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Ernst Schäfer

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Mathematical Biology
Ernst Schäfer

Education

  1. Ph.D. candidate, Mathematical Biology, School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham
  2. M.S. Mathematics, M.S. Theoretical Physics, B.S. Mathematics, B.S. Physics, University of Amsterdam

Advisers:

Markus Owen (Nottingham), Malcolm Bennet (Nottingham), Jonathan Lynch

Research

I investigate modelling approaches that aid in identifying relevant characteristics for fitness under drought and nutrient stress. I am also working on enhancing the capabilities and functionality of SimRoot, a structural functional model which simulates root growth, architecture and resource acquisition.

Research Interests

  • Roots Lab
  • SimRoot
  • Mathematical Modelling

Research Interests

Roots Lab