Teaching

Python for Scientists

This block course teaches elementary Python programming for scientists. It will take place from 1st August 2016 to 5th August 2016. Instructor is Rüdiger Pakmor. Further information about the course and the distribution into individual groups is available at the exercise pages of the Department for Physics and Astronomy at Heidelberg University. Course material for…

Seminar: “Computational Methods in Optics and Astrophysics”

This seminar is aimed at students from the Physics Master program and is credited as “Compulsory Master Seminar” (MVSem). The work-load corresponds to 6 CP / 2 SWS. Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Brenner Prof. Dr. Volker Springel Prof. Dr. Joachim Wambsganß Time and Venue: Thursdays, 11am – 1pm, weekly INF 227 / SR 3.402 First…

Lecture: “Cosmic Explosions”

Winter semester 2014/2015 by Rüdiger Pakmor (Mentor: Volker Springel) The lecture on “Cosmic Explosions” will be given at Heidelberg University in the winter term of 2014/2015. Starting on October 17, the lecture will be held in the seminar room nHS at Philosophenweg 12 on Fridays from 9:15 to 11:00.     TOPICS The following topics…

Lecture: “Fundamentals of Simulation Methods”

Winter semester 2013/2014      (will be offered again by V. Springel in winter semester 2015/2016) by Volker Springel This lecture (MVComp1) is part of the new specialization in Computational Physics within the physics masters degree at Heidelberg University. The objectives of this course are to endow students with the capacity to identify and classify…