School of Mathematical Sciences

Dr Benjamin Schaefer

Benjamin

Marie Curie Research Fellow

Email: b.schaefer@qmul.ac.uk
Room Number: Mathematical Sciences Building, Room: MB-202

Profile

Dr Benjamin Schaefer is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow working on the DAMOSET project: "With data-driven modelling towards a successful energy transition". He is analyzing time series of various real-world systems and applying stochastic modelling to better understand the energy system.

Research

Research Interests:

Data science

Stochastic Systems

Partial differential equations (such as Fokker-Planck equation)

Sustainability

Publications

See https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=mHhhUBQAAAAJ&hl=en

Recent highlights:
Dynamically induced cascading failures in power grids
B Schäfer, D Witthaut, M Timme, V Latora
Nature communications 9 (1), 1975 (2018)

Non-Gaussian power grid frequency fluctuations characterized by Lévy-stable laws and superstatistics
B Schäfer, C Beck, K Aihara, D Witthaut, M Timme
Nature Energy 3 (2), 119 (2018)