Roman Pascal Schärer


MATHCCES
Department of Mathematics
RWTH Aachen University
Schinkelstr. 2
D-52062 Aachen
Germany

Office: Rogowski 328b
Phone: +49(0)241 80 98664
Email: schaerer@mathcces.rwth-aachen.de













Research Interests


  • Hyperbolic PDEs
  • Moment methods for rarefied gases and plasmas
  • Entropy-based moment closures


Open Student Projects

Currently there are no open student projects available.



Short Résumé


2012 to 2016Doctoral studies at RWTH Aachen
2012MSc ETH CSE
Summer 2011IDEA League and Erasmus exchange student at RWTH Aachen, Germany
2010 - 2012Studies in CSE with specialization in theoretical physics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
2010BSc ETH CSE
2006 - 2010Studies in CSE with specialization in atmospheric physics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
1985 Born in Baden, Switzerland


Teaching


I was teaching assistant for the following lectures and seminars

  • Mathematische Grundlagen III, RWTH Aachen, winter term 2015
  • Mathematical Models in Science and Engineering (PDEs), summer term 2014
  • Mathematische Grundlagen III, RWTH Aachen, winter term 2014
  • Mathematical Models in Science and Engineering (PDEs), summer term 2013
  • Mathematische Grundlagen V, RWTH Aachen, winter term 2013
  • Mathematische Grundlagen II, RWTH Aachen, summer term 2012
  • Lineare Algebra, D-INFK, ETH Zurich, fall term 2009
  • Advanced Computational Science, D-INFK, ETH Zurich, spring term 2009
  • Lineare Algebra, D-INFK, ETH Zurich, fall term 2008


Publications

Papers

  • On Singular Closures for the 5-Moment System in Kinetic Gas Theory
    R. P. Schärer, M. Torrilhon, CiCP, 17(2) , p. 371-400, 2015
  • A Framework for Hyperbolic Approximation of Kinetic Equations Using Quadrature-Based Projection Methods
    J. Koellermeier, R. P. Schaerer, M. Torrilhon, Kinet. Relat. Mod., 5(3) p.531-549, 2014
  • The 35-Moment System with the Maximum-entropy Closure for Rarefied Gas Flows
    R. P. Schaerer, M. Torrilhon, Eur. J. Mech. B-Fluid, submitted
  • Efficient Algorithms and Implementations of Entropy-based Moment Closures for Rarefied Gases
    R. P. Schaerer, P. Bansal, M. Torrilhon, submitted

Proceedings

  • A new closure mitigating the sub-shock phenomenon in the continuous shock-structure problem
    R. P. Schaerer, M. Torrilhon, PAMM, Volume 13, Issue 1, December 2013

Theses

  • Numerical Solutions of Kinetic Equations for Plasma Applications
    R. P. Schärer, Master Thesis, ETH Zurich, 2011


Talks and Posters

  • 2nd European Conference on Non-equilibrium Gas Flows, TU, Eindhoven, 12/2015 (Talk)
  • Aachen Conference on Computational Engineering Science, RWTH Aachen, 7/2015 (Poster)
  • Young Investigators Conference, RWTH Aachen, 7/2015 (Talk)
  • SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Salt Lake City, 3/2015 (Poster)
  • 15th International Conference on Hyperbolic Problems: Theory, Numerics, Applications, IMPA, Rio de Janeiro, 7/2014 (Talk)
  • Numerical approximations of hyperbolic systems with source terms and applications, RWTH Aachen, 9/2013 (Talk)
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