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Babak Maboudi Afkham


Research Assistant
Institute of Applied Analysis and Numerical Simulation
Research Group Computational Methods for Uncertainty Quantification


Allmandring 5b
70569 Stuttgart
Room: 0.066

  1. 2018

    1. B. Maboudi Afkham and J. S. Hesthaven, “Structure-Preserving Model-Reduction of Dissipative Hamiltonian Systems,” Journal of Scientific Computing, pp. 1–19, Feb. 2018, doi: 10.1007/s10915-018-0653-6.
    2. B. M. Afkham, A. Bhatt, B. Haasdonk, and J. S. Hesthaven, “Symplectic Model-Reduction with a Weighted Inner Product,” 2018.
  2. 2017

    1. B. Maboudi Afkham and J. Hesthaven, “Structure Preserving Model Reduction of Parametric Hamiltonian Systems,” SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, vol. 39, no. 6, Art. no. 6, 2017, doi: 10.1137/17M1111991.

Summer term 2018


Special Aspects in Numerical Analysis: Numerical methods for elliptic equations with random coefficients

2014 - 2017

Princpal Teacher Assistant

Analysis I and II


Supervision of highly qualified personnel

Master theses:

N. Ripamont: Energy preserving model reduction of fluid dynamics, 2017

Semester theses:

B. Aminian: Hamiltonian formulation for non-conservative systems, 2015

since 2018

Postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Applied Analysis and Numerical Simulation, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

2014 - 2018

Ph.D. Computational Mathematics and Simulation Science Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Thesis: “Geometric Model Order Reduction”
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Jan S. Hesthaven EPFL

2017 - 2018

Exchange graduate student Massachusetts Institute
of Technology (MIT)

2012 - 2014

Master of Science in Scientific Computin KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Thesis: “Numerical Simulation of Elastic Rods with Curvature and Twist Immersed in Fluid”
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Anna-Karin Tornberg

2007 - 2012

Bachelor of Science in Theoretical Mathematics Sharif University of Technology (SUT)


2018 - 2019

Early PostDoc Mobility Fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation

  • Model Order Reduction While Preserving a First Integral
    MoRePaS Conference, Nantes, France, 2018

  • Structure-Preserving Model Reduction of Hamiltonian Systems
    MORCIP - Workshop on Model Order Reduction for Control & Inverse Problems, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2016

  • Structure-Preserving Model Reduction of Hamiltonian Systems
    ALOP - Workshop on Reduced Order Models in Optimization, Trier, Germany, 2016

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