Research Projects


Period Project Title Grant/Cooperation
2014-2018 Effective Models for Interfaces with Many Scales Subproject C05 of the DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 1114 Scaling Cascades in Complex Systems
2014-2018 Fault Networks and Scaling Properties of Deformation Accumulation Subproject B01 of the DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 1114 Scaling Cascades in Complex Systems, in cooperation with O. Oncken (GFZ Potsdam), M. Rosenau (GFZ Potsdam) and R. Kornhuber (FU Berlin).
2014-2017 Mathematical Modeling, Analysis, and Optimization of Strained Germanium-Microbridges MATHEON project OT1 funded by ECMath - Einstein Center for Mathematics Berlin, in cooperation with M. Hintermüller, Th. Surowiec (HU Berlin) and M. Thomas.
2014-2017 Electrothermal Modeling of Large-Area OLEDs MATHEON project SE2 funded by ECMath - Einstein Center for Mathematics Berlin, in cooperation with A. Glitzky.
2011-2017 Analysis of Multiscale Systems Driven by Functionals European Research Council Advanced Grant within the 7th Framework Programme
2011-2018 Pattern Formation in Systems with Multiple Scales Subproject A5 of the DFG Collaborative Research Center 910 Control of self-organizing nonlinear systems: Theoretical methods and concepts of application
2008-2019 Multi-Dimensional Modeling and Simulation of Electrically Pumped Semiconductor-Based Emitters Subproject B4 of the DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 787 Semiconductor Nanophotonics: Materials, Models, Devices, in cooperation with U. Bandelow and F. Schmidt (ZIB Berlin)

Former Projects

Period Project Title Grant/Cooperation
2007-2015 Regularizations and Relaxations of Time-continuous Problems in Plasticity Subproject P5 of the FOR 797: DFG Research Unit Analysis and computation of microstructure in finite plasticity
2010-2014 Mathematical Methods in Photovoltaics Subproject of the Competence Centre Thin-Film and Nanotechnology for Photovoltaics Berlin (PVcomB), in cooperation with B. Wagner, V. Mehrmann (TU Berlin), F. Schmidt (ZIB Berlin)
2010-2014 Modeling of Electronic Properties in Interfaces in Solar Cells Subproject D22 of the DFG Research Center MATHEON, in cooperation with A. Glitzky
2006-2014 Analysis and Numerics of Multidimensional Models for Elastic Phase Transformations in Shape Memory Alloys Subproject C18 of the DFG Research Center MATHEON
2006-2014 Nonlocal and Nonlinear Effects in Optical Fibers Subproject D14 of the DFG Research Center MATHEON, in cooperation with U. Bandelow
2005-2009 Research Training Group Analysis, Numerics, and Optimization of Multiphase Problems Graduate College GRK 1128 of the DFG, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and WIAS
2002-2006 Smart Systems - New Materials, Adaptive Systems and their Nonlinearities: Modelling, Control and Numerical Simulation Research Training Network (project HPRN-CT-2002-00284) in the framework of Improving the Human Research Potential and the Socio-Economic Knowledge Base of the European Community
2002-2004 Attractors for Spatially Extended Systems Project within PROCOPE in cooperation with G. Raugel and T. Gallay (Univ. Paris Sud, Orsay)
2002-2004 Speaker of the DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 404: Multifield Problems in Solid and Fluid Mechanics DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 404 Multifield Problems in Solid and Fluid Mechanics
2001-2006 Mathematical Models for Plasticity at Finite Strains Subproject C11 within DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 404 Multifield Problems in Solid and Fluid Mechanics in cooperation with Prof. C. Miehe
2001-2006 Continuum Mechanical Models with Hysteresis Effects Subproject C7 within DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 404 Multifield Problems in Solid and Fluid Mechanics
2001-2004 Attractors for Equations of Mathematical Physics Subproject within INTAS
2000-2008 Coordinator of the DFG Priority Program SPP 1095: Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of Multiscale Problems Subproject of the DFG Priority Program SPP 1095 Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of Multiscale Problems
2000-2007 Macroscipic Dynamics in Discrete Lattices Subproject within DFG Priority Program SPP 1095 Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of Multiscale Problems
1996-2000 Pattern Formations in Hydrodynamics Project of Volkswagen Foundation (Grant I/71 016) in cooperation with Profs. A. Afendikov and V. Volevich (Keldysh Institute for Applied Mathematics, Moscow)
1995-1998 Stress and Strain Induced Phase Transitions in Engineering Materials Project of Volkswagen Foundation (Grant I/70 284) in cooperation with Prof. E. Stein (Hannover) and Prof. E. Hornbogen (Bochum)
1994-2000 Analysis and Modeling of Pattern Formations Processes Subproject within DFG Priority Research Program DANSE Ergodic Theory, Analysis, and Efficient Simulation of Dynamical Systems in cooperation with Prof. Guido Schneider