Sebastian Fuchs, M.Sc.

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Teaching

 

Research Interests

  • Particle methods: Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH), Discrete Element Method (DEM)
  • Fluid-structure interaction (FSI)
  • Computational multi-physics modeling of the human stomach (gastric electrophysiology, fluid dynamics of digesta, solid mechanics of gastric wall)
  • Physics-based simulation of selective laser melting (SLM) processes on the mesoscale (melt pool hydrodynamics)
  • Modeling and simulation of powder spreading processes in metal AM
  • High performance computing and software development

 

Publications

Articles in Peer-Reviewed International Journals

Other Articles

  • Aydin RC, Miftahof RN, Brandstaeter S, Fuchs SL, Cyron CJ. Computational Modeling of the Stomach. GACM Report, winter 2020, 13:34-39

International Conference Contributions with Abstract

  • Fuchs SL, Meier C, Wall WA, Cyron CJ. A coupling scheme for fluid-structure interaction using SPH and FEM: the novel sliding boundary particle approach. 6th ECCOMAS Young Investigators Conference. Virtual Congress, July 7-9, 2021
  • Fuchs SL, Meier C, Wall WA, Cyron CJ. Dirichlet-Neumann partitioned fluid-structure interaction using SPH and FEM. 14th World Congress in Computational Mechanics (WCCM) and ECCOMAS Congress. Virtual Congress, January 11-15, 2021
  • Brandstaeter S, Fuchs SL, Gizzi A, Aydin RC, Cyron CJ. Gastric peristalsis: a computational framework based on active-strain electromechanics. 14th World Congress in Computational Mechanics (WCCM) and ECCOMAS Congress. Virtual Congress, January 11-15, 2021
  • Brandstaeter S, Gizzi A, Fuchs SL, Aydin RC, Cyron CJ. Active-strain electromechanics of gastric tissue. 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB 2019). Vienna, Austria, July 7-10, 2019.
  • Brandstaeter S, Fuchs SL, Gizzi A, Aydin RC, Cyron CJ. Active-strain electromechanics for the computational modelling of gastric peristalsis. 90th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM 2019). Vienna, Austria, February 18-22, 2019.

 

Supervised Student Projects

  • Computational modeling of patient-specific gastric electromechanics, Master's thesis (2021), in co-operation with Prof. Gizzi, Universita Campus Bio-Medico di Roma
  • Kernel Gradient Correction for free Surface Water Wave Propagation with Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics, Master's thesis (2021), in co-operation with Prof. Dalrymple, Northwestern University
  • An electromechanics material model for the simulation of human gastric tissue, Term Paper (2020)
  • Scientific visualization of fluid-structure interaction problems using ParaView and Blender, Visualization Techniques in Computational Mechanics (2020)
  • Advanced Powder Spreading Simulations for Metal Additive Manufacturing using the Discrete Element Method, Master's Thesis (2020)
  • Scientific Visualization of a Fluid Flow around a Cylinder using ParaView and Blender, Visualization Techniques in Computational Mechanics (2020)
  • A Human Gastric Electromechanics Model with Realistic Geometry, Master's Thesis (2019)
  • Mixing Behavior of Cohesive Metal Powders Modeled via the Discrete Element Method, Bachelor's Thesis (2019)
  • Modeling the Motion of Rigid Bodies in Fluid Flows using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics, Bachelor's Thesis (2019)
  • Visualization of SPH-based Fluid Dynamics and Phase Change Simulations using Blender, Visualization Techniques in Computational Mechanics (2019)
  • Modelling Marangoni Effects through Weakly Compressible Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics, Term Paper (2019)
  • Implementation of a Discrete Element Method Framework, student assistant (2018)

 

Education

  • since 2016 Research Associate at the Institute for Computational Mechanics (Lehrstuhl für Numerische Mechanik), Technische Universität München, Germany
  • since 2016 Research Associate as a member of the Emmy Noether Group "Vascular Growth & Remodeling in Aneurysms" (Head: Dr.-Ing. Christian J. Cyron), Technische Universität München, Germany
  • 2016 Master of Science (M.Sc.), Mechanical Engineering, Technische Universität München, Germany
  • 2013 Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Engineering Science, Technische Universität München, Germany