Dipl.-Math. (FH) Manuel Landstorfer


Ulm University
Department of Numerical Mathematics
Helmholtzstraße 18 (Room 143)
89069 Ulm, Germany


Phone: +49 (0)731 / 50-23533
Fax: +49 (0)731 / 50-23548
Mail: manuel.landstorfer )^( uni-ulm.de

Current Fields of Research:

Mathematical Modeling of Lithium Ion Batteries

Part of the BMBF Project LISA
Collaboration with Theoretical Electrochemistry Group (PD Dr. Timo Jacob), Institute of Electrochemistry, Ulm University.

  • Free energy functional based derivation of transport equation systems
  • Kinetic studies - boundary conditions
  • Ion transport in solid electrolytes
  • Potential and concentration distribution at electrode/electrolyte interfaces
  • Influence studies of the space charge layer 
  • Full Cell Simulation of discharge 
  • Impedance spectroscopy simulations based on PDEs (no equivalent circuit!)


Schwarz-Christoffel in multiply connected domains and applications for the Laplace equation

  • Numerical evaluation of the multiply connected SC Map
  • Fast computation of the required parameters in Matlab
  • Path Integral computation with graph theoretical methods

2-D parallelized FEM with MPI in C++

  • Mesh generation and red refinement
  • Assembling stiffness matrix and distribute to clients
  • Solving via MPI paralleled CG Method
  • Code on request ...


WS 09/10 Numerik 3
SS 09 Modellierung und Simulation
WS 08/09 Scientific Computing



M.Landstorfer, S.Funken, and T. Jacob, An advanced model framework for solid electrolyte intercalation batteriesPhys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 13, 2011 


K.Becker-Steinberger, S.Funken, M.Landstorfer, and K. Urban, A Mathematical Model for All Solid-State Lithium Ion Batteries, ECS Transactions, 25, 2010 

10/2007 Diplomarbeit:
Schwarz-Christoffel mapping of multiply connected domains
proof discussion and elaboration, Matlab implementation and search algorithms for integration paths
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lauf (FH Regensburg)

Conference Contribution:


18th Conference on Solid State Ionics, Warsaw:
# FUND: "A Model Framework for Ion Transport Equations in Solid Electrolytes"
by M. Landstorfer, S. Funken, and T. Jacob


DPG Spring Meeting 2011, Dresden:
# CPP19.13: "Impedance Spectroscopy Simulation of Solid Electrolytes"
by M. Landstorfer, S. Funken, and T. Jacob


61st Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, Nice:
# S04: "Transport equations for a solid electrolyte lithium ion battery cell incorporating first principle parameters"
by M. Landstorfer, S. Funken, and T. Jacob

04/2010 217th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Vancouver:
# 391: "Thin-Film Battery Cell Modeling with Concentration Dependent Diffusion Coefficients"
by K. Becker-Steinberger, S. Funken, M. Landstorfer, and K. Urban

03/2010 DPG Spring Meeting 2010, Regensburg:
# CPP31.1: "A Transport Model for an All Solid State Lithium Ion Battery"
by M. Landstorfer, S. Funken, and T. Jacob

10/2009 216th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Vienna:
# 704: "A Mathematical Model for All Solid-State Lithium Ion Batteries"
by K. Becker-Steinberger, S. Funken, M. Landstorfer and K. Urban

(Selected) Talks:


MPI Seminar, MPI for Solid State Research (Maier Group), Stuttgart:
First principle based modelling of solid electrolyte lithium ion batteries
File: MPI_Seminar.key


BASF, Ludwigshafen: 
Advanced process modeling for solid or concentrated liquid electrolytes (applied to Li ion batteries)

02/2010 Theoretical Chemistry Uni Ulm, Kleinwalsertal:
Mathematical Model of an All Solid State Lithium Ion Battery
File: TheoChem.pdf

10/2009 Fraunhofer ITWM, Kaiserslautern:
Derivation of Model Equations for a Solid Electrolyte Battery Cell
File: ITWM.pdf

09/2009 Research meeting TU Wien/Uni Ulm, Toskana:
Mathematical Modeling All Solid State Batteries
File: Toskana09.pdf

11/2008 LISA Project meeting, Darmstadt :
Projekttreffen LISA
Modellierung AG Ulm
File: Vortrag_18_11_08.pdf


Research meeting TU Wien/Uni Ulm, Söllerhaus:
Introduction to Lithium Ion Batteries... BMBF compound network project LISA
File: Vortrag_15_09_08.pdf


Alumni Vortrag im Rahmen des Jahres der Mathematik, HS Regensburg:
Konforme Abbildungen, Lithium Akkus ... und der Weg dort hin (in German)
File: 08_07_08_FHR.pdf
File: Video Files


Arbeitsgruppe Numerik Uni Augsburg/Ulm, Reisensburg:
Introdction to (modelling) Lithium Ion Batteries
BMBF compound network project LISA 
File: 26_06_08_Reisensburg.pdf
File: Video Files

01/2008 Oberseminar Numerik, University Ulm:
Conformal mappings
Schwarz-Christoffel und das Dirichlet Problem (in German)

File: SC_Dirichlet_170108.pdf

Short Curriculum Vitae:

since 03/2010 Ulm University Postgraduate Ph.D. Scholarship

since 11/2007 Research associate at the Department of Numerics in Ulm
10/2007 Diploma in Mathematics (Dipl. Math. (FH))
University of Applied Sciences Regensburg

10/2003-10/2007 Study of Mathematics
University of Applied Sciences Regensburg (FH-Regensburg)

03/2006-08/2006 Internship Swiss Life Germany, Munich
Bureau of calculation techniques, life insurance calculation kernel

09/2005 Vordiplom in Mathematics
Fachhochschule Regensburg

10/2004-03/2005 Internship Physics Department, University Regensburg
Institue for Quantum Field Theory

07/2003 Fachgebundene Hochschulreife
Fachoberschule Regensburg

06/1984 born in Regensburg, Bavaria