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


[16] A microscopic field theoretical approach for active systems (F. Alaimo, S. Praetorius, A. Voigt), In New Journal of Physics, volume 18, 2016. [bibtex] [doi]
[15] Orientational order on surfaces - the coupling of topology, geometry and dynamics (M. Nestler, I. Nitschke, S. Praetorius, A. Voigt), In submitted, 2016. [bibtex] [pdf]
[14] 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 submitted, 2016. [bibtex]
[13] An adaptive finite element multi-mesh approach for interacting deformable objects in flow (S. Ling, W. Marth, S. Praetorius, A. Voigt), In Comput. Meth. Appl. Math., volume 16, 2016. [bibtex] [doi]
[12] Two-dimensional liquid crystalline growth within a phase-field-crystal model (S. Tang, S. Praetorius, R. Backofen, A. Voigt, Y.-M. Yu, J. Wang), In Phys. Rev. E, volume 92, 2015. [bibtex] [doi]
[11] Development and Analysis of a Block-Preconditioner for the Phase-Field Crystal Equation (S. Praetorius, A. Voigt), In SIAM J. Sci. Comp., volume 37, 2015. [bibtex] [doi]
[10] A mechanism for cell motility by active polar gels (W. Marth, S. Praetorius, A. Voigt), In J. R. Soc. Interface, volume 12, 2015. [bibtex] [doi]
[9] A Navier-Stokes phase-field crystal model for colloidal suspensions (S. Praetorius, A. Voigt), In J. Chem. Phys., volume 142, 2015. [bibtex] [doi]
[8] Software concepts and numerical algorithms for a scalable adaptive parallel finite element method (T. Witkowski, S. Ling, S. Praetorius, A. Voigt), In Adv. Comput. Math., 2015. [bibtex] [doi]
[7] Efficient Solvers for the Phase-Field Crystal Equation - Development and Analysis of a Block-Preconditioner (Simon Praetorius), PhD thesis, Technische Universität Dresden, 2015. [bibtex]
[6] Structure and dynamics of interfaces between two coexisting liquid-crystalline phases (S. Praetorius, A. Voigt, R. Wittkowski, H. Löwen), In Phys. Rev. E, volume 87, 2013. [bibtex] [doi]
[5] Transfer operator-based extraction of coherent features on surfaces (K. Padberg-Gehle, S. Reuther, S. Praetorius, A. Voigt), In accepted, 2013. [bibtex]
[4] Super-resolution of images using area preserving geometric evolution laws (C. Jäger, S. Praetorius, A. Voigt), In ISRN Computer Graphics, volume 2012, 2012. [bibtex] [doi]
[3] A Phase Field Crystal Approach for Particles in a Flowing Solvent (S. Praetorius, A. Voigt), In Macromol. Theor. Sim., volume 20, 2011. [bibtex] [doi]
[2] A Continuous Approach to Discrete Ordering on S^2 (R. Backofen, M. Gräf, D. Potts, S. Praetorius, A. Voigt, T. Witkowski), In Multiscale Model. Sim., volume 9, 2011. [bibtex] [doi]
[1] Interacting Particles in Flowing Solvents - Modeling, Numerics and High-Performance Computing (Simon Praetorius), Master's thesis, Technische Universität Dresden, 2010. [bibtex]

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2015-Oct-12 | Lecture page added for scientific programming 2015

2015-Aug-26 | AMDiS-Workshop at 2015/09/22

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

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

2013-Jan-03 | 4th practice sheet is 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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