Matthias Kurzke

Matthias Kurzke

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Contact information

Matthias Kurzke
Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
University of Minnesota
400 Lind Hall
207 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 1-612-626-1062
Fax: 1-612-626-7370
Office location: 357 Lind Hall



Fall 2005: Math 2243: Linear Algebra and Differential Equations

IMA Postdoc Seminar

The 2005/06 schedule for the IMA postdoc seminar can be found here.

Research interests

Short CV

2004-2006 Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota
2003-2004 Research Associate at Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, funded by DFG Priority Program 1095 Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of Multiscale Problems
2000-2003 Ph. D. student (advisor: Stefan Müller); fellow of the Graduiertenkolleg at the University of Leipzig
1999 Diploma in Mathematics at the University of Bonn, advisor: Stefan Hildebrandt


  1. Kurzke, M., Melcher, C., Moser, R.: Domain walls and vortices in thin ferromagnetic films. MPI MIS Preprint 45/2006
  2. Kurzke, M., Spirn, D.: Gamma limit of the non self-dual Chern-Simons-Higgs energy. IMA Preprint 2111, 2006.
  3. Kurzke, M.: The gradient flow motion of boundary vortices. IMA Preprint 2030, 2005. To appear in Ann. Inst. Henri Poincare, Analyse nonlineaire.
  4. Kurzke, M.: Boundary vortices in thin magnetic films. Calc. Var. 26, 1-28 (2006).
  5. Kurzke, M.: A nonlocal singular perturbation problem with periodic well potential. ESAIM:COCV 12, 52-63 (2006).
  6. Kurzke, M., Rieger, M.: A Relaxed Model for Step-Terraces on Crystalline Surfaces. Journal of Convex Analysis 11, 59-68 (2004).
  7. Kurzke, M., von der Mosel, H.: The Douglas problem for parametric double integrals. manuscripta mathematica 110, 93-114 (2003).
  8. Kurzke, M.: Geometrische Variationsprobleme auf mehrfach zusammenhängenden ebenen Gebieten. Bonner Mathematische Schriften 341 (2001).