discrete entropy stability, multi-scale problems, large eddy simulation, compressible Euler and Navier-Stokes simulations, ideal and resistive MHD equations, Shallow Water equations, high performance computing, massively parallel simulations, post processing and visualisation of big piecewise polynomial data, high order mesh generation.


 

Studies

1998 - 1999University of Innsbruck, Austria
Studies in Astrophysics
2002 - Dec. 2004University of Stuttgart, Germany
Studies in Aerospace Engineering
degree: Dipl.-Ing. with grade "A"
2002 - Feb. 2005University of Stuttgart, Germany
Studies in Mathematics
degree: Dipl.-Math. with grade "A"
March - June 2005Graz University of Technology, Austria
Research Associate, Mathematical Institute D
Aug. 2005 - Oct. 2008University of Stuttgart, Germany
Dissertation, Institute for Aerodynamics and Gasdynamics
Main-referee: Prof. Dr. Claus-Dieter Munz
Co-referee: Prof. Dr. Jan S. Hesthaven
degree: "summa cum laude"

 

Academic Positions

2008 - 2009University of Stuttgart, Germany
Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
Institute for Aerodynamics and Gasdynamics
2009 - 2013University of Stuttgart, Germany
"Akademischer Rat a.Z." (Lecturer),
Institute for Aerodynamics and Gasdynamics
January 2013 First place/Offer: Assistant Professor Tenure Track (W1) in
"Turbulence Simulation for Acoustic Sources",
Institute for Fluiddynamics, Braunschweig. Rejected
August 2013 First place/Offer: Professor (W2) in "Applied Mathematics",
Mathematical Institute, Cologne
since December 2013University of Cologne, Germany
Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics/Scientific Computing
April 2014First place/Offer: Professor (W2) in "Numerical Analysis/
Scientific Computing", Institute for Mathematics,
TUHH, Hamburg. Rejected