Nils Much, M.Sc.


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Research interests

Articles in peer-reviewed international journals

  • C. A. Meier, S. L. Fuchs, N. Much, J. Nitzler, R. W. Penny, P. M. Praegla, S. D. Pröll, Y. Sun, R. Weissbach, M. Schreter, N. E. Hodge, A. J. Hart, W. A. Wall, Physics-Based Modeling and Predictive Simulation of Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing Across Length Scales, Surveys for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM Mitteilungen), Wiley Online Library (2021), DOI

International Conference Contributions with Abstract

  • N. Much, M. Schreter, P. Munch, M. Kronbichler, W. A. Wall, C. A. Meier, Mathematically consistent representation of interface fluxes for finite-element-based melt pool modeling in metal additive manufacturing, Sim-AM 2023, 26.07.-28.07.2023, Garching b. München, Germany
  • N. Much, M. Schreter, P. Munch, M. Kronbichler, W. A. Wall, C. A. Meier, A novel finite element formulation for thermal multi-phase flow including melting and evaporation: application to additive manufacturing melt pool modeling, 9th GACM Colloquium on Computational Mechanics, 21.09.-23.09.2022, Essen, Germany


Supervised student projects / theses

  • Advanced laser modeling for finite-element-based melt pool simulations in metal additive manufacturing, Master's Thesis, 2023, in cooperation with Magdalena Schreter
  • Visualisation of melt pool dynamics in Selective Laser Melting, Visualization Techniques in Computational Mechanics, 2021, in cooperation with Magdalena Schreter
  • A Microstructure-informed Elasto-plastic Constitutive Model for Large Temperature Ranges in Selective Laser Melting, Bachelor's Thesis, 2021


  • since 2020 Research Associate at the Institute for Computational Mechanics (Lehrstuhl für Numerische Mechanik), Technische Universität München, Germany
  • 2020 Master of Science (M.Sc.), Mechanical Engineering, Technische Universität München, Germany

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