Prof. Dr. Nicolas Gauger appointed as Professor for Computational Mathematics
Prof. Dr. Nicolas Gauger received his Master in Mathematics (Dipl.-Math.) from University of Hannover in 1998, and his Ph.D. in Mathematics (Dr.rer.nat.) from TU Braunschweig in 2003. From 1998 to 2010 he was Research Scientist in the field of Numerical Methods for Aerospace Science at German Aerospace Center DLR in Braunschweig. Furthermore, he was appointed as Junior Professor at the Department of Mathematics of the Humboldt University in Berlin from 2005 to 2010. As Professor for Computational Mathematics at the Department of Mathematics and the Center for Computational Engineering Science (CCES) at RWTH Aachen University, his research areas are:
Nonlinear Optimization, Numerical Optimization, Aerodynamic Shape Optimization in Multidisciplinary Design Context, Partial Differential Equations, Adjoint State Equations, Computational Fluid Dynamics, and Algorithmic Differentiation.
2nd International Conference on Computational Engineering
The 2nd International Conference on Computational Engineering is a conference organized by the Graduate School of Computational Engineering (GSC CE) at TU Darmstadt together with the International Graduate School of Science and Engineering (IGSSE) at TU München and the Aachen Institute for Advanced Study in Computational Engineering Science (AICES) at RWTH Aachen. It provides a meeting place for researchers and practitioners working on computational methods in all disciplines of engineering and applied mathematics.
Location: darmstadtium conference center next to Darmstadt University
Date: October 4-6, 2011, Darmstadt
Prof. Dr. Manuel Torrilhon appointed as Professor of the Chair for Mathematics (CCES)
Prof. Dr. Manuel Torrilhon received his Dipl.-Math. in Engineering Physics from Technical University Berlin in 1999, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from ETH Zurich in 2003. He worked as a Post-Doc in Hong Kong and at Princeton, before returning to ETH Zurich as Assistant Professor in the Seminar for Applied Mathematics during 2006-2010. As a new professor in the Department of Mathematics and the Center for Computational Engineering Science (CCES) at RWTH Aachen University, his research focuses on mathematical modeling and numerical simulation of gases and plasmas based on kinetic transport theory, magnetohydrodynamics and other multiphysics and multiscale approaches.
Best Paper Award at IPCC
The paper "Identifying the root causes of wait states in large-scale parallel applications" published by David Böhme, Markus Geimer, Lukas Arnold and Prof. Felix Wolf has been selected for the Best Paper Award of the International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP). This is great news for the first author David Böhme, a fellow of AICES Graduate School.
Date: September 14, 2010
Brooks Rabideau starts as Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Tailor-Made Fuels from Biomass Cluster of Excellence
Brooks Rabideau joins TMF as a post doctoral fellow with Prof. Ahmed Ismail in July 2010. He received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University in 2001 and his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2007. From 2007 to 2010 he worked as a post doctoral fellow at the Laboratoire des Matériaux et des Structures du Génie Civil in Paris, France. His research interests include the behavior and rheology of pasty materials and the understanding of colloidal and molecular scale phenomena through simulation.
Location: AICES Graduate School
Date: July 2010