Alumni AICES Fellows

Dr. Safdar Abbas

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Dr. Fries / Prof. Schöberl

Dissertation:

High Gradient XFEM for Fracture Mechanics

New affiliation:

Senior Solutions Engineer at Schlumberger, Texas

Dr. Bahodir Ahmedov

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Herty/ Prof. Frank

Dissertation:

Approximation Methods and Reduced Models for Optimal Radiation Treatment

New affiliation:

Associate Professor at Inha University in Tashkent

Dr. Manuel Allhoff

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Dr. Costa/ Prof. Berlage

Dissertation:

Efficient Algorithms for Motif Discovery on Genomic Signals

New affiliation:

Data Scientist at P3 Group

Rohit Atre M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Dr. Jannesari/ Prof. Wolf

Dissertation:

Combining Static and Dynamic Analysis for Parallelism Discovery

New affiliation:

Software Developer at itemis AG Lünen

Prof. Dr. Markus Bachmayr

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Karen Veroy-Grepl / Prof. Wolfgang Dahmen

Dissertation:

Adaptive Low-Rank Wavelet Methods and Applications to Two-Electron Schrödinger Equations

New affiliation:

Professor at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

Dr. Eduard Bader

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Veroy-Grepl/ Prof. Herty

Dissertation:

Model Order Reduction for Parametrized Partial Differential Equations with Variational Inequalities

New affiliation:

Product Manager at Siemens Dänemark

Dr. Aravind Balan

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. May / Prof. Müller

Dissertation:

Adjoint- based hp-adaptivity on anisotropic meshes for high-order compressible flow simulations

New affiliation:

Postdoctoral Fellow at NASA Langley Research Center

Dr. Malak Baydoun

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Dr. Fries / Prof. Behr

Dissertation:

Simulation of Bone Fracture with the Extended Finite Element Method (XFEM)

New affiliation:

Simulation at FEV Motorentechnik GmbH

Rex Bedzra M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Reese / Dr. Vladimirov / Dr. Simon

Dissertation:

Multi-scale modelling of the deformation of fibre reinforced composites

Dr. David Böhme

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Wolf / Prof. Schröder

Dissertation:

Characterization of Computation and Communication Imbalance in Parallel Applications

New affiliation:

Computer Scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Dr. Arianna Bosco

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Dr. Reinartz / Prof. Müller

Dissertation:

Reynolds Stress Model for Hypersonic Flow

New affiliation:

Research Scientist at Siemens München

Mohsin Ali Chaudry M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Georg May

New affiliation:

Scientific Assistant at Continuum Mechanics, Leibniz University Hanover

Dr. Kwok Wah Cheng

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Dr. Fries / Prof. Reusken

Dissertation:

h- and p- XFEM with Application to Two-Phase Incompressible Flow

New affiliation:

Assistant Professor at Singapour Institute of Technology

Dr. Callum Corbett

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Sauer / Prof. Reese

Dissertation:

Efficient Contact Formulations for Adhesion Between Deformable Solids

New affiliation:

Heat Exchanger by Constellium, France 

Dr. Malte Döntgen

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Leonhard

Dissertation:

Reaction Models from Reactive Molecular Dynamics and High-Level Kinetics Predictions

New affiliation:

Feodor Lünen Research Fellow at Humboldt Foundation, Brown University 

Dr. Thang Xuan Duong

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Sauer

Dissertation:

Efficient Contact Computations Based on Isogeometric Discretization, Mortar Methods and Refined Boundary Quadrature

New affiliation:

Postdoctoral Associate at AICES

Dr. Zohreh Ebrahimi

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Dr. Rezende / Prof. Emmerich, Prof. Bührig-Polaczek

Dissertation:

Micromechanical Phase-Field Model and Simulation of Eutectic Growth with Misfit Stresses

Maximilian Eck M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Schuppert

Dissertation:

Predicting Cardiac Arrhythmia in the Vulnerable Diabetes Patient

New affiliation:

Doctoral Student at Bosch Thermotechnik GmbH

Nicolas Gallego-Ortiz M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Bommes

New affiliation:

Doctoral Student at the University of Bern, Schwitzerland

Dr. Anna Lena Gerner

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Karen Veroy-Grepl/ Prof. Arnold Reusken

Dissertation:

Certified Reduced Basis Methods for Parametrized Saddle Point Problems

New affiliation:

Manager for Business Intelligence, at Allianz, Munich

Martin Heistermann M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Bommes

New affiliation:

Doctoral Student at the University of Bern, Schwitzerland

Simin Huang M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Wellmann / Prof. Clauser

Dr. Francesca Iacono

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. May / Prof. Dahmen

Dissertation:

High-Order Adaptive Methods for Convection-Dominated Nonlinear Problems Using Multilevel Solution Techniques

New affiliation:

Nacelle Industrial Integration Manager at Airbus Group Hamburg

Dr. Roman Iakymchuk

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Bientinesi / Prof. Quintana Ortì

Dissertation:

Performance Modeling and Prediction for Linear Algebra Algorithms

New affiliation:

Postdoctoral Fellow at KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Dr. Rolf Isele-Holder

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Ismail / Prof. Bardow

Dissertation:

Molecular Phenomena in Dynamic Wetting - Superspreading and Precursors

New affiliation:

Lanxess Deutschland GmbH

Dr. Mark Kärcher

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Grepl / Prof. Volkwein

Dissertation:

Reduced Basis A Posteriori Error Estimation for PDE-Constrained Optimization

New affiliation:

Machine Learning Engineer at NavVis GmbH, Munich

Dr. Markus Krauß

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Schuppert

Dissertation:

Coupling Genome-Scale Metabolic Networks with Whole-Body Pharmacokinetic Models for Multi-Scale Analysis of Network Perturbations

New affiliation:

Scientist Modeling & Simulation at Bayer AG

Dr. Michael Lenz

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Schuppert / Prof. Zenke

Dissertation:

A two-scale map of global gene expression for characterising in vitro engineered cells

New affiliation:

Postdoctoral Research Associate at Maastricht University

Heng Liu M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Bommes

New affiliation:

Doctoral Student at the University of Bern, Schwitzerland

Thomas Ludescher M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. May

New affiliation:

Doctoral Student at the Institut für Geometrie und Praktische Mathematik, RWTH University Aachen 

 

Dr. Janine Mergel

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Sauer

Dissertation:

Advanced Computational Models for the Analysis of Friction and Adhesion

New affiliation:

Calculation Engineer for BMW, Munich

Dr. Niklas Mevenkamp

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Berkels / Prof. Dahmen

Dissertation:

Non-local Denoising and Unsupervised Quantitative Analysis in Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy

New affiliation:

Research Scientist for Computational Imaging at Carl Zeiss AG 

Kareem Noureldin M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Dr. Reinartz/ Prof. Müller

Dissertation:

Aero-Thermodynamic Design of a Scramjet Propulsion System for Future Space Transportation Systems

New affiliation:

Doctoral Student at DLR Stuttgart

Robert O'Connor M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Grepl 

New affiliation:

Google, Pittsburgh 

Yannick Omar M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Sauer

Dr. Muhammad Osman

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Dr. Sauer / Prof. Reusken

Dissertation:

Continuum Mechanical Modeling Aspects of Self-Cleaning Surface Mechanisms.

New affiliation:

Lead CAE-Engineer at Magna International Austria

Dr. Martin Carballo Pacheco

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Strodel / Prof. Ismail

Dissertation:

Atomistic Simulations of Amyloidogenic Peptides and their Aggregation

New affiliation:

Postdoctoral Research Assistant at the University of Edinburgh

Dr. Zongrui Pei

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Dr. Friak / Prof. Svendsen

Dissertation:

Ab-Initio Study of Mg Alloys: Towards Design of New Ductile Structure Materials

New affiliation:

Postdoctoral Associate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory Tennessee

Dr. Elmar Peise

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Bientinesi

Dissertation:

Performance Modeling and Prediction for Dense Linear Algebra

New affiliation:

Trust and Safety Engineer at Google Dublin, Ireland

Dr. Matthias Petschow

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Bientinesi / Prof. Grasedyck

Dissertation:

MRRR-Based Eigensolvers for Multi-Core Processors and Supercomputers

New affiliation:

Postdoctoral Researcher at ASTRON Netherlands

Dr. Raheel Rasool

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Sauer / Prof. Behr

Dissertation:

Finite Element Modeling of the Fluid Flow within Small Water Droplets in Contact with Rough Surfaces

New affiliation:

ResearchAssistant at the University of the Federal Armed Forces, Munich

Dr. Farshad Roohbakhshan

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Sauer

Dissertation:

Membrane and Shell Formulations for Biological Materials such as Arteries and Lung Tissue

New affiliation:

Postdoctoral Researcher at Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung Berlin

Dr. Stephan Schaller

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Schuppert / Prof. Marquardt

Dissertation:

Closed-Loop Blood Glucose Control using Physiology-Based Model Kernels

New affiliation:

Founder & CEO at esqlabs GmbH , Frankfurt am Main

Prof. Dr. Matthias Schlottbom

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Egger / Prof. Frank / Prof. Marquardt

Dissertation:

On Forward and Inverse Models in Optical Tomography

New affiliation:

Assistant Professor at University Twente, The Netherlands

Dr. Marcus Schmidt

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Ismail / Dr. Sauer

Dissertation:

Continuum Mechanical Surrogate Models for Atomistic Simulations with Applications to Contact Problems

New affiliation:

Employee at EOS, Munich

Dipl.-Math. Bernhard Schuldt

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. May / Prof. Schuppert

Dissertation:

Analysis and Simulation of Stress Induced Phase Transitions in Complex, Scale Free Networks With Applications in Biotechnology and Systems Biology

Kai Schüller M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Dr. Kowalski / Prof. Behr

Dissertation:

Close-contact Melting - Process Insights and Relevance for Ice Exploration

Prof. Dr. Jochen Schütz

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. May / Prof. Noelle

Dissertation:

A Hybrid Mixed Finite Element Scheme for the Compressible Navier-Stokes Equations and Adjoint-Based Error Control for Target Functionals

New affiliation:

Professor at Hasselt University

Dr. Nima Hamidi Siboni

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Dr. Dierk Raabe/ Priv. Doz. Fathollah Varnik

Dissertation:

Molecular Dynamics Studies of Thermodynamical Consistency and Non-locality of Effective Temperature

New affiliation:

Postdoctoral Associate at Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf

Paul Springer M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Bientinesi/ Prof. Bücker

New affiliation:

Software Engineer at NVIDIA, Santa Clara, California, USA 

Dr. Atanas Stavrev

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Dr. Elgeti / Prof. Behr

Dissertation:

NURBS – Enhanced Geometry Handling for Free-Surface Flow Problems and Immersed Boundary Methods

New affiliation:

BPM Consultant ARIS M2E/Business and IT-Aligment at Software AG

Dr. Zoltán Péter Szebenyi

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Wolf / Prof. Behr

Dissertation:

Capturing Parallel Performance Dynamics

New affiliation:

Software Engineer at Google, Switzerland

Dr. Daniel Tameling

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Ismail / Prof. Bientinesi

Dissertation:

Design, Implementation, and Error Analysis of the Multilevel Summation Method for Dispersion

New affiliation:

Benchmarking Analyst at NEC Deutschland GmbH, Düsseldorf

Rosalia Tatano M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Berkels / Prof. Dahmen

Igor Traskunov M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Ismail / Prof. Blümich

New affiliation:

Scientific Fellow at Helmholtz Institute, Ulm

Dr. Diego Fabregat Traver

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Bientinesi / Prof. Bischof

Dissertation:

Knowledge-Based Automatic Generation of Algorithms and Code

New affiliation:

Software Developer at Utimaco

Tim Varelmann M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Mitsos

New affiliation:

Doctoral Student at the IRTG-2379, RWTH Aachen University

Dr. Sonia Victoria Vivas Prieto

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. May / Prof. Schuppert

Dissertation:

Genomic and Clinical Data Correlation: A Novel Approach for Relapse Prediction in Cancer samples

New affiliation:

Head of Clinical Data Analystics at Molecular Health GmBH, Heidelberg

Dr. Christian Waluga

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Egger / Prof. Dahmen

Dissertation:

Analysis of Hybrid Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Incompressible Flow Problems

New affiliation:

Software Developer at liNear GmbH Aachen

Dr. Sandra Wienke

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Müller / Prof. Bientinesi

Dissertation:

Productivity and Software Development Effort Estimation in High-Performance Computing

New affiliation:

Postdoctoral Assistant of HPC-Group at IT-Center RWTH Aachen 

Jan Winkelmann M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Dr. Di Napoli/ Prof. Bientinesi

Michael Woopen M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. May

Dissertation:

A Hybridized Adaptive Method for Compressible Flow Simulation

New affiliation:

Head of Aerothermal at Aero DesignWorks GmbH

Dr. Sheng Ying Yue

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Hu / Dr. Di Napoli

Dissertation:

Thermal Properties of Phonons and Electrons in Materials from ab initio

New affiliation:

Postdoctoral Researcher at University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Dr. Mohammad Zakerzadeh

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. May

Dissertation:

Stable and Convergent Class of DG Schemes for Conservation Laws

New affiliation:

Inria Research Center of Paris

Dr. Lorenzo Zanon

New affiliation:

Software Developer at SimTech Research Group on Continuum Biomechanics and Mechanobiology, Stuttgart University

Dr. Yanguang Zhou

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Hu / Prof. Svendsen

Dissertation:

Atomistic Modelling of Heat and Charge Transport Properties in Nanostructures

New affiliation:

Postdoctoral Assistant at University of California, Los Angeles

Lichuan Zhang M.Sc.

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Hu

New affiliation:

Peter Grünberg Institute (PGI-1) and Institute for Advanced Simulation (IAS-1) in Jüllich Research Center

Dr. Zhenying Zhang

Advisor / Co-advisor:

Prof. Veroy-Grepl / Prof. Herty

Dissertation:

Model Order Reduction for Variational Inequalities in Solid Mechanics

New affiliation:

Consultant at Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungs- gesellschaft Frankfurt