Prof. Dr. Harald Garcke

Chair of Mathematics VIII

Department of Mathematics
University of Regensburg
93040 Regensburg
Room: M 111
Phone: +49 (0)941 943 2992
Fax:      +49 (0)941 943 3263

Consultation-hour: Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30 o'clock

PhD job offers in the Research Training Group IntComSin (GRK 2339)

Preprint of the article Wie Mathematische Modelle helfen das Wachstum von Tumoren zu verstehen

Lecture notes (extract) Mathematische Modellierung including a chapter about COVID-19 Modellierung
(for the full lecture notes please contact



John W. Barrett, Harald Garcke, Robert Nürnberg, Parametric finite element approximations of curvature driven interface evolutions, appeared in Handbook of Numerical Analysis 21, 275-423 (2020)

Helmut Abels and Harald Garcke, Weak solutions and diffuse interface models for incompressible two-phase flows, appeared in Y. Giga, A. Novotny (eds.), Handbook of Mathematical Analysis in Mechanics of Viscous Fluids, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-10151-4_29-1

Harald Garcke, Curvature Driven Interface Evolution, Jahresbericht der Deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung, September 2013, Volume 115, Issue 2, pp 63-100. DOI 10.1365/s13291-013-0066-2
For a preprint of an earlier version see PREPRINT

 Mathematische Modellierung
 Christof Eck, Harald Garcke, Peter Knabner
 Date of publication: March 2008
 2nd revised edition: March 2011
 3rd revised edition: March 2017
 Mathematical Modeling
 Date of publication: May 2017


Fluidic Membranes
Mathematics of snow crystal growth
Image Segmentation
Shape Optimization
Phase field modelling of solidification phenomena
Geometric evolution equations
Tumor growth
Phase separation and elastic effects
Geförderte Projekte der DFG
  1. Project "Mathematische Modellierung und Devicesimulation für Halbleiterbauelemente" third party funded by Infineon
  2. Project Optimization problems governed by Cahn-Hilliard equations, joint project with Luise Blank as part of the
    Schwerpunktprogramm Optimierung mit partiellen Differentialgleichungen (SPP1253/1) of the DFG (SPP1253/1) (since June 2006)
  3. Project Phasenfeldmodellierung der Erstarrung in mehrkomponentigen und mehrphasigen Legierungssystemen
    as part of the Schwerpunktprogramm Phasenumwandlungen in mehrkomponentigen Schmelzen of the DFG (until November 2006)
  4. Project Multiple scales in phase separating systems with elastic misfit
    as part of the Schwerpunktprogramm Analysis, Modellbildung und Simulation von Mehrskalenproblemen of the DFG (until 2005)
  5. Project Analysis, modelling and simulation of multi-scale, multi-phase solidification in alloy systems
    as part of the Schwerpunktprogramm Analysis, Modellbildung und Simulation von Mehrskalenproblemen of the DFG (until August 2006)
  6. RTN-Network on Nonlinear partial differential equations describing front propagation and other singular phenomena



      Jonas Haselböck
      Raum M 117, Tel. 0941-943-2954

      Paul Hüttl
      Raum M 114, Tel. 0941-943-2953

      Dr. Patrik Knopf
      Raum M 114, Tel. 0941-943-2953

      PD Dr. Balázs Kovács (Heisenberg-Förderung)
      Raum M 003A, Tel. 0941-943-4492

      Dennis Trautwein
      Raum M 111A, Tel. 0941-943-4918

      Dr. Quan Zhao (Humboldt-Stipendiat)
      Raum M 004A, Tel. 0941-943-3340

  • Conferences

    15th international Conference on Free Boundary Problems (FBP 2020), September 13 - September 17, 2021, Berlin, Germany
    Mathematical Models for Bio-Medical Sciences, June 20 - June 24, 2022, Como, Italy

    Workshop on PDE 2019
    Partial Differential Equations in Fluids and Solids, September 9-13, 2019, Berlin

    International Congress
    Industrial and Applied Mathematics, July 15-19, 2019, Valencia, Spanien

    Summer School
    Summer School on Phase field modeling, June 24-26, 2019, Hasselt University, Belgium

    Calculus of Variation and Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, March 25-28, 2019, Regensburg

    Special Materials and Complex Systems--SMACS 2018, June 18-22, 2018, Gargano, Italy

    89th GAMM Annual Meeting
    GAMM 2018, March 19-23, 2018, Munich, Germany

    Geometric Evolution Equations,
    March 5-8, 2018, Regensburg, Germany

    Equadiff 2017, July 24-28, 2017, Bratislava, Slovakia

    The 14th International Conference on Free Boundary Problems: Theory and Applications, July 9-14, 2017, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
    Emerging Developments in Interfaces and Free Boundaries, January 22-28, 2017, Oberwolfach

    STAMM Symposium
    Trends on Applications of Mathematics to Mechanics, September 5-9, 2016, Rome, Italy

    GK Winter School
    Geometric Evolution Equations, February 16-19, 2016, Regensburg

    Biological Membranes: Modelling, Analysis and Numerics, January 7-8, 2016, Imperial College London


    Eva Rütz
    Department of Mathematics
    University of Regensburg
    93040 Regensburg

    Room: 211
    Phone:  +49(0)941-943 2773
    Fax : +49(0)941-943 3263


    • 05.06.1963 born in Bremerhaven
    • 1989 Diploma in mathematics at University of Bonn
    • 1989-1993 Research assistant at SFB 256 “Nichtlineare partielle Differentialgleichungen”, University of Bonn
    • 1993 Dr. rer. nat. in mathematics, University of Bonn
    • 1993-1994 Post-doc position at Centre for Mathematical Analysis and Its Applications (University of Sussex, England) with an ESF fellowship
    • 1994-2000 Research assistant at University of Bonn
    • 2000 Habilitation at University of Bonn
    • 2000-2002 Hochschuldozent at University of Bonn
    • 2001 Offers for a professorship in Duisburg and Regensburg
    • since 2002 Full professor at University of Regensburg
    • 2005-2007 Dean of the faculty of mathematics at University of Regensburg
    • since 2011 Vertrauensdozent of the DFG