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Professor Jörg Frauendiener

Office: Science III, room 223
Phone: 479-7770

** Chair of Applied Mathematics **

Research Interests

Mathematical Physics.

In particular:

  • Gravitational waves
  • Conformal field equations and asymptotic structure
  • Initial boundary value problems for Einstein's field equations

Other interests:

  • Theta-functions in integrable systems
  • Air-Water interfaces

Project/Thesis Possibilities

I am prepared to supervise projects on various topics within applied mathematics. Come to see me to discuss the possibilities.


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Selected recent publications

  • Frauendiener, J. (2018). Conformal infinity: Development and applications. In D. E. Rowe, T. Sauer & S. A. Walter (Eds.), Beyond Einstein: Perspectives on geometry, gravitation, and cosmology in the twentieth century: Einstein studies (Vol. 14). New York, NY: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7708-6_16
  • Frauendiener, J. (2018). Notes on the Sagnac effect in general relativity. General Relativity & Gravitation, 50, 147. doi: 10.1007/s10714-018-2470-5
  • Frauendiener, J., & Hennig, J. (2018). Fully pseudospectral solution of the conformally invariant wave equation near the cylinder at spacelike infinity. III: Nonspherical Schwarzschild waves and singularities at null infinity. Classical & Quantum Gravity, 35, 065015. doi: 10.1088/1361-6382/aaac8d
  • Frauendiener, J., Hennig, J. (2018, March). How to reach infinity? CQG+ companion blog. Retrieved from
  • Beyer, F., Frauendiener, J., Stevens, C., & Whale, B. (2017). Numerical initial boundary value problem for the generalized conformal field equations. Physical Review D, 96(8), 084020. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.96.084020