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Prof. Dr. Johannes Müller

Associate Professorship of Applied Mathematics in Ecology and Medicine (Prof. Müller)

Postal address

Boltzmannstr. 3
85748 Garching b. München

Helmholtz Zentrum München, Institut für Biomathematik und Biometrie Tel. +89 / 3187 4502

Research Interests


  • Ordinary differential equations and bifurcation theory
  • Cellular Automata
  • Partial differential equations and dimension reduction methods
  • Stochastic branching processes
  • Particle processes
  • Parameter estimation, model comparison


Public Health:

  • Models describing the spread of diseases in populations
  • Control measures like mass vaccination, ring vaccination, contact tracing
  • Comparison of different control measures under various aspects (effectivity, economics)


  • Population dynamics 
  • Quroum Sensing and bacterial communication strategies


  • Effect of switching environment on evolution
  • evolutionary stable nutirent uptake strategies


Summer Semester 2018

Winter Semester 2017/2018

Summer Semester 2017

  • Applications of Cellular Automata [MA5609]
  • Case Studies Life Science Mathematics [MA5616]
  • Höhere Mathematik 3 WZW [MA9603]
  • Seminar: Mathematical Epidemiology
  • Workshop: Chaotische Dynamische Systeme

Winter Semester 2016/2017

  • Population Genetics and Cooperation [MA5615]
  • Höhere Mathematik 1 Wissenschaftszentrum Weihenstephan [MA9601]
  • Hauptseminar: Singular perturbation methods and application

Summer Semester 2016

  • Advanced Mathematical Biology [MA3602]
  • Case Studies Life Science Mathematics [MA5616]
  • Hauptseminar: Asymptotische Methoden für die Fokker-Planck-Gleichung
  • Workshop: Turing Maschinen und berechenbare Funktionen

Winter Semester 2015/2016

  • Mathematical Models in Biology [MA3601]
  • Theory of Cellular Automata [MA5611]
  • Hauptseminar: Theorie und Anwendung stochastischer Graphen

 Summer Semester 2015

  • Dynamics of Infectious Diseases [MA5614]
  • Höhere Mathematik 3 WZW [MA9603]
  • Workshop (Einführung in die Graphentheorie) [MA6002]
  • Hauptseminar: Theorie und Anwendungen von Geburts-Todesprozessen

Winter Semester 2014/2015

Sommer Semester 2014

  • Advanced Mathematical Biology [MA3602]
  • Hauptseminar: Koaleszenz und Anwendungen

Winter Semester 2013/2014

  • Mathematical Models in Biology [MA 3601]
  • Hauptseminar - Modelle biologischer Systeme
  • Hauptseminar - Parameterheterogenität in dynamischen Systemen