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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
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


Events: 2nd pyMOR School

September 28, 2020
pyMORThe second pyMOR School will be held from Monday, September 28, till Friday, October 2, 2020, at the Mathematics Münster Cluster of Excellence.

Paper: Best Paper Award for Jens Saak and Steffen Werner

March 05, 2020
Together with Dirk Wolfram (nee Siebelts, CAU Kiel), Jens Saak and Steffen W. R. Werner have been awarded best paper in the category applications of the journal at-Automatisierungstechnik in the year 2019 for their contribution "A comparison of second-order model order reduction methods for an artificial fishtail".

Software: M-M.E.S.S.-2.0.1: New bugfix release

February 28, 2020
mmessThe M.E.S.S. developers team has released version 2.0.1 of their MATLAB and OCTAVE package. The new version features minor improvements in the MOR functions, as well as some bug fixes for the DAE_1 function handles and DRE solvers.
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Jens Saak, saak@mpi-magdeburg.mpg.de