Short Biography of Manuel Torrilhon

1975 born in Berlin, West-Germany
1999 Diploma in Engineering Physics, TU Berlin, Germany
2003 PhD in Applied Mathematics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
2003/2004 Lecturer, Dept. of Mathematics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
2004/2005 Research Associate, Dept. of Mathematics, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
2005/2006 Post-Doc in Applied Mathematics at Princeton University, USA
2006 European Young Investigator (EURYI) Award of ESF
2007-2010 Assistant Professor, Seminar for Applied Mathematics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
2009 Visiting Professor in Applied Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
since 2010 Chair of Mathematics (CCES) at RWTH Aachen

Advisors and Collaborators

My diploma thesis at TU Berlin was done under the supervision of Prof. Ingo Müller in Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics. The PhD-advisor for my thesis on Numerics for Magnetoydrodynamics was Prof. Rolf Jeltsch from ETH Zurich, while Prof. Sebastian Noelle from RWTH Aachen was external examiner.

In Hong Kong I was working with Prof. Kun Xu. In Princeton my host was Prof. Weinan E.

Over the last years I worked closely with Prof. Henning Struchtrup from Mechanical Engineering at University of Victoria in Canada.

Some of my other collaborators are:

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