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Dr. Jens Saak

Dr. Jens Saak

Senior Scientist and Software Engineer of the research group Computational Methods in Systems and Control Theory (Prof. Dr. Peter Benner)

Postal adress: Max-Planck-Institut
für Dynamik komplexer technischer Systeme
D-39106 Magdeburg
Office: Sandtorstr. 1
D-39106 Magdeburg
Room MPI Magdeburg S 2.20
Mo. 14:00-15:00 o'clock and by arrangement
Phone: +49 391 6110 216
Secretary: +49 391 6110 450 Diana Noatsch-Liebke
Fax: +49 391 6110 500
E-Mail: saak@mpi-magdeburg.mpg.de
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ORCID 0000-0001-5567-9637
ResearcherID J-1100-2014

Fields of research

  • numerical solution of "large", sparse matrix equations
  • balancing based model order reduction
  • numerical methods in optimal control of partial differential equations
  • high performance and power-aware computing aspect of the above



Software: M.E.S.S. now available also in C, Python and via MEX for Matlab.

July 13th, 2018
The M-M.E.S.S. toolbox for Matlab is getting reinforcements. In version 1.0.0 today the C-based implementation with bindings for python and Matlab (via MEX) has been released. As of today, the C version does not support solvers for differential matrix equations, but comes with a couple of features, that are still missing in M-M.E.S.S..
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Jens Saak, jens.saak@mathematik.tu-chemnitz.de