Scientific Interests

    Modeling and numerical simulation of Multiphysics and Multiscale problems
    Topics include:
  • Cells and biomembranes in flow
  • Growth of epithelial cell colonies
  • Incompressible two-phase flows
  • Transport processes at fluidic interfaces

Curriculum vitae

    Research positions

  • currently:    Associate Professor (W2) Dresden University of Applied Sciences (HTW Dresden)
  • 2014 - 2016 Junior Research Group Leader Institute of Scientific Computing, TU Dresden
  • 2013 - 2014 PostDoc , University of California, Irvine, USA, John Lowengrub's lab
  • 2009 - 2013 Scientific staff , TU Dresden, Axel Voigt's lab
  • Education

  • 2012 - PhD in Mathematics , supervised by Prof. Axel Voigt (TU Dresden), Prof. John Lowengrub (UC Irvine, USA)
  • 2008 - Diploma in Mathematics , TU Dresden
  • Research visits

  • 2015 - Participant at 5-months research program, Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK
  • 2012 - Research visit, Helsinki University, Finland
  • 2010 - Research visit (3 months), UC Irvine, California, USA
  • 2008 - Research semester, ENPC Paris, France
  • 2007 - Research semester, UNSW Sydney, Australia
  • 2006 - Research practicum (2 months), NCKU Tainan, Taiwan

Teaching

  • WS 2015/16: Project Work
  • SS 2015: Differential Equations for Boston University
  • SS 2015: Graduate Lectures on Two-Phase Flow
  • SS 2013: Differential Equations for Boston University
  • SS 2013: Seminar on Scientific Computing (Proseminar)
  • WS 2012/13: Mathematics I for Engineers
  • Modeling seminar

Publications

[28] A phase-field approach to trabecular bone remodeling (S. Aland, F. Stenger, R. Müller, M. MKampschulte, A. Langheinrich, T. Khassawna, C. Heiss, A. Deutsch, A. Voigt), In , 2017, submitted. [bibtex]
[27] Phase field models for two-phase flow with surfactants and biomembranes (Sebastian Aland), Chapter in Transport Processes at Fluidic Interfaces, Springer, 2017. [bibtex]
[26] Comparative Simulations of Taylor Flow with Surfactants Based on Sharp-and Diffuse-Interface Methods (Sebastian Aland, Andreas Hahn, Christian Kahle, Robert Nürnberg), Chapter in Transport Processes at Fluidic Interfaces, Springer, 2017. [bibtex]
[25] The influence of interface curvature on solutal Marangoni convection in the Hele-Shaw cell (M. Mokbel, K. Schwarzenberger, K. Eckert, S. Aland), In International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, volume 115, 2017. [bibtex]
[24] Numerical Simulation of Real-Time Deformability Cytometry To Extract Cell Mechanical Properties (M. Mokbel, D. Mokbel, A. Mietke, N. Träber, G. Salvatore, O. Otto, J. Guck, S. Aland), In ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 2017. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[23] Phase Field Modeling of Inhomogeneous Biomembranes in Flow (S. Aland), Chapter in Modeling of Microscale Transport in Biological Processes, Academic Press, 2017. [bibtex] [pdf]
[22] Deformation Analysis of Polymer Foams under Compression Load using in situ computed Tomography and Finite Element Simulation Methods (O. Weißenborn, S. Geller, M. Gude, F. Post, S. Praetorius, A. Voigt, S. Aland), In 17th European conference on Composite Materials (ECCM-17), 2016, submitted. [bibtex]
[21] Simulating Organogenesis in COMSOL: Phase-Field Based Simulations of Embryonic Lung Branching Morphogenesis (Lucas Wittwer, Roberto Croce, Sebastian Aland, Dagmar Iber), In COMSOL Conference Proceedings, 2016. [bibtex] [pdf]
[20] Margination of white blood cells - a computational approach by a hydrodynamic phase field model (W. Marth, S. Aland, A. Voigt), In Journal of Fluid Mechanics, volume 790, 2016. [bibtex] [pdf]
[19] Numerical simulation of endocytosis: Viscous flow driven by membranes with non-uniformly distributed curvature-inducing molecules (J. Lowengrub, J. Allard, S. Aland), In Journal of Computational Physics, volume 309, 2016. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[18] Relaxation oscillations of solutal Marangoni convection at curved interfaces (K. Schwarzenberger, S. Aland, H. Domnick, S. Odenbach, K. Eckert), In Colloids and Surfaces A, volume 481, 2015. [bibtex] [pdf]
[17] Extracting cell stiffness from Real-Time Deformability Cytometry -- a theoretical and experimental analysis (A. Mietke, O. Otto, S. Girardo, P. Rosendahl, A. Taubenberger, S. Golfier, E. Ulbricht, S. Aland, J. Guck, E. Fischer-Friedrich), In Biophysical Journal, volume 109, 2015. [bibtex] [pdf]
[16] An efficient and energy stable scheme for a phase-field model for the moving contact line problem (Sebastian Aland, Feng Chen), In International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 2015. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[15] A Mechanistic Collective Cell Model for Epithelial Colony Growth and Contact Inhibition (S. Aland, H. Hatzikirou, J. Lowengrub, A. Voigt), In Biophysical Journal, volume 109, 2015. [bibtex] [pdf]
[14] Adaptive diffuse domain approach for calculating mechanically induced deformation of trabecular bone (S. Aland, C. Landsberg, R. Müller, F. Stenger, M. Bobeth, A. C. Langheinrich, A. Voigt), In Comput. Methods Biomech. Biomed. Engin., 2014. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[13] Diffuse interface models of locally inextensible vesicles in a viscous fluid (Sebastian Aland, Sabine Egerer, John Lowengrub, Axel Voigt), In Journal of Computational Physics, volume 277, 2014. [bibtex] [pdf]
[12] Time integration for diffuse interface models for two-phase flow (Sebastian Aland), In Journal of Computational Physics, volume 262C, 2014. [bibtex] [pdf]
[11] Accuracy of two-phase flow simulations: The Taylor Flow benchmark (Sebastian Aland, Christoph Lehrenfeld, Holger Marschall, Christoph Meyer, Stephan Weller), In PAMM, volume 13, 2013. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[10] Controlled nano-replication to explore the omniphobic nature of springtail skin (R. Hensel, R. Helbig, S. Aland, A. Voigt, C. Neinhuis, C. Werner), In Nature Asia Materials, volume 5, 2013. [bibtex] [doi]
[9] Modeling and numerical approximations for bubbles in liquid metal (Sebastian Aland, Stephan Schwarz, Jochen Fröhlich, Axel Voigt), In The European Physical Journal Special Topics, Springer-Verlag, volume 220, 2013. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[8] Wetting Resistance at Its Topographical Limit: The Benefit of Mushroom and Serif T Structures (René Hensel, Ralf Helbig, Sebastian Aland, Hans-Georg Braun, Axel Voigt, Christoph Neinhuis, Carsten Werner), In Langmuir, volume 29, 2013. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[7] Quantitative comparison of Taylor Flow simulations based on sharp- and diffuse-interface models (S. Aland, S. Boden, A. Hahn, F. Klingbeil, M. Weismann, S. Weller), In Int. J. Numer. Meth. Fluids, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2013. [bibtex] [doi]
[6] Particles at fluid-fluid interfaces: A new Navier-Stokes-Cahn-Hilliard surface-phase-field-crystal model (Sebastian Aland, John Lowengrub, Axel Voigt), In Physical Review E, APS, volume 86, 2012. [bibtex]
[5] Simulation of common features and differences of surfactant-based and solid-stabilized emulsions (Sebastian Aland, Axel Voigt), In Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, volume 413, 2012. [bibtex] [pdf]
[4] Buckling Instability of Viral Capsids---A Continuum Approach (Sebastian Aland, Andreas Ratz, Matthias Roger, Axel Voigt), In Multiscale Modeling & Simulation, SIAM, volume 10, 2012. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[3] Benchmark computations of diffuse interface models for two-dimensional bubble dynamics (S. Aland, A. Voigt), In Int. J. Numer. Meth. Fluids, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, volume 69, 2012. [bibtex] [pdf]
[2] A continuum model of colloid-stabilized interfaces (Sebastian Aland, John Lowengrub, Axel Voigt), In Phys. Fluids, AIP, volume 23, 2011. [bibtex] [pdf]
[1] Two-phase flow in complex geometries: A diffuse domain approach (S. Aland, John Lowengrub, Axel Voigt), In CMES, volume 57, 2010. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Aland

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Prof. Dr. Sebastian Aland
Dresden University of Applied Sciences (HTW)
Faculty of Informatics/Mathematics
phone: +49 351 462-3604
visiting adress:
work Friedrich-List-Platz 1
Room Z360
01069, Dresden Germany

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Prof. Dr. Sebastian Aland
Dresden University of Applied Sciences (HTW)
Faculty of Informatics / Mathematics
phone: +49 351 462-3604
visiting adress:
work Friedrich-List-Platz 1
Room Z360
01069, Dresden Germany

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