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Name Bernhard Seiwald
Date of birth Once upon a time...
Birthplace Salzburg
Citizenship Austria
Profession Physicist
Motto To reach the source, you have to swim against the stream!
Bernhard Seiwald


WS 2021/22 Guest Lecturer, Paris Lodron Universität Salzburg (PLUS), Salzburg, Austria
WS 2020/21 Guest Lecturer, Paris Lodron Universität Salzburg (PLUS), Salzburg, Austria
Dec. 2015 - Aug. 2021 Dep. Visitor, Plasma and Positron Research Laboratories, Research School of Physics, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Mar. 2011 -
Dec. 2015
Australian Plasma Fusion Research Facility
Plasma Research Laboratory
The Australian National University
Address Plasma Research Laboratory
Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering
Oliphant Buidling 60, Mills Road
The Australian National University

(various employments and positions)

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Jun. 2015 - Dec. 2015 Research Fellow, Mathematical Sciences Institute, ANU College of Physical & Mathematical Sciences , The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Oct. 1998 -
Jul. 2009
Research assistant, Institute of Theoretical and Computational Physics, Graz University of Technology, Austria, within the Association EURATOM-ÖAW (various employments)
Scientific Stays:
Mar. 2014 Graz University of Technology, Austria, Invited by the Institute of Theoretical Physics - Computational Physics
Sep. 2006 Columbia University, New York, USA
Aug. 2006 Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Greifswald, Germany
Apr. 2005 Ciemat,Madrid, Spain


Computational physics
Plasma physics
Optimization of complex problems
Parallel programming
Nonlinear dynamics - chaos theory
New energy systems focused on fusion technology


Oct.97 - Sep.2007 PhD at the
Plasma Physics Division,
Institut für Theoretische Physik - Computational Physics,
Technical University of Graz
PhD: On Magnetic Fields and MHD-Equilibria in Stellarators
Subject matter: Post-processing of MHD equilibrium data,
Optimization of stellarators with respect to neoclassical transport in real space coordinates
Supervisors: Prof. Martin Heyn, Ass. Prof. Winfried Kernbichler (TU Graz)
Some pictures from my graduation, Oct. 2007
Oct.97 - Jul.99
Astronomy at the
Karl-Franzens University of Graz
Master Theses: Global Modeling for Sunspot Numbers
Supervisors: Prof. Christophe Letellier (Universite de Rouen), Prof. Arnold Hanslmeier (KF UNI Graz)
Oct.86 - Aug.98 Technical Physics at the
Institute for Solid State Physics, Technical University of Graz
Master Theses: Monte-Carlo Simulation von Flugzeitspektren in einem TOF-REMPI
Supervisor: Prof. Adolf Winkler (TU Graz)
Jan.86 - Aug.86 Military Service (compulsory)
1977 - 1985 High School: Naturwissenschaftliches Bundesrealgymnasium Hallein

Additional Skills / Further Education Courses

Jun. 2009 Project Management Based on the Methodology of the System Engineering Concept
May 2009 Financial Management of Funded R&D-Projects
May 2009 Leading, Delegating, Motivating
May 2009 EU-Projects Applying and Realizing
Apr. 2009 Introduction into Business Planning for Scientists
Apr. 2009 Basics in Effective Time Management
Sep. - Nov. 2008 Economy Competence Training for Academics.
Specializations: Financial Management, Marketing


4. Jun. 2002 Christian-Doppler-Preis 2001 of Salzburg


German (native)
English (fluent)

Further Interests

Renewable Energy
Energy System Modeling


satisfying my curiosity about everything
riding my pushbike (if time allows...)
traveling to foreign countries

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