Prof. Dr. Karsten Urban

For students

Current doctoral students

  • Stefan Hain
  • Constantin Greif
  • Laura Burr
  • Lewin Ernst
  • Samuel Knaus
  • Nina Beranek
  • Alexander Reinhold
  • Julian Henning
  • Shuo Chen (THU)
  • Simon Schneider (THU)
  • Niklas Reich



Current courses can be found via Moodle or the institute website.


Main research topics

  • Numerical mathematics and scientific computing.
  • Numerical solution of PDEs and numerical optimization.
  • Reduced basis methods.
  • Application of multiscale methods for the numerical simulation of PDEs.
  • Partial differential equations from fluid mechanics


  • Deutsche Mathematikervereinigung (DMV)
  • Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (GAMM)
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
  • Deutscher Hochschulverband (DHV)



Consultation hours

On appointment