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Dr Marie-Therese Wolfram


Dr Marie-Therese Wolfram

Assistant Professor

Office: C2.04

Phone: +44 (0)24 761 50041
Email: M dot Wolfram at warwick dot ac dot uk


Teaching Responsibilities 2017/18:
Term 1: MA3J4 Mathematical Modelling and PDEs

Research Interests: Partial differential equations, mathematicl modeling in socio-economic applications and the life sciences, numerical analysis

Selected publications:

  • A. Lachapelle, M.T. Wolfram, On a mean field game approach modeling congestion and aversion in pedestrian crowds , Trans. Res.: Part B: Methodological, 45(10), 1572-1589, 2011
  • M. Burger, B. Schlake, M.T. Wolfram, Nonlinear Poisson-Nernst-Planck equations for ion flux through confined geometries, Nonlinearity, 25, 961-990, 2012

  • M. Burger, M. Di Francesco, P.A. Markowich, M.T. Wolfram, Mean field games with nonlinear mobilities in pedestrian dynamics, Discrete and Dynamical Systems - B, 19(5), 1311-1333, 2014
  • M. Burger, S. Hittmeir, H. Ranetbauer, M.T. Wolfram, Lane formation by side-stepping, SIAM Math. Anal., 48(2), 981-1005, 2016.
  • M. Burger, A. Lorz, M.T. Wolfram, On a Boltzmann type model for knowledge growth, SIAM J. Appl. Math. 76(5), 1799-1818, 2016.
  • M. Bruna, M. Burger, H. Ranetbauer, M.T. Wolfram, Cross-diffusion systems with excluded volume effects and asymptotic gradient flows, accepted at Journal of Nonlinear Science, 2016.

Upcoming workshops/conferences/seminars:

  • Co-organizer of a mini-symposium on 'Kinetic and mean-field models in socio-economics and life sciences', with B. Duering, Dec 9-12, 2017, SIAM PD17, Baltimore, USA.
  • Speaker at a mini-symposium on 'Mean field games and applications', Dec 9-12, 2017, SIAM PD17, Baltimore, USA.
  • ACA Seminar at the Univerisity of Cambridge, Jan 11, 2018, Cambridge, UK.
  • Analysis Seminar at the University of Bath, March 8, 2018, Bath, UK.
  • Speaker at an ICMS workshop on 'Collective dynamics and self-organization in biological sciences', April 30 - May 4, 2018, ICMS Edinburgh, UK.
  • Co-organizer of a workshop on 'Applied PDEs and kinetic equations: from physics to life sciences and beyond', April 18-20, 2018, University of Vienna, Austria
  • Speaker at the ATI workshop on 'Data driven modelling of complex systems', May 8-10, 2018, Alan Turing Institute, London.
  • Lecturer at summer school on 'Mean field games', June 18-29, IPAM, Los Angeles, USA.
  • Plenary speaker the workshop on 'Asymptotic behavior of systems of PDE arising in physics and biology: theoretical and numerical points of view third edition', August 28-31, Lille, France
  • Co-organizer of a ICMS workshop on 'Gradient flows: Challenges and new directions', with B. Duering, C.B. Schoenlieb and Y. van Gennip, Sept 10-14 2018, ICMS Edinburgh, UK.
  • Speaker at UMI-SIMAI-PTM mini-symposium on 'Mathematical Modeling for Complex Systems: Seeking New Frontiers', Sept 17-20, 2018 Worclaw, Poland
  • Participant at an MFO workshop on 'Emergence of Structures in Particle Systems: Mechanics, Analysis and Computation', Oct 28-Nov 3 2018 Oberwolfach, Germany
  • Co-organizer of a CIRM workshop on 'Crowds: models and control', June 3-7, 2019, CIRM, Marseille, France

Research grants:

  • Royal Society International Exchanges on 'Parameter Estimation in Nonlinear PDE Models for Crowd Motion', with A. Stuart, 2017-2019
  • First Grant on 'Boltzmann-type and mean-field models in socio-economic applications', funded by the EPSRC, 2017-2018
  • New Frontiers Group on 'Multiscale modelling and simulation of crowded transport in the life and social sciences' funded by the Austrian Academy of Sciences, 2014-2017
  • Hertha Firnberg Project on 'Computational mean field games and applications', funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, 2010-2013

Recent awards & prizes: Member of the directorial board of the Young Academy (Austrian Academy of Sciences)