Career History

  • 09/2013 - present: Assistant professor at the Delft Institute of Applied Mathematics, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.
  • 11/2012 - 08/2013: Interim W2-professorship “Numerical continuum mechanics” at the Chair III: Applied Mathematics and Numerics, Dortmund University of Technology, Germany.
  • 08/2009 - 11/2012: PostDoc researcher (akademischer Rat a.Z.) at this chair.
  • 08/2003 - 07/2009: Scientific researcher at this chair DFG projects KU 1530/1-1, /1-2, /3-1, /3-2, Project coordinator: JProf. Dr. Dmitri Kuzmin.
  • 02/2001 - 07/2003: Undergraduate research assistant at this chair.

Education

  • 08/2003 - 12/2008: PhD in Mathematics, Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany, 2008.
  • 10/1999 - 07/2003: Diploma in Mathematics, Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany, 2003.

Projects

  • 09/2015 - 08/2018: Project Coordinator of the H2020 MOTOR project.
  • 2011 - 2014: Co-PI in the Collaborative Research Centre 708.

Software

  • Fluid Dynamics Building Blocks: FDBB.
  • Finite Element Analysis Tool: Featflow. Main developer of Featflow2

Visits

  • 02/2010 Department of Mathematics, University of Houston, TX, USA
  • 10/2009 Department of Mathematics, University of Houston, TX, USA

Awards and Memberships

  • Recipient of the Best Disseration Award in 2009, Faculty of Mathematics, Dortmund University of Technology, Germany.
  • Recipient of the Rudolf Chaudoire Award in 2009, Dortmund University of Technology, Germany.
  • Winner of the Bill Mortron Prize awarded during the 9th ICFD Conference on Numerical Methods for Fluid Dynamics, University of Reading, England, March 26-29, 2007.
  • Member of "Freunde der Fakultät für Mathematik", Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany.
  • Member of Werkgemeenschap Scientific Computing, The Netherlands.
  • Representative of TU Delft in the CGNS steering committee

Service to Society

Reviewer for BIT Numerical Mathematics, Computers & Fluids, Communications in Computational Physics, Computing, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Journal of Computational Physics, Journal of Computational Sciences, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, and Mathematical Reviews (MR).