Heidelberg Graduate School HGS MathComp

Dr. Michael J. Winckler

Administrative Director, HGS MathComp

Fields of interest

Modelling, Simulation and Optimization of Mechanical Systems

Scientific Computing and Cultural Heritage

Computer Graphics

E-mail

   Michael.Winckler@iwr.uni-heidelberg.de

Phone

+49 6221 54 - 14 430

Fax

+49 6221 54 - 14 418

Office

Mathematikon - INF 205  -  5th Floor  -  Room 5/232

The Administrative Director in charge of the Coordination Office ensures that the HGS MathComp is managed effectively. He is head of the coordination office under the supervision of the Executive Committee. The HGS MathComp administration is supported by the administrative staff of the   IWR and cooperates with the   Heidelberg Graduate Academy.

Supporting the coordinators in all issues regarding the administration of the graduate school, he is responsible for e.g.

  • scholarship programs
  • curriculum and course planning
  • visiting program and guest talks
  • organization of workshops and events

The final decision on any financial transactions is taken by the Executive Board of the graduate school.

 

Conferences & Workshops

2016

The 9th International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education in Developing Countries, Mandalay, Myanmar: Member of program committee

  The 7th International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics: IMCIC 2016, Orlando (FL), USA: Reviewer

2015

  Organization Workshop SCCH 2015, Heidelberg, Germany: Head of organization

  The 8th International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education in Developing Countries, Yangon, Myanmar: Member of program committee

  The 6th International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics: IMCIC 2015, Orlando (FL), USA: Reviewer

2014

  The 7th International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education in Developing Countries, Mandalay, Myanmar: Member of program committee

  The Thrid Asian Conference on Information Systems ACIS 2014, Nha Trang, Vietnam: Member of program committee

  The 5th International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics: IMCIC 2014, Orlando (FL), USA: Reviewer

2013

  Scientific Computing and Cultural Heritage SCCH 2013, Heidelberg, Germany: Head of organization

  The 6th International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education in Developing Countries, Mandalay, Myanmar: Member of program committee

2012

  The First Asian Conference on Information Systems ACIS 2012, Siem Reap, Cambodia: Member of program committee

  Studierendenkonferenz Landschaft LASKO 2012, Freising, Germany: Invited workshop

2011

  Scientific Computing and Cultural Heritage SCCH 2011, Heidelberg, Germany: Head of organization

  ICIAM 2011, Vancouver, Canada: Co-organizer of contributed minisymposium

2010

  "Archaeologizing" Heritage - Local Social Practice vs. Global Virtual Reality, Heidelberg, Germany: Co-organizer

2009

  Scientific Computing and Cultural Heritage SCCH 2009, Heidelberg, Germany: Head of organization

  High Performance Scientific Computing HPSC 2009, Hanoi, Vietnam: Co-organizer of mini symposium

2007

  Scientific Computing and Cultural Heritage SCCH 2007, Heidelberg, Germany: Head of organization

  Days in Visualization DayVis 2007, Heidelberg Germany: Co-organizer

Positions & Membership

2015 - present Study counselor, master's program "Scientific Computing"
2013 - present Member of admission committee, master's program "Scientific Computing"
2013 - present Member of "AG Diversity" at Heidelberg University
2013 - present Consultant for the Hopp Foundation for Computer Literacy and Informatics
2013 - present Founding member of the Heidelberg Center for Cultural Heritage, HCCH
2010 - 2011 Teaching Assignment for Applied Mathematics, University for Applied Sciences Karlsruhe
2009 - 2012 Member of the Board of Directors, Erasmus Mundus Mobility with Asia (EMMAsia)
2005 - 2009 Guest Professor for Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, IU Bruchsal
2005 - present Member of the Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung (DMV)
2003 - present Co-Director of MINTmachen! highschool - university collaboration initiative
2001 - present Scientific Mentor for Mathematics and Computer Science, Life-Science-Lab Heidelberg
1998 - 2014 Member of the Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (GAMM)
1998 - 2014 Member of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Simulation ASIM
1995 - 2005 Lecturer for Computer Science, Verwaltungs- und Wirtschafsakademie Rhein-Neckar, Mannheim

Lectures & Courses

  -- 2016 --  
2016-01-12 Johann-Philipp-Reis-Schule, Weinheim Talk: "Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing"
  -- 2015 --  
2015-12-10 Montpellier University, Montpellier, France Talk: "Quality Assurance in Doctoral Education"
2015-11-26 TEMPUS Armenia, Heidelberg University, Germany Talk: "Quality Assurance in Doctoral Education"
2015-12-03 Heidelberg Modelling Day Opening remarks "10th Modelling Day - Open Data"
2015-11-04 Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand Talk: HGS MathComp - an international graduate school for scientific computing"
2015-10-30 AIT, Bangkok, Thailand Talk: HGS MathComp - an international graduate school for scientific computing"
2015-10-29 Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand Talk: HGS MathComp - an international graduate school for scientific computing"
2015-10-27 RUPP, Phnom Penh, Cambodia Talk: HGS MathComp - an international graduate school for scientific computing"
2015-10-05 CIIT, Islamabad, Pakistan Talk: HGS MathComp - an international graduate school for scientific computing"
2015-09-19 Life-Science-Lab Heidelberg Talk: "Numerical Mathematics -- from models to real numbers"
2015-08-31 Kyoto University, Japan Talk: "Joint workshop Kyoto - Heidelberg -- opening remarks"
2015-08-26 Heidelberg Haureate Forum visiting program Talk: "Scientific Computing a@ IWR, Heidelberg University"
2015-07-09 Pangea regional award ceremony Invited Talk: "Financial Mathematics in 15 minutes"
2015-04/05 Carl-Benz-Gymnasium, Ladenburg Lectureship: "Mathe-Vertiefungskurs J2"
2015-04-08 AIM Junior Academy Heilbronn 3-day Workshop: "Mathematics of Panorama Photography"
2015-03-05 MADHD Heidelberg Talk: "Analysis, Modeling and Generation of Lao Textile Patterns"
2015-02-25 Mathematics Day Heidelberg University Talk: "What Santa Claus Does During the Summer Break"
2015-02-18 AIM Junior Academy Heilbronn 3-day Workshop: "You can count on the Simpsons for Mathematics"
2015-02-12 Hannah-Arendt-Gymnasium, Haßloch Talk: "Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing"
2015-02-10 Lessinggymnasium, Mannheim Talk: "Kritzeln - Zeichnen - Mathematik"
2015-02-07 Kids University @ Heidelberg University Workshop: "Mathematik & Origami"
  -- 2014 --  
2014-11-10 Royal University Phnom Penh, Cambodia Workshop: "Mathematics in the Sciences"
2014-10-27 AIM Junior Academy Heilbronn 3-day Workshop: "Can you Calculate Justness? "
2014-07-08 Pangea regional award ceremony Invited Talk: "Mathematics of Election Systems"
2014-04-23 AIM Junior Academy Heilbronn 3-day Workshop: "Origami: Linking Mathematics and Paper Folding"
2014-03-14 Life-Science-Lab Heidelberg 3-day Workshop: "MINT - You are Missing Something without MathematicsMathematical Models and Applications"
2014-02-18 Mathematics Day Heidelberg University Talk: "Understanding Mathematics with Homer Simpson"
  -- 2013 --  
2013-06-11 Friedrich-List-Gymnasium Mannheim Talk: "Mathematics in the Sciences"
2013-06-07 PG St-Leon-Rot Talk: "Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing"
2013-06-06 Pangea regional award ceremony Invited Talk: "Mathematics & Origami - What we can learn from folding a piece of paper"
2013-04/05 HGS MathComp curriculum Compact Course: "Ordinary Differential Equations - Theory and Numerics for Non-Mathematicians"
2013-04-08 HFS Weinheim Talk: "Mathematical Models in Artificial Intelligence for Computer Games"
2013-04-02 AIM Junior Academy Heilbronn 3-day Workshop: "Taming the Chance: Modelling Stochastics for Board Games"
2013-03-08 Kids University @ Heidelberg University Workshop: "What a coincidence! Stochastic Effects in Board Games"
2013-02-27 Mathematics Day Heidelberg University Talk: "Euler and Hamilton Paths in Network Graphs"
2013-01-25 Life-Science-Lab Heidelberg 3-day Workshop: "Mathematical Models and Applications"
  -- 2012 --  
2012-03-23 Life-Science-Lab Heidelberg 3-day Workshop: "Mathematics for Decision Processes - Fairness in Voting, Partitioning, Deciding"
2012-01-31 Gymnsium Karlsruhe-Neureuth Talk - Uni macht Schule: "Mathematics for Decision Processes"

Supervised Projects & Thesis

"Analysis, Modeling and Generation of Lao Textile Patterns", Lathsamy Chidtavong PhD project, Universität Heidelberg, 2011 - ongoing (technical supervisor)

 "Vom Foto zum 3D-Modell: Open-Source-Nahbereichsphtogrammetrie im Einsatz für die Archäologie", Christian Seitz, magister thesis, Universität Heidelberg, 2012 (technical supervisor)

"Das Kürzeste-Wege-Problem mit dem LEGO Mindstorms NXT", Hans Bäckel, scientific exam thesis, Universität Heidelberg, 2012

"LEGO NXT im Labyrinth", Simge Kolburan, scientific exam thesis, Universität Heidelberg, 2011

"Nichteuklidische Geometrie im Schulunterricht", Judith Schneider, scientific exam thesis, Universität Heidelberg, 2010

"Mathematik und Origami in Forschung und Lehre", Kathrin Wolf, scientific exam thesis, Universität Heidelberg, 2009