Max Ehre, M.Sc.

Room: N3628

Phone: +49 89 289 25032

E-Mail: max.ehre@tum.de

Office hours: by arrangement

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2017 | PhD student at the Engineering Risk Analysis Group, Technische Universität München
  • 2019 (Feb-Apr) | Visiting Researcher at the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, UT Austin
  • 2014 - 2016 | M.Sc in Mechanical Engineering, ETH Zürich
  • 2010 - 2014 | B.Sc in Aerospace Engineering, Universität Stuttgart

Research

  • Bayesian rare event updating in the presence of multi-type uncertainty
  • High-dimensional surrogate modelling techniques
  • Reliability sensitivity analysis

Teaching

  • SS18-SS19: Lecturer for the course “Introduction to Data Analysis with MATLAB”, 2 ECTS, TUM
  • WS18/19: Teaching assistant for the lecture "Stochastic Finite Element Methods", 6 ECTS, TUM
  • WS17/18: Teaching assistant for the lecture "Stochastic Finite Element Methods I”, 3 ECTS, TUM
  • WS17/18: Teaching assistant for the lecture "Umweltmonitoring & Risikomanagement", 5 ECTS, TUM

Supervised theses/projects

  • Master thesis: Fong-Lin Wu (2020) -  Efficient learning of computationally expensive simulation models with very high-dimensional input spaces
  • Master thesis: Cesar Meyer-Christiani (2019) - Stochastic discounted cash flow analysis for valuation of a commercial real estate investment.
  • Study project: Juan Rodriguez (2019) - Quantitative chemical risk assessment of water reuse.
  • Master's thesis: Layla Assila (2018) - Stochastic modelling and uncertainty propagation for a class of hydraulic dam models; jointly with EDF, France
  • Study project: Tobias Zeh (2018) - Uncertainty Propagation in a Wind Turbine Model - Comparison of two polynomial-based meta-models
  • Master's thesis (jointly with the Chair of Structural Mechanics): Felix Schneider (2017) - Bayesian identification of cross laminated timber plates using surrogate models
  • Bachelor's thesis: Christoph Haderer (2017) - Extension and Parameter Studies of a 1-D SFEM Code with Random Fields

Journal Publications

  • Felix Schneider, Iason Papaioannou, Max Ehre, Daniel Straub (2020), Polynomial chaos based rational approximation in linear structural dynamics with parameter uncertainties, Computers & Structures 233, 106223, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2020.106223
  • Max Ehre, Iason Papaioannou, Daniel Straub (2020), Global sensitivity analysis in high dimensions with PLS-PCE, Reliability Engineering & System Safety 198, 106861, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ress.2020.106861
  • Max Ehre, Iason Papaioannou, Daniel Straub (2020), A framework for global reliability sensitivity analysis in the presence of multi-uncertainty, Reliability Engineering & System Safety 195, 106726, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ress.2019.106726
  • Iason Papaioannou, Marco Daub, Martin Drieschner, Fabian Duddeck, Max Ehre, Lukas Eichner, Martin Eigel, Marco Götz, Wolfgang Graf, Lars Grasedyck, Robert Gruhlke, Dietmar Hömberg, Michael Kaliske, Dieter Moser, Yuri Petryna, Daniel Straub (2019), Assessment and design of an engineering structure with polymorphic uncertainty quantification, Surveys for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics - GAMM Mitteilungen, 42, e201900009, https://doi.org/10.1002/gamm.201900009
  • Dmytro Pivovarov, Kai Willner, Paul Steinmann, Stephan Brumme, Michael Müller, Tarin Srisupattarawanit, Georg‐Peter Ostermeyer, Carla Henning, Tim Ricken, Steffen Kastian, Stefanie Reese, Dieter Moser, Lars Grasedyck, Jonas Biehler, Martin Pfaller, Wolfgang Wall, Thomas Kohlsche, Otto von Estorff, Robert Gruhlke, Martin Eigel, Max Ehre, Iason Papaioannou, Daniel Straub, Sigrid Leyendecker (2019), Challenges of order reduction techniques for problems involving polymorphic uncertainty, Surveys for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics - GAMM Mitteilungen, 42, e201900011, https://doi.org/10.1002/gamm.201900011
  • Iason Papaioannou, Max Ehre, Daniel Straub (2019), PLS-based adaptation for efficient PCE representation in high dimensions, Journal of Computational Physics 387, 186-204, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2019.02.046

Conference Publications

  • Max Ehre, Iason Papaioannou, Daniel Straub (2019), Global sensitivity analysis in high dimensions with partial least squares-driven PCEs, Proc. of the 13th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP13), Seoul, South Korea, http://s-space.snu.ac.kr/bitstream/10371/153451/1/291.pdf
  • Max Ehre, Iason Papaioannou, Daniel Straub (2018), Efficient estimation of variance-based reliability sensitivities in the presence of multi-uncertainty, Proc. 19th working conference of the IFIP Working Group 7.5 on Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems (IFIP 2018). Zürich, Switzerland, https://ifip2018.ethz.ch/download/813/
  • Iason Papaioannou, Max Ehre, Daniel Straub (2018), Efficient PCE representation for reliability analysis in high dimensions, Proc. 19th working conference of the IFIP Working Group 7.5 on Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems (IFIP 2018). Zürich, Switzerland, https://ifip2018.ethz.ch/download/827/
  • Max Ehre, Iason Papaioannou, Daniel Straub (2018), Efficient Conditional Reliability Updating with Sequential Importance Sampling, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics. 89th GAMM Annual Meeting. Munich, Germany, https://doi.org/10.1002/pamm.201800282

Talks

  • Reliability analysis in the presence of multi-uncertainty. 3rd International Conference on Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Sciences and Engineering (UNCECOMP), Crete, Greece, June 24-26, 2019.
  • Global sensitivity analysis in high dimensions with partial least squares-driven PCEs. 13th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP13), Seoul, South Korea, May 26-30, 2019.
  • Bayesian approach to polymorphic reliability analysis. DFG SPP 1886 Workshop: Complex E, Munich, Germany, July 19-20, 2018.
  • Efficient estimation of variance-based reliability sensitivities in the presence of multi-uncertainty. 19th working conference of the IFIP Working Group 7.5 on Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems (IFIP 2018). Zürich, Switzerland, June 26-29, 2018.
  • Sequential Designs of PLS-based PCE Surrogates for Reliability Analysis. SIAM Conference on uncertainty quantification 2018 (SIAMUQ18). Garden Grove, California.
  • Efficient Conditional Reliability Updating with Sequential Importance Sampling. 89th GAMM Annual Meeting. Munich, Germany.
  • Bayesian updating of rare events with meta-model-based reliability methods. Frontiers of Uncertainty Quantification in Engineering 2017 (FrontUQ). Munich, Germany.