Principal Investigator

David I. Ketcheson

David I. Ketcheson

Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics
Individual website
david.ketcheson@kaust.edu.sa

Research Scientist

Manuel Quezada

Manuel Quezada

manuel.quezada@kaust.edu.sa
Ph.D. from Texas A&M U., 2016
Research interests: Development of numerical methods to solve partial differential equations with applications in different areas of science and engineering and its efficient and scalable implementation.

Postdoctoral fellow

Hendrik Ranocha

Hendrik Ranocha

Individual website
Ph.D. from TU Braunschweig, 2018
Research interests:
  • Numerical schemes for hyperbolic balance laws: Discontinuous Galerkin methods, finite difference schemes, flux reconstruction, finite volume methods
  • Entropy and energy stability: Summation by parts operators, (skew-symmetric) splitting techniques, mimetic properties, filtering, artificial dissipation
  • Runge-Kutta methods, stability of time integration schemes
hendrik.ranocha@kaust.edu.sa

Ph.D. Students

Najwa Alshehri

najwa.alshehri@kaust.edu.sa





Former group members


Yiannis Hadjimichael

Yiannis Hadjimichael

Thesis topic:
Strong stability preserving time discretizations using downwind-biased spatial discretizations

PhD student, 2011-2017
Next postion: postdoctoral research, ELTE (Budapest)
João Reis

João Reis

MS Student
Thesis topic: Stability of BDF-ADI discretizations joao.feliciodosreis@kaust.edu.sa
Lajos Lóczi

Lajos Lóczi

Visiting Professor
Now a professor at ELTE (Budapest)
Imre Fekete

Imre Fekete

Postdoctoral fellow, 2015-2016
Next position: Assistant professor, ELTE, Budapest, Hungary
Amal Alghamdi

Amal Alghamdi

MS thesis student, 2009-2012
MS Thesis topic: Parallelization of a hyperbolic PDE solver in Python
Graduated: MS 2012
Next position: PhD student at University of Texas at Austin, working with Omar Ghattas



Matteo Parsani

Matteo Parsani

Postdoctoral fellow, 2010-2013
Next position: Postdoctoral fellow at NASA, Langley
Current position: Assistant professor at KAUST
Benson Muite

Benson Muite

Postdoctoral fellow, 2013-2014
Research interests:
Continuum Mechanics, Partial Differential Equations, Spectral Methods, Numerical Methods, Parallel Computing

Manuel Quezada

Manuel Quezada

MS thesis student, 2009-2011
Thesis topic: Solitary waves in two-dimensional periodic media
Graduated: MS 2011
Next position: PhD student at Texas A&M, working with Jean-Luc Guermond
Current position: US Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development
Aron Ahmadia

Aron Ahmadia

Research Scientist, 2009-2012
Next position: research scientist at the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center
Current position: Senior Manager, Data Science, Capital One