Short CV/Education and training

  • 1983
    Abitur (A-levels) at Gymnasium (grammar school) Horkesgath, Krefeld, Germany

  • 1983 – 1989
    Studied technomathematics, University of Karlsruhe, Germany

  • 1989 – 1992
    Staff researcher at the Institute of Practical Mathematics, University of Karlsruhe

  • 1991
    Summer student at the Research Institute for Advanced Computer Sciences (RIACS), NASA Ames Research Centre, Moffet Field, CA, USA

  • 1992
    Doctorate at the University of Karlsruhe

  • 1992
    Postdoc at the Interdisciplinary Project Centre for Supercomputing (IPS) at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH), Zurich

  • 1992 – 1994
    C1 research assistant at the Institute of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Würzburg, Germany

  • 1994 – 1998
    Research assistant in the research area Numerics at the Mathematical Institute at the University of Tübingen, Germany

  • 1997
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) at the University of Tübingen

  • 1997 – 1998
    Acting C4 professor of technomathematics in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

  • 1998 – 2010
    C4 professor and Chair in applied mathematics at Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Since 2010
    W3 professor and head of the research group Numerics in the Department of Mathematics at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

  • 2011 – 2015
    Speaker for the research training group 1294, Analysis, simulation and design of nanotechnology processes, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Selected publications

  • Hochbruck, M., Ostermann, A.: Exponential integrators. In: Acta Numerica, 2010. S. 209 – 286.

  • Hochbruck, M., Ostermann, A., Schweitzer, J.: Exponential Rosenbrock-type methods. In: SIAM J. Numer. Anal. 47(1), 2009. S. 786 – 803.

  • Grimm, V., Hochbruck, M.: Error analysis of exponential integrators for oscillatory second-order differential equations. In: J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 39, 2006. S. 1 – 13.

  • van den Eshof, J., Hochbruck, M.: Preconditioning Lanczos approximations to the matrix exponential. In: SIAM J. Sci. Comp. 27(4), 2006. S. 1438 – 1457.

  • Hochbruck, M., Ostermann, A.: Explicit exponential Runge-Kutta methods for semilinear parabolic problems. In: SIAM J. Numer. Anal. 43(3), 2005. S. 1069 – 1090.

  • Hochbruck, M., Lubich, C.: On Magnus integrators for time-dependent Schrödinger equations. In: SIAM J. Numer. Anal. 41, 2003. S. 945 – 963.

  • Hochbruck, M., Lubich, C.: A Gautschi-type method for oscillatory second-order differential equations. In: Numerische Mathematik 83, 1999. S. 403 – 426.

  • Hochbruck, M., Lubich, C.: Exponential integrators for quantum-classical molecular dynamics. In: BIT 39, 1999. S. 620 – 645.

  • Hochbruck, M., Lubich, C., Selhofer, H.: Exponential integrators for large systems of differential equations. In: SIAM J. Sci. Comp. 19, 1998. S. 1552 – 1574.

  • Hochbuck, M., Lubich, C.: On Krylov subspace approximations to the matrix exponential operator. In: SIAM J. Numer. Anal. 34, 1997. S. 1911 – 1925.


Selected projects

  • German Research Foundation (DFG) Research Training Group GRK 1294: Analysis, simulation and design of nanotechnology processes, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, 2010 – 2015; speaker of the GRK 2011 – 2015

  • GRK 1203: Dynamics of hot plasmas, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, and the Jülich Research Centre, Germany, 2005 – 2010

  • Project B3: Soliton formation during relativistic laser-plasma interaction, within the Transregional Collaborative Research Centre SFB/TR 18: Relativistic laser plasma dynamics, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, and LMU Munich, Germany, 2004 – 2011

  • Project B5: Advanced numerical methods for simulations of relativistic short pulse laser interactions with high density plasmas, within the Transregional Collaborative Research Centre SFB/TR 18: Relativistic laser plasma dynamics, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, and LMU Munich, Germany, 2004 – 2011

  • DFG project Ho 1577/4-1 and -2, Iterative methods for time-dependent differential equations, 2003 – 2006

  • Project C8: Time integration, within the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 382: Methods and algorithms for simulating physical processes on supercomputers, University of Tübingen and University of Stuttgart, 1998 – 2000

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Vice president of the German Research Foundation (DFG)

  • Member of the scientific advisory committee to the Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (WIAS), since 2014

  • Member of the Senate and the Joint Committee of the German Research Foundation (DFG), 2011 – 2014

  • Member of various German Research Foundation (DFG) research groups

  • Member of the executive committee of iGRAD (Interdisciplinary Graduate and Research Academy), Düsseldorf, Germany, 2008 – 2010

  • Member of the senate committee and grants committee for DFG research training groups, which also made me a permanent guest of the mathematics review board, 2003 – 2009

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Member of the board of the German medical aid organisation action medeor, www.medeor.org, since 2001


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