Dominik L. Michels

Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering Division


Education Profile

  • ​Postdoc, Computing and Mathematical Sciences, California Institute of Technology, 2014
  • Ph.D., Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Bonn, 2014
  • M.Sc., Computer Science, University of Bonn, 2013
  • B.Sc., Computer Science and Physics, University of Bonn, 2011

Research Interests

Professor Michels‘ research comprises both fundamental and applied aspects of computational mathematics and physics, addressing open research questions in algorithmics, computer algebra, symbolic-numeric methods, and mathematical modeling to solve practically relevant problems in scientific and visual computing.

Selected Publications

  • ​Michels, D.L. and Desbrun, M., 2015: A Semi-analytical Approach to Molecular Dynamics, Journal of Computational Physics, 303, 336-354.
  • Michels, D.L., Mueller, J.P.T., and Sobottka, G.A., 2015: A Physically Based Approach to the Accurate Simulation of Stiff Fibers and Stiff Fiber Meshes, Computers & Graphics, 53B, 136-146.
  • Michels, D.L., Lyakhov, D.A., Gerdt, V.P., Sobottka, G.A., and Weber, A.G., 2015: On the Partial Analytical Solution of the Kirchhoff Equation, Computer Algebra in Scientific Computing, CASC 2015, 320-331.
  • Chao, W.-L., Solomon, J., Michels, D.L., and Sha, F., 2015: Exponential Integration for Hamiltonian Monte Carlo, International Conference on Machine Learning, ICML 2015, 1142-1151.
  • Michels, D.L., Sobottka, G.A., and Weber, A.G., 2014: Exponential Integrators for Stiff Elastodynamic Problems, Transactions on Graphics, 33, 1.