Prof. Dr. Stefan Ulbrich

Prof. Dr. Stefan Ulbrich

Optimization

Working area(s)

Optimization

Contact

work +49 6151 16-23430
fax +49 6151 16-23445

Work S4|10 123
Dolivostraße 15
64293 Darmstadt

Office Hours

Office Hours:
Mo. 13:15-14:15 Uhr (via zoom)

Please pre-register by email, Subject “Office Hour”

By appointment (+49 (0)6151 16-23444)
or email me and CC

Research

  • Nonlinear Optimization
  • Optimal Control of Partial Differential Equations
  • Scientific Computing in Optimization and Optimal Control

Editorial Boards

Nonlinear Optimization Winter 2017/2018
Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Optimization
Seminar on Optimization (Bachelor)
Seminar on Optimization (Master)
Mathematik IV für Elektrotechnik / Mathematik III für Informatik Summer 2017
Seminar on Optimization (Bachelor)
Seminar on Optimization (Master)
Introduction to Optimization Winter 2016/2017
Optimization Methods for Machine Learning
Seminar on Optimization (Bachelor)
Seminar on Optimization (Master)
Nonlinear Optimization Winter 2015/2016
Optimization in Function Space
Seminar on Optimization (Bachelor)
Seminar on Optimization (Master)
Project lecture SFB 666 Innovative Produkte aus Blech – Von der Konzeption zum geprüften Bauteil
Mathematik IV für Elektrotechnik / Mathematik III für Informatik Summer 2015
Inertior Point Methods for Convex Optimization
Seminar on Optimization (Bachelor)
Seminar on Optimization (Master)
Introduction to Optimization Winter 2014/2015
Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Optimization
Seminar on Optimization (Bachelor)
Seminar on Optimization (Master)
Optimization with Partial Differential Equations Summer 2014
Seminar on Optimization (Bachelor)
Seminar on Optimization (Master)
Nonlinear Optimization Winter 2013/2014
Optimization in Function Space
Seminar on Optimization (Bachelor)
Seminar on Optimization (Master)
Mathematik IV für Elektrotechnik / Mathematik III für Informatik Summer 2013
Nonsmooth Optimization
Seminar on Optimization (Bachelor)
Seminar on Optimization (Master)
Introduction to Optimization (Optimization I) Winter 2012/13
Seminar on Optimization (Bachelor)
Seminar on Optimization (Master)
Nonlinear Optimization (Optimization III) Winter 2011/12
Seminar on Optimization
Project lecture SFB 666 Innovative Produkte aus Blech – Von der Konzeption zum geprüften Bauteil
Mathematik IV für Elektrotechnik / Mathematik III für Informatik Summer 2011
Optimization with Partial Differential Equations
Seminar on Optimization
Nonlinear Optimization (Optimization III) Winter 2010/11
Interior-Point Methods for Convex Optimization
Seminar on Optimization
Project lecture SFB 666 Innovative Produkte aus Blech – Von der Konzeption zum geprüften Bauteil, Folien
Mathematik IV für Elektrotechnik / Mathematik III für Informatik Summer 2010
Seminar on Optimization
Nonsmooth Optimization and Applications Winter 2009/10
Project lecture SFB 666 Innovative Produkte aus Blech – Von der Konzeption zum geprüften Bauteil
Seminar on Optimization
Mathematik IV für Elektrotechnik / Mathematik III für Informatik Summer 2009
Seminar on Optimization
Introduction to Optimization (Optimization I) Winter 2008/09
Project lecture SFB 666 Innovative Produkte aus Blech – Von der Konzeption zum geprüften Bauteil
Nonlinear Optimization (Optimization III) Winter 2007/08
Seminar on Optimization
Project lecture SFB 666 Innovative Produkte aus Blech – Von der Konzeption zum geprüften Bauteil
Mathematik IV für ETiT, EPE, iKT, iST / Mathematik III für Inf Bsc Summer 2007
Optimierung bei partiellen Diffentialgleichungen (Optimization with PDEs)
Introduction to Optimization (Optimization I) Winter 2006/07
Seminar on Optimization
Mathematik IV für ETiT, EPE, iKT, iST / Mathematik III für Inf Bsc Summer 2006
Innere-Punkte-Verfahren der konvexen Optimierung
Nonlinear Optimization (Optimization III) Winter 2005/06
Seminar on Optimization
Mathematics IV for Electrical Engineers Summer 2005
Nonsmooth Optimization
Numerical Analysis for Engineers and Physicists Winter 2004/05
Seminar on Optimization
Nonlinear Optimization Summer 2004 (TU München)
Seminar on Optimal Control of PDEs (with M. Brokate)
Partial Differential Equations Winter 2003/2004 (TU München)
Modern Methods in Nonlinear Optimization
Partial Differential Equations Summer 2003 (LMU München)
Seminar on Selected Topics in Numerical Analysis
Numerical Analysis II Winter 2002/2003 (LMU München)
Seminar on Numerical Methods for Large Sparse Linear Systems
Interior Point Methods in Convex Optimization Summer 2002 (TU München)
Nonlinear Optimization (Optimization 3) (with Prof. Dr. K. Ritter)
Theory und Numerical Methods for Hyperbolic Conservation Laws Winter 2001/2002 (TU München)
Advanced Calculus 2 for Physics (Analysis 1) (with Prof. Dr. K. Buchner)
  • Nonlinear Programming Solver: ipfilter (version 0.3)
  • MATLAB-Routines and Examples for unconstrained Nonlinear Optimization , especially for large-scale problems.
    Robust Newton- and PCG-Newton-methods, Trust-Region methods, BFGS- and L-BFGS-methods, PCG-method, Examples for Teaching.
  • Interior-Point methods for convex problems: MATLAB-Routines and Examples.
    Primal-Dual path-following methods for LP and convex QP. Primal path-following methods.

Current Projects

SFB 805 “Beherrschung von Unsicherheiten in laststragenden Systemen des Maschinenbaus”:

  • Project A3: Mathematische Optimierung bei der robusten Produktauslegung (S. Ulbrich)
  • Project A4: Mathematische Modelle und Methoden zur optimalen Kombination passiver und aktiver Bauteile (A. Martin, S. Ulbrich)

TRR-SFB 154 “Mathematical Modelling, Simulation and Optimization using the Example of Gas Networks”

  • Project A01: Global Methods for Stationary Gas Transport (M. Pfetsch, S. Ulbrich)
  • Project A02: Optimal Control of Hyperbolic Equations in Gas Networks (S. Ulbrich)

SFB 1194 “Mutual Interaction of Tranport and Wetting Processes”

  • Project B04: Simulation Based Optimization and Optimal Design of Experiments for Wetting Processes (S. Ulbrich)

Graduate School Energy Science and Engineering, Exzellenzinitiative des Bundes.

Former Projects

SFB 666 “Integral sheet metal design with higher order bifurcations – Developement, Production, Evaluation”:

  • Project A2: Mathematische Modelle zur automatisierten Produktentwicklung (M Pfetsch, S. Ulbrich).
  • Project A6: Simulationsbasierte Optimierungsverfahren für das Tifeziehen verzweigter Strukturen

DFG-Schwerpunktprogramm SPP 1253 “Optimization with partial differential equations”

  • Project Optimal control of switched networks for nonlinear hyperbolic conservation laws (G. Leugering, S. Ulbrich).
  • Project Adaptive multilevel SQP-methods for PDAE-constrained optimization with restrictions on control and state. Theory and Applications (J. Lang, S. Ulbrich).

SFB 568 “Strömung und Verbrennung in zukünftigen Gasturbinenbrennkammern”

  • Project D5: Efficient Multilevel Methods for the Optimization of Combustion Chambers (S. Ulbrich).

Fachbezogene Partnerschaften mit Hochschulen in Entwicklungsländern

  • Projekt: Optimierungstheorie, Methoden und Anwendungen, Hochschulpartnerschaft mit Institute for Applied Mathematics, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.