Dr.-Ing. Max von Danwitz

Professur für Computergestützte Simulation im Bauingenieurwesen
Gebäude 41/100, Zimmer 5116
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Dr.-Ing. Max von Danwitz


Academic Career

05/2021 -  Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Mathematics and Computer-Based Simulation, University of the Bundeswehr Munich
11/2015 - 04/2021 Doctoral Researcher, Chair for Computational Analysis of Technical Systems, RWTH Aachen University
10/2013 - 09/2015 Master of Science, Program Simulation Science, RWTH Aachen University
10/2010 - 09/2013 Bachelor of Science, Program Engineering Science, TU Munich

Research Interests


Scientific Community

since 2021 Member International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM)
since 2021 Member German Association for Computational Mechanics (GACM)
since 2017 Member International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM)
since 2009 Member German Physical Society (DPG)


Author Profiles

Preprints and Articles Submitted for Publication

  1. von Danwitz M, Voulis I, Hosters N, Behr M (2022): Time-Continuous and Time-Discontinuous Space-Time Finite Elements for Advection-Diffusion Problems, submitted for publication, arXiv web-logo.png

Articles in Peer-Reviewed International Journals


    1. von Danwitz M, Antony P, Key F, Hosters N, Behr M (2021): Four-dimensional elastically deformed simplex space-time meshes for domains with time-variant topology.  International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 93(12): 3490-3506, DOI (Open Access) doi.png
    2. von Danwitz M, Karyofylli V, Hosters N, Behr M (2019): Simplex space-time meshes in compressible flow simulations. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 91(1): 29–48, DOI doi.png, arXiv web-logo.png, Top Cited Article 2019-2020



  1. von Danwitz M (2021): Compressible flow simulation with space-time finite elements, Ph.D. Thesis, RWTH Aachen University.
  2. von Danwitz M (2015): Simulation of rising bubbles in viscoelastic fluids, Master Thesis, RWTH Aachen University.

 International Conference Contributions with Abstract (since 2022)


  1. von Danwitz M, Antony P, Hosters N, Behr M: Space-time finite element methods for flow problems, 8th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, Oslo, Norway, June 5-9, 2022