Prof. Gabriel Wittum

Prof. Gabriel Wittum holds professorships for Applied Mathematics, Computational Science and Computer Science at KAUST, Saudi Arabia, and for Modelling and Simulation at Frankfurt University, Germany. He is an expert in modelling and simulation of problems from empirical sciences. He solves problems from the classical physical and engineering sciences like fluid mechanics, groundwater flow and transport, environmental science, energy research reaching out to biology, pharmacy, medicine, finance and many more disciplines. Starting from numerical analysis, he develops robust and scalable multi-grid methods, software systems for large scale computing, He has run numerous projects also in collboration with industry e.g. ABB, Boston Consulting, Commerzbank, Daimler-Benz, GICON, GRS, Porsche and many more. For his scientific work he has been honoured with the Heinz-Maier-Leibnitz price and the doIT Software Award. He authored over 200 scientific publications.