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Fachbereich Elektrotechnik, Maschinenbau & Technikjournalismus

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Prof. Dr. Dirk Reith

Computational Science and Engineering /Managing Director of the TREE Institute/Presidential commissioner for institutional research co-operations


Prof. Dr. Dirk Reith, Prof. Dr. Dirk Reith


  • Molecular Simulation on Soft Matter (Lubricants, Polymers, Solvents), including Method Development
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (Lattice-Boltzmann-Method), Fluid-Structure-Interaction
  • Digital Twin-4-Multiphysics Lab (together with Fraunhofer SCAI and Dr. Reinold Hagen Stiftung)
  • Modern Teaching Methods in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (including the BRSU Race Academy / Formula Student)


Sankt Augustin


B 223


Grantham-Alle 20

53757 Sankt Augustin


Fields of Expertise: 
  • MB Master  - Classical Mechanics (Theoretical Physics 1)
  • MB Master  - Technical Mechanics 4 (Advanced Dynamics)
  • MB Bachelor E3 - Technical Mechanics 3 (Dynamics)
  • MB Bachelor A4P und NI D4 - Modeling and Simulation for Engineers 1
  • MB Bachelor A6P - Modeling and Simulation for Engineers 2
  • Bachelor E4/6 Elective - Sustainable Race Car Design Aspects
  • Bachelor A7 Elective - Cost- and Production Management Formula Student
  • Bachelor P3/4/6 Projekts, z.B. Energy Storage Competition, Self-made Hexacopter Construction



Complete List:

Google Scholar   or   ResearchGate

Representative Selection:

R. Strickstrock, M. Hülsmann, D. Reith, K.N. Kirschner: "Optimizing Lennard-Jones parameters by coupling single molecule and ensemble target data", Comp. Phys. Comm. 108285 (2022). DOI: 10.1016/j.cpc.2022.108285

P. Carbone, R. Faller, H.J. Qian, D. Reith: "Tailor-made approaches on use of multiscale modeling for research on soft materials–capabilities, restrictions and future possibilities", Soft Materials 18(2-3), 111-112 (2020). DOI: 10.1080/1539445X.2020.1746337

D. Grommes, M.R. Schenk, O. Bruch, D. Reith: "", Polymers 13 (24), 4466 (2021). DOI: 10.3390/polym13244466

D. Wilde, A. Krämer, D. Reith, H. Foysi: "Semi-Lagrangian lattice Boltzmann method for compressible flows", Physical Review E 101(5), 053306 (2020). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.101.053306

D. Reith, C. Blume, M. Grein, T. Haedecke, D. Könemann, M. Malschützky: "Sustaining complex projects by linking in- and off-curriculum elements: The BRSU Racing Engineer Certificate", 2020 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), 905-912. DOI: 10.1109/EDUCON45650.2020.9125147

C. Schmahl, W. Hildebrandt, D. Reith: "Efficiency Improvements of Electrical and Conventional Vehicles" MTZ worldwide 79(4), 38-43, Springer (2018). DOI: 10.1007/s38313-018-0004-x

M. Hülsmann, K. N. Kirschner, A. Krämer, D. D. Heinrich, O. Krämer-Fuhrmann, D. Reith: „Optimizing Molecular Models Through Force Field Parameterization via the Effcient Combination of Modular Program Packages“, in “Foundations of Molecular Modeling and Simulation”, 53-77, Springer (2016). DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-1128-3_4

A.A. Tietze, F. Bordusa, R. Giernoth, D. Imhof, T. Lenzer, A. Maaß, C. Mrestani-Klaus, I. Neundorf, K. Oum, D. Reith, A. Stark, "On the nature of interactions between ionic liquids and small amino acid-based biomolecules", Chem. Phys. Chem. 14, 4044-64 (2013), DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201300736