Dr.-Ing. Volker Gravemeier

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CURRICULUM VITAE (pdf)

Professional Experience

  • 2011- Chief Executive Officer and Founding Shareholder, AdCo EngineeringGW GmbH, Garching, Germany
  • 2017- Visiting Lecturer, Technische Universität München, Germany
  • 2012-2017 Research Associate at the Institute for Computational Mechanics, Technische Universität München, Germany
  • 2007-2012 Head of Emmy Noether Research Group, Technische Universität München, Germany
  • 07-10/2010 Visiting Fellow at the Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University and NASA Ames Research Center, California, USA
  • 2005-2006 Research Associate at the Institute for Computational Mechanics, Technische Universität München, Germany
  • 2004 Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University and NASA Ames Research Center, California, USA
  • 2000-2003 Research Associate at the Institute of Structural Mechanics, Universität Stuttgart, Germany

Education

  • 2003 Doktor-Ingenieur (doctorate), Civil Engineering, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1999 Diplom-Ingenieur (diploma), Civil Engineering, Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany

 

Honors and Awards

  • Richard-von-Mises-Prize of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM - Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik)
  • Feodor Lynen Alumni Research Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, Germany
  • Elected Member of Emmy Noether Program of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation)
  • Finalist of the ECCOMAS Award for the Best European PhD Thesis of 2003 on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering
  • Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, Germany; only one Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship was granted in Engineering in 2004 (113 overall in Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Engineering)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship of the Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University and NASA Ames Research Center, CA, USA
  • Best Graduation in Civil Engineering at Universität Kaiserslautern in the academic year 1999/2000
  • Scholarship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German National Academic Foundation); less than 0.5% of all students in Germany were granted this scholarship at that time

 

Teaching

  • SS 2006 - SS 2020: Finite Elemente in der Fluidmechanik (Finite Elements in Fluid Mechanics)
  • WS 2014/2015-2015/2016: Course "Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics", European School of Computer Aided Engineering Technology, Master “Applied Computational Mechanics”
  • WS 2005/2006 - 2012/2013: Numerische Methoden fuer Ingenieure (Numerical Methods for Engineers)
  • SS 2005: Variationelle Mehrskalenmethoden in der Stroemungssimulation (Variational Multiscale Methods in Flow Simulation)
  • April 2005: Short course "The Variational Multiscale Method – Basics and Large Eddy Simulation of Incompressible Flows", Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • WS 2000/2001: Seminar series "The Variational Multiscale Method", Universität Stuttgart

 

Research Interests

  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Turbulent flow
  • Turbulent combustion
  • Large eddy simulation of turbulent flow and turbulent combustion
  • Electrochemical systems
  • Fluid-structure interaction
  • Thermo-fluid-structure interaction
  • Complex fluids
  • Finite element methods
  • Finite volume methods

Publications

Articles in Peer-Reviewed International Journals

  • L. Berardocco, M. Kronbichler, V. Gravemeier, A hybridizable discontinuous Galerkin method for electromagnetics with a view on subsurface applications, arXiv:1904.10257, submitted for publication in Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 2020.
  • U. Rasthofer, V. Gravemeier, Recent developments in variational multiscale methods for large‑eddy simulation of turbulent flow, Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering 25 (2018) 647-690.
  • C. Bertoglio, A. Caiazzo, Y. Bazilevs, M. Braack, M. Esmaily-Moghadam, C. Grandmont, V. Gravemeier, A. Marsden, O. Pironneau, I.E. Vignon-Clementel, W.A. Wall, Benchmark problems for numerical treatment of backflow at open boundaries, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering 34 (2018) e2918.
  • U. Rasthofer, W.A. Wall, V. Gravemeier, An extended algebraic variational multiscale-multigrid-multifractal method (XAVM4) for large-eddy simulation of turbulent two-phase flow, Journal of Computational Physics 359 (2018) 1-19.
  • B. Schott, U. Rasthofer, V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, A face-oriented stabilized Nitsche-type extended variational multiscale method for incompressible two-phase flow, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 104 (2015) 721-748. DOI
  • U. Rasthofer, G.C. Burton, W.A. Wall, V. Gravemeier, An algebraic variational multiscale-multigrid-multifractal method (AVM4) for large-eddy simulation of large-eddy simulation of turbulent variable-density flow at low Mach number, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 76 (2014) 416-449. DOI
  • A. Ehrl, A. Popp, V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, A dual mortar approach for mesh tying within a variational multiscale method for incompressible flow, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 76 (2014) 1-27. DOI
  • U. Rasthofer, G.C. Burton, W.A. Wall, V. Gravemeier, Multifractal subgrid-scale modeling within a variational multiscale method for large-eddy simulation of passive-scalar mixing in turbulent flow at low and high Schmidt numbers, Physics of Fluids 26 (2014) 055108-1-30. DOI
  • F. Henke, M. Winklmaier, V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, A semi-Lagrangean time-integration approach for extended finite element methods, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 98 (2014) 174-202. DOI
  • M. Ismail, V. Gravemeier, A. Comerford, W.A. Wall, A stable approach for coupling multidimensional cardiovascular and pulmonary networks based on a novel pressure-flowrate or pressure-only Neumann boundary condition formulation, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering 30 (2014) 447-469. DOI
  • G. Bauer, P. Gamnitzer, V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, An isogeometric variational multiscale method for large-eddy simulation of coupled multi-ion transport in turbulent flow, Journal of Computational Physics 251 (2013) 194-208. DOI
  • C. Danowski, V. Gravemeier, L. Yoshihara, W.A. Wall, A monolithic computational approach to thermo-structure interaction, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 95 (2013) 1053-1078. DOI
  • A. Comerford, V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, An algebraic variational multiscale-multigrid method for large-eddy simulation of turbulent pulsatile flows in complex geometries with detailed insight into pulmonary airway flow, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 71 (2013) 1207-1225. DOI
  • A. Ehrl, G. Bauer, V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, A computational approach for the simulation of natural convection in electrochemical cells, Journal of Computational Physics 235 (2013) 764-785. DOI
  • U. Rasthofer, V. Gravemeier, Multifractal subgrid-scale modeling within a variational multiscale method for large-eddy simulation of turbulent flow, Journal of Computational Physics 234 (2013) 79-107. DOI
  • P. Gamnitzer, V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, A mixed/hybrid Dirichlet formulation for wall-bounded flow problems including turbulent flow, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 245-246 (2012) 22-35. DOI
  • K. Nissen, C.J. Cyron, V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, Information-flux method: a meshfree maximum-entropy Petrov-Galerkin method including stabilised finite element methods, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 244 (2012) 225-237. DOI
  • V. Gravemeier, A. Comerford, L. Wiechert, M. Ismail, W.A. Wall, Neumann inflow boundary conditions in biomechanics, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering 28 (2012) 560-573. DOI
  • G. Bauer, V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, A stabilized finite element method for the numerical simulation of multi-ion transport in electrochemical systems, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 223-224 (2012) 199-210. DOI
  • G. Bauer, V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, A 3D finite element approach for the coupled numerical simulation of electrochemical systems and fluid flow, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 86 (2011) 1339-1359. DOI
  • V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, Variational multiscale methods for premixed combustion based on a progress-variable approach, Combustion and Flame 158 (2011) 1160–1170. DOI
  • U. Rasthofer, F. Henke, W.A. Wall, V. Gravemeier, An extended residual-based variational multiscale method for two-phase flow including surface tension, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 200 (2011) 1866-1876. DOI
  • V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, Residual-based variational multiscale methods for laminar, transitional and turbulent variable-density flow at low Mach number, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 65 (2011) 1260-1278. DOI
  • V. Gravemeier, M. Kronbichler, M.W. Gee, W.A. Wall, An algebraic variational multiscale-multigrid method for large-eddy simulation: generalized-alpha time integration, Fourier analysis and application to turbulent flow past a square-section cylinder, Computational Mechanics 47 (2011) 217-233. DOI
  • C.J. Cyron, K. Nissen, V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, Information flux maximum-entropy approximation schemes for convection-diffusion problems, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 64 (2010) 1180-1200. DOI
  • V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, An algebraic variational multiscale-multigrid method for large-eddy simulation of turbulent variable-density flow at low Mach number, Journal of Computational Physics 229 (2010) 6047-6070. DOI
  • C.J. Cyron, K. Nissen, V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, Stable meshfree methods in fluid mechanics based on Green's functions, Computational Mechanics 46 (2010) 287-300. DOI
  • V. Gravemeier, M.W. Gee, M. Kronbichler, W.A. Wall, An algebraic variational multiscale-multigrid method for large eddy simulation of turbulent flow, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 199 (2010) 853-864. DOI
  • P. Gamnitzer, V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, Time-dependent subgrid scales in residual-based large eddy simulation of turbulent channel flow, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 199 (2010) 819-827. DOI
  • V. Gravemeier, M.W. Gee, W.A. Wall, An algebraic variational multiscale-multigrid method based on plain aggregation for convection-diffusion problems, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 198 (2009) 3821-3835. DOI
  • F. van der Bos, V. Gravemeier, Numerical simulation of premixed combustion using an enriched finite element method, Journal of Computational Physics 228 (2009) 3605-3624. DOI
  • V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, A space-time formulation and improved spatial reconstruction for the “divide-and-conquer” multiscale method, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 197 (2008) 678-692. DOI
  • V. Gravemeier, S. Lenz, W.A. Wall, Towards a taxonomy for multiscale methods in computational mechanics: building blocks of existing methods, Computational Mechanics 41 (2008) 279-291. DOI
  • V. Gravemeier, S. Lenz, W.A. Wall, Variational multiscale methods for incompressible flows, International Journal of Computing Science and Mathematics 1 (2007) 444-466.
  • V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, A “divide-and-conquer” spatial and temporal multiscale method for transient convection-diffusion-reaction equations, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 54 (2007) 779-804. DOI
  • V. Gravemeier, Variational multiscale large eddy simulation of turbulent flow in a diffuser, Computational Mechanics 39 (2007) 477-495. DOI
  • V. Gravemeier, A consistent dynamic localization model for large eddy simulation of turbulent flows based on a variational formulation, Journal of Computational Physics 218 (2006) 677-701. DOI
  • V. Gravemeier, The variational multiscale method for laminar and turbulent flow, Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering - State of the Art Reviews 13 (2006) 249-324. DOI
  • V. Gravemeier, Scale-separating operators for variational multiscale large eddy simulation of turbulent flows, Journal of Computational Physics 212 (2006) 400-435. DOI
  • V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, E. Ramm, Large eddy simulation of turbulent incompressible flows by a three-level finite element method, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids 48 (2005) 1067-1099. DOI
  • V. Gravemeier, W.A. Wall, E. Ramm, A three-level finite element method for the instationary, incompressible Navier-Stokes equations, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 193 (2004) 1323-1366. DOI

Articles in Other Journals

  • V. Gravemeier, Variational multiscale methods for large eddy simulation of turbulent flows, GACM Report 5 (2008) 8-13.
  • V. Gravemeier, Current methods for the numerical simulation of turbulent flows, CADFEM Infoplaner 1 (2007) 44-45.

PhD Thesis

  • V. Gravemeier, The variational multiscale method for laminar and turbulent incompressible flow, PhD Thesis, Report No. 40, Institute of Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart, 2003. thesis (pdf)