Office hours: by arrangement (at short notice)

Research interests:

  • Mathematical Modelling: Multibody systems coupled with elasticity, PEM fuel cells / Nanochannels / Hydrogen electrolysis / Nanobubbles, 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, Machine learning
  • Statistics: Data science, Influence of stochastic perturbations
  • Physics of Failure, Reliability, FIT-rates, Automotive Networks
  • Numerics: Simulation of fully coupled ODE-PDE systems / PDE systems, Efficient simulation of large systems of differential equations, Free boundaries and contact




  • "Numerical Optimization" in SoSe 2020 (University of Applied Sciences Munich), lecture with practical course (at the moment as live online course in BigBlueButton)
  • "Mathematical Methods in Engineering" for "Aerospace Engineering" and "Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences" in WT 2020 (UniBw Munich), lecture & tutorials
  • "Linear and Nonlinear Optimization (BSc)" for "Aerospace Engineering" and "Mathematical Engineering" in HT 2019 (UniBw Munich), lecture & tutorials
  • "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)


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Preprints and accepted papers:

  • Kimmerle, S.-J.: Well-Posedness of a Coupled Quasilinear Parabolic and Elliptic Free Boundary Problem From a Model for Precipitation in Crystalline Solids.
  • Kimmerle, S.-J.: A Model Problem for Optimal Control of a Parabolic PDE Fully Coupled to ODEs, 2019, accepted.
  • Kimmerle, S.-J., K. Dvorsky, H.-D. Ließ, R. Avenhaus: Time to Failure under Varying Thermal Stresses, Preprint, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Neubiberg, 2019
  • Kimmerle, S.-J., Avenhaus, R., Dvorsky, K., Ließ, H.-D.: Statistische Kenngrößen für Ausfallzeiten elektronischer Bauteile unter zeitlich veränderlichen Temperaturbelastungen. Interne Dokumentation, Physical Software Solutions, 2018.


Publications w/o peer review and technical reports (selected):