Prof. Dr. Ulrich Langer

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Ulrich Langer
Scientific Director
Group Leader Computational Methods for PDEs
ulrich.langer@ricam.oeaw.ac.at
+43 732 2468 4051
http://www.numa.uni-linz.ac.at/Staff/langer/langer.html

Short Curriculum Vitae

  • born on August 17, 1952 in Marienberg, Germany
  • 1971-1975: study of Mathematics at the Technical University Chemnitz, Germany
  • 1975: Diploma degree (Dipl.-Math.), Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany
  • 1980: Doctoral degree (Ph.D.), State University of St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 1986: Habilitation for Mathematics, Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany
  • 1992: Call to a Full Professorship for "Numerical Mathematics" at the Institute of Mathematics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria (1993 offer accepted)
  • 1992: Call to a Full Professorship (C4) for "Numerical Mathematics" at the Institute of Geometrics and Practical Mathematics, RWTH Aachen, Germany (1993 offer refused)
  • 1995: Call to a Full Professorship (C4) for "Scientific Computing" at the Institute of Scientific Computing (IWR), University Heidelberg (1995 offer refused)
  • 1998-2003: Member of the Council of the GAMM
  • 1999-2007: Member of the WG 2.5 of the IFIP
  • 1999-2007: Member of the Scientific Council of the WIAS Berlin (Germany)
  • 2000: Call to a Full Professorship (C4) for "Numerical Mathematics and Scientific Computing" at the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics of the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany (2001 offer refused)
  • 2002: Sabbatical, Summer semester 2002
  • 2003-2011: Member of the board of the Austrian Science Fund FWF
  • 2005-2011: Member of the PESC Standing Committee of the ESF
  • 2008-2013: Member of the Panel 1 "Mathematics" of the ERC for evaluating the proposals for the advanced grants
  • 2013: Sabbatical, Summer semester 2013
Former and Current Positions:
  • 1975-1976: PhD student at the Department of Mathematics at the Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany
  • 1976-1980: PhD student at the Faculty for Mathematics and Mechanics at the Leningrad University, Russia
  • 1980-1987: PostDoc at the Department of Mathematics at the Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany
  • 1986: Visiting Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics at the State University of St. Petersburg, Russia (6 months)
  • 1987-1989: University Docent at the Department of Mathematics at the Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany
  • 1989-1993: Associate Professor at the Department of Mathematics at the Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany
  • Since 1993: Full Professor and holder of Chair for Numerical Mathematics at the Institute of Mathematics
  • 1995: Visiting professor at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences at the University Kuwait, March 2002
  • 1998-2003: Speaker of the Special Research Project SFB "Numerical and Symbolic Scientific Computing" supported by the F013
  • 2002: Guest Professor at the Texas A&M University, College Station, USA, Spring Semester 2002
  • 2003-2011: Deputy Director and Group Leader of the research group "Direct Field Problems" at the RICAM
  • 01/2012-03/2013: Acting Director and Group Leader of the research group "Direct Field Problems" at the RICAM
  • 04/2013-07/2013: MATHEON-Guest Professor at the Technical University Berlin, Germany, Summer Semester 2013
  • 08/2013: RiP stay at Mathematical Research Institute Oberwolfach
  • 10/2014-09/2016: Managing Scientific Director at RICAM

Research Interests

  • Numerical Methods for PDEs
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Computational Electrodynamics
  • Multi-Grid Methods
  • Domain Decomposition Methods
  • FEM, BEM, FEM-BEM-Coupling
  • Parallel Computing