### Katharina

### Brazda

Geophysicist, PhD Student in Mathematics

Office: 04.123

E-mail: katharina.brazda@univie.ac.at

I am also teaching at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien.

#### Research

### Interests

- Continuum mechanics, elasticity
- Calculus of variations
- Partial differential equations
- Global seismology, gravimetry
- Geophysical fluid dynamics

### Preprints

K. Brazda, M.V. de Hoop, and G. Hörmann.
* Variational formulation of the earthâ€™s elastic-gravitational deformations under low regularity conditions*,
arXiv:1702.04741, 2017.

### Publications

M. Sommer, K. Brazda, and M. Hantel.
* Statistical mechanics for conservative discretizations of two-dimensional incompressible flow*,
Meteorologische Zeitschrift 21 (4) 371-384, 2012.

M. Sommer, K. Brazda, and M. Hantel.
* Algebraic construction of a Nambu bracket for the two-dimensional vorticity equation*,
Physics Letters A 375 (37-2) 3310-3313, 2011.

R. Pašteka, F.P. Richter, R. Karcol, K. Brazda, and M. Hajach.
* Regularized derivatives of potential fields and their role in semi-automated interpretation methods*,
Geophysical Prospecting 57 (4) 507-516, 2009.

### Theses

Master's thesis (mathematics; supervisor: Günther Hörmann):
* Variational solution of the elastic wave equation*.

Doctoral thesis (geophysics; supervisor: Günther Hörmann):
* The elastic-gravitational equations in global seismology with low regularity*.

Diploma thesis (geophysics; supervisor: Bruno Meurers):
* Gravity field continuation and its regularization*.

#### CV

### Education

02/2018: ** Master ** (**MSc.**) in Mathematics, University of Vienna

09/2017: ** Doctorate ** (**Dr.**) in Geophysics, University of Vienna

01/2007: ** Diploma ** (**Mag.**) in Geophysics, University of Vienna

### Employment

Since 03/2018: ** Research Assistant**, University of Vienna, Faculty of Mathematics

Since 09/2015: ** Lecturer**, University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, Department of Applied Mathematics and Physics

08/2014 - 12/2017: ** Adjunct Professor**, Webster Vienna Private University, Department of Business and Management

03/2013 - 08/2014 & 10/2015 - 02/2018: ** Lecturer**, University of Vienna, Faculty of Mathematics

01/2007 - 12/2012: ** Research Assistant**, University of Vienna, Faculty of Mathematics

#### Teaching

** University of Vienna (Mathematics, Physics, Meteorology and Geophysics): **

Problem sessions to Analysis for Physicists 1,

Problem sessions to Analysis for Physicists 2,

Problem sessions to Linear Algebra for Physicists,

Tutorials to Introduction to Analysis,

Lecture course: Theory of Seismic Waves,

Lecture course: Signal Analysis,

Problem sessions to Signal Analysis.

** University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien: **

Lecture course: Mathematics 3 (Bachelor Mechatronics/Robotics).

** Webster Vienna Private University: **

Lecture course: MATH 1430 College Algebra (Bachelor Business/Management).

Last update: 10/2018