Michael Eden, phd student in PDEs/industrial mathematics won a scholarship to work for 1 month within the Applied Analysis group in Karlstad. Michael is mainly interested in the analysis of free boundary problems in the context of mathematical homogenization settings.
Direct applications of his analysis work are linked to the bainitic phase transformation in steels and their effect on TRIP (transformations-induced plasticity).
Adrian Muntean obtained his MSc in mathematics from Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, in 1999. He received his Dr. rer. nat. in 2006 at Bremen University, Germany, where he worked as Wissentschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (researcher) at the Zentrum fuer Technomathematik (Centre for Industrial Mathmeatics) during the period from 2001 to 2007. He continued to work as assitant professor in Applied Analysis with the Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands (2007-2015). His main activities were connected to two institutes CASA (Center for Analysis, Scientific Computing and Applications) and ICMS (Institute for Complex Molecular Systems), before becoming a full professor in mathematics at the Karlstad University in 2015. His research interest focuses on mathematical modeling with differential equations and interacting-particle systems and their applications to the "real world". His work spans the spectrum from fundamental to applied, with mathematical contributions to civil engineering, logistics, combustion engineering, soft matter and complexity, and contributions to asymptotic methods for differential equations with a particular focus on the theory of homogenization. Muntean received his Venia legendi in mathematics with a Habilitationsschrift at the University of Bremen (2011). In 2014 he was visiting professor with the University of La Sapienza in Rome, Italy. He serves on the editorial board of the international journal Advances in Mathematical Sciences and Applications.
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