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Professor Marie-Therese Wolfram


Office: C2.21

Phone: +44 (0)24 761 50041
Email: M dot Wolfram at warwick dot ac dot uk


Responsibilities 2023/24:

Term 1: MA265 Methods for Mathematical Modelling

Term 2&3: leave at Emory University (USA)

I am running the EDI committee with James Sprittles.

Research Interests: Applied partial differential equations, mathematical modeling in socio-economic applications and the life sciences, inverse problems.

Upcoming workshops/conferences/seminars

Selected publications:

  • A. Lachapelle, M.T. Wolfram, On a mean field game approach modeling congestion and aversion in pedestrian crowds , Trans. Res.: Part B 45(10), 2011
  • M. Burger, B. Schlake, M.T. Wolfram, Nonlinear Poisson-Nernst-Planck equations for ion flux through confined geometries, Nonlinearity, 25, 961-990, 2012

  • M. Burger, L. Cafferelli, P.A. Markowich, M.T. Wolfram, On a Boltzmann type price formation model, Proc. R. Soc. A, 469(2157), 20130126, 2013
  • M. Bruna, M. Burger, H. Ranetbauer, M.T. Wolfram, Cross-diffusion systems with excluded volume effects and asymptotic gradient flows, JNLS 27(2), 2016.
  • S. Gomes, A. Stuart, M.T. Wolfram, Parameter estimation for macroscopic pedestrian dynamics models from microscopic data, SIAP 79(4)., 2019.
  • A. Stuart, M.T. Wolfram, Inverse optimal transport, SIAP 80(1), 2020.

Research grants & Prizes

  • Excellence in Gender Equality Award of the University of Warwick, 2023
  • Whitehead Prize of the London Mathematical Society, 2023
  • Small Grant on 'Online Inverse Optimal Transport for Learning Societal Flows', with A. Duncan, EPSRC, 2022-2023
  • Royal Society International Exchange on 'Kinetic opinion formation models for digital sciences', with M. Zanella, Royal Soc, 2022-2024
  • Royal Society International Exchange on 'Parameter Estimation in Nonlinear PDE Models for Crowd Motion', with A. Stuart, Royal Soc, 2017-2020
  • First Grant on 'Boltzmann-type and mean-field models in socio-economic applications', EPSRC, 2017-2019
  • New Frontiers Group on 'Multiscale modelling and simulation of crowded transport in the life and social sciences', Austrian Academy of Sciences, 2014-2020
  • Hertha Firnberg Project on 'Computational mean field games and applications', Austrian Science Fund FWF, 2010-2013

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