Short CV

4 April 2024 ISIMM Senior Prize of International Society for the Interaction of Mechanics and Mathematics
since 1.10.2023 External member of WIAS and retired from Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
2022-2024 MATH+ Distinguished Fellow
2021-2023 Speaker of the MATH+ Council
2015-2023 Authorized Representative of the WIAS Director
2011-2020 Treasurer of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) and Head of IMU Secretariat at WIAS
2005-2015 Deputy Director of the WIAS
2004-2023 Full Professor, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Institut für Mathematik
Head of Research Group Partial Differential Equations at the Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics
2002-2004 Speaker of the DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 404: Multifield Problems in Solid and Fluid Mechanics
2000-2008 Coordinator of the DFG Priority Program SPP 1095: Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of Multiscale Problems
1999-2004 Full Professor, Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Analysis, Dynamik und Modellierung
1992-1999 Full Professor, Universität Hannover, Institut für Angewandte Mathematik
1990 Habilitation, Universität Stuttgart
1986-1987 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Cornell University (PostDoc advisor Philip Holmes )
1984-1992 Research Fellow, Universität Stuttgart
1984 Ph.D., Universität Stuttgart (Advisor: Klaus Kirchgässner)
1983 Diploma, Universität Stuttgart
1958 Born in Renningen near Stuttgart

I am married to Bärbel who is a literary scientist and writer.
We enjoy our three children and our four grandchildren.