Lamaczbild  Dr. Agnes Lamacz-Keymling
  AG Optimal Control of
  Partial Differential Equations

  Universität Duisburg-Essen

  Thea-Leymann-Straße 9
  D-45127 Essen
  Tel:+49 201 183 6893

  Raum: WSC-W-4.18 (Essen), BC 513 (Duisburg)

Research Interests

  • Analysis of PDEs
  • Multiscale problems and homogenization
  • Wave phenomena

Academic Records

Oct. 2017- Akademische Rätin, University Duisburg-Essen
Oct 2014-Sep 2017 Akademische Rätin a.Z., TU Dortmund
Mar 2014-Sep 2014 Postdoc, CASA, TU Eindhoven
Oct 2012-Feb 2014 Postdoc, TU Dortmund
Apr 2012-Sep 2012 Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
in the Sciences, Leipzig
Sep 2011-Mar 2012 Postdoc, TU Dortmund
July 2008-Aug 2011 Research Assistant, TU Dortmund


Sep 2011 Ph.D. in Mathematics, TU Dortmund
June 2008 Diploma in Mathematics, TU Dortmund


Lehre im SS 20

Lehre im SS 19

Lehre im WS 18/19

Lehre im SS 18

Lehre im WS 17/18

  • Mathematik E3
  • Mathematik E4


[15] G. Allaire,  A. Lamacz, J. Rauch. Crime Pays; Homogenized Wave Equations for Long Times. Accepted for publication in Asymptotic Analysis Preprint

[14] P.Donato, A. Lamacz-Keymling and B. Schweizer. Sound absorption by perforated walls along boundaries. Accepted for publication in Applicable Analysis Preprint

[13] A. Lamacz and B. Schweizer. Representation of solutions to wave equations with profile functions. Analysis and Applications 18 (2020), no. 06, 1001-1024 Preprint

[12] M. H. Duong, A. Lamacz, M. A. Peletier, A. Schlichting, U. Sharma. Quantification of coarse-graining error in Langevin and overdamped Langevin dynamics.  Nonlinearity 31(2018), no. 10, 4517-4566 Preprint 

[11]  A. Lamacz and B. Schweizer: Outgoing wave conditions in photonic crystals and transmission properties at interfaces. ESAIM : Math. Model. Numer. Anal. 52(2018), no. 5, 1913-1945 Preprint

[10] M. H. Duong, A. Lamacz, M. A. Peletier and U. Sharma: Variational approach to coarse-graining of generalized gradient flows. Calc. Var. 56: 100. (2017) Full text

[9] A. Lamacz and B. Schweizer: Effective acoustic properties of a meta-material consisting of small Helmholtz resonators.  Discrete Contin. Dyn. Syst. Ser. S 10 (2017), no. 4, 815-835  Preprint 

[8] A. Lamacz and B. Schweizer: A negative index meta-material for Maxwell´s equations. SIAM J. Math. Anal. 48 (2016), no. 6, 4155–4174  Preprint

[7] A. Lamacz, S. Neukamm and F. Otto: Moment bounds for the corrector in stochastic homogenization of a percolation model. Electron. J. Probab. 20 (2015), no.106, 1-30 Preprint

[6] T. Dohnal, A. Lamacz and B. Schweizer: Dispersive homogenized models and coefficient formulas for waves in general periodic media. Asymptotic Analysis 93 (2015), no.1-2, 21-49 Preprint

[5] T. Dohnal, A. Lamacz and B. Schweizer: Bloch-wave homogenization on large time scales and dispersive effective wave equations. Multiscale Model. Simul. 12 (2014), no.2, 488-513 Preprint

[4] A. Lamacz and B. Schweizer: Effective Maxwell equations in a geometry with flat rings of arbitrary shape. SIAM J. Math. Anal. 45 (2013), no.3, 1460-1494 Preprint

[3] Lamacz, A. Passerini and G. Thäter: Natural convection in horizontal annuli: evaluation of the error for two approximations. GEM Int. J. Geomath. 2 (2011), no.2, 307–323 Full text

[2] A. Lamacz, A. Rätz and B. Schweizer: A well-posed hysteresis model for flows in porous media and applications to fingering effects. Adv. Math. Sci. Appl.21 (2011), no.1, 33–64 Preprint

[1] A. Lamacz: Dispersive effective models for waves in heterogeneous media. Math. Models Methods Appl. Sci. 21 (2011), no.9, 1871–1899 Preprint


  • A.Lamacz-Keymling and I. Yousept. High-order homogenization in optimal control by the Bloch wave method. Submitted Preprint


  • A. Lamacz: Waves in heterogeneous media: long time behavior and dispersive models. PhD Thesis, TU Dortmund (2011) Thesis
  • A. Lamacz: Natural convection in horizontal annuli with large aspect ratio. Diploma thesis, TU Dortmund (2008)


  • DFG-Projekt: Wellenausbreitung in periodischen Strukturen und Mechanismen negativer Brechung.  Antrag mit P. Henning, M. Ohlberger und B. Schweizer (2014)