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Open positions

If you are a student (at any level) who is interested in working with me on research or a thesis, please contact me via email to set up an appointment.

Please also see information about our Research Training Group
Energy, Entropy, and Dissipative Dynamics (EDDY) .

Office hours/Sprechstunden

Please contact me by email if you would like to set up an appointment.

Teaching in Summer Semester 2018

I am currently on a personal leave. I will return in October, 2018.

Research seminars

If you are interested in attending a research talk, a current list can be found here. You can also sign up for this mailing list.

Upcoming courses

In WS 2018/19 I will offer Calculus of Variations.


Past courses taught at the RWTH

Höhere Mathematik II für Elektrotechniker und Physiker (Summer Semester 2017; in German)
Höhere Mathematik I für Physiker (Winter Semester 2016/2017; in German)
Partial Differential Equations I (Summer Semester 2016; in English)
Höhere Mathematik II für Physiker (Summer Semester 2015; in German)
Höhere Mathematik I für Physiker (Winter Semester 2014/2015; in German)
Stochastic Analysis (Stochastische Analysis) (Summer Semester 2014; in English)
Calculus of Variations I (Variationsrechnung I) (Winter Semester 2013/2014; in English)
Höhere Mathematik II für Physiker (Summer Semester 2013; in German)
Höhere Mathematik I für Physiker (Winter Semester 2012/2013; in German)
Partial Differential Equations I (Summer Semester 2012; in English)


Past seminars offered at the RWTH

Seminar on PDE: Higher order models and spatial patterns (Summer Semester 2017)
Seminar on PDE: Coarsening of gradient flows (Winter Semester 2016/2017)
Seminar on PDE: Symmetry and properties of solutions of Sturm-Liouville problems and elliptic PDE (Summer Semester 2016)
Reading course on nonlinear analysis: Parts of Local Minimization, Variational Evolution, and Gamma-Convergence by Andrea Braides (2014). (Summer Semester 2015)
Proseminar on Mathematical Methods of Applied Analysis (Summer Semester, 2015)
Seminar on stochastic analysis: Large deviation theory (Summer Semester 2014)
Seminar on stochastic analysis: Brownian motion, Ito integrals, martingales, and large deviations (Summer Semester 2013)
Seminar on PDE: Viscosity solutions (Winter Semester 2012/2013)