Felix Otto#


Felix Otto
Email:otto 'at' mis.mpg.de
Membership Number:4162
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:MATHEMATICS
Username:fotto
Homepage: http://www.mis.mpg.de/applan/research.html




Present and Previous Positions
  • Since 2010 Director at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
  • 2006 - 2009 Managing director of the cluster of excellence `Hausdorff Center for Mathematics', Univ. of Bonn, Germany
  • 2002 - 2006 Speaker SFB 611 'Singular phenomena and scaling in mathematical models', Univ. of Bonn, Germany
  • 1999 - 2010 Full Professor (tenure, C4, since 2008 W3), Univ. of Bonn, Germany
  • 1998 - 1999 Full Professor (tenure), Univ. of California at Santa Barbara, USA
  • 1997 - 1998 Assistant Professor (tenure track), Univ. of California at Santa Barbara, USA
  • 1996 - 1997 Postdoctoral Associate, Courant Institute, New York, USA
  • 1996 Postdoctoral Associate, Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, USA
  • 1995 - 1996 Visiting Scholar, Courant Institute, New York, USA

Fields of Scholarship
  • Micromagnetics
  • Coarsening
  • Stochastic homogenization
  • Hydrodynamic limit
  • Viscous thin films
  • Rayleigh-Benard convection

Honours and Awards
  • 2007 Collatz price of CICIAM
  • 2006 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz prize of the DFG
  • 2001 Max Planck Research Prize
  • 1997 A. P. Sloan Research Fellowship
  • Since 2014 Member of Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
  • Since 2008 Member of German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • Since 2007 Member of Academy of Science of the State of Nordrhein-Westfalen
  • Offers for Full Professorship at
    • University of Erlangen 1998
    • University of Wisconsin-Madison 1999
    • University of Texas at Austin 1999
    • University of Chicago 1999

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