Current PostDocs

Dr. Giovanni Di Fratta (since 04/2017)
funded by the Vienna Science and Technology Fund (WWTF) project Thermally controlled magnetization dynamics under grant MA14-44 (until 07/2017) and FWF special research program SFB F65 Taming complexity in partial differential systems.

Univ.-Ass. Dr. Michele Ruggeri (since 03/2019)
funded by TU Wien.


Current Ph.D. students

DI Michael Innerberger (since 11/2018)
supervised by D. Praetorius
funded by FWF special research program SFB F65 Taming complexity in partial differential systems

DI Carl-Martin Pfeiler (since 02/2018)
supervised by D. Praetorius
funded by FWF doctoral school Dissipation and dispersion in nonlinear PDEs under grant W1245.

DI Stefan Schimanko (since 01/2017)
supervised by D. Praetorius
funded by FWF project Optimal adaptivity for BEM and FEM-BEM coupling under grant P27005 and FWF project Optimal isogeometric boundary element method under grant P29096.

current math genealogy
current math genealogy

Scientific Alumni

 Prof. Dr. Christoph Erath, now: Junior Professor at TU Darmstadt/Germany

 Prof. Dr. Michael Feischl, now: Associate Professor (permanent) at TU Wien (before that: Associate Professor at U Bonn/Germany)

 Prof. Dr. Thomas Führer, now: Assistant Professor (tenure track) at PUC Santiago/Chile

 Dr. Gregor Gantner, now: Postdoc at University of Amsterdam/Netherlands

 Prof. Dr. Michael Karkulik, now: Assistant Professor (tenure track) at Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Valparaíso/Chile

 Dr. Michele Ruggeri, now: Postdoc at TU Wien (before that: Postdoc at University of Vienna, workgroup of Prof. Norbert Mauser)


Former Members of Work Group

 Markus Aurada (Dr.techn. 2011, PostDoc 2012), now: IT Manager at BGT, Wien

 Jelena Bojanic (Dr.techn. 2005), now: Credit Audit Manager at Erste Bank, Wien

 Michael Ebner (BSc 2012), now: PhD student at University College London/UK

 Christoph Erath (Dipl.-Ing. 2005), now: Junior Professor at TU Darmstadt/Germany

 Michael Feischl (BSc 2010, Dipl.-Ing. 2012, Dr.techn. 2015), now: Associate Professor (permanent) at TU Wien

 Samuel Ferraz-Leite (Dipl.-Ing. 2007, Dr.techn. 2011), now: Domain Lead, Hutchison Drei Österreich GmbH, Wien

 Thomas Führer (Dipl.-Ing. 2010, Dr.techn. 2014), now: Assistant Professor (tenure track) at PUC Santiago/Chile

 Gregor Gantner (Dipl-Ing. 2014, Dr.techn. 2017), now: Postdoc at University of Amsterdam/Netherlands

 Petra Goldenits (Dipl.-Ing. 2009, Dr.techn. 2012), now: Energy Manager at Verbund, Wien

 Alexander Haberl (Dipl-Ing. 2015, Dr.techn. 2018)

 Daniel Haberlik (BSc 2016)

 Juliana Kainz (BSc 2015, Dipl.-Ing. 2019)

 Michael Karkulik (Dr.techn. 2012), now: Assistant Professor (tenure track) at Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Valparaíso/Chile

 Josef Kemetmüller (BSc 2012, Dipl.-Ing. 2014)

 Markus Mayr (BSc 2010, Dipl.-Ing. 2013)

 Gregor Mitscha-Eibl (Dipl.-Ing. 2014), now: PhD student at TU Wien (workgroup of Professor Clemens Heitzinger)

 Isabella Moser-Roth (Dipl.-Ing. 2009), now: Solution Analyst at sIT Solutions Spardat, Wiener Neustadt

 Marcus Page (MSc 2010, Dr.techn. 2013), now: Prüfer in der Bankenaufsicht, Deutsche Bundesbank, München/Germany

 David Pavlicek (BSc 2011, Dipl.-Ing. 2013), now: Business IT Consultant with Senacor Technologies, Wien

 Claudia Satke (Dipl.-Ing. 2009)

 Peter Schaefer (BSc 2013)

 Daniel Sebastian (PhD Internship 2019)

 Florian Slanovc (Dipl.-Ing. 2017), now: PhD student at University of Vienna

 Bernhard Stiftner (Dr.techn. 2018)

 Philipp Wissgott (Dipl.-Ing. 2007), now: Founder and CEO of Waltzing Atoms


Supervised Bachelor Theses

S. Ertel: A virtual element method of arbitrary regularity (Supervisor: M. Ruggeri, D. Praetorius), Bachelor thesis, Institute for Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2019. [pdf]

D. Haberlik: Adaptive isogeometrische Finite Elemente Methode mit hierarchischen Splines (Supervisor: G. Gantner, D. Praetorius), Bachelor thesis, Institute for Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2016. [pdf]

J. Kainz: Stabile Implementierung von HILBERT S2P1 (Supervisor: T. Führer, G. Gantner, D. Praetorius), Bachelor thesis, Institute for Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2015. [pdf]

C. Pfeiler: Stabilität der L2-Orthogonalprojektion im Sobolev-Raum H1 und in lokal gewichteten L2-Räumen (Supervisor: M. Karkulik, D. Praetorius), Bachelor thesis, Institute for Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2015.

P. Schaefer: Stabile Implementierung der Randelementmethode auf anisotrop verfeinerten Gittern (Supervisor: M. Feischl, M. Karkulik, D. Praetorius), Bachelor thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2013. [abstract] [pdf]

J. Kemetmüller: Vektorisierte Implementierung von P1-FEM in 3D (Supervisor: M. Page, D. Praetorius), Bachelor thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2012. [abstract] [pdf]

M. Ebner: A-posteriori Fehlerschätzung für die Symm'sche Integralgleichung (Supervisor: M. Aurada, D. Praetorius), Bachelor thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2012. [abstract] [pdf]

D. Pavlicek: Optimalität adaptiver FEM (Supervisor: M. Aurada, D. Praetorius), Bachelor thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2011. [abstract] [pdf]

M. Mayr: Stabile Implementierung der Randelementmethode auf stark adaptierten Netzen (Supervisor: S. Ferraz-Leite, D. Praetorius), Bachelor thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2010. [abstract] [pdf]

M. Feischl: Different Strategies for the Adaptive FEM-BEM Coupling (Supervisor: M. Aurada, D. Praetorius), Bachelor thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2010. [abstract] [pdf]


Supervised Diploma/Master Theses

J. Kainz: Isogeometrische Randelementmethode fu ̈, r die Lamé-Gleichung (Supervisor: G. Gantner, D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2019, Examination: 20.11.2019. [abstract] [pdf]

M. Innerberger: Zur Instanzoptimalität adaptiver 2D FEM (Supervisor: A. Haberl, D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2018, Examination: 18.10.2018.

C.-M. Pfeiler: Lineare IMEX-Integration zweiter Ordnung für die nichtlineare Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert-Gleichung (Supervisor: D. Praetorius, M. Ruggeri, B. Stiftner), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2018, Examination: 24.01.2018. [abstract] [pdf]

F. Slanovc: Adaptive FEM für Probleme mit inhomogenen Dirichlet-Daten (Supervisor: D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2017, Examination: 21.06.2017. [abstract] [pdf]

S. Schimanko: Adaptive isogeometric boundary element method for the hyper-singular integral equation (Supervisor: G. Gantner, D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2016, Examination: 25.11.2016. [abstract] [pdf]

A. Haberl: Instanz-Optimalität adaptiver FEM (Supervisor: M. Feischl, D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2015, Examination: 15.01.2015.

G. Mitscha-Eibl: Adaptive BEM und FEM-BEM-Kopplung für die Lamé-Gleichung (Supervisor: T. Führer, D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2014, Examination: 16.10.2014. [abstract] [pdf]

G. Gantner: Adaptive isogeometric BEM (Supervisor: M. Feischl, D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2014, Examination: 11.06.2014. [abstract] [pdf]

J. Kemetmüller: Numerische Integration der Landau-Lifschitz-Gilbert-Gleichung (Supervisor: M. Page, D. Praetorius, M. Ruggeri), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2014, Examination: 08.05.2014. [abstract] [pdf]

D. Pavlicek: Simulation des Zellwachstums in einem Bioreaktor (Supervisor: D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2013, Examination: 03.09.2013. [abstract]

M. Mayr: MILLG - Ein Löser für die Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert-Gleichung (Supervisor: M. Page, D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2013, Examination: 17.01.2013.

M. Feischl: Optimality of adaptive 2D boundary element method (Supervisor: M. Karkulik, D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2012, Examination: 22.03.2012. [abstract] [pdf]

T. Führer: Numerische Berechnung des magnetischen Streufelds (Supervisor: P. Goldenits, D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2010, Examination: 12.10.2010. [abstract] [pdf]

M. Page: Schätzerreduktion und Konvergenz adaptiver FEM für Hindernisprobleme (Supervisor: D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2010, Examination: 20.05.2010. [abstract] [pdf]

C. Satke: A Numerical Solver for the Multivariate Black-Scholes Problem Using the Multigrid Method (Supervisor: D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2009, Examination: 16.06.2009. [abstract] [pdf]

P. Goldenits: Analyse adaptiver Netzverfeinerungsstrategien für eine hypersinguläre Integralgleichung in 2D (Supervisor: D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2009, Examination: 28.01.2009. [pdf]

I. Roth: Zuverlässige a posteriori Fehlerschätzung für datengestörte Randelementmethoden in 2D (Supervisor: D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2009, Examination: 08.01.2009. [pdf]

P. Wissgott: A Space-Time Adaptive Algorithm for Linear Parabolic Problems (Supervisor: D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2007. [abstract]

S. Ferraz-Leite: A Posteriori Fehlerschätzer für die Symmsche Integralgleichung in 3D (Supervisor: D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2007. [abstract] [pdf]

C. Erath: Adaptive Finite Volumen Methode (Supervisor: D. Praetorius), Diploma thesis, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2005. [abstract] [pdf]


Supervised Ph.D. Theses

C. Özdemir: Finite elements and boundary elements coupling in time domain, Betreuer/in (nen), Begutachter/in (nen): E. Stephan, H. Gimperlein, D. Praetorius, Leibniz Universität Hannover, 2019, Rigorosum: 25.09.2019.

S. Nakov: The Poisson-Boltzmann equation: Analysis, a posteriori error estimation and applications, Betreuer/in (nen), Begutachter/in (nen): J. Kraus, D. Praetorius, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, 2019, Rigorosum: 11.07.2019.

B. Stiftner: Second-order in time numerical integration of the Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert equation, Betreuer/in (nen) (Supervisor: D. Praetorius, J. Kraus, A. Prohl), Dissertation, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2018, Rigorosum: 21.06.2018. [abstract] [pdf]

A. Haberl: On adaptive FEM and BEM for indefinite and nonlinear problems, Betreuer/in (nen) (Supervisor: D. Praetorius, A. Bespalov, T. Betcke), Dissertation, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2018, Rigorosum: 24.04.2018. [abstract] [pdf]

P. Schön: Scalable adaptive bisection algorithms on decomposed simplicial partitions for efficient discretizations of nonlinear partial differential equations, Betreuer/in (nen), Begutachter/in (nen): S. Bartels, D. Praetorius, Abteilung für Angewandte Mathematik, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, 2017, Rigorosum: 22.12.2017.

G. Gantner: Optimal adaptivity for splines in finite and boundary element methods, Betreuer/in (nen) (Supervisor: D. Praetorius, H. Harbrecht, D. Peterseim), Dissertation, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2017, Rigorosum: 30.11.2017. [abstract] [pdf]

M. Ruggeri: Coupling and numerical integration of the Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert equation, Betreuer/in (nen) (Supervisor: D. Praetorius, S. Bartels, A. Jüngel), Dissertation, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2016, Rigorosum: 22.11.2016. [abstract] [pdf]

P. Shpartko: Analytical and Numerical Study of Drift-Diffusion Models for Spin-Transport in Semiconductors, Betreuer/in (nen), Begutachter/in (nen): A. Jüngel, C. Chainais-Hillairet, D. Praetorius, Analysis und Scientific Computing, 2016, Rigorosum: 06.06.2016.

A. Bantle: On High-Order NURBS-Based Boundary Element Methods in Two Dimensions: Numerical Integration and Implementation, Betreuer/in (nen) (Supervisor: S. Funken, D. Praetorius), Dissertation, Institute of Numerical Mathematics, University of Ulm, 2015, Rigorosum: 03.07.2015.

M. Feischl: Rate optimality of adaptive algorithms, Betreuer/in (nen) (Supervisor: D. Praetorius, C. Carstensen), Dissertation, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2015, Rigorosum: 24.04.2015.

T. Führer: Zur Kopplung von finiten Elementen und Randelementen, Betreuer/in (nen) (Supervisor: D. Praetorius, E. Stephan), Dissertation, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2014, Rigorosum: 26.06.2014. [abstract] [pdf]

M. Page: On dynamical micromagnetism, Betreuer/in (nen) (Supervisor: D. Praetorius, L. Banas), Dissertation, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2013, Rigorosum: 18.10.2013. [pdf]

M. Bantle: On hp-boundary element methods for the Laplace operator in two dimensions, Betreuer/in (nen) (Supervisor: S. Funken, D. Praetorius), Dissertation, Institute of Numerical Mathematics, University of Ulm, 2013, Rigorosum: 11.07.2013.

F. Bruckner: Multiscale simulation of magnetic nanostructures, Betreuer/in (nen) (Supervisor: D. Süss, D. Praetorius), Dissertation, Institute for Solid State Physics, 2013, Rigorosum: 27.05.2013. [abstract]

M. Karkulik: Zur Konvergenz und Quasioptimalität adaptiver Randelementmethoden, Betreuer/in (nen) (Supervisor: D. Praetorius, J. Melenk, S. Sauter), Dissertation, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2012, Rigorosum: 29.10.2012. [abstract] [pdf]

P. Goldenits: Konvergente numerische Integration der Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert Gleichung, Betreuer/in (nen) (Supervisor: D. Praetorius, D. Süss), Dissertation, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2012, Rigorosum: 15.06.2012.

M. Aurada: Mixed conforming elements for the large-body limit in micromagnetics, Betreuer/in (nen) (Supervisor: J. Melenk, D. Praetorius, C. Carstensen), Dissertation, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2011, Rigorosum: 21.10.2011.

S. Ferraz-Leite: Quadratic minimization with non-local operators and non-linear constraints, Betreuer/in (nen) (Supervisor: D. Praetorius, J. Melenk, S. Bartels), Dissertation, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2011, Rigorosum: 18.02.2011. [pdf]

C. Erath: Coupling of the Finite Volume Method and the Boundary Element Method: Theory, Analysis, and Numerics, Betreuer/in (nen) (Supervisor: S. Funken, K. Urban, D. Praetorius, H. Harbrecht), Dissertation, Institute of Numerical Mathematics, University of Ulm, 2010, Rigorosum: 21.07.2010. [www]

M. Spevak: On the Specification and the Assembly of Discretized Differential Equations, Betreuer/in (nen) (Supervisor: S. Selberherr, D. Praetorius), Dissertation, Institut für Mikroelektronik, 2008, Rigorosum: 03.03.2008. [abstract] [www]

J. Bojanic: Numerical Analysis of the 1D Satellite Beam Equation, Betreuer/in (nen) (Supervisor: C. Carstensen, D. Praetorius), Dissertation, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing, 2005. [pdf]