M.Sc. Kerstin Lux

Contact

Research Assistant
B6, Room C303
klux(at)mail.uni-mannheim.de
Tel.: +49 (0)621 181-2472
Fax: +49 (0)621 181-3577

Office hour: by appointment

Teaching

  • FSS 2017: Modellierung und Simulation (Master Seminar)
  • FSS 2018: Modellierung und Simulation (Master Seminar)

Research Interests

  • Stochastic optimal control of hyperbolic supply systems
  • Uncertainty quantification
  • Stochastic simulation

Resume

  • 10/2018: Elected as a GAMM Junior by the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics
  • Since 06/16: Research Assistant, School of Business Informatics and Mathematics, University of Mannheim
  • 03/16: M. Sc. in Business Mathematics, University of Mannheim
  • 02/13: B. Sc. in Business Mathematics, University of Mannheim
  • 09/11 - 02/12: Erasmus stay at Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France
  • 08/09 - 03/16: Studies in Business Mathematics, University of Mannheim
  • 06/09: Graduated from Gymnasium am Stefansberg, Merzig (Abitur)

Publications

Publications

  1. S. Göttlich, R. Korn, K. Lux - Optimal inflow control penalizing undersupply in transport systems with uncertain demands - submitted October 2018.
  2. S. Göttlich, R. Korn, K. Lux - Optimal control of electricity input given an uncertain demand - submitted October 2018.
  3. S. Göttlich, K. Lux, A. Neuenkirch - The Euler scheme for stochastic differential equations with discontinuous drift coefficient: A numerical study of the convergence rate - submitted May 2017.

Thesis

  1. K. Lux - The Euler scheme for stochastic differential equations with discontinuous drift coefficient: analysis and simulations - Master Thesis, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Mannheim, March 2016 (Werner-Oettli-Preis for one of the two best master thesis 2015/16).
  2. K. Lux - Optimale Portfolioliquidierungsstrategien mit stochastischer Liquidität - Bachelor Thesis, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Mannheim, Februrary 2013.

Conferences/Workshops

  • Girls' Day, March 2019, Mannheim, Germany; Workshop Organizer: Development of an artificial intelligence
  • Women in Optimization, March 2019, Bonn, Germany; Poster: UQ for the optimal inflow control in hyperbolic supply systems with uncertain demand
  • 90th Annual Meeting GAMM, February 2019, Vienna, Austria; Talk+Poster: UQ for the inflow control in hyperbolic supply systems with uncertain demand + Optimal inflow control in supply systems with uncertain demands
  • Workshop ''Stochastic dynamics for complex networks and systems'', January 2019, University of Mannheim, Germany, Talk: Tracing back a stochastic optimal inflow control problem to a deterministic setting
  • Workshop/Doktorandinnen Seminar des GRK 1953, November 2018, Annweiler am Trifels.
  • 23rd ISMP, July 2018, Bordeaux, France; Talk: Optimal inflow control in supply systems with uncertain demands
  • 20th ECMI, June 2018, Budapest, Hungary;  Talk: Optimal inflow control in supply systems with uncertain demands; funded by the organizing committee grants
  • Career development program WOVEN Pro: acadeMIA, October 2017 - May 2018, University of Mannheim
  • UQ for inverse problems in complex systems, April 2018, Cambridge; Poster presentation: Optimal inflow control in supply systems with uncertain demands; funded by the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences
  • SIGOPT, March 2018, Kloster Irsee, Germany; Talk: Optimal inflow control in supply systems with uncertain demands
  • KoMSO Modellierungstag, April 2017, Mannheim
  • Spring School 2017: From Particle Dynamics to Gradient Flows, March 2017, Kaiserslautern
  • Fair "E-world energy & water", February 2017, Essen
  • 28th meeting of the Rhein-Main Arbeitskreis, January 2017, Marburg; Invited talk: Simulation studies on stochastic differential equations with discontinuous drift coefficient
  • Grid Science Winter School & Conference, January 2017, Santa Fe (NM), USA; Poster presentation: Inflow control in supply systems with uncertain demands; funded by Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Research stay at RWTH Aachen University, November 2016, Aachen
  • Südwestworkshop Operations Research, October 2016, Kaiserslautern
  • Autumn School Algorithmic Optimization, September 2016, Trier
  • Students conference of the German Mathematical Society (DMV), July 2016, Berlin; Talk: The Euler scheme for Stochastic Differential Equations with discontinuous drift coefficient (talk awarded a 1st price of the German Mathematical Society)
  • 7th European Congress of Mathematics, July 2016, Berlin

Further activities