Mathis Fricke

Dr. Mathis Fricke

+49 6151 16-21466
+49 6151 16-72022

Alarich-Weiss-Str. 10
64287 Darmstadt

Office: L2|06 407

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Research Interests

  • Mathematical modeling and numerical simulation of multiphase flows
  • Dynamic wetting phenomena
  • Reactive multiphase flows
  • Volume-of-Fluid and Level Set methods
  • Inverse problems

University Education

  • 2013 B. Sc. Physics, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • 2014 B. Sc. Mathematics, TU Darmstadt
  • 2015 M. Sc. Mathematics, TU Darmstadt
  • 2020 Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.), Department of Mathematics, TU Darmstadt


  • Dissertationspreis der Freunde der TU Darmstadt “für hervorragende wissenschaftliche Leistungen”, 2021
  • 2020 Doctorate degree with distinction, Department of Mathematics, TU Darmstadt

Professional Activities

  • Member of DFG Collaborative Research Center 1194 “Interaction between Transport and Wetting Processes”, Deputy Spokesperson of the gender equality team
  • Elected member of the Faculty Council of the Department of Mathematics (starting in October 2021)
  • Referee for the Journal of Computational Physics, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer and The European Physical Journal
  • Member of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)



Journal articles

Books and Thesis

Conference proceedings

Data and software

  • D. Gründing, M. Smuda, T. Antritter, M. Fricke, D. Rettenmaier, F. Kummer, P. Stephan, H.Marschall, D. Bothe: A comparative study of transient capillary rise using direct numericalsimulations: Benchmark Data,, 2020.

  • M. Hartmann, M. Fricke, L. Weimar, D. Gründing, T. Marić, D. Bothe, and S. Hardt: Breakup Dynamics of Capillary Bridges on Hydrophobic Stripes: Research data,, 2021.

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