Short CV

Since 2015 Authorized Representative of the WIAS Director
Since 2004 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
2022-2024 MATH+ Distinguished Fellow
2021-2023 Speaker of the MATH+ Council
2011-2020 Treasurer of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) and Head of IMU Secretariat at WIAS
2005-2015 Deputy Director of the Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics
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
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.