Prof. Dr. Sina Ober-Blöbaum

Office Address:
Technologiepark 21
33100 Paderborn
Room:
TP21.1.12

About Sina Ober-Blöbaum

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2020: Professor (W3)

Paderborn University

12/2021 - 12/2022: Parental leave

2015 - 2020: Associate Professor

University of Oxford, UK

10/2018 - 06/2019: Parental leave

01/2017 - 08/2017: Parental leave

2014 - 2015: Guest Professor

Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

2009 - 2015: Junior Professor

Paderborn University

2013 - 2014: Guest Professor

Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

2011 - 2012: Substitute Professor

Technische Universität München, Germany

2008 - 2009: Postdoc

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA

13.03.2008: Doctorate

Applied Mathematics, Paderborn University, Germany. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Michael Dellnitz

1999 - 2004: Degree programme

Diploma in Technomathematics, Paderborn University

Since 2016: Selected Invited Talks

2021: Conference on the Numerical Solution of Differential and Differential-Algebraic Equations (NUMDIFF-16, Halle, Germany, 2021), Plenary Talk

2016: 4th European Conference on Computational Optimization (EUCCCO, Leuven, Belgium, 2016), Plenary Talk

2018: Oberwolfach Research in Pairs, Approval of a two-week research stay at the Mathematical Research Institute Oberwolfach, Germany

2011 - 2014: Member of "Junges Kolleg" of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts, Germany

2013: "Eleonore-Trefftz guest professorship" grant at the Technical University Dresden, Germany

2011: Best paper award, 8th Paderborn Workshop on Design of mechatronic systems, Paderborn, Germany

2011: Best poster award, International Conference on Simulation Technology, Stuttgart, Germany

2009: Award for the best PhD thesis in 2008 of Paderborn University

2008: Best poster award, Oberwolfach seminar Applied Dynamics and Geometric Mechanics, Oberwolfach Research Institute for Mathematics, Germany

Research

Research Interests

  • structure-preserving integration
  • Lagrange and Hamilton systems and variational integrators
  • fractional and dissipative Lagrange systems
  • multirate dynamics and multirate integration
  • numerical methods in optimal control
  • symmetries and turnpike properties in optimal control
  • learning of Hamilton and Lagrange systems
  • applications in astrodynamics, drive technology and quantum dynamics

Publications

Selected Publications

Manifold turnpikes, trims, and symmetries
T. Faulwasser, K. Flaßkamp, S. Ober-Blöbaum, M. Schaller, K. Worthmann, Mathematics of Control, Signals, and Systems 34 (2022) 759–788.
Symplectic integration of learned Hamiltonian systems
C. Offen, S. Ober-Blöbaum, Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science 32(1) (2022).
Fractional Damping Through Restricted Calculus of Variations
F. Jiménez, S. Ober-Blöbaum, in: Nichtlineare Sci 31, 2021.
Variational integrators for dissipative systems
D.J.N. Limebeer, S. Ober-Blöbaum, F.H. Farshi, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 65(4) (2020) 1381–1396.
Galerkin variational integrators and modified symplectic Runge-Kutta methods
S. Ober-Blöbaum, IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis 37(1) (2017) 375–406.
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Teaching


Current Courses

  • Seminar "Poisson geometry and integrable systems"
  • Seminar
  • Oberseminar AG Ober-Blöbaum
  • Mathematik 3 für Maschinenbauer (Übung)
  • Mathematik 3 für Maschinenbauer
  • Geometrische numerische Integration

Scientific Engagement

Since 2011  |  Member of Scientific Committees of four international conferences


Since 2010  |  (Co-)Organization of several minisymposia at international conferences (e.g., ECC, MTNS) and different lecture series at international Summer/Winter Schools (e.g. Madrid)


2013  |  Organiser, Dresdner Mathematical Series Women in Science, TU Dresden, Germany


2012  |  Organisation of research day of "Junges Kolleg" of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts, Germany


Since 2021  |  Steering group member of "Frauen gestalten die Informationsgesellschaft" and perspEktIveM (mentoring program for female students), Paderborn University


2017 - 2020  |  Member, Advisory Committee of the German Research Foundation Research Training Group Pi3: Parameter Identification "Analysis, Algorithms, Implementations" of the University of Bremen, Germany


2011 - 2015  |  Steering group member of "Frauen gestalten die Informationsgesellschaft" and perspEktIveM (mentoring program for female students), Paderborn University


Since 2017  |  Editorial Board of AIMS Journal of Computational Dynamics and GEM - International Journal on Geomathematics


2017  |  Committee Member "Future of GAMM", GAMM (Society for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics)


Further Information

Short Bio

I received my Dipl. Math. in 2004 and my Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics in 2008 both from the Paderborn University in Germany. I was a Postdoctoral Scholar at the California Institute of Technology, CA, USA, from 2008 to 2009. From 2009 to 2015 I was a Junior Professor at the Department of Mathematics at the Paderborn University. From 2015 to 2020 I was Associate Professor of control engineering at the Department of Engineering Science and a Tutorial Fellow in Engineering at Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, U.K. Currently, I am full Professor for applied mathematics at the Paderborn University leading the research group "Numerical Mathematics and Control". Our group's research focus lies in the development and analysis of structure-preserving simulation and optimal control methods for mechanical, electrical and hybrid systems, with a wide range of application areas including astrodynamics, drive technology and robotics.I received my Dipl. Math. in 2004 and my Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics in 2008 both from the Paderborn University in Germany. I was a Postdoctoral Scholar at the California Institute of Technology, CA, USA, from 2008 to 2009. From 2009 to 2015 I was a Junior Professor at the Department of Mathematics at the Paderborn University. From 2015 to 2020 I was Associate Professor of control engineering at the Department of Engineering Science and a Tutorial Fellow in Engineering at Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, U.K. Currently, I am full Professor for applied mathematics at the Paderborn University leading the research group "Numerical Mathematics and Control". Our group's research focus lies in the development and analysis of structure-preserving simulation and optimal control methods for mechanical, electrical and hybrid systems, with a wide range of application areas including astrodynamics, drive technology and robotics.