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Thesis Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize students who write seminal doctoral and master's theses in the field of scientific computing with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinarity and high performance computing.

 


Winner 2017

CoviFederico Covi

Master's Thesis
Assessing Precipitation Mechanisms on Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya: an Idealized Modeling Study

Supervisors: Alexander Gohm and Georg Kaser, Department of Meteorology and Geophysics, University of 
  Innsbruck

 


Winners 2016 

Wiesenberger

Matthias Wiesenberger

Doctoral Thesis
Gyrofluid computations of filament dynamics in tokamak scrape-off layers

Supervisor: Alexander Kendl, Department of Ion Physics and Applied Physics, University of Innsbruck

 

Rauter

Matthias Rauter

Master's Thesis
A novel basal friction model for snow avalanches

Supervisor: Wolfgang Fellin, Department of Infrastructure, University of Innsbruck

 


Winner 2015 

Fuchs

Julian Fuchs

Doctoral Thesis
Local dynamics in protein function and specificity

Supervisor: Klaus Liedl, Department for General, Inorganic and Theoretical Chemistry, University of Innsbruck

 


Winners 2011

Valentini

Bernhard Valentini

Doctoral Thesis
A three-dimensional constitutive model for concrete and its application to large scale finite element analyses

Supervisor: Günter Hofstetter, Department of Engineering Science, University of Innsbruck

 

Huber

Roland Huber

Master's Thesis
Entropy estimation from molecular dynamics ensembles

Supervisor: Klaus Liedl, Department for General, Inorganic and Theoretical Chemistry, University of Innsbruck

 


Winners 2010

Geisler

David Geisler-Moroder

Doctoral Thesis
Accuracy improvements for computational methods and color rendering index calculations in global illumination models

Supvervisor: Arne Dür, Department of Mathematics, University of Innsbruck

 

Ritter

Marcel Ritter

Master's Thesis
Computing geodesics in numerical space times

Supervisor: Sabine Schindler, Department of Astro- and Particle Physics, University of Innsbruck

 


Winners 2009 

Mauracher

Andreas Mauracher

Doctoral Thesis
Theoretical and experimental investigations of electron attachment to biomolecules

Supervisor: Michael Probst, Department of Ion Physics and Applied Physics, University of Innsbruck

 

 

Lehner

Manuela Lehner

Master's Thesis
Idealized sensitivity study of pollution transport over alpine terrain

Supervisor: Alexander Gohm, Department of Meteorology and Geophysics, University of Innsbruck