Short CV/Education and training

  • 1987
    Diploma in Mathematics, Moscow Lomonosov University, Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics, Moscow, Russia

  • 1990
    Doctoral Thesis in Scientific Computing, Moscow University for Telecommunication and Informatics, Moscow, Russia

  • 1990 – 1993
    Senior Lecturer at Rybinsk Aviation Technological Academy, Department for Software Development, Rybinsk, Russia

  • 1994 – 2002
    Researcher at Moscow Lomonosov University, Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics, Moscow, Russia

  • 2002 – 2014
    Researcher at German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology, Göttingen

  • 2009
    Habilitation (venia legendi) in Fluid Mechanics, TU Ilmenau

  • 2014
    Habilitation (venia legendi) in Mathematics, Georg August University, Göttingen

  • since 2014
    Heisenberg Fellow (DFG) at Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen

Selected publications

  • Shishkina O. (2016) Momentum and heat transport scalings in laminar vertical convection. Phys. Rev E 93, 051102(R).

  • Shishkina O., Grossmann S., Lohse D. (2016) Heat and momentum transport scalings in horizontal convection. Geophys. Res. Lett. 43, 1219-1225

  • Shishkina O, Wagner S (2016) Prandtl-number dependence of heat transport in laminar horizontal convection. Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 024302.

  • Shishkina O., Horn S., Wagner S., Ching E. (2015) Thermal boundary layer equation for turbulent Rayleigh-Bénard convection. Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 114302.

  • Shishkina O., Wagner S., Horn S. (2014) The influence of the angle between the wind and the isothermal surfaces on the boundary layer structures in turbulent thermal convection. Phys. Rev. E, 89, 033014.

Complete list of publications

Additional qualifications

  • 2014 Habilitation in Mathematics

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • 3 children


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