Dr. Steffen Faik

About me

1985-02-23 Birth in Frankfurt am Main - Sachsenhausen
Since then living in Frankfurt am Main - Sossenheim
June 2004 University-entrance diploma at the Friedrich-Dessauer-Gymnasium in Frankfurt am Main - Höchst
September 2006 Intermediate diploma in physics at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main
May 2010 Diploma in physics at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main
Subject of the diploma thesis: "Zustandsgleichungen und metastabile Zustände bei quasistatischer Expansion"
June 2016 Ph.D. in physics at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main
Subject of the Ph.D. thesis: "Radiation-Hydrodynamic Simulations of Matter at High Energy Density"
July 2016 -
August 2017
Postdoc and scientific assistant in the workgroup of Prof Dr Joachim Jacoby at the Institute for Applied Physics of the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main
Since
September 2017
Employment as Embedded Software Engineer at Yatta Solutions GmbH in Frankfurt am Main
Research interests:
  • Embedded Software
  • Plasma physics, (radiation-) hydrodynamics, transport theory
  • Equations of state and their applications
  • (Radiation-) Hydrodynamic simulations of ion- and laser-beam heated, dense matter
Scientific Awards:
  • Student Poster Prize at the "Scottish Universities Summer School in Physics on Laser-Plasma Interactions and Applications" at Glasgow in Scotland (August 2011)
  • Student Poster Prize at the "Eigth International Conference on Inertial Fusion Sciences and Applications (IFSA)" at Nara in Japan (September 2013)
  • Young Scientist Prize for Outstanding Achievements in High Energy Density Physics at the "34th International Workshop on Physics of High Energy Density in Matter" at Hirschegg in Austria (January 2014)
  • Giersch Excellence Award - PostDoc Startup Prize at Frankfurt in Germany (October 2016)
Teaching:
  • Winter semester 2007/08: Tutorial for "Theoretische Physik: Mechanik I"
  • Summer semester 2008: Tutorial for "Theoretische Physik: Mechanik II"
  • Winter semester 2010/11: Tutorial supervisor for "Theoretische Physik: Mechanik I"
  • Summer semester 2011: Tutorial supervisor for "Theoretische Physik: Mechanik II"
  • Winter semester 2011/12: Tutorial for "Theoretische Physik: Mechanik I"
  • Summer semester 2012: Tutorial for "Theoretische Physik: Mechanik I"
  • Winter semester 2012/13: Tutorial for "Theoretische Physik: Hydrodynamik und
    Transporttheorie"
  • Summer semester 2013: Tutorial for "Mathematik für Biophysiker"
  • Winter semester 2013/14: Tutorial for "Theoretische Physik: Hydrodynamik und
    Transporttheorie"
  • Summer semester 2014: Tutorial supervisor for "Theoretische Physik 1/2 und
    Mathematische Ergänzungen für Sommersemester-
    anfänger"
  • Winter semester 2014/15: Tutorial supervisor for "Theoretische Plasmaphysik"
  • Summer semester 2015: Tutorial supervisor for "Theoretische Physik 1/2 und
    Mathematische Ergänzungen für Sommersemester-
    anfänger"
  • Winter semester 2016/17: Tutorial for "Physik für Biologen"
  • Summer semester 2017: Tutorial for "Experimentelle Plasmaphysik"
Last update: 2018-04-05