Short CV/Education and training

  • 1983 – 1987
    Institute of Geography and Geoecology, German Academy of Sciences, Berlin, Germany

  • 1987 – 1991
    Institute of Cybernetics and Information Processes, German Academy of Sciences, Berlin

  • 1992 – 1996
    Researcher in the Max Planck Group "non-linear dynamics" in the Institute of Physics at the University of Potsdam, Germany

  • 1997 – 2000
    Heisenberg Fellowship from the German Research Foundation (DFG), to do research at the University of Potsdam and the University of Maryland at College Park, USA

  • Since 2000
    Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM), University of Oldenburg, Germany

Selected publications

  • Feudel, U.: Complex dynamics in multistable systems. In: Int. J. Bifurcation & Chaos 18, 2008. pp. 1607-1626.

  • Baurmann, M., Gross, T., Feudel, U.: Instabilities in spatially extended predator-prey systems: Spatio-temporal patterns in the neighbourhood of Turing-Hopf bifurcations. In: J. Theor. Biol. 245, 2007. pp. 220-229.

  • Feudel, U. et al.: Homoclinic bifurcation in a Hodgkin-Huxley model of thermally sensitive neurons. In: CHAOS 10, 2000. pp. 231-239.

  • Feudel, U., Grebogi, C.: Multistability and the control of complexity. In: CHAOS 7, 1997. pp. 597-604.

  • Feudel, U. et al.: A map with more than 100 coexisting low-period periodic attractors. In: Phys. Rev. E 54, 1996. pp. 71-81.

  • Pikovsky, A.S., Feudel, U.: Characterizing strange nonchaotic attractors. In: CHAOS 5, 1995. pp. 253-260.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • 3 projects on "Modelling Key Processes in Tidal Flats" in the German Research Foundation (DFG) Research Unit "Biogeochemistry of Tidal Flats", 2001 – 2009

  • "Non-linear dynamics of ocean circulation: Multistability, criticality and risk" (together with Prof. H.-J. Schellnhuber, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research) in the DFG Collaborative Research Centre SFB 555 "Non-linear processes in complex systems", 1998 – 2001

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the American Physical Society, Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Society of Mathematical Biology, European Geophysical Union

  • Member of the External Scientific Advisory Committee of the "Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Physics and Complex Systems" at the University of the Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, since 2008

  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the journal CHAOS, since 2007

  • Member of the Senate Committee and the Grants Committee for Research Training Groups of the German Research Foundation (DFG), since 2006

  • Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, since 2004

  • Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, since 2003


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