Prof. Dr Dirk Reith

Computational Science and Engineering Managing Director of the TREE Institute

Field of research

Computer-aided derivation of substance properties in chemistry and materials science (e.g. polymers, lubricants), model parameter optimization - research subgroups Computational ChemistryLattice-Boltzmann-Methods , and Structural Analysis and Optimization  as parts of the TREE research field Modeling and Simulation

public profiles: [Research Gate]  [ORCID]  [publons]  [LinkedIn]


Official functions at H-BRS:


Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg
dirk.reith [at]

Sankt Augustin

Grantham-Alle 20
Sankt Augustin
B 223
Office hours: 
Summer term 2021: tuesdays
on appointment


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:

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, D. Reith: "Determination of relevant mechanical properties for the production process of polyethylene by using mesoscale molecular simulation techniques", Soft Materials 18(2-3), 242-261 (2020). DOI: 10.1080/1539445X.2020.1722692

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

K.N. Kirschner, W. Heiden, D. Reith: "Small Alcohols Revisited: CCSD(T) Relative Potential Energies for the Minima, First-and Second-Order Saddle Points, and Torsion-Coupled Surfaces" ACS Omega 3 (1), 419-432 (2018). DOI: acsomega.7b01367

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