Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Matthias Gerdts

Luft- und Raumfahrttechnik
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Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Matthias Gerdts


  since 2010 Full Professor (W3) for Engineering Mathematics, Universität der Bundeswehr München
  2009-2010 Associate Professor (W2) for Applied Mathematics, University of Würzburg
  2007-2009 Lecturer for Mathematical Optimization, University of Birmingham, U.K.
  2004-2007 Junior Professor (W1) for Optimal Control, University of Hamburg
  2006 Habilitation, University of Bayreuth
  2003 Visiting Professor, University of California, San Diego, USA
  2001 Phd, University of Bayreuth, Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Hans Josef Pesch
  1997 Diplom (Master) in Mathematics with minor Computer Science, TU Clausthal

Research interests:

  • optimal control theory and methods
  • differential-algebraic equations
  • optimization methods
  • online-optimization using model-predictive control and sensitivity analysis


Editorial Boards:

  • DAE Panel, ISSN (online): 2939-9084
  • Optimization - A Journal of Mathematical Programming and Operations Research, Taylor & Francis, https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/gopt20/current