Prof. Dr. Elena Mäder-Baumdicker


Geometrie und Approximation


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Work S2|15 307
Schlossgartenstr. 7
64289 Darmstadt

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Summer term 2019: Bachelor seminar about minimal surfaces

Winter term 19/20: Differential Geometry (= Curves and Surfaces)

AG Seminar Winter 2020:

Das Seminar findet donnerstags um 10:00 Uhr via Zoom statt.

05.11.2020 Kai Bouaraba

12.11.2020 Ömer Genc

19.11.2020 Sukie Vetter

26.11.2020 Arthur Windemuth

03.12.2020 Florian Martin

10.12.2020 Anna Nuetzenadel

17.12.2020 Alexander Dietz

14.01.2021 Melanie Scherer

21.01.2021 Johanna Rauberger

28.01.2021 Philipp Käse

04.02.2021 Elena Mäder-Baumdicker

11.02.2021 Gast


I am interested in questions related to Geometric variational problems, for example minimal surfaces theory or Willmore surfaces.

My articles:

  • (with P. Breuning and J. Hirsch) Existence of minimizing Willmore Klein bottles in Euclidean four-space, Geom. Topol. 21(2017), no.4, 2485-2526, available on Arxiv here.
  • (with J. Hirsch) A note on Willmore minimizing Klein bottles in Euclidean space, Adv. Math. 319(2017), 67-75, available on Arxiv here.
  • Singularities of the area preserving curve shortening flow with a Neumann free boundary condition, Math. Ann. 371(2018), no.3-4, 1429-1448, available on Arxiv here.
  • The area preserving curve shortening flow with Neumann free boundary conditions, PhD Thesis, University of Freiburg, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, 155p., 2014.

My preprints:

  • (with J. Hirsch) On the Morse Index of Willmore Spheres, available on Arxiv here.
  • (with J. Giesselmann) A posteriori error estimates for wave maps into spheres, available on Arxiv here.


I am member of the SPP 2026 „Geometry at infinity“, see SPP2026.