Andrea Bonito
Texas A&M University 

Office: 
Blocker 505C 
Department of Mathematics

Phone: 
+1 559 464 5814 
3368 TAMU 
Dept. Fax:  +1 979 862 4190 
College Station, TX 778433368 
Email: 

Research Interest

Numerical analysis of partial differential equations and scientific computing. 

Complex Flows Deterministic and Stochastic non newtonian flows with free surface. 

Geometric PDEs Curvature flows, Willmore flows, biomembranes and crystal surface relaxation. 

Finite Element Methods Convergence and optimality of adaptive methods using continuous and discontinuous finite elements, shock capturing, moving and free boundary problems. 
Grants & Awards
[11] 
National Science Foundation grant "Finite Element Approximations of Bending Actuated Devices" (DMS1817691). PI  Single Investigator Grant, September 2018  August 2021. 
[10] 
Office of Naval Research / DURIP: "High Performance Computational Structure for Parameter Estimations of Parametric Partial Differential Equations" (N000141712908), CoPI
(PI: R.A. DeVore, CoPI: G. Petrova),
20172018.

[9] 
Oak Ridge National Laboratory / DARPA: "Foundation of Rigorous Mathematics for Uncertainty Quantification in Large Systems at Extreme Scale" CoPI
(PI: R.A. DeVore, CoPI: G. Petrova),
Phase I, 20152017.

[8] 
Air force of scientific research grant "Multifield Compliant Mechanisms of Adaptive Foldable
Structures" (FA95501410234), CoPI (PI: A. Muliana, CoPI: K. Rajagopal and W. Schneider). September 2014  August 2017.

[7] 
National Science Foundation grant "CAREER: Explicit Adaptive Methods for Coupled Problems
(DMS1254618). PI  Single investigator CAREER Award, September 2013  August 2018. 
[6] 
Innovation award through grant (KUSC101604) made by King Abdulla University of
Science and Technology (KAUST). PI, June 2013  Mai 2014. 
[5] 
Office of Naval Research grant "Numerical Methods for Solving Parametric PDEs" (N000141110712).
CoPI (PI: R.A. DeVore, CoPI: G. Petrova), June 2011  Mai 2015. 
[4] 
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Global Research Partnership Center "Institute for
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science" (KUSC101604). Investigator (PI: J.A. Calvin), 20082013. Member since June 2011. 
[3] 
National Science Foundation grant "Space and Time Adaptivity for Moving
and Free Boundary Problems" (DMS0914977). PI  Single Investigator Grant, August 2009  September 2013. 
[2] 
Innovation award through grant (KUSC101604) made by King Abdulla University of
Science and Technology (KAUST). Investigator (PI: J.R. Walton), June 2008  Mai 2010. 
[1] 
Postdoc fellowship awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (PBEL2114311), August 2006  June 2007. 
Book Chapters
[5] 
BONITO, A. AND CABOUSSAT, A.
AND PICASSO, M.;
Operator Splitting Algorithms for Free Surface Flows: Application to Extrusion Processes, in Scientific Computation. Edited by R. Glowinski and S. Osher and W. Yin, 677729, 2017.
Preprint &
Abstract. 
[4] 
BONITO, A. AND KYZA, I.
AND NOCHETTO, R.H.; A dG Approach to Higher Order ALE Formulations in Time, 2012 Barrett Lectures, The IMA Volume in Mathematics and its Applications, Vol. 157, 223258, 2013.
Preprint &
Abstract. 
[3] 
BONITO, A. AND
CASCÓN, J.M. AND MORIN,
P. AND
NOCHETTO, R.H; AFEM for Geometric PDE: The LaplaceBeltrami Operator, Analysis and Numerics of Partial Differential Equations. In memory of Enrico Magenes, Springer INdAM Series, eds U. Gianazza and F. Brezzi and P.C. Franzone and G. Gilardi, Vol. 4, 257306, 2013.
Preprint & Abstract.

[2] 
BONITO, A. AND
CLÉMENT, PH. AND PICASSO,
M.; Viscoelastic flows with complex free surfaces: Numerical analysis and
simulations, Handbook of Numerical Analysis, eds P.G. Ciarlet,
vol. XVI: Numerical Methods for NonNewtonian Fluids, 305370, 2011.
Preprint & Abstract.

[1] 
BONITO, A. AND CABOUSSAT, A. AND PICASSO, M. AND RAPPAZ, J.; A numerical method for
fluid flows with complex free surfaces, Partial Differential Equations,
Comput. Methods Appl. Sci. (16), 187208, 2008.
Edited by R. Glowinski and P. Neittaanmäki, Springer.
Preprint & Abstract.

Referred Journal Publications
[36] 
BONITO, A. AND LEI, W. AND PASCIAK, J.E; On Sinc Quadrature Approximations of Fractional Powers of Regularly Accretive Operators. J. Numer. Math, accepted 10.1515/jnma20170116.
ArXiv 1709.06619,
Preprint &
Abstract. 
[35] 
BARTELS, S. AND BONITO, A. AND MULIANA, A. AND NOCHETTO, R.H.;
Modeling and simulation of thermally actuated bilayer plates. J. Comput. Phys, 354, 512528, 2018.
Preprint &
Abstract. 
[34] 
BONITO, A. AND BORTHAGARAY, J.P. AND NOCHETTO, R.H AND OTÁROLA, E. AND SALGADO , A.J; Three Numerical Methods for Fractional Diffusion. Comput. Vis. Sci., doi: 10.1007/s007910180289y, to appear. ArXiv 1707.01566, Preprint &
Abstract. 
[33] 
BONITO, A. AND LEI, W. AND PASCIAK, J.E; Numerical Approximation of spacetime fractional parabolic equations.
Comput. Methods Appl. Math., 17(4), 679705, 2017. Preprint &
Abstract. 
[32] 
BONITO, A. AND COHEN, A. AND DEVORE, R. AND PETROVA, G. AND WELPER, G.; Diffusion Coefficients Estimation for Elliptic Partial Differential Equations, SIAM J. Math. Anal., 49(2), 15701592, 2017. Preprint &
Abstract. 
[31] 
BONITO, A. AND LEI, W. AND PASCIAK, J.E; The Approximation of Parabolic Equations Involving Fractional Powers of Elliptic Operators, J. Comput. Appl. Math., 315, 3248, 2017. Preprint &
Abstract. 
[30] 
BONITO, A. AND PASCIAK, J.E; Numerical Approximation of Fractional Powers of Regularly Accretive Operators, IMA J. Numer. Anal., 37(3), 12451273, 2017. Preprint &
Abstract. 
[29] 
BARTELS, S. AND BONITO, A. AND NOCHETTO, R.H.;
Bilayer Plates: Model
Reduction, ΓConvergent Finite Element Approximation
and Discrete Gradient Flow, Comm. Pure Appl. Math., 70(3), 547589, 2017.
Preprint &
Abstract. 
[28] 
BONITO, A. AND
CASCÓN, J.M. AND MEKCHAY, K. AND MORIN,
P. AND
NOCHETTO, R.H;
HighOrder AFEM for the LaplaceBeltrami Operator: Convergence Rates. Found. Comput. Math., 16(6), 14731539, 2016.
Preprint & Abstract.

[27] 
BONITO, A. AND DEMLOW, A.; Convergence and optimality of higherorder adaptive finite element methods for eigenvalue clusters, SIAM J. Numer. Anal., 54(4), 23792388, 2016. Preprint &
Abstract. 
[26] 
BONITO, A. AND GUERMOND, J.L.
AND LUDDENS, F.;
An Interior Penalty Method with C^{0} Finite Elements for the
Approximation of the Maxwell Equations in Heterogeneous Media:
Convergence Analysis with Minimal Regularity,
Math. Model. Numer. Anal., 50(5), 14571489, 2016.
Preprint &
Abstract. 
[25] 
BONITO, A. AND GUERMOND, J.L. AND LEE, S.;
Numerical Simulations of Bouncing Jets, Internat. J. Numer. Methods Fluids, 80(1), 5375, 2015.
Preprint &
Abstract. 
[24] 
BONITO, A. AND PASCIAK, J.E; Numerical Approximation of Fractional Powers of Elliptic Operators, Math. Comp., 84 (295), 21372162, 2015.
Preprint &
Abstract. 
[23] 
BONITO, A. AND DEVAUD, D.; Adaptive Finite Element Methods for the Stokes Problem with Discontinuous Viscosity, Math. Comp. , 84 (295), 20832110, 2015.
Preprint &
Abstract. 
[22] 
BONITO, A. AND GLOWINSKI, R.; On the Nodal Set of the Eigenfunctions of the LaplaceBeltrami Operator for Bounded Surfaces in ℝ^{3}: A Computational Approach, Commun. Pure Appl. Anal., 13(5), 21152126, 2014.
Preprint &
Abstract. 
[21] 
BONITO, A. AND GUERMOND, J.L.
AND POPOV, B.; Stability Analysis of Explicit Entropy Viscosity Methods for NonLinear Scalar Conservation Equations, Math. Comp., 83(287), 10391062, 2014. Preprint &
Abstract. 
[20] 
BONITO, A. AND DEVORE, R.A.
AND NOCHETTO, R.H.;
Adaptive Finite Element Methods for Elliptic Problems with Discontinuous Coefficients, SIAM J. Numer. Anal., 51(6), 31063134, 2013. Preprint &
Abstract. 
[19] 
BONITO, A. AND GUERMOND, J.L.
AND LUDDENS, F.; Regularity of the Maxwell Equations in Heterogeneous Media and Lipschitz Domains, J. Math. Anal. Appl., 408(2), 498512, 2013. Preprint &
Abstract. 
[18] 
LEE, S. AND LI, E.Q. AND MARSTON, J.O. AND BONITO, A. AND THORODDSEN, S.T; Leaping shampoo glides on a lubricating layer, Phys. Rev. E. (Rapid Communication), 87(6), 4 pages, 2013.
Preprint &
Abstract. 
[17] 
BONITO, A. AND KYZA, I.
AND NOCHETTO, R.H.; Timediscrete higher order ALE formulations: Stability, SIAM J. Numer. Anal., 51(1), 577608, 2013.
Preprint &
Abstract. 
[16] 
BONITO, A. AND KYZA, I.
AND NOCHETTO, R.H.; Timediscrete higher order ALE formulations: A priori error analysis, Numer. Math., 125(2), 225257, 2013. Preprint &
Abstract. 
[15] 
SRINIVASAN, Sh. AND BONITO, A. AND RAJAGOPAL, K.R.,
Flow of a fluid through a porous solid due to high pressure gradients,
Journal of Porous Media, 16(3), 193203, 2013. Preprint & Abstract. 
[14] 
BONITO, A. AND PASCIAK, J.E
; Convergence Analysis of Variational and nonVariational Multigrid Algorithms for the LaplaceBeltrami Operator, Math. Comp., 81(279), 12631288, 2012. Preprint & Abstract. 
[13] 
BONITO, A. AND NOCHETTO, R.H.
AND PAULETTI, M.S.; Dynamics of Biomembranes:
Effect of the Bulk Fluid, Math. Model. Nat. Phenom., 6(5), 2543, 2011.
Preprint & Abstract.

[12] 
BONITO, A. AND GUERMOND, J.L.; Approximation of the Eigenvalue Problem for Time Harmonic Maxwell System by Continuous Lagrange Finite Elements, Math. Comp., 80(276), 18871910, 2011.
Preprint & Abstract.

[11] 
BONITO, A. AND NOCHETTO, R.H.
AND PAULETTI, M.S.; Geometrically Consistent
Mesh Modifications, SIAM J. Numer. Anal., 48(5), 18771899, 2010.
Preprint & Abstract.

[10] 
BONITO, A. AND
NOCHETTO, R.H.; QuasiOptimal convergence rate of an
interior penalty adaptive discontinuous Galerkin method, SIAM
J. Numer. Anal., 48(2), 734771, 2010.
Preprint & Abstract.

[9] 
WALKER, S.W. AND BONITO, A. AND NOCHETTO, R.H.;
Mixed Finite Element Method for Electrowetting On Dielectric with Contact
Line Pinning, Interfaces Free Bound., 12(1), 85119, 2010.
Preprint & Abstract.

[8] 
BONITO, A. AND NOCHETTO, R.H.
AND PAULETTI, M.S.; Parametric FEM for
Geometric Biomembranes, J. Comput. Phys., 229, 31713188, 2010.
Preprint & Abstract.

[7] 
BONITO, A. AND
LOZINSKI, A. AND MOUNTFORD,
TH.; Modeling Viscoelastic Flows using Reflected Stochastic
Differential Equations, Commun. Math. Sci., 8(3), 655670, 2010.
Preprint & Abstract.

[6] 
BONITO,
A. AND NOCHETTO, R.H AND
QUAH, J. AND MARGETIS,
D.; Towards selforganization of decaying surface corrugations: A
numerical study, Phys. Rev. Lett. E, 79(5), 4 pages, 2009.
Preprint & Abstract.

[5] 
BONITO,
A. AND BURMAN, E.; A continuous interior
penalty method for viscoelastic flows, SIAM: J. Sci. Comput.,
30(3), 11561177, 2008.
Preprint & Abstract.

[4] 
BONITO, A. AND
CLÉMENT, PH. AND PICASSO,
M.; Mathematical and numerical analysis of a simplified timedependent
viscoelastic flow, Numer. Math., 107(2), 213255, 2007.
Preprint & Abstract.

[3] 
BONITO, A. AND
CLÉMENT, PH. AND PICASSO,
M.; Finite element analysis of a simplified stochastic Hookean dumbbells
model arising from viscoelastic flows, Math. Model. Numer. Anal.,
40(4), 785814, 2006.
Preprint & Abstract.

[2] 
BONITO A. AND
CLÉMENT PH. AND PICASSO
M.; Mathematical analysis of a stochastic simplified Hookean dumbbells
model arising from viscoelastic flow, J. Evol. Equ., 6(3), 381398, 2006.
Preprint & Abstract.

[1] 
BONITO, A. AND
PICASSO, M. AND LASO,
M.; Numerical simulation of 3D viscoelastic flows with free surfaces,
J. Comput. Phys., 215(2), 691716, 2006.
Preprint & Abstract.

Referred Proceedings
[4] 
BERRONE, S. AND BONITO, A. AND VERANI, M.;
An Adaptive Fictitious Domain Method for elliptic problems
, ECCOMAS 2015  SEMA SIMAI special issue, Springer, 12, 229244, 2016.
Preprint & Abstract.

[3] 
BONITO, A. AND GUERMOND, J.L. AND LEE, S.;
Modiļ¬ed PressureCorrection Projection
Methods: Open Boundary and Variable Time
Stepping, Numerical Mathematics and Advanced Applications  ENUMATH 2013, Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering, 103, 623631, 2015.
Preprint &
Abstract. 
[2] 
BONITO, A. AND PASCIAK, J.E.
; A multigrid algorithm for an elliptic problem with a perturbed boundary condition. Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations: Theory, Algorithms and their Applications
 In honor of Professor Raytcho Lazarov's 40 Years Research in Computational Methods and Applied Mathematics,
Eds L.T. Zikatanov, 45, 6979, 2013, XII, Springer.
Preprint &
Abstract. 
[1] 
BONITO,
A. AND BURMAN, E.; A face penalty method for
the three fields Stokes equation ariding from OldroydB viscoelastic
flows, Numerical mathematics and advanced
applications, 487494, 2006.
Edited by A. Bermúdez de Castro, D. Gómez,
P. Quintela and P. Salgado. Refereed proceedings of the 6th European Conference (ENUMATH
2005), Springer.
Preprint & Abstract.

Research Invitations
[11] 
June 29  July 1, 2017. Workshop "Recent Advances and Challenges in Discontinuous Galerkin Methods and Related Approaches", Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, Minnesota,USA.

[10] 
Jul. 1324, 2015. Workshop "Coupling Geometric PDEs with Physics for Cell Morphology, Motility and Pattern FormationFree Boundary Problems Arising from Biology", Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, United Kindom.

[9] 
Nov. 1418, 2011. Workshop "Free Boundary Problems Arising from Biology", The Mathematical Bioscience Institute, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. 
[8] 
May 1621, 2011. Department of
Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland. 
[7] 
March 1419, 2011. Department of
Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland. 
[6] 
Nov. 28  Dec 3, 2010. Workshop "Numerical Solutions of Partial
Differential Equations: Fast Solution Techniques". IMA, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
[5] 
August 37, 2010. Department of
Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland. 
[4] 
July 516, 2010. Department of
Mathematics, Laboratory for Modeling and Scientific Computing (MOX), Milan, Italy. 
[3] 
May 27  June 25, 2010. Department of Mathematics, EPFL, Switzerland. 
[2] 
July 13  July 19, 2009. Universite Pierre et Marie Curie,
Paris VI, France. 
[1] 
June 2025, 2005. Delft University of Technology, Netherlands. 
Participation to Conferences, workshops and Invited Seminars
[61] 
ICERM, workshop on "Fractional PDEs: Theory, Algorithms and Applications", June 1822, 2018. Invited. 
[60] 
Laboratoire JacquesLouis Lions seminar, June 8, 2018, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Sorbonne, Paris 6, France. Invited. 
[59] 
Workshop on Modeling, Analysis and Numerics for Nonlocal Applications, December 1115, 2017, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. Invited Session. 
[58] 
Foundation of Computational Mathematics, workshop on "Multiresolution and Adaptivity in Numerical PDEs'', July 1316, 2017, Barcelona, Spain. Invited Session. 
[57] 
Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, workshop on "Multiscale and HighDimensional Problems", March 2731, 2017,
Oberwolfach, Germany. 
[56] 
Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, workshop on "Spacetime Methods for Timedependent Partial Differential Equations", March 1318, 2017,
Oberwolfach, Germany. 
[55] 
Workshop on Applied and Computational Mathematics, in occasion of Roland Glowinski's 80th birthday, March 9, 2017, Department of Mathematics, University of Houston, TX, USA. Invited. 
[54] 
Applied Math. Seminar, November 68, 2016, Department of Mathematics, South Carolina University. Invited. 
[53] 
Colloquium Talk,
July 11, 2016, Department of Mathematics, University of Heidelberg.
Invited. 
[52] 
Mathematics of Finite Elements and its Applications (MAFELAP), Mini workshop on "PDE Eigenvalue Problems: Computational Modeling and Numerical Analysis", June 1417, 2016, Brunel University, United Kingdom. Invited Session. 
[51] 
Mathematics of Finite Elements and its Applications (MAFELAP), Mini workshop on "Adaptive Methods and Singular Solutions of Nonlinear Problems", June 1417, 2016, Brunel University, United Kingdom. Invited Session. 
[50] 
Mathematics of Finite Elements and its Applications (MAFELAP), Mini workshop on "Numerical Methods for Fourth Order Problems", June 1417, 2016, Brunel University, United Kingdom. Invited Session. 
[49] 
Numerical Analysis Seminar, May 18, 2016, Department of Mathematics, EPFL, Switzerland. Invited. 
[48] 
Applied Math. Seminar, February 26, 2016, Applied and Computational Math. Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University, NJ, USA. Invited. 
[47] 
Joint Mathematics Meetings, AMS special session on "Problems in Geometry and Design of Material", January 67, 2016, Seattle, USA. Invited Session. 
[46] 
Numerical Analysis Seminar, July
7, 2015, Department of Mathematics, EPFL, Switzerland. Invited. 
[45] 
Finite Element Rodeo, February 2728, 2015, SMU, Dallas. 
[44] 
Foundation of Computational Mathematics, Mini workshop on the Foundation of Numerical PDEs, December 1820, 2014, Montevideo, Uruguay. Invited Session. 
[43] 
Numerical Analysis Seminar, November 13, 2014, Department of Mathematics, University of Delaware, DE, USA. Invited. 
[42] 
Méthodes Numériques (seminar),
June 30, 2014, Laboratoire JacquesLouis Lions, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6, France.
Invited. 
[41] 
Colloquium Talk,
February 5, 2014, Department of Mathematics, University of Geneva.
Invited. 
[40] 
Flow, Geometric Motion, Deformation, and Mass Transport in Physiological Processes, IMA Summer Graduate Program, Guest lecturer (two lectures), July 15  August 2, 2013, University of Minnesota, MN, USA. Invited. 
[39] 
Numerical Analysis Seminar, May
14, 2013, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, MD, USA. Invited. 
[38] 
Numerical Approximation of PDEs: Adaptivity, Error Control and Convergence
, in occasion of R.H. Nochetto 60th birthday, March 2023, 2013, Gargnano del Garda, Italy.

[37] 
Finite Element Rodeo, March 23, 2012, Rice University, Texas. 
[36] 
Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, workshop on "Geometric PDEs: Theory, Numerics, and Applications", Nov. 28  Dec. 2, 2011,
Oberwolfach, Germany. 
[35] 
Louisiana State University Center for Computation and Technology, August 23, 2011, LSU, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Invited. 
[34] 
ICIAM, miniworkshop on "Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Partial Differential Equations", July
1822, 2011, Vancouver, Canada. Invited to speak. 
[33] 
ICIAM, miniworkshop on "A
Posteriori Error Control and Adaptivity for Nonlinear and Evolutive Problems", July 1822, 2011, Vancouver, Canada. Invited to speak. 
[32] 
Reliable Methods of Mathematical Modeling, July
68, 2011, Department of Mathematics, EPFL, Switzerland. 
[31] 
Numerical Analysis Seminar, May
25, 2011, Department of Mathematics, EPFL, Switzerland. Invited. 
[30] 
AMS Western Section Meeting, Apr 30  May 1, 2011, miniworkshops on
"FluidStructure interactions",
Las Vegas, NV, USA.

[29] 
Applied Math. Seminar, Apr 4, 2011, Department of Mathematics, Minneapolis, MN,
USA. Invited.

[28] 
Nonstandard Discretizations for Fluid Flows, Nov 2126, 2010, Banff International Research
Station, Canada. Invited.

[27] 
Computational Mathematics in Science
and Engineering: Theory, algorithms, applications, Sep 1, 2010, EPFL,
Switzerland. Invited. 
[26] 
Numerical Analysis Seminar, Jun
16, 2010, Department of Mathematics, EPFL, Switzerland. Invited. 
[25] 
Adaptive and Multilevel Methods for
Partial Differential Equations, Nov 1314, 2009, Workshop in honor of Randolph
Bank's 60th birthday, University of California San Diego in La Jolla, CA,
USA. Invited. 
[24] 
Numerical Analysis Seminar, Nov
3, 2009, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, MD, USA. Invited. 
[23] 
Numerical Analysis Seminar, Oct
29, 2009, Department of Mathematics, University of Houston, TX, USA. Invited. 
[22] 
ENUMATH, miniworkshops on
"Adaptive Finite Element Methods for Nonlinear Problems", June 29  July 3, 2009,
Uppsala, Sweden. Invited to speak. 
[21] 
ECCOMAS: Coupled Problems, June
811, 2009, Ischia, Italy. Invited to speak. 
[20] 
Finite Element Rodeo, Feb 2728,
2009, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA. 
[19] 
Colloquium Seminar, Feb 12, 2008,
Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University, TX, USA. Invited. 
[18] 
Colloquium Seminar, Feb 1, 2008,
Department of Mathematics, Penn. State University, PA, USA. Invited. 
[17] 
Joint Research Symposium on Fluid
Dynamics, May 2, 2008, University of Maryland, MD, USA. 
[16] 
Adaptive numerical methods for
PDE's, Jan 2125, 2008, Wolfgang Pauli Institute in Vienna, Austria. Invited. 
[15] 
Numerical Analysis Seminar, Jan
11, 2008, Department of Mathematics, EPFL, Switzerland. Invited. 
[14] 
Numerical Analysis Seminar, Oct
10, 2007, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University, TX, USA. Invited. 
[13] 
International Congress on Industrial
and Applied Mathematics, July 1620, 2007, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. 
[12] 
Numerical Analysis Seminar, July
15, 2007, Department of Mathematics, EPFL, Switzerland. Invited. 
[11] 
Numerical Methods for Nonlinear Elliptic
Equations, May 2125, 2007, University of Iowa, IA, USA. Invited 
[10] 
Finite Element Circus, April
2021, 2007, University of Maryland, MD, USA. 
[9] 
Numerical Analysis Seminar, Nov
30, Department of Mathematics, University of Houston, TX, USA. Invited. 
[8] 
Finite Element Circus, November
34, 2006, Penn State University, PA, USA. Invited. 
[7] 
Numerical Analysis Seminar, Sept
26, 2006, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, MD, USA. Invited. 
[6] 
European Finite Element Fair 4,
June 23, 2006, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland. 
[5] 
Journéee d'automne de la
Société Mathématique Suisse, September 2224, 2005,
Lugano, Switzerland. Invited 
[4] 
ENUMATH, July 1822, 2005, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. 
[3] 
SMAI, 2ème congrès
national de mathématiques appliquées et industrielles, May
2327, 2005, Evian, France. 
[2] 
Colloquium Numérique
Suisse, March 24, 2005, University of Zürich, Switzerland. 
[1] 
Modèles rhéologiques
multiéchelles pour les fluides, November 1417, 2004, Montréal,
Canada. Invited. 
Mentoring
PhD Adviser 
Sanghyun Lee, Numerical Simulation of Unstable Effects
arising from Viscoelastic Fluids, 2014. Now assistant professor at FSU. 

Patty Spencer, An energy formulation of surface tension or Willmore force for twophase flow, 2017. Became software engineer at Intel corporation. 

Peng Wei, expected to graduate by summer 2019. 
Master Adviser 
Denis Devaud, Adaptive Methods
for the Stokes System with Discontinuous Viscosities, Exchange student (local instutition EPFL), 2013. Became PhD candidate at ETH Zurich.


Damon Paulo, Asynchronous parallel methods in time, 2016. Went at the Army's Infantry Basic Officer Leaders academy 
Directed Studies 
Sanghyun Lee (2010), Rui Yang (2010), Daniel Castanon Quiroz
(2011), Yupeng Xu (2012), Damon Paulo (2015), Stephen Capps (2016), J. Hu (2017), W. Baines (2017).

Teaching
2016 Fall 
Math412: Theory of PDEs, 18 students + 5 honors. 

Math609d: Numerical Analysis (distance), 10 students. 
2016 Spring 
Math417: Numerical Methods,
2 sections for a total of 60 undergraduate students. 
2015 Spring 
Math308: Differential Equations,
55 undergraduate students. 

Math664: Special Topic Class: Geometric PDEs and their Approximations, 11 graduate students. 
2014 Spring 
Math610: Numerical Methods for PDEs,
10 graduate students. 

Math308H: Differential Equations for Honors, 17 undergraduate students. 
2013 Fall 
Math308: Differential Equations, 48 undergraduate students. 
2013 Spring 
Math612: Partial Differential Equations,
15 graduate students. 

Math308: Differential Equations, 55 undergraduate students. 
2012 Fall 
Math611: Introduction to Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations,
14 graduate students. 
2012 Spring 
Math308: Differential Equations,
2 sections for a total of 114 undergraduate students. 
2011 Fall 
Math610: Numerical Methods in Partial Differential Equations,
6 graduate students. 
2011 Spring 
Math308: Differential Equations,
43 undergraduate students. 
2010 Fall 
Math664: Special Topic Class: Foundations of Adaptive Finite Element Methods and Their Implementations,
6 graduate students. 
2010 Spring 
Math601: Methods of Applied Mathematics I,
40 graduate students. 
2009 Fall 
Math603: Methods of Applied Mathematics II,
7 graduate students. 
2009 Spring 
Math308: Differential Equations,
2 sections for a total of 106 undergraduate students. 
2008 Spring 
Math341: Linear Algebra and Differential Equations,
11 honors undergraduate students. 
2007 Fall 
Math340: Multivariables Calculus,
25 honors undergraduate students. 
2007 Spring 
Math341: Linear Algebra and Differential Equations,
28 honors undergraduate students. 
Academic Positions and Professional Experience
2015  
Texas A&M University,
Department of Mathematics. Professorship position. 
2013  2015 
Texas A&M University,
Department of Mathematics. Associate professorship position. 
2008  2013 
Texas A&M University,
Department of Mathematics. Assistant professorship position. 
2006  2008 
University of Maryland, Department of Mathematics. Postdoc
position in the group of Prof. Ricardo H. Nochetto. 
2002  2006 
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Institut d'Analyse et Calcul
Scientifique. Research and teaching assistant in the group of Prof. Jacques Rappaz. 
2001 
Diploma work during internship at European Aeronautic Defense and Space (EADS) in Paris/France, six months. 
2001 
Parttime consulting in mathematics at NestléSuisse in Vevey/Switzerland, division alimentaire. 
2000 & 2001 
Parttime consulting in mathematics at 2C3D S.A. 
1998 & 1999 
Internship at Centre Européen de Recherche Nucléaire (CERN) in Meyrin/Switzerland (Summer 98 and Summer 99). 
Editorial Board
2014  
Journal of Numerical Mathematics (Formerly EastWest J. Numer. Math.) J. Numer. Math..

Workshops / MiniSymposiums Organization
2016 
Winter school for graduate students on "Geometric PDEs and their Approximations" (50 students, 12 lectures, 8 lab sessions). January 1016, Texas A&M. Colecturer (with R.H. Nochetto) and main organizer. More details.

2015 
Computational Fluid Dynamics at TAMU, April 810, Texas A&M, USA. coOrganizer.

2013 
Maxwell and MagnetoHydrodynamics, August 2730, minisymposium part of ENUMATH, EPFL, Switerland. Organizer.

2013 
Geometric Partial Differential Equation, August 2730, minisymposium part of ENUMATH, EPFL, Switerland. Organizer.

2013 
Numerical Approximation of PDEs: Adaptivity, Error Control, and Convergence at
Palazzo Feltrinelli, Gargnano del Guarda, Italy; March 2022, 2013. Organizer. 
2013 
Numerical Methods for PDEs at Texas A&M, January
2526. Organizer (chair). 
2011 
Finite Element Rodeo 2011 at Texas A&M, February
2526 (40 talks and 76 participants). Organizer (chair). 
2010 
Complex Fluid Dynamics
at KAUST, March
2225 (17 plenary
talks). Organizer (chair). SIAM NEWS "Impressions of KAUST" by A. Quarteroni, June 22, 2010.
MATAPLI NEWS (SMAI bulletin) "Petit cours sur KAUST" by O. Pironneau, 92, 2010.

2007 & 2008 
Numerical Analysis "Research Interaction Team" at UMD. Organizer (chair). 
Education and Certificates
2007 
ANTARES, Qualification for "Maître de conférences" (France), applied mathematics (26), qualification number: 07226174308. 
2006 
EPFL, PhD in applied
mathematics, Lausanne, Switzerland. Analysis and Numerical Simulation of Viscoelastic Flows: Deterministic and Stochastic Models, PhD thesis no 3490 advised by Dr M. Picasso. Committee: Prof. R. Dalang (chair), Prof. Ph. Clément, Prof R. Glowinski, and Prof. A. Quarteroni, File & Abstract.

2002 
EPFL, master degree in
mathematical engineering, Lausanne, Switzerland. 

