Dr.-Ing. Max von Danwitz


Function Postdoc
IMCS Affiliation 2021 - 2023

Research Interests



Preprints and Articles Submitted for Publication


    1. Key F, von Danwitz M, Ballarin F, Rozza G (2023): Model Order Reduction for Deforming Domain Problems in a Time-Continuous Space-Time Setting. Preprint, arXiv web-logo.png
    2. Jaelani Y, Klemm A, Köhncke M, Wimmer J, Seitz F, Marsili F, von Danwitz M, Mendler A, Henke S, Gündel M, Braml T, Spannaus M, Popp A, Kessler S (2022): Developing a Benchmark Study for Bridge Monitoring. Submitted for publication. 

      Source code and sample data available at github.com/imcs-compsim/munich-bridge-data

Articles in Peer-Reviewed International Journals


    1. von Danwitz M, Voulis I, Hosters N, Behr M (2023): Time-Continuous and Time-Discontinuous Space-Time Finite Elements for Advection-Diffusion Problems. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, DOI (Open Access) doi.png
    2. 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
    3. 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

Conference Proceedings Contributions (with Peer-Review)


  1. Milani R, Sahin T, von Danwitz M, Moll M, Popp A, Pickl A (2023): Automatic Concrete Bridge Crack Detection from Strain Measurements: A Preliminary Study. Critical Information Infrastructures Security, 13723: 158–163, DOI (Open Access) doi.png

  2. von Danwitz M, Kochmann T, Sahin T, Wimmer J, Braml T, Popp A (2023): Hybrid Digital Twins: A Proof of Concept for Reinforced Concrete Beams. Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 22(1): e202200146, DOI (Open Access) doi.png



  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, Key F, Hosters N, Behr M: Flow Simulations on Four-Dimensional Meshes, 22nd Computational Fluids Conference, Cannes, France, April 26-28, 2023
  2. von Danwitz M, Key F, Hosters N, Behr M: Space-Time Finite Elements: Accuracy and Applications, 9th GACM Colloqium on Computational Mechanics 2022, Essen, Germany, September 21 - 23, 2022
  3. von Danwitz M, Key F, Hosters N, Behr M: Space-Time Finite Elements and Model Order Reduction, 34th Chemnitz FE Symposium, Herrsching am Ammersee, Germany, September 15 - 17, 2022
  4. von Danwitz M, Kochmann T T, Sahin T, Wimmer J, Braml T, Popp A: Hybrid Digital Twins: A Proof of Concept for Reinforced Concrete Beams, 92nd Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Aachen, Germany, August 15 - 19, 2022
  5. 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



Courses & Exercises (since 2022)


Supervised Student Projects / Theses (since 2022)


  1. Network Architectures for Physics-Informed Machine Learning, Bachelor's Thesis at University of the Bundeswehr Munich, 2023