Dr. rer. nat. Volker Kempf

Professur für Mathematik
Gebäude 41/100, Zimmer 5117
+49 89 6004-4644
volker.kempf@unibw.de

Dr. rer. nat. Volker Kempf

Career

07/2018 - Research Associate
Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany, Institute for Mathematics and Computer-Based Simulation
05/2017 - 06/2018 Battalion Maintenance Officer, Health and Safety Officer
Bruchsal, Germany
10/2015 - 04/2017 Ammunition Technical Officer, Health and Safety Officer
Bruchsal, Germany
01/2013 - 10/2015 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Officer
Stetten a.k.M. and Gera, Germany

Academic Education

07/2018 - 08/2022 Dr. rer. nat., Mathematics
Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany
04/2014 - 03/2019 Master of Science, Mathematics
FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany
01/2010 - 09/2011 Master of Science, Mathematical Engineering
Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany
10/2007 - 12/2009 Bachelor of Science, Mathematical Engineering
Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany

Research Interests

  • Numerical Analysis of PDEs
  • Finite Element Methods
  • Pressure-robust Discretizations for (Navier-)Stokes equations
  • Anisotropic Finite Elements

Publications

Preprints and Articles Submitted for Publication

  • Kempf, V.: Pressure-robust and conforming discretization of the Stokes equations on anisotropic meshes, arXiv web-logo.png

Articles in Peer-Reviewed International Journals

  • Kempf, V.: Brezzi--Douglas--Marini interpolation on anisotropic simplices and prisms, Comptes Rendus Mathematiques, accepted, arXiv web-logo.png
  • Apel, T.; Kempf, V.: Pressure-robust error estimate of optimal order for the Stokes equations: domains with re-entrant edges and anisotropic mesh grading, Calcolo, 58(2):15, DOI: 10.1007/s10092-021-00402-zdoi.pngarXiv web-logo.png
  • Apel, T.; Kempf, V.; Linke, A.; Merdon, C.: A nonconforming pressure-robust finite element method for the Stokes equations on anisotropic meshes, IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis, 42(1):392-416, DOI: 10.1093/imanum/draa097doi.png arXiv web-logo.png
  • Apel, T.; Kempf, V.: Brezzi--Douglas--Marini interpolation of any order on anisotropic triangles and tetrahedra, SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 58(3):1696-1718, DOI: 10.1137/19M1302910doi.png arXiv web-logo.png
  • Kempf, V.: Approximated analytical approach for temperature calculation in pulsed arc welding, International Journal on Interactive Design and Manufacturing, 14(2):675-681, DOI: 10.1007/s12008-019-00638-8doi.png

Conference Proceedings

  • Kempf, V.: Pressure-robustness for the Stokes equations on anisotropic meshes, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 21(1):e202100112, DOI: 10.1002/pamm.202100112doi.png
  • Apel, T.; Eckardt, L.; Haubner, C.; Kempf, V.: The maximal angle condition on finite elements: useful or not?, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 20(1):e202000116, DOI: 10.1002/pamm.202000116doi.png

Doktorarbeit

International Conference Contributions

  • Kempf, V.: Anisotropic and pressure-robust discretizations for the Stokes equations, 35th Chemnitz Finite Element Symposium, Herrsching, Germany, September 15-17, 2022
  • Kempf, V.: Anisotropic and pressure-robust discretizations for the Stokes equations, CMAM 2022, Vienna, Austria, August 29 - September 2, 2022
  • Kempf, V.: Pressure-robust and conforming discretization of the Stokes equations on anisotropic meshes, 92nd GAMM Annual Meeting, Aachen, Germany, August 15-18, 2022
  • Kempf, V.: Anisotropic Brezzi--Douglas--Marini interpolation with applications to incompressible flows, NUM CFD Workshop, WIAS, Berlin, Germany, July 5-8, 2022
  • Kempf, V.: Pressure-robust discretization for the Stokes equations on domains with re-entrant edges, DMV-ÖMG Annual Meeting, Passau/Online, Germany, September 27 - October 01, 2021
  • Kempf, V.: Pressure-robust, non-conforming discretization of the Stokes equations on domains with re-entrant edges, 91st GAMM Annual Meeting, Kassel/Online, Germany, March 15-19, 2021
  • Kempf, V.: Pressure-robust discretization of the Stokes equations on domains with edges, 33th Chemnitz Finite Element Symposium, Chemnitz/Online, Germany, September 14-17, 2020
  • Kempf, V.: Anisotropic pressure-robust discretizations of the Stokes equations, ALGORITMY 2020, Podbanske/Online, Slovakia, September 10-15, 2020
  • Kempf, V.: A non-conforming pressure-robust finite element method for the Stokes equations on anisotropic meshes, International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM2019), Valencia, Spain, July 15-19, 2019

Teaching

Courses & Exercises

  • Übung Mathematik I, II, III (HT2018, WT2019, HT2019, WT2020, HT2020, WT2021, HT2021, WT2022)
  • Übung Partielle Differentialgleichungen (WT2021)
  • Übung Numerische Mathematik (HT2022)

Supervised Student Projects / Theses

  • Implementing the finite element method for quantum graphs, Henrik Bartsch, Bachelor's Thesis (2021)
  • Finite-Elemente-Netze ohne Maximalwinkelbedingung in dreidimensionalen Gebieten, Wilhelm Böhme, Master's Thesis (2020)
  • Implementierung eines a-posteriori Fehlerschätzers für die Stokes Gleichungen, Wilhelm Böhme, Student Project (2019)
  • Finite-Elemente-Lösung einer Randwertaufgabe mit nichtglatter Randbedingung, Wilhelm Böhme, Bachelor's Thesis (2019)