M.Sc. Steve Wolff-Vorbeck

Steve Wolff-Vorbeck

Department for Applied Mathematics
Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg
Hermann-Herder-Str. 10, Room 223
79104 Freiburg im Breisgau

Tel: 0761 / 203 5651
E-Mail: steve.wolff-vorbeck at mathematik.uni-freiburg.de
Office hours: on appointment

Research

  • Reliability Analysis in Structural Mechanics

  • Numerical Methods for Polymorphic Uncertainty Quantification

  • Geometric Data Analysis

  • Shape Optimization Problems in Structural Mechanics

  • Gradientflow Methods and its Applications

  • Modeling and Analysis of Phase Field Models

  • Numerical Simulation of Phase Field Models

Publications

[1] Patrick Dondl, Alberto Maione, and Steve Wolff-Vorbeck. Multi-material model and shape optimization for bending and torsion of inextensible rods, 2022, Preprint. [ bib | arXiv ]
[2] Steve Wolff-Vorbeck, Olga Speck, Max Langer, Thomas Speck, and Patrick W. Dondl. Charting the twist-to-bend ratio of plant axes. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 19(20220131), 2022. [ bib | DOI ]
[3] Steve Wolff-Vorbeck, Olga Speck, Thomas Speck, and Patrick W. Dondl. Influence of structural reinforcements on the twist-to-bend ratio of plant axes: a case study on carex pendula. Scientific Reports, 11(1):21232, 2021. [ bib | DOI ]
[4] P Dondl, M Novaga, S Wojtowytsch, and S Wolff-Vorbeck. Connected coulomb columns: analysis and numerics. Nonlinearity, 34(9):6120--6139, 2021. [ bib | DOI | arXiv | http ]
[5] Steve Wolff-Vorbeck, Max Langer, Olga Speck, Thomas Speck, and Patrick Dondl. Twist-to-bend ratio: an important selective factor for many rod-shaped biological structures. Scientific Reports, 9(1):17182, 2019. [ bib | DOI ]

Teaching

Wintersemester 2021/22

  • Seminar, Das Tröpfchenmodell von Gamow, Prof. Dr. Patrick Dondl

Wintersemester 2020/21

Wintersemester 2019/20

Sommersemester 2019

Selected Talks and Presentations

  • Talk, Efficient uncertainty quantification for mechanical properties of randomly perturbed elastic rods, Minisymposium: Polymorphic Uncertainty Modelling for the Numerical Design of Structures - 93rd Annual Meeting Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (GAMM), Aachen, Germany, 08/2022.

  • Talk, Homogenization and dimension reduction of elastic rods with randomly perturbed geometry, Minisymposium: Numerical Analysis and Design wit Polymorphic Uncertainties - WCCM-APCOM, Yokohama, Japan, 08/2022 (online).

  • Talk, Shape optimization in bending and torsion of inextensible elastic rods: an approch to modeling plant stem morphology, Workshop on Nonlinear Bending, Freiburg, Germany, 05/2022.

  • Talk, Connected Coulomb Columns: analysis and numerics, Workshop on Mathematical Methods for Complex Phenomena, Regensburg, Germany, 03/2021.

  • Talk, The ratio of torsional to flexural rigidity - An application of phase field models to the morphology of plant stem cross-sections, Euromat Conference, Graz, Austria, 09/2021 (online).

  • Presentation, The ratio of torsional to flexural rigidity and the morphology of plant stem cross-sections, Minisymposia: Phase-Field Models in Simulation and Optimization - Part 3: 9th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics - ICIAM 2019, Valencia, Spain, 07/2019.

  • Talk, The ratio of torsional to flexural rigidity and the morphology of plant stem cross-sections, Workshop on Analysis, Simulation and Modeling of Elastic Curves, Freiburg, Germany, 05/2019.

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Others

Research Assistant of Project 25, Efficient Uncertainty Modeling for Additively Manufactured Polymer Scaffolds in Bone Tissue Engineering, DFG Priority Programme SPP 1886, Principal Investigator Prof. Dr. P. Dondl

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