Alumni of the Doctoral School

Pedro Aceves Sanchez, Ph.D
University of Vienna
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Schmeiser
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Anton Arnold
Finished: Sep 2016

Dissertation: Fractional diffusion limits of kinetic transport equations.

Currently: Research Associate, Imperial College, London
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Esther Daus, Ph.D
Vienna University of Technology
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Ansgar Jüngel
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Schmeiser
Finished: Nov 2016

Dissertation: Analysis of kinetic and diffusive multi-species systems.

Currently: Postdoctoral research assistant at TU Wien
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Michael Feischl, Ph.D
Vienna University of Technology
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Dirk Praetorius
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Jens Markus Melenk
Finished: April 2015

Dissertation: Rate optimality of adaptive algorithms.

Currently: ARC-DECRA Postdoctoral Fellow at UNSW Sydney (Australia)
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Gregor Gantner, Ph.D
Vienna University of Technology
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Dirk Praetorius
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Joachim Schöberl
Finished: Nov 2017

Dissertation: Optimal adaptivity for splines in finite and boundary element methods.

Currently: Postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Analysis and Scientific Computing, TU Wien
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Martin Halla, MSc
Vienna University of Technology
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Joachim Schöberl
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Jens Markus Melenk

Research topic: Resonance and scattering problems in open systems.

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Stefanie Hirsch, MSc
University of Vienna
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Schmeiser
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Ansgar Jüngel

Research topic: Free boundary value problems in cell biology.

Currently: Risk manager at UNIQA
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Markus Holzleitner, Ph.D
University of Vienna
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Gerald Teschl
Co-advisor: Prof. Ulisse Stefanelli, PhD
Finished: Feb 2018

Research topic: Dispersive estimates for Schrödinger equations.

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Annalisa Iuorio, Ph.D
Vienna University of Technology
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Peter Szmolyan
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Schmeiser
Finished: Jan 2018

Dissertation: Geometric analysis of multi-scale solutions in regularized models of microstructures and touchdown phenomena in MEMS.

Currently: DK Scientific Manager
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José A. Iglesias Martinez, Ph.D.
University of Vienna
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Otmar Scherzer
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Adrian Constantin
Finished: Oct 2015

Dissertation: Shape and image matching with nonconvex regularization.

Currently: Research Scientist, RICAM, Austrian Academy of Sciences
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Till Luc Lange, Ph.D.
University of Vienna
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Gerald Teschl
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Adrian Constantin
Finished: July 2015

Dissertation: On the inverse scattering transform for the Korteweg-de Vries equation with steplike initial profile.

Currently: Softwareengineer at ESG
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Hung Luong, MSc
University of Vienna
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Norbert Mauser
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Gerald Teschl

Research topic: (In-)stability of solitons of the 1d cubic NLS
under the time evolution of higher dimensional models.

Currently: Ph.D student at University of Vienna in the SFB project "Taming Complexity in Partial Differential Systems"
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Angelika Manhart, Ph.D.
University of Vienna
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Schmeiser
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Anton Arnold
Finished: Dec 2015

Dissertation: Cell movement - zooming in and out.

Currently: Postdoctoral researcher, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
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Boris Pawilowski, Ph.D.
University of Vienna
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Norbert Mauser,
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Peter Markowich,
Finished: Dec 2015

Dissertation: Mean field limit for discrete models and nonlinear discrete Schrödinger equation.

Currently: Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Zagreb, Croatia
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Ronald Quirchmayr, Ph.D
University of Vienna
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Adrian Constantin
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Otmar Scherzer
Finished: Apr 2017

Research topic: Free boundary problems in fluid mechanics.

Currently: Postdoctoral researcher at the Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)
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Alexander Rieder, Ph.D
Vienna University of Technology
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Jens Markus Melenk
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Anton Arnold
Finished: Jun 2017

Dissertation: Convolution Quadrature and Boundary Element Methods in wave propagation: a time domain point of view.

Currently: Postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Analysis and Scientific Computing, TU Wien
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Michele Ruggeri, Ph.D
Vienna University of Technology
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Dirk Praetorius
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Ansgar Jüngel
Finished: Oct 2016

Dissertation: Coupling and numerical integration of the Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert equation.

Currently: Postdoctoral researcher at the Faculty of Mathematics, University of Vienna
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Cong Shi, Ph.D
University of Vienna
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Otmar Scherzer
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Adrian Constantin
Finished: Aug 2017

Research topic: Mathematics of Hybrid Imaging,
Regularization methods.

Currently: Postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Numerical and Applied Mathematics, University of Göttingen
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Polina Shpartko, Ph.D.
Vienna University of Technology
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Ansgar Jüngel
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Dirk Praetorius
Finished: Jun 2016

Dissertation: Analytical and numerical study of drift-diffusion models for spin-transport in semiconductors.

Currently: IT Project Manager at MIC custom solutions
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Dominik Stürzer, Ph.D.
Vienna University of Technology
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Anton Arnold
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Schmeiser
Finished: Dec 2015

Dissertation: Insights into evolution equations: from Fokker-Planck to Euler-Bernoulli.

Currently: Lecturer at New York University
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Anastasiia Zalashko, Ph.D
University of Vienna
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Walter Schachermayer
Co-advisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Schmeiser
Finished: Nov 2017

Research topic: Causal optimal transport: theory and applications.

Currently: Member of the Credit Risk and Rating models department, Volksbank Wien
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