(Dr. rer. nat.)
Research assistant in Institute of Advanced Simulation (IAS7), Forschungszentrum Jülich
Pedestrian dynamics: data analysis, modelling, simulation and software engineering
Validation and verification of mathematical models
Traffic engineering, parallel computing
Education and Positions
Guest Student Programme on Scientific Computing
Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, Hamburg
Diploma in Computer Science, Hamburg University of Technology, Hamburg
Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.), Faculty of Physics, University of Cologne
JSPS Fellow (3 months)
2008 - 2018
Research assistant, Jülich Supercomputing Centre, Forschungszentrum Jülich
Guest researcher at Key State Laboratory of Fire Science at USTC - China (2 months)
Head of the departement Mathematical modeling of Pedestrian Dynamics at IAS7
A list is also available online
Principal investigator in, “Model calibration of CrowdControl”, cooperation with Siemens AG, 2012.
Principal investigator in, “PEDFLOW Code Validation”, cooperation with SL–Rasch GmbH Special Lightweight & Structures, 2013.
Simulation and modelling in, “Hermes – Investigation of an evacuation assistant for use in emergencies during large-scale public events” funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) within the program “Research for Civil Security” in the field “Protecting and Saving Human Life” under grant number 13N9952. November 2008 till December 2011,
Simulation and modelling in “BaSiGo – Safety and security modules for large public events”, funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) under grant number 13N12045. February 2012 till March 2015.
Simulation and modelling in, “ORPHEUS: Fire Safety in the underground”
funded by Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) under 13N13266.
Pedestrian Dynamics (English)
Computer engineering (German)
Basics of Flow Theory (German)
more than 6 Bachelor, Master, Diploma and internships
4 CSC PhD students
Organization of the conference TGF’13 in Jülich.
Visiting scientist in Tokyo university, Nishinari’s lab
Member of RiMEA (Guideline for Microscopic Evacuation Analysis)
Senior developer of the software JuPedSim – a framework for simulation and analysis of pedestrian dynamics.