


ACM Faculty
Core Faculty
Core faculty regularly teach majorspecific mandatory courses, and
will advise students on the major and on their overall study plan.
 MarcThorsten
Hütt, Professor of Computational Systems Biology
 Teaching in ACM: Nonlinear Dynamics, Computational
Systems Biology
 Research: Biological networks, genome signatures,
analysis of spatiotemporal patterns
 Lars
Linsen, Professor of Computational Science and Computer
Science
 Teaching in ACM: Numerical Methods, Graphics and
Visualization
 Research: Visualization, Computer Graphics, Geometric
Modeling
 Marcel
Oliver, Professor of Mathematics, Program Coordinator ACM
 Teaching in ACM: Numerical Analysis, Partial
Differential Equations, General Mathematics and Computational
Science
 Research: Partial differential equations, in particular
problems from Geophysical Fluid Dynamics; structure preserving
numerical algorithms; applied analysis
 Peter
Oswald, Professor of Mathematics
 Teaching in ACM: Numerical Analysis, Applied
Differential Equations and Modeling
 Research: Approximation Theory; Multiscale Methods;
Finite Elements, Splines, Wavelets; Mathematical Modeling
 Tobias
Preusser, Professor of Mathematical Modeling of Medical
Processes
 Teaching in ACM: Numerical Analysis, General Mathematics
and Computational Science, Modeling
 Research: Modeling and simulation of biomedical
processes, Partial Differential Equations, Numerical Analysis
Associated Faculty
Associated faculty usually teach courses in other majors which are
suitable ACM electives, may advise guided research projects in ACM,
and will advise students on choices for their home school
electives.
 Frank
Oliver Glöckner, Professor of Bioinformatics
 Teaching related to ACM: Bioinformatics and
Computational Biology
 Research: Marine Bioinformatics, Metagenomics,
Ecosystems Biology
 Herbert
Jaeger, Professor of Computational Science
 Teaching related to ACM: Computability and
Complexity
 Research: Machine learning, neural networks, nonlinear
signal processing and pattern recognition (especially speech and
handwriting recognition)
 Arzhang
Khalili, Professor of Computational Science
 Teaching related to ACM: Fluid Dynamics, Computational
Fluid Dynamics
 Research: Porous media flows, sedimentfluid
interaction, biogeochemical modeling
 Ulrich
Kleinekathöfer, Professor of Physics
 Teaching related to ACM:
 Research: Computational physics and biophysics, in
particular wave function calculations for nonlinear spectroscopy,
density matrix theory for electron and exciton transfer,
largescale classical molecular dynamics
 Michael
Kohlhase, Professor of Computer Science
 Research: Mathematical knowlege representation and
management
 Agostino
Merico, Professor of Ecology
 Research: Population dynamics, marine ecology, marine
geochemistry; paleoclimate; modeling of interactions between
climate, ecology, and social and economic systems
 Hildegard
MeyerOrtmanns, Professor of Physics
 Teaching related to ACM: Statistical Physics of
Networks, Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena
 Research: Nonequilibrium statistical physics; dynamical
processes on networks, applications to metabolic and genetic
networks; phase transitions and critical phenomena, satisfiability
problems of computer science
 Götz
Pfander, Professor of Mathematics
 Teaching related to ACM: Analysis, Harmonic
Analysis
 Research: Harmonic analysis, timefrequency analysis,
sampling theory
 Danilo
Roccatano, Professor of Biochemical Engineering
 Teaching related to ACM: Advanced Computational Methods
for Nanomolecular Science
 Research: Solvent models for molecular dynamics;
biomaterials; protein and peptide folding
 Joachim
Vogt, Professor of Physics
 Teaching related to ACM: ESS Computational Modeling, ESS
Data Analysis Techniques
 Research: Space physics, computational
magnetohydrodynamics, analysis of data from magnetospheric
satellite missions

