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PhD student in Mathematics

University of Vienna

Faculty of Mathematics

Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1

1090 Wien, Austria

Office: 04.123

Phone: +43 1 4277 50675


I am currently employed at the University of Vienna as a PhD student in the group for Applied Mathematics and Modeling under supervision of Ulisse Stefanelli. I am a member of the Vienna Doctoral School Mathematics and associated to the Doctoral School "Dissipation and Dispersion in Nonlinear PDEs".

Research interests

  • Partial differential equations with applications in material science.
  • Variational structures in continuum mechanics.
  • Evolution of rate independent systems.
  • Thermomechanics of shape memory alloys.