Teaching

Current and upcoming courses

  • Summer school ’Geometry and topology of liquid crystals and related ordered ma-
    terials’, Niels Bohr Institute International PhD School, Copenhagen, Denmark, 3-9 Sept 2017
  • MAS162 (Foundations of Discrete Mathematics), Semester 2 (2017), Murdoch University

Past courses

  • MAS220 (Mathematical Methods), Murdoch University (Semester 1 2017; Semester 1, 2016, joint coordination with Duncan Farrow; Semester 1 2015, joint coordination with Graeme Hocking)
  • BSC200 (Research in the Physical and Life Sciences), Semester 1 (2016) and Semester 1 (2017), Murdoch University. (unit coordinator Cassandra Berry, VLS)
  • MAS162 (Foundations of Discrete Mathematics), Semester 2 (2016), Murdoch University; Semester 2 (2015), Murdoch University
  • Postgraduate Research School “Winter Research School on Soft and Biological Materials”, held at Murdoch University, 26-30 Sept 2016.
  • Lecture Course on Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics, Theoretische Physik 4, Winter semester 2014/15, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg.
  • Seminar course “Optimal Shapes and Complex Structure in Soft Matter Physics”, seminar course at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, winter term 2013/14
  • Lecture-course on “Introduction to computational physics and numerical methods” (undergraduate level), at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg (all summer semesters from 2007 – 2014)
  • Summer school ’Geometry and topology of liquid crystals and related ordered ma-
    terials’, Niels Bohr Institute International PhD School, Copenhagen, Denmark, 19-23 August 2013 and RMIT, Melbourne 12-16 August 2014 (lectures and co-organisation, assisting main organisers Stephen Hyde)
  • Lecture course on “Simulation methods for liquids (computational physics II)”, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, winter semesters 2010/11, 2011/12 and 2012/13.
  • Lecture course on “Molecular dynamics simulations of granular matter and finite element methods for mechanical properties ”, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, summer semester 2009.
  • Block course “Introduction to scientific programming in C/C++” (undergraduate level), 5 days full-time, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, I’ve designed this course and either taught this course or supervised postgraduate students teaching the course in all years from 2007 to 2014
  • Seminar course “Self-organisation and geometry of spatially complex matter”, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, summer semester 2008.