Former Member

Dr. Thomas Wick

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Thomas Wick
Research Scientist Computational Methods for PDEs

Short Curriculum Vitae

  • 2011 PhD in Mathematics, Heidelberg University, Germany
  • 2008 M.Sc. in Mathematics, University of Siegen, Germany
  • 2008 Diploma (Certificate), Basic management competences, University of Siegen, Germany
  • 2006 B.Sc. in Mathematics, University of Siegen, Germany
Former and Current Positions:
  • 2016-: Maître de conférences at Ecole Polytechnique Paris
  • 2015: Visiting Professor (6 months non-tenure substitute of a W3 professorship), Faculty for Mathematics, Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany
  • 2014-2016: Research Scientist in the group "Computational Methods for Direct Field Problems" at RICAM
  • 2013 – 2014: Feodor Lynen Postdoctoral Fellowship of the German Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in the group of Prof. M.F. Wheeler at the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES), The University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • 2012 – 2013: Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Subsurface Modeling (Prof. M.F. Wheeler) at the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES), The University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • 2012: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Research Assistant) in the numerical analysis group (Prof. R. Rannacher), Institute of Applied Mathematics, Heidelberg University, Germany
  • 2009 – 2011: Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft (Teaching Assistant, supervision of seminar candidates, and administrative responsibilities), numerical analysis group, Heidelberg University, Germany
  • 2007 – 2008: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Research Assistant), Scientific Computing Group (Prof. F.-T. Suttmeier) in the project: micro-deformation simulations with finite elements, University of Siegen in collaboration with ThyssenKrupp Steel in Duisburg, Germany
  • 2006 – 2007: Internship ThyssenKrupp Steel, Department Sales/Engineering in the Devision Automotive, ThyssenKrupp in Duisburg, Germany
  • 2005 – 2008: Teaching Assistant in numerics, linear algebra, approximation theory, University of Siegen, Germany

Research Interests

  • adaptive finite elements
  • fluid-structure interaction
  • phase-field fracture propagation
  • PDE-based optimization and variational inequalities