Complex Systems

Research and projects

Recent research topics:

  • Computational and theoretical plasma physics
  • Nonlinear dynamics, turbulence and structure formation
  • Turbulence in the edge of magnetised fusion plasmas
  • Multi scale interactions during formation and collapse of transport barriers in tokamaks
  • Many particle dynamics in magnetised ultracold plasmas

Recent projects:

Turbulence in the Edge of Magnetized Plasmas: Emergent Structures and Transport
FWF/BMWF START-Projekt Y398 (2009-2017)
Computational Plasma Dynamics
EUROfusion project Fusion@ÖAW P8 (seit 2008)
Software (open source):

- Numerical methods for SOL blob and turbulence simulations (GitHub)
Past projects:

Coordination of filamentary transport modelling.
EUROfusion Coordination Task MST1-CT15-6 (2015)
Utilizing GPUs for numerical simulations of the turbulent boundary layer in a magnetically confined plasma
NVIDIA Hardware Grant Program (Tesla K40 GPU) (2015)
Understanding of turbulent edge/SOL transport and structure formation by joint experiment and modelling approach
EUROfusion Enabling Research project WP14-ER-OeAW-01 (2014)
Impulsprojekt Kernfusionsforschung
ÖAW KKKÖ Impulsprojekt (2014)
Computational Interdisciplinary Modelling
FWF DK+ Doktoratskolleg: Teilprojekt "Computational Plasma Physics" (2010-2014)
Hydrocarbon Transport and Chemistry in Tokamaks
FWF Projekt P21061 (2009-2011)
Internal collaborations and networks: