Employee Profile

Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics ITWM

Fields of Activity / Competences

  • Global and bi-level Optimization
  • Faceting methods
  • Software design and development


Bortz, Michael; Maag, Volker; Schwientek, Jan; Benfer, Regina; Böttcher, Roger; Burger, Jakob; von Harbou, Erik; Asprion, Norbert; Küfer, Karl-Heinz; Hasse, Hans: Decision Support by Multicriteria Optimization in Process Development: An Integrated Approach for Robust Planning and Design of Experiments, Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, Vol. 37, 2063-2068 (2015)

Küfer, Karl-Heinz; Maag, Volker; Schwientek, Jan:Maximal Material Yield in Gemstone Cutting, Currents in Industrial Mathematics – From Concepts to Research to Education, S. 229-289, Springer-Verlag, ISBN: 978-3-662-48257-5 (2015)

Maag, Volker: A collision detection approach for maximizing the material utilization, Computational Optimization and Applications, 01/2015, DOI: 10.1007/s10589-015-9729-5 (2015)

Belyaev, Alexander; Maag, Volker; Küfer, Karl-Heinz: Test Rig Optimization and Block Loads, Proceedings of the International Conference Numerical Computations: Theory and Algorithms (NUMTA 2013), 49 (2013)

Maag, Volker: Multicriteria global optimization for the cooling system design of casting tools, Dissertation, TU Kaiserslautern, Fachbereich Mathematik (2010)

Maag, Volker; Berger, Martin; Winterfeld, Anton; Küfer, Karl-Heinz: A novel non-linear approach to minimal area rectangular packing, Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 179, No. 1, 243-260 (2009)

Maag, Volker; Küfer, Karl-Heinz: Optimal Cooling in Injection Molding and Die Casting, Proceedings EngOpt 2008 - International Conference on Engineering Optimization (2008)

Maag, Volker: Parametric Shape Optimization – Convexification schemes for global optimization problems, Masterthesis, Universität Kaiserslautern (2005)