Juniorprofessor Sebastian Krumscheid, Ph.D.

  Juniorprofessor Sebastian Krumscheid, Ph.D. Copyright: Peter Winandy

Sebastian Krumscheid, Ph.D., has been Junior Professor of Mathematics for Uncertainty Quantification at RWTH's Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences since September 2019. His research focuses on the development of efficient methods for the quantification of uncertainties in mathematical models as well as on data-driven modeling.



Born in 1984 in Engelskirchen.


2005 to 2008 Dual educational program: Vocational training as a mathematical-technical assistant at Forschungszentrum Jülich and completion of the Scientific Programming B.A. degree program at FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences
2008 to 2010

Master's program "Technomathematics" at FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences

2014 Ph.D., Imperial College London


2008 to 2010 Application programmer, Forschungszentrum Jülich
2014 to 2018

Research assistant at the Chair of Scientific Computing and Uncertainty Quantification, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

2018 to 2019 Research associate, Institute of Mathematics, Freie Universität Berlin


Free time: Climbing, hiking, traveling, reading

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool.

Richard P. Feynman