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Professor Dr. Marlis Hochbruck

Vice President of the DFG since 2014

Professor Dr. Marlis Hochbruck

Professor Dr. Marlis Hochbruck

Born 12 June 1964 in Krefeld

Department of Applied and Numerical Mathematics
School of Mathematics
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Academic Vita

1983Abitur, Gymnasium Horkesgath, Krefeld
1983 – 1989Study of Technomathematics, University of Karlsruhe
1992Doctorate in Mathematics, University of Karlsruhe
1997Habilitation for Mathematics, University of Tübingen

Academic Appointments

1989 – 1992Research and teaching assistant, University of Karlsruhe
1991Summer Student, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA
1992Visiting Postdoctoral Scientist at ETH Zürich
1992 – 1994Assistant Professor (C1), University of Würzburg
1994 – 1998Assistant Professor, University of Tübingen
1997 – 1998Substitute Professor for Technomathematics (C4), University of Kaiserslautern
1998 – 2010Professor (C4) for Applied Mathematics, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Since March 2010Professor (W3) for Applied and Numerical Mathematics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Professional Activities

2003 – 2009Member of the Senate and Grants Committees on Research Training Groups of the DFG and permanent guest on the review board for Mathematics
2008 – 2010Member of the executive committee of iGRAD – Interdisciplinary Graduate and Research Academy Düsseldorf
Since 2010Associate Editor of SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications
Since 2011Spokesperson of DFG Research Training Group 1294, Analysis, Simulation and Design of Nanotechnology Processes, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Since 2011Member of the Senate and the Joint Committees of the DFG
Since 2012Associate Editor of ETNA, Electronic Transactions on Numerical Analysis
Since 2014Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Weierstraß Institute for Applied Analysis und Stochastics (WIAS), Berlin

Awards and Offers

1998Offer of a C3 professor position for Numerical Mathematics, Darmstadt University of Technology (declined)
1998Offer of a C3 professor position for Numerical Mathematics and Scientific Computing, Free University Berlin (declined)
1998Heisenberg Fellowship of the DFG
1998Offer of a C4 professor position for Applied Mathematics, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
2009Offer of a W3 professor position for Applied and Numerical Mathematics, University of Karlsruhe
2009Teaching award from Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
2009Proposed offer of a W3 professor position in Scientific Computing, University of Kaiserslautern (declined)


  • Member of the Executive Board of the German Medical Aid Organization action medeor e.V. in Tönisvorst (Externer Linkwww.medeor.org     ), since 2001