Education Profile

  • Habilitation, University of Heidelberg, 1991
  • Ph.D. (Dr. rer.nat.) in Applied Mathematics, University of Karlsruhe, 1987
  • Diploma in Mathematics and Physics, Univerisity of Kalsruhe, 1983

Professional Profile

  • ​Professor for Modelling and Simulation and Director of the G-CSC at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, 2008-2016
  • Professor for Computational Science and Simulation in Technology Chair at the University of Heidelberg, 1998-2008.
  • Professor for Applied Mathematics and Director of the Institute for Computer Applications at the University of Stuttgart, 1994-1998.
  • Professor for Numerical Mathematics at the University of Heildelberg, 1991-1993.
  • Postdoc at SFB 123 at the University of Heidelberg, 1987 - 1991.


  • ​​doIT Software award first prize for the software NeuRA, 2005
  • Award of the Controlled Release Society, 1993
  • Heinz-Maier-Leibnitz Award, 1989