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Sven-Joachim Kimmerle

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Unfortunately, I don't have
a fuel cell car, yet ...

Dr. rer. nat. Sven-Joachim Kimmerle

Research Associate
at institute LRT-1

Building: 41/300
Room: 2304
Phone: 089/6004 - 2129
Fax: 089/6004 - 2136
Office hours:
by arrangement (at short notice)

Research interests:

  • Mathematical Modelling: Multibody systems coupled with elasticity, PEM fuel cells / Nanochannels / Hydrogen electrolysis, Phase transitions (Sharp-Interface models / Macroscopic equations)
  • Analysis: Coupled ODE-PDE systems, Mathematical elasticity, Free boundary problems, Homogenization of PDE / Asymptotic analysis
  • Optimization: Optimal control of PDE, Optimal control of ODE-PDE systems, Shape optimization
  • Numerics: Simulation of fully coupled ODE-PDE systems / PDE systems, Efficient simulation of large systems of differential equations, Free boundaries and contact


  • "Numerics - Advanced chapters" for "Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences" in FT 2017 (UniBw Munich)
  • "Mathematical Modelling" for "Mathematical Engineering", "Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences" and "Aerospace Engineering" in FT 2017 (UniBw Munich)
  • "Introduction Finite Element Methods" for "Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences" in WT 2017 (UniBw Munich)
  • "Statistics" for "Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences" in WT 2017 (UniBw Munich)
  • "Programming" for "Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences" in HT 2016, HT 2017 (UniBw Munich)
  • "Finite Elements" for "Mathematical Engineering" in WT 2013, WT 2015 (UniBw Munich), lecture & tutorials
  • "Mathematical Methods II" for ecomic and social sciences (in English), Autumn term 2010 (U Ottawa)
  • "Calcul différentiel et intégral pour les sciences de la vie II" in French (Calculus II for life sciences), Winter term 2010 (U Ottawa)

Teaching support and coordination (UniBw Munich listed only):

Further duties and responsibilities:

Personal information:


Refereed publications (at UniBw M):


Preprints (available on request):

  • Kimmerle, S.-J.: Well-Posedness of a Coupled Quasilinear Parabolic and Elliptic Free Boundary Problem From a Model for Precipitation in Crystalline Solids.

Further publications and technical reports (selected):