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Prof. Dr. Barbara Niethammer

E-mail: niethammer(at)iam.uni-bonn.de
Phone: +49 228 73 2216
Room: 2.039
Location: Mathematics Center
Institute: Institute for Applied Mathematics
Research Area: Research Area B
Mathscinet-Number: 359693

Publications

Academic Career

1996

PhD in Mathematics, University of Bonn

1996--1997

Postdoc, Courant Institute, NYU

1997--2003

Research Assistant (C1), University of Bonn

2001

Guest scientist, Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig

2002

Habilitation in Mathematics, University of Bonn

2003--2007

Full Professor (C4), Humboldt University of Berlin

2007--2012

Professor in the Mathematical Institute and Tutorial Fellow of St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford

2012--

Full Professor (W3), Bonn

Selected Publications

[1] Michael Herrmann, Barbara Niethammer
Kramers' formula for chemical reactions in the context of Wasserstein gradient flows
Commun. Math. Sci. , 9: (2): 623--635
2011
ISSN: 1539-6746
File: http://http://projecteuclid.org/getRecord?id=euclid.cms/1305034472
[2] Govind Menon, Barbara Niethammer, Robert L. Pego
Dynamics and self-similarity in min-driven clustering
Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. , 362: (12): 6591--6618
2010
ISSN: 0002-9947
DOI: 10.1090/S0002-9947-2010-05085-8
[3] D. Peschka, A. Münch, B. Niethammer
Self-similar rupture of viscous thin films in the strong-slip regime
Nonlinearity , 23: (2): 409--427
2010
ISSN: 0951-7715
DOI: 10.1088/0951-7715/23/2/010
[4] Barbara Niethammer, Robert L. Pego
Well-posedness for measure transport in a family of nonlocal domain coarsening models
Indiana Univ. Math. J. , 54: (2): 499--530
2005
ISSN: 0022-2518
DOI: 10.1512/iumj.2005.54.2598
[5] Pierre-Emmanuel Jabin, Barbara Niethammer
On the rate of convergence to equilibrium in the Becker-Döring equations
J. Differential Equations , 191: (2): 518--543
2003
ISSN: 0022-0396
DOI: 10.1016/S0022-0396(03)00021-4
[6] Barbara Niethammer, Felix Otto
Ostwald ripening: the screening length revisited
Calc. Var. Partial Differential Equations , 13: (1): 33--68
2001
ISSN: 0944-2669
DOI: 10.1007/PL00009923
[7] Barbara Niethammer, Robert L. Pego
Non-self-similar behavior in the LSW theory of Ostwald ripening
J. Statist. Phys. , 95: (5-6): 867--902
1999
ISSN: 0022-4715
DOI: 10.1023/A:1004546215920
[8] Barbara Niethammer
Derivation of the LSW-theory for Ostwald ripening by homogenization methods
Arch. Ration. Mech. Anal. , 147: (2): 119--178
1999
ISSN: 0003-9527
DOI: 10.1007/s002050050147
[9] B. Niethammer
On the evolution of large clusters in the Becker-Döring model
J. Nonlinear Sci. , 13: (1): 115--155
2003
ISSN: 0938-8974
DOI: 10.1007/s00332-002-0535-8

Awards

2003

Richard von Mises Prize, GAMM

2011

Whitehead Prize, London Mathematical Society

Invited Lectures

2009

Annual Meeting of GAMM

2011

Equadiff

2013

SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science

Editorships

SIAM Multiscale Modeling and Simulation

Kinetic and Related Models

Research Projects and Activities

International Joint Project, Royal Society and CNRS, ''Kinetic models with mass transport and coalescence'' (2010-12), Project in DFG Research Center MATHEON on ''Precipitation in crystalline solids'' (2004-8), Member of DFG Research Group ''Analysis and Stochastics in Complex Physical Systems'' (2005-7), Member of DFG Graduate School on ''Analysis, Numerics and Optimization of Multiphase Problems'' (2005-8)

Contribution to Research Areas

Research Area B

Selected PhD students

Reiner Henseler (2007, HU Berlin), Dirk Peschka (2008, HU Berlin, joint with A. Muench), Sven-Joachim Kimmerle (2009, HU Berlin), Michael Helmers (2012, U of Oxford)
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