Former Member

Prof. Dr. Philipp Kügler

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Philipp Kügler
Group Leader Mathematical Methods in Molecular and Systems Biology

Short Curriculum Vitae

  • born on May 11th, 1975 in Kulmbach, Germany
  • 09.1985 – 06.1993 Bundesgymnasium Hallein, Austria; Matura passed with distinction
  • 10.1993 – 09.1994 Military service in the Austrian army officer since 1997
  • 10.1994 – 01.1997 studies in technical physics
  • 10.1995 – 02.2000 studies in technical mathematics; Diploma passed with distinction
  • 03.2000 – 02.2003 studies in technical sciences; Doctorate passed with distinction; all at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria
Former and Current Positions:
  • 03.2000 – 02.2003 research assistent at the special research program SFB F013 Numerical and Symbolic Scientific Computing
  • 03.2003 – 09.2009 assistant professor at the Industrial Mathematics Institute of the Johannes Kepler University
  • 06.2005 – 12.2008 scientific advisor at the Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 10.2009 – 09.2010 W3-locum tenens professor for optimization at the University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • 01.2009 - 12.2016RICAM group leader Mathematical Methods in Molecular and Systems Biology

Research Interests

  • Deterministic and Stochastic Approaches to Parameter Inference in Biological Systems
  • Online Parameter Estimation in ICU Patient Monitoring
  • Computational Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
  • Model based Strategies for Disease Therapy
  • Statistical Analysis of Experimental Data
  • Modelling of Transport through Cellular Membranes
Awards and Honours:
  • 1999 Scholarship of the Faculty of Science at the Johannes Kepler University
  • 2000 Scholarship of the Sohmen Far-East-Foundation, Linz
  • 2001 Visiting Fellowship at the Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Oxford, UK
  • 2002 Honourable Mention at the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics Student Paper Prize, Philadelphia, USA
  • 2003 Visiting Fellowship at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
  • 2004 Prize for best Dissertation of the Austrian Mathematical Society
  • 2008 High Potential at the Mathematics and… Call of the Viennese Science and Technology Fund
  • 2011 Visiting Fellowship at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK