Department of Mathematics and Logistics

Jacobs University Bremen

Campus Ring 1

28759 Bremen

Germany

Email: s.petrat AT jacobs-university.de

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Office: Research I, room 112

Phone: +49 421 200 3211

I am Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Jacobs University. My main working area is mathematical physics, in particular many-body quantum mechanics.

- Quantum many-body systems
- Derivation of effective dynamics
- Hartree-Fock dynamics
- Non-linear partial differential equations
- Spin wave theory
- Dynamics in the Heisenberg ferromagnet
- Relativistic quantum mechanics
- Wave functions on space-time configurations (multi-time wave functions)

- Spring 2017: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Physics Department of Princeton University, supervised by Elliott Lieb, supported by a DAAD postdoc scholarship
- Fall 2016: Member at the School of Mathematics of the Institute for Advanced Study, supported by the IAS and a DAAD postdoc scholarship
- 2014-2016: PostDoc (ISTFELLOW) at IST Austria in the group of Robert Seiringer

- 2014: PhD in mathematics, LMU Munich (supported by Cusanuswerk PhD scholarship). PhD thesis: Derivation of Mean-field Dynamics for Fermions (advisor: Peter Pickl)
- 2010: MSc in physics, Rutgers University (supported by Fulbright scholarship)
- 2009: BSc in physics, LMU Munich

- 11/2016:
**Free Dynamics of a Tracer Particle in a Fermi Sea**, Analysis and Mathematical Physics Seminar at IAS - 09/2016:
**Effective Quantum Dynamics**, 15 min introductory talk at IAS, aimed at a general mathematics audience (slides are available here) - 06/2016: Derivation of Mean-Field Dynamics for Fermions, talk at the conference Mathematical Many-Body Theory and its Applications, Bilbao, Spain

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