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Kollegiengebäude Mathematik (20.30)
Room 3.039

Address
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Institut für Angewandte und Numerische Mathematik
Englerstrasse 2
76131 Karlsruhe

Office hours:

Tel.: +49 721 608 - 42062

Fax.: +49 721 608 - 44178

Resume

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  • born as Gudrun Boettcher 18-IV-1964 in Weimar, Germany
  • married, two children (born in 1985 and 1987)

Education

1970-1978 Pestalozzi Secondary School Weimar
1978-1982 Schiller Gymnasium Weimar
1982-1987 Mathematics at TU Dresden
Special Topic: Numerical Analysis
Other Topics: Informatics, Electrical engineering, Economy
Master (Diploma) Thesis: Contribution to a Computer Aided Technology (CAT) Package of the semiconductor research center ZMD:
"Model for ion implantation via Boltzmann transport equation"

Positions

1987-1991 Design engineer for semiconductors at ZMD

  • Mathematical and numerical design and implementation of CAT
  • Ordinary and partial differential equations, splines
  • Collaboration with Academy of Sciences (GDR)

1992-1994 Researcher at University Paderborn, Hydrodynamics (Reimund Rautmann)

  • Non-Newtonian models
  • Transport of dust in rivers (project of Emilia Romagna, Italy)

1994-1997 Member of DFG-research-group "Equations of Hydrodynamics" (Universities Bayreuth and Paderborn)

  • Helmholtz decomposition in cylinders
  • Flow in domains with cylindrical and quasicylindrical outlets

1996 PhD: Lq-Helmholtz decomposition and regularity results for the infinite cylinder

(supervised by Hermann Sohr )

1997 - 2000 Ass. Prof. at Mathematical Seminar, University Bonn

  • Flow of third grade fluids
  • Modelling of natural convection with dissipative heating
  • Mathematical investigation of non-linear limiting problems
  • Neumann problem in domains with outlets of bounded cross section
  • Member of SFB 256 and SFB 350

2000-2004 Ass. Prof. at Institute of Applied Mathematics, University Hannover - Carola von Erxleben scholarship

  • Modelling of various convection processes
  • Neumann problem for elliptic problems in sieve-type domains (DFG-grant for collaboration with Nazarov, St. Petersburg)
  • Lorenz model for second-grade fluids (with Ferrario/Passerini in Ferrara, Italy)

Habilitation May 2004: Natural Convection, Dissipation & Power-law Rheology:Mathematical Models & Results

2004-2008 Professor (Hochschuldozentin) Mathematics Department, University Dortmund

  • Modelling of drop formation (DFG-grant, coll. with Numerics, Chem. Eng.)
  • Natural convection between (horizontal) coaxial cylinders


2008-2009 Researcher at Department for Mathematics & Computer Science, Heidelberg University

  • Advisor for teacher students

2009-today Researcher at KIT Institute für numerical and applied Mathematics (Akademischer Oberrat) and Associate professor

  • Member of the Faculty council
  • Representative of the Competence Field Mathematical Models
  • Organizer of German-French Summerschools on Fluid Mechanics 2010 in Bad Herrenalb and 2012 in Nice together with University of Marseille and INRIA mèditerranèe
  • four research projects funded bei StartUp-Budgets of KIT
  • Collaboration with BAW, ptv-Group, FE-Design, BOSCH
  • 13 Diploma students
  • 2 Master students
  • 13 Bachelor theses

Research elsewhere

  • Paseky/Kacov (Czech Republic) 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013 (1 week per stay)
  • Ferrara (Italy) 1994 (7 weeks), 1996-2000, 2003-2010, 2013 (1-2 weeks per stay)
  • Pittsburgh (USA) 1995 (2 weeks)
  • Lisbon (Portugal) 1996, 1999, 2007, 2013 (1 week per stay),
  • Freiburg i.Br. 2001, 2004, 2006, 2010-2013 (1-2 weeks)

Conferences

  • 1993 Cento (Italy)
  • 1994 Madeira (Portugal)
  • 1995 Pittsburgh (USA), Hyeres (France)
  • 1996 Prag
  • 1997 Lisbon (Portugal), Palanga (Lituania)
  • 1998 Prague (Czech Republic)
  • 1999 Lisbon (Portugal), Ferrara (Italy)
  • 2000 Ferrara (Italy)
  • 2002 Rennes (France), Wittenberg (Germany)
  • 2003 Sophia Antipolis (France)
  • 2004 Paderborn, Pont-a-Mousson (Frankreich), Zürich (Switzerland), Heidelberg (Germany)
  • 2005 Bonn (Germany)
  • 2006 Kyoto (Japan), Prague (Czech Republic), Bedlewo (Poland)
  • 2007 Paderborn (Germany)
  • 2008 Prague (Czech Republic), Bedlewo (Poland), Pisa (Italy)
  • 2010 Rennes, Paderborn, Dagstuhl, Ilmenau
  • 2011 Aachen, Bad Dürkheim, Oxford, Bad Herrenalb, Dagstuhl, Bonn
  • 2012 Prag, Regensburg, Calais
  • 2013 Frankfurt, Regensburg, Pisa

Seminar lectures

  • 1994 Ferrara
  • 1996 Ferrara, Lisbon
  • 1997 Ferrara
  • 1998 Ferrara
  • 1999 Kassel,
  • 2000 Freiburg i. Breisg., Zürich, Ferrara
  • 2001 Kassel, Bonn
  • 2002 Freiburg i. Breisg., Zürich,
  • 2003 Bonn, Ferrara
  • 2004 Bonn, Dortmund, Kassel, Zürich, Ferrara
  • 2005 Ferrara, Oxford, Saarbrücken, Dresden, Erlangen, Hannover
  • 2006 Giessen, Aachen, Tokio
  • 2007 Karlsruhe, Eindhoven, Ferrara, Trier, Heidelberg, Paderborn
  • 2008 HS Karlsruhe, Siegen, Kassel, Bielefeld, Ferrara
  • 2009 Karlsruhe (TH), HTW Dresden, Essen, Dagstuhl, Ferrara
  • 2010 Freudenstadt
  • 2011 Erlangen, WIAS Berlin
  • 2012 Kassel, Erfurt
  • 2013 Tübingen, Wellington (Newzealand)

Colloquia

  • 2004 Kassel
  • 2010 Karlsruhe
  • 2012 Darmstadt, Koblenz

Own lectures for students elsewhere

  • summer term 2000 Basic concepts of Kondrat'ev theory
  • summer term 2001 Functional analysis A
  • winter term 2004/05 Variational calculus
  • summer term 2005 Fluid mechanics
  • winter term 2005/06 PDE's II
  • summer term 2006 ODE's
  • winter term 2006/07 Math. for Engineers I (400 students)
  • summer term 2007 Math. for Engineers II (400 students)
  • winter term 2007/08 Analysis I for teacher students
  • summer term 2008 Mathematical Modelling