Scientific Interests

  • Phase-Field Crystal model
  • Liquid crystals on curved interfaces
  • (multiphase) flow in porouse media
  • Flow of complex fluids
  • Implementing the Finite-Elemente method → AMDiS


  1. S. Praetorius, A. Voigt, Development and Analysis of a Block-Preconditioner for the Phase-Field Crystal Equation, (submitted)
  2. S. Praetorius, A. Voigt, A Phase Field Crystal Model for Colloidal Suspensions with Hydrodynamic Interactions, (submitted) (arXiv)
  3. S. Praetorius, A. Voigt, R. Wittkowski and H. Löwen, Structure and dynamics of interfaces between two coexisting liquid crystalline phases, Phys. Rev. E 87, 052406, (2013) (article)
  4. C. Jäger, S. Praetorius and A. Voigt, Super-resolution of images using area preserving geometric evolution laws. ISRN Computer Graphics, 2012 (2012) (article)
  5. S. Praetorius and A. Voigt, A Phase Field Crystal Approach for Particles in a Flowing Solvent. Macromolecular Theory and Simulations, 20 (2011) 541-547. (article)
  6. R. Backofen, M. Gräf, D. Potts, S. Praetorius, A. Voigt and T. Witkowski, A continuous approach to discrete ordering on S^2. Multiscale Modeling and Simulation, 9 (2011) 314-334 (article)

AMDiS Usergroup

  • Meeting 13-10-14, 11:10, A120: presentation
  • Meeting 13-05-22, 14:00, Communicationroom

Teaching WS2014

Teaching SS2014

Teaching WS2013/14

Teaching SS2013

Teaching WS2012/13

Teaching SS2012

Teaching WS2011/12

Dipl.Math. Simon Praetorius

Foto von Simon Praetorius

“Mathematics: The (dark) art of avoiding unneccessary computations”


2013-Jan-17 | 6th practice sheet is online

2013-Jan-09 | 5th practice sheet is online

2013-Jan-03 | 4th practice sheet is online

2012-Dec-19 | Programming sheet is online

2012-Dec-14 | Third practice sheet for PDENM und FEM online


Simon Praetorius
Technical University Dresden
Faculty of Science
Institute of Scientific Computing
phone: +49 351 463-42377
visiting adress:
work Zellescher Weg 12 - 14
Willersbau, Room B 219
D-01069, Dresden Germany

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