For Research. For Berlin.

Einstein Questionnaire

Eduard Feireisl

The mathematician is one of the world's leading experts in the field of mathematical fluid mechanics. As the first Czech Einstein Visiting Fellow at the “Control of Self-organizing Nonlinear Systems“ Collaborative Research Center, he will use mathematical theories to research the physical principles of complex fluids. Complex fluids play an important role in numerous industrial (e.g., LCDs) and medical processes (e.g., medicines). The fellowship is cofinanced by the Damp Foundation. 

 

Please close your eyes for a moment and think about your research
project. What do you see at first?

A lot of new things to learn.

 

What would your research project look like if it was a piece of art?

A statue.

 

Please give your research project a suitable fantasy name!

Poseidon.

 

To your opinion, what are the three most meaningful inventions of
mankind?

Fire, wheel, penicilin.

 

With whom would you like to exchange your workplace for one day, and
what would you do then?

Queen of England. Nothing.

 

Is there any object of obsession, which accompanies you in your daily
life?

Unfinished work.

 

Any rather unusual hobbies you might want to share?

Inline skating.

 

Is there a place in Berlin that links to the work on your research
project?

The Spree river.