Jennifer Weißen, M.Sc.

Jennifer Weißen, M.Sc.

Room C 303
Tel.: +49 621 181 2558
E-Mail: jennifer.weissen

Research Interests

  • Conservation law on networks 
  • Coupling conditions
  • Optimal control methods

Short CV

  • Since 04/2018: Research Assistant, School of Business Informatics and Mathematics, University of Mannheim 
  • 08/2015 – 01/2018: M.Sc in Business Mathematics, University of Mannheim
  • 09/2014 – 02/2015: Erasmus stay, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
  • 08/2012 – 06/2015: B.Sc in Business Mathematics, University of Mannheim


  • HWS 2021: Optimierung (Tutorial)
  • FSS 2019:  Modellierung und Simulation (Seminar)
  • HWS 2016: Optimierung (Tutorial)

Conferences and Research Stays


  • 21st ECMI Conference on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, April 2021, Online Conference (Wuppertal). Contributed Talks: 
    1) Modeling and optimization of material flow with obstacles
    2) Space Mapping Optimization for Interacting Particle Systems
  • IPAM Workshop: „Large Scale Autonomy: Connectivity and Mobility Networks“, November 2020, Online Conference (Los Angeles). Poster presentation: Second order traffic flow networks: A new modeling approach
  • ECMI Web-Seminar “Math for Industry 4.0 – Models, Methods and Big Data”, December 2020, Online Conference (Berlin). Contributed talk: Optimization of manufacturing systems using digital twins
  • BYMAT “Bringing Young Mathematicians Together”, December 2020, Online Conference (Valencia). Contributed Talk: Derivation of the advection-diffusion equation and application to material flow and swarming
  • (Young) Women in Optimization, March 2019, Bonn. Poster Presentation: Space mapping optimization for a second order traffic model.
  • Workshop/Doktorandinnen Seminar des GRK 1953, November 2018, Annweiler am Trifels.
  • Rencontres Normandes sur les aspects théoriques et numériques des EDP, November 2018, Rouen, France. Poster Presentation: Coupling of the LWR traffic model with second order conditions. Funded by Young Researcher Funding of the Région Normandie.
  • IWR school 2018: Advances in mathematical optimization, October 2018, Heidelberg.
  • German Chapter Conference 2018 of European Women in Mathematics, May 2018, Heidelberg. Poster Presentation: Space mapping optimization for a second order traffic model.

Research Stays

  • INRIA Sophia Antipolis, November 2019, Sophia Antipolis, France. Talk: An augmented LWR model for traffic networks. Financially supported by DAAD-PPP Frankreich.
  • Arizona State University, October 2019, Phoenix, USA. Talk: A non-local model for material flow on conveyor belts. Financially supported by DAAD-PPP USA.



Research Papers