Dr.-Ing. Moritz Thon

Now working at MTU Aero Engines AG 

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Short Curriculum Vitae

Since 2018    MTU Aero Engines AG, Munich, Germany
                      Developer at Rotor Integrity

2016 – 2019  Technical University of Munich, Germany
                      Master of Science in Management
                      Thesis: First-Mover and Second-Mover Advantage under Uncertainty

2013 – 2017  Technical University of Munich, Germany
                      Research and Teaching Associate, Mechanics and High Performance Computing Group
                      Ph.D. in Engineering
                      Project: A Multiscale Model of Atherosclerosis of the International Graduate School
                      of Science and Engineering
                      Thesis: Multiphysics Modeling and Quantification of Early Atherosclerosis

2008 – 2013  Technical University of Munich, Germany
                      Master of Science in Mathematics
                      Thesis: The Theorems of Faber and Privalov

 

Honors and Awards

2019   Invited plenary lecture at Annual Meeting and Conference of the Society for Mathematical Biology

2019   Award for excellent Master's Thesis in economics

2018   Lee A. Segel Prize for best original research paper in 2 years published in Bulletin of Mathematical Biology

2018   Summa Cum Laude for Ph.D. Thesis

2016   Vodafon best poster award at Forum of the International Graduate School of Science and Engineering

2008   Award of the Deutsche Mathematiker-Vereinigung for outstanding Abitur results

 

Academic Experience

Google Scholar, Scopus, ORCID

Research Interests and Projects

  • Computational cardiovascular mechanics
    • Multiphysics problems
    • Fluid-structure interaction
    • Porouse media problems
    • Scalar transport problems
    • Growth and remodeling
    • Windkessel models
    • Membrane transports

  • Mathematical Biology
    • Mathematical modeling
    • inflammatory and immunological processes
    • Biomechanical aspects
    • Parameter estimation

  

Peer-Reviewed International Journal Articles

 

International Conference Contributions with Abstract

  • Thon, M.P., Gee, M.W., Hugh, Z.F., Myerscough, M.R.: Towards a Quantification of Atherosclerosis, invited plenary lecture, Annual Meeting and Conference of the Society for Mathematical Biology 2019, Montreal, Canada, July 22 - 26, 2019
  • Thon, M.P., Gee, M.W., Hemmler, A., Mayr, M.: A Multiphysics Approach for Early Atherosclerosis Progression, invited minisymposium, Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing 2017, Lugano, Switzerland, June 26 - 28, 2017
  • Thon, M. P.; Gee, M. W.: A Multiphysics Approach for Atherosclerosis Progression, invited minisymposium, 4th European Trilinos User Group Meeting, Garching, Germany, March 2 - 4, 2016
  • Thon, M. P.; Gee, M. W.: A fluid-structure-scalar-scalar interaction model with application to early atherosclerosis progression, invited minisymposium, 6th International Conference on Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering, Venice, Italy, May 18 - 20, 2015

 

Poster Contributions (Selected)

  • Glinzer, A.; Thon, M. P.; Wildgruber, M.; Zernecke, A.; Gee, M. W.: A Multiscale Model of Atherosclerosis, IGSSE Forum, Germany, June 16 - 18, 2016, Winner of Vodafone Best Poster Award
  • Glinzer, A.; Thon, M. P.; Wildgruber, M.; Eckstein, H. H.; Gee, M. W.; Zernecke A.: Establishment of a 3D-Model of the murine aortic arch, 4th Munich Aortic Conference, Munich, Germany, December 5 - 6, 2014

 

Teachings

 

Supervised Student Projects

  • Investigating the Influence of Varying Wall Thicknesses to Cardiovascular Fluid-Structure Interaction Simulations, Bachelor's Thesis (SS '17)
  • A Mathematical Model of Atherosclerotic Plaques, MSE Research Internship (WS '16/17)
  • Time Adaptivity for Scalar Transport Problems, Bachelor's Thesis (WS '16/17)
  • Morphing of an ex vivo murine aortic arch to an in vivo state, MSE Research Internship (SS '16)
  • Reconstruction of a murine aortic arch, MSE Research Internship (WS '15/16)
  • Modeling and Simulation of Key Players in Atherosclerosis Progression: Reaction and Chemotaxis in Scalar Transport, Term Paper (SS '15)
  • Dynamics of the Gyroscope - Modeling and Numerical Treatment, MSE Research Internship (SS '15)
  • Biochemical Modeling and Simulation of Atherosclerosis: Scalar Tansport in Fluid-Porous-Structure Interaction, Master's Thesis (WS '14/15)