Research Projects


Period Project Title Grant/Cooperation
2019-2022 Pattern Formation in Coupled Parabolic Systems Subproject A5 of the DFG Collaborative Research Center 910 Control of self-organizing nonlinear systems: Theoretical methods and concepts of application (Phase 3)
2019-2020 Data-driven Electronic Structure Calculations for Nanostructures (DESCANT) Subproject AA2-5 of the DFG Excellence Cluster MATH+ Berlin Mathematics Research Center, with co-PI Th. Koprucki
2018.5-2022.5 Effective Models for Materials and Interfaces with Multiple Scales Subproject C05 of the DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 1114 Scaling Cascades in Complex Systems (Phase 2)
2018.5-2022.5 Interface Dynamics: Bridging Stochastic and Hydrodynamics Descriptions Subproject C02 of the DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 1114 Scaling Cascades in Complex Systems (Phase 2), with co-PI R. Netz (FU Berlin)
2018.5-2022.5 Fault Networks and Scaling Properties of Deformation Accumulation Subproject B01 of the DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 1114 Scaling Cascades in Complex Systems (Phase 2), with co-PIs O. Oncken (GFZ Potsdam), M. Rosenau (GFZ Potsdam), and R. Kornhuber (FU Berlin)
2016-2019 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 (Phase 3), with co-PIs U. Bandelow, Th. Koprucki, and S. Burger (ZIB Berlin)

Former Projects

Period Project Title Grant/Cooperation
2015-2018 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 (Phase 2)
2014.5-2018.5 Effective Models for Interfaces with Multiple Scales Subproject C05 of the DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 1114 Scaling Cascades in Complex Systems (Phase 1)
2014.5-2018.5 Fault Networks and Scaling Properties of Deformation Accumulation Subproject B01 of the DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 1114 Scaling Cascades in Complex Systems (Phase 1), with co-PIs 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, with co-PIs M. Hintermüller (HU Berlin), Th. Surowiec (HU Berlin) and Marita Thomas.
2014-2017 Electrothermal Modeling of Large-Area OLEDs MATHEON project SE2 funded by ECMath - Einstein Center for Mathematics Berlin, with co-PI A. Glitzky.
2012-2015 Multi-Dimensional Modeling and Simulation of VCSEL Devices Subproject B4 of the DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 787 Semiconductor Nanophotonics: Materials, Models, Devices (Phase 2), with co-PIs U. Bandelow and F. Schmidt (ZIB Berlin)
2011-2017 Analysis of Multiscale Systems Driven by Functionals European Research Council Advanced Grant no. 267802 within the 7th Framework Programme
2011-2015 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 (Phase 2)
2011-2014 Nonlocal and Nonlinear Effects in Optical Fibers Subproject D14 of the DFG Research Center MATHEON (Phase 3), in cooperation with U. Bandelow
2011-2014 Analysis and Numerics of Multidimensional Models for Elastic Phase Transformations in Shape Memory Alloys Subproject C18 of the DFG Research Center MATHEON (Phase 3)
2011-2014 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 (Phase 1)
2011-2014 Modeling of Electronic Properties in Interfaces in Solar Cells Subproject D22 of the DFG Research Center MATHEON (Phase 3), in cooperation with A. Glitzky
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)
2008-2011 Multi-Dimensional Modeling and Simulation of VCSEL Devices Subproject B4 of the DFG Collaborative Research Center SFB 787 Semiconductor Nanophotonics: Materials, Models, Devices (Phase 1), with co-PIs U. Bandelow and F. Schmidt (ZIB Berlin)
2007-2010 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 (Phase 1)
2006-2010 Analysis and Numerics of Multidimensional Models for Elastic Phase Transformations in Shape Memory Alloys Subproject C18 of the DFG Research Center MATHEON (Phase 1+2)
2006-2010 Nonlocal and Nonlinear Effects in Optical Fibers Subproject D14 of the DFG Research Center MATHEON (Phase 1+2), 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 (Phase 3+4)
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 (Phase 3+4), 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 (Phase 3+4)
2001-2004 Attractors for Equations of Mathematical Physics Subproject within INTAS
2000-2008 DFG Priority Program SPP 1095: Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of Multiscale Problems Coordinator Subproject (Phase 1+2)
2000-2007 Macroscopic Dynamics in Discrete Lattices Subproject within DFG Priority Program SPP 1095 Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of Multiscale Problems (Phase 1+2)
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