Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Claus-Dieter Munz

Principal Investigator (EXC), Fellow (SC)
Institute of Aerodynamics and Gas Dynamics

Contact

+49 711 685-63433

Website

Pfaffenwaldring 21
70569 Stuttgart
Germany
Room: 1.031

Subject

  • Numerical Processes in Aerodynamics
  • Aeroacoustics
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Magneto Hydrodynamics

Selected Pulications

  1. F. Hempert, S. Boblest, T. Ertl, F. Sadlo, P. Offenhäuser, C. Glass, M. Hoffmann, A. Beck, C.-D. Munz, and U. Iben. “Simulation of real gas effects in supersonic methane jets using a tabulated equation of state with a discontinuous Galerkin spectral element method”. In: Computers & Fluids 145 (2017), pp. 167–179.
  2. A. Ferrari, C.-D. Munz, and B. Weigand. “A high order sharp-interface method with local time stepping for compressible multiphase flows”. In: Communications in Computational Physics 9.1 (2011), pp. 205–230.
  3. M. Dumbser, D. S. Balsara, E. F. Toro, and C.-D. Munz. “A unified framework for the construction of one-step finite volume and discontinuous Galerkin schemes on unstructured meshes”. In: Journal of Computational Physics 227.18 (2008), pp. 8209–8253.
  4. G. Gassner, F. Lörcher, and C.-D. Munz. “A contribution to the construction of diffusion fluxes for finite volume and discontinuous Galerkin schemes”. In: Journal of Computational Physics 224.2 (2007), pp. 1049–1063.
  5. M. Dumbser and C.-D. Munz. “Building blocks for arbitrary high order discontinuous Galerkin schemes”. In: Journal of Scientific Computing 27.1-3 (2005), pp. 215–230.
  6. C.-D. Munz, S. Roller, R. Klein, and K. Geratz. “The extension of incompressible flow solvers to the weakly compressible regime”. In: Computers & Fluids 32.2 (2003), pp. 173–196.
  7. A. Dedner, F. Kemm, D. Kröner, C.-D. Munz, T. Schnitzer, and M. Wesenberg. “Hyperbolic divergence cleaning for the MHD equations”. In: Journal of Computational Physics 175.2 (2002), pp. 645–673.
  8. C.-D. Munz, P. Omnes, R. Schneider, E. Sonnendrücker, and U. Voß. “Divergence correction techniques for Maxwell solvers based on a hyperbolic model”. In: Journal of Computational Physics 161.2 (2000), pp. 484–511.
  9. V. Schneider, U. Katscher, D. H. Rischke, B. Waldhauser, J. A. Maruhn, and C.-D. Munz. “New algorithms for ultra-relativistic numerical hydrodynamics”. In: Journal of Computational Physics 105.1 (1993), pp. 92–107.
  10. B. Einfeldt, C.-D. Munz, P. L. Roe, and B. Sjögreen. “On Godunov-type methods near low densities”. In: Journal of Computational Physics 92.2 (1991), pp. 273–295.

Professional career

  • since 2010 Vice Chairman of the commission “Sicherung der Integrität wissenschaftlicher Praxis und Umgang mit Fehlverhalten” at the University of Stuttgart
  • 2000–2006 Dean of Studies of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, University of Stuttgart
  • 2002–2006 Member of executive committee of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, University of Stuttgart
  • since 1997 Professor for Computational Fluid Dynamics at the University of Stuttgart
  • 1989–1996 Leader of the group “Scientific Computing” at the Institute of Neutronenphysik und Reaktortechnik at Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, vice-head of department
  • 1986–1989 Senior researcher at the Institute of Neutronenphysik und Reaktortechnik of Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (FZK)
  • 1983–1986 Post-Doc within DFG SPP “Finite Approximations in Fluid Mechanics” at the Institute of Mathematics II, University of Karlsruhe
  • 1980–1983 Research Associate at the Institute of Mathematics, University of Karlsruhe

 

Academic Studies and Degrees

  • 1991–1996 Privatdozent, University of Karlsruhe (in parallel to the work at Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe)
  • 1991 Habilitation degree at the University of Karlsruhe (in parallel to the work at Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe)
  • 1989–1991 Lecturer at University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe
  • 1983 Dr.rer.nat., Faculty of Mathematics, University of Karlsruhe
  • 1980 Diploma in Mathematics at the University of Karlsruhe
  • 1974–1980 Study of Mathematics, University of Karlsruhe
  • 2014 Golden Spike Award in High Performance Computing
  • 2012 Best Paper Award at Conference “Facing the Multicore Challenge”
  • 2011 Golden Spike Award in High Performance Computing
  • 2009 Visiting professor, Université Toulouse III – Paul Sabatier, France
  • 2004 Visiting professor, Université de Strasbourg, France
  • 2003 State award for excellence in teaching for the lecture “Numerical Gas Dynamics in combination with practical exercises”
  • Member of the Directorate DFG SFB-TRR75 “Droplet Dynamics under Extreme Ambient conditions” (since 2010)
  • Coordinator of the German-French DFG-CNRS (FOR508) research group “Noise Generation in Turbulent Flow” (2002–2009)
  • Associate Editor for “Computers and Fluids” (since 2015)
  • Associate Editor for “Scientific Computing and Visualization” (since 2012)
  • Advisory Board of “International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids” (since 2013)
  • Organizer of ECCOMAS Thematic Conferences HONOM (High Order Nonlinear Numerical Methods for Evolutionary Differential Equations) 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009
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