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Priv. Doz. Dr. Markus Abel
Universität Potsdam
Institut für
Physik und Astronomie
Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse 24/25
14476 Potsdam-Golm
Germany

Tel. +49 331 9775139
Fax +49 331 9775947


Dr. Markus Abel
Geschwister Scholl Str. 63a,
14471 Potsdam.
markus@stat.physik.uni-potsdam.de
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Personal Data

born January 10, 1968 in St.Ingbert, Germany
married, 3 children
German

Education

1974 - 1978
School in St. Ingbert.
1987 - 1990
Study of physics and mathematics at Saarland University, Saarbrücken.
1990 - 1994
Study of physics at RWTH Aachen (aix-la-chapelle), Diplome Juli 1994.
1992 - 1993
Diplomer work at the institute for technical acoustics, RWTH Aachen.
1992 - 1994
continued study of mathematics at RWTH Aachen.

Scientific Education

1995 - 1998
ph.d. Stipend at the Max-Planck-Society and Potsdam University, working group AG "Nonlinear Dynamics", Chairs for nonlinear dynamics and statistical physics and chaos theory. Ph.d. (promotion) dezember 1998.
1999 - 2001
Postdoc in the European Network (TMR) "intermittency in turbulence" at the University Rome I "La Sapienza", Group TNT, Angelo Vulpiani, Rome.
2001 - 2006
German Research Foundation - Post-doc at Potsdam University, Institute for physics, part of the German "initiative for turbulence research".
2006 -
Senior Expert for stochastic modeling and system analysis at the company Toll Collect GmbH.

Awards

  • Karl-Scheel Award as best young researcher of the German Physical Society, Berlin 2004
  • Innovation-Award Berlin Brandenburg 2009 (Project Leader)

Teaching

1991 - 1992
Tutor for "Experimental Physik I" at RWTH Aachen.
1995 - 1996
Tutor for "Hamiltonian Chaos and Quantum Chaos" at Potsdam University.
1997 - 1998
Tutor for "Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics" at Potsdam University.
2001 - 2002
Lecture "Turbulence", Potsdam University.
2002 - 2003
Lecture "Stochastic Processes and Statistical Methods", Potsdam University.
2002 - 2003
Seminar "Granular matter", Potsdam University.
2004 - 2005
Lecture "Scientific computing", Potsdam University.
2005 - 2006
Lecture "Pattern formation in the natural sciences", Potsdam University.
2006 - 2007
Lecture "Pattern formation in the natural sciences", Potsdam University.
2007 - 2008
Lecture "Synergieeffekte von Schallentstehung bis -wahrnehmung" Hamburg University.
2008
Lecture "Granular matter and traffic flow", University Potsdam.
2009
Lecture"Computational Physics I: Deterministic Methods", Potsdam University.
2009
Lecture"Modeling and Analysis of Complex Systems", Potsdam University.
2009 - 2010
Lecture"Computational Physics II: Statistical Methods", Potsdam University.

Supervision of diploma and ph.d. theses

  • [2004-2050] Diploma Thesis, K. Ahnert (Potsdam University), "Nonparametric embedding".
  • [2006 - 2007] Master thesis K. Lüttkopf (FH wildau) "System Analysis and Optimization for the automatic Toll Collection System in Germany"
  • [2005-2007] Diploma thesis, M. Hoffmann (Potsdam University) "Numerical Reconstruction of Complex Dynamical Systems".
  • [2000-2001] Ph.D. thesis, D. Vergni (University Rom I), "Entropic analisys of Chaotic Systems, Stochastic Processes and Turbulence".
  • [2000-2001] Ph.D. thesis, M. Cencini (University Rom I), "Characterization of Complex Behaviours in Dynamical Systems: Beyond the Lyapunov Exponent", Dissertation.
  • [2003-2005] Dissertation, A. Gamez (Potsdam University), "Nonlinear Dimensionality Reduction in Climate Data".
  • [2003-2006] Ph.D. Thesis, S. Bergweiler (Potsdam University), "Body Oscillation and Sound Radiation of Acoustical Wave Guides with Respect to the Influence of Walls and Coupling Effects"
  • [2008-] Ph.D. Thesis, M. Kappel (Universität Potsdam), "Experiment und Modellierung der aukustischen Kopplungen in Flügeln"
  • [2009-] Diploma thesis, J. Fischer (Universität Potsdam), "Gegenseitige Synchronisation von akustischen Oszillatoren"
  • [2009-] Diploma thesis, M. Winkler (Universität Potsdam), "Convection and crystallization in nanomembranes"

third-party funds

2001-2003
Project "Fine-Structure and Wall models for LES" (DFG). Part of the German Research Association interdisciplinary initiative for turbulence.
2003-2006
Project "Development of a Wall Model for the Large-Eddy Simulation on the base of Nonlinear Data Analysis" (DFG). Part of the German Research Association interdisciplinary initiative for turbulence.
2003-2006
Project ``Patterns in chaotically mixing fluid flows" (DFG)
2005-2007
Project ``Aeroacoustical Modeling of the organ wind supply system" (Ministry for Science and Research, Brandenburg).
2004-2006
Project ``Multifractal Scaling in Plasma Turbulence" (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft). Kollaboration mit dem max-Planck Institut für Plasmaphysik (IPP), Garching.
2009
Project "modeling of electroactive polymers for energy harvesting", SBM Mooring, Monaco.

Collaborations (Past and Present)

  • University Rome I "La Sapienza": Front propagation in reaction-advection-diffusion systems.
  • IMEDEA, Mallorca: Persistent patterns in biological reaction-advection-diffusion systems.
  • Danish Technical University, Lyngby, Niels Bohr institute, Kopenhagen und Universität Essen: Patterns in sand.
  • University Rome II "Tor Vergata": Large-eddy simulation.
  • University of Lecce and University Rome I: Transport and modelling in chaotic flows.
  • CEA (centre de la recherche atomique) Saclay, Paris: Phase turbulence in the complex Ginzburg-Landau equation.
  • University of Florence: INO (istituto nazionale di ottica): Nonparametric analysis and modeling of binary fluid
  • University of Erlangen: Wall models for LES simulation
  • Max-Planck Inst. for Plasma Physik Garching: Multifractal scaling in Plasma turbulence
  • University of Münster: Closure and markovian models for a Langrangian turbulence cascade
  • Humboldt University Berlin: Anomalous diffusion and stochastic equations in plasma physics
  • University of Potsdam: Front propagation in biological systems.
  • University of Perm: Persistent patterns in mixing flows
  • Schuke GmbH: Modeling of organ pipes and turbulence control.
  • OECON Braunschweig: Traffic and Mobility
  • University of Marburg: Computational Physics.

Workshops and conferences (only invited, only lats 3 years)

  • [2000] Organisation ``Pattern Formation in Ripples, Dunes and Related Systems", April 2-4, Kopenhagen
  • [2004] Organisation of the satellite meeting of the DFG research initiative 1164: ``Theorie der Mikro- und Nanofluidik", November 15-16, Bad Honeff.
  • [2005] Organisation eines workshops zur Klimadynamik, Januar 2005, Potsdamer Institut für Klimafolgenforschung, Potsdam.
  • [2005] Organisation der Wilhelm und Else Heraeus Ferienschule ``Turbulente Str�mungen im Fokus von Technik und Physik", September 2005, Potsdam
  • [2005] Organisation ``13th International IEEE Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics of Electronic Systems", September 2005, Potsdam.
  • [2008] Invited Speaker at the biennial meeting of the German Society for Location and Navigation.
  • [2008] Invited to the ``15th International Congress on Sound and Vibration", Daejeon, South Korea.
  • [2008] Invited to the ``DGON Navigationstage", Bonn, Germany.
  • [2008] Invited to the ``Workshop on Musical Acoustics", Hamburg, Germany.
  • [2009] SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Snowbird, USA.
  • [2009] Euromech European Turbulence Conference, Marburg, Germany.
  • [2009] Invited to the ``Workshop on Musical Acoustics", Hamburg, Germany.
  • [2010] Invited to the Kolloquium of ICBM, Oldenburg, Germany.
  • [2010] Invited to the DAGA (meeting of the German Acoustical Society), Berlin, Germany.
  • [2010] Invited to the "3rd Conference on Nonlinear Science and Complexity", Ankara, Turkey.

Stays Abroad

1993 - 1994
Ecuador and Brasil
1995
DAAD Stipend Korea, KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
1999 - 2001
Postdoc at the university "La Sapienza", Rome.
Many short stays in Italy, Spain, France and the USA.

Languages

Fluently
English, Italian, French
Advanced
Spanish

Computer

System
Linux System Administrator, windows.
Programm
C++, C, Java, Fortran, GSL, R, NR, SQL, SPSS, etc.

Hobbies

Music
Saxophone
Sports
Martial Arts, Endurance Sports