Christian Klingenberg

Dept. of Mathematics

Würzburg University

Emil Fischer Str. 40

97074 Würzburg



•    mathematical fluid mechanics

•    compressible gas dynamics, magnetohydrodynamics

•    kinetic modeling, kinetic modeling of mixtures and of plasma

•    modeling macroscopic fluid flow equations via microscopic interacting particle systems

•    theory of hyperbolic conservation laws: well-posedness, relaxation limits, discontinuous flux conservation laws, kinetic formulation

•    numerics for hyperbolic conservation laws: finite volume schemes, approximate Riemann solvers, discontinuous Galerkin methods, moving mesh methods

•    well-balanced schemes applied to the Euler equations with gravity

•    astrophysical applications: accretion discs, protostellar jets, turbulence modeling, large eddy simulations, star formation, stellar evolution, galaxy evolution


research interests:

I am in room 03.011

phone: (0049) (0)931 318 5045

email:    klingen @


upcoming visitors:

  1. - Sarka Necasova (Prague) visits April 8 - July 15, 2018

  2. - Constantine Dafermos visits for one week early in October, 2018

  3. - Eduard Feireisl (Prague) visits the month of Oct. 2018 

  1. -the 16th International Conference on Hyperbolic Problems, organized by M. Westdickenberg and myself Aug. 1 - 5, 2016.

- former workshop: “Evolutionary Equations, theory & numerics” in Würzburg, June 30 - July 3, 2015, see here

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