Traian Iliescu


Professor
Department of Mathematics
456 McBryde Hall
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061



|EDUCATION |EXPERIENCE |HONORS |PUBLICATIONS |PRESENTATIONS|
|TEACHING EXPERIENCE |GRADUATE STUDENT ADVISING |UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT ADVISING|
|SPONSORED RESEARCH |PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES |PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES|



EDUCATION

B.S. 1995 University of Bucharest Mathematics
M.S. 1997 University of Pittsburgh Mathematics
Ph.D. 2000 University of Pittsburgh Mathematics



EXPERIENCE

1995-1997 University of Pittsburgh Teaching Assistant
1997-2000 University of Pittsburgh Teaching Fellow
2000-2002 Argonne National Laboratory Wilkinson Fellow
2002-2007 Virginia Tech Assistant Professor
2007-2013 Virginia Tech Associate Professor
2013- Virginia Tech Professor



HONORS




PUBLICATIONS


BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS

  1. Mathematics of Large Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Flows (with Luigi C. Berselli and William J. Layton), Springer Verlag, 2005.



BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. "Enstrophy and ergodicity of gravity currents", (with V.P. Bongolan-Walsh, J. Duan, H. Go, T. Ozgokmen, and P.F. Fischer), DOI link, IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications on SPDEs , Vol. 140 - Probability and Partial Differential Equations in Modern Applied Mathematics, eds: J. Duan and E.C. Waymire, Springer-Verlag, New York, pp. 61-74, 2004.

  2. "Horizontal Approximate Deconvolution for Stratified Flows: Analysis and Computations," (with L. C. Berselli and T. Ozgokmen), DOI link, Quality and Reliability in Large-Eddy Simulations II , ERCOFTAC Series, vol.16, eds: M. V. Salvetti, B. Geurts, J. Meyers, and P. Sagaut, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 399-410, 2011.



REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

  1. "Approximating the Larger Eddies in Fluid Motion III: the Boussinesq Model for Turbulent Fluctuations", (with W. J. Layton), PDF link, An. St. Univ. "Al. I. Cuza", vol. 44, 1998, pp. 245-261.

  2. "A Flow-Aligning Algorithm for Convection-Dominated Problems", DOI link, Int. J. Num. Meth. Eng., vol. 46, No. 7, 1999, pp. 993-1000.

  3. "A 3D Flow-Aligning Algorithm for Convection-Diffusion Problems", DOI link, Appl. Math. Letters, vol. 4, No. 12, 1999, pp. 67-70.

  4. "Mathematical Analysis for the Rational Large Eddy Simulation Model", (with L. C. Berselli, G. P. Galdi, and W. J. Layton), DOI link, Math. Models Meth. Appl. Sc., vol. 12 (8), 2002, pp. 1131--1152.

  5. "Convergence of Finite Element Approximations of Large Eddy Motion", (with V. John and W. J. Layton), DOI link, Num. Meth. P.D.E.s, vol. 18(6), 2002, pp. 689-710.

  6. "A Numerical Study of a Class of LES Models", (with V. John, W. J. Layton, G. Matthies and L. Tobiska), DOI link, Int. J. Comput. Fluid Dyn., vol. 17 (1), 2003, pp. 75-85.

  7. "A Higher Order Subfilter-Scale Model for Large Eddy Simulation", (with L. C. Berselli), DOI link, J. Comp. Appl. Math., vol. 159, 2003, pp. 411-430.

  8. "Large Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Channel Flows by the Rational LES Model", (with P. Fischer), DOI link, Physics of Fluids, vol. 15(10), 2003, pp. 3036--3047.

  9. "Backscatter in the Rational LES Model", (with P. Fischer), DOI link, Computers and Fluids, vol. 33(5-6), 2004, pp. 783-790.

  10. "Three-Dimensional Turbulent Bottom Density Currents from a High-Order Nonhydrostatic Spectral Element Model", (with T. Ozgokmen, P. Fischer, and J. Duan), DOI link, J. Phys. Oceanogr., vol. 34(9), 2004, pp. 2006-2026.

  11. "Entrainment in Bottom Gravity Currents over Complex Topography from Three-Dimensional Nonhydrostatic Simulations", (with T. Ozgokmen, P. Fischer, and J. Duan), DOI link, Geophys. Res. Letters vol. 31(13), L13212, 2004.

  12. "Genuinely Nonlinear Models for Convection-Dominated Problems", DOI link, Comput. Math. Appl. vol. 48, 2004, pp. 1677-1692.

  13. "Approximate Deconvolution Boundary Conditions for Large Eddy Simulation", (with J. Borggaard), DOI link, Appl. Math. Letters, vol. 19(8), 2006, pp. 735-740.

  14. "Impact of Boundary Conditions on Entrainment and Transport in Gravity Currents," (with V. P. Bongolan-Walsh, J. Duan, P. Fischer, and T. Ozgokmen), DOI link, Appl. Math. Model., vol. 31(7), 2007, pp. 1338-1350.

  15. "Large Eddy Simulation of Stratified Mixing in Two-Dimensional Dam-Break Problem in a Rectangular Enclosed Domain," (with T. Ozgokmen, P. Fischer, A. Srinivasan, and J. Duan), DOI link, Ocean Modelling, vol. 16, 2007, pp. 106-140.

  16. "An Improved Penalty Method for Power-Law Stokes Problems," (with J. Borggaard and J. P. Roop), DOI link, J. Comp. Appl. Math., vol. 223, 2008, pp. 646-658.

  17. "A Two-Level Smagorinsky Model," (with J. Borggaard, H. Lee, J. P. Roop, and H. Son), DOI link, SIAM J. Multiscale Modeling and Simulation, vol. 7(2), 2008, pp. 599-621.

  18. "A Bounded Artificial Viscosity Large Eddy Simulation Model," (with J. Borggaard and J. P. Roop), DOI link, SIAM J. Numer. Anal., vol. 47, 2009, pp. 622-645.

  19. "Large Eddy Simulation of Stratified Mixing in a Three-Dimensional Lock-Exchange System," (with T. Ozgokmen and P. Fischer), DOI link, Ocean Modelling, vol. 26, 2009, pp. 134-155.

  20. "Reynolds Number Dependence of Mixing in a Lock-Exchange System from Direct Numerical and Large Eddy Simulation," (with T. Ozgokmen and P. Fischer), DOI link, Ocean Modelling, vol. 30, 2009, pp. 190-206.

  21. "Bridging the Boussinesq and Primitive Equations through Spatio-Temporal Filtering," (with J. Duan, P. Fischer and T. Ozgokmen), DOI link, Appl. Math. Letters, vol. 23, 2010, pp. 453-456.

  22. "Artificial Viscosity Proper Orthogonal Decomposition," (with J. Borggaard and Z. Wang), DOI link, Math. Comput. Model. , vol. 53 (1-2), 2011, pp. 269-279.

  23. "Two-Level Discretizations of Nonlinear Closure Models for Proper Orthogonal Decomposition," (with Z. Wang, I. Akhtar and J. Borggaard), DOI link, J. Comput. Phys., vol. 230, 2011, pp. 126-146.

  24. "Horizontal Large Eddy Simulation of Stratified Mixing in a Lock-Exchange System," (with L. C. Berselli, P. Fischer and T. Ozgokmen), DOI link, J. Sci. Comput., vol. 49, 2011, pp. 3-17.

  25. "Approximate Deconvolution Large Eddy Simulation of a Barotropic Ocean Circulation Model," (with O. San, A. E. Staples and Z. Wang), DOI link, Ocean Modelling, vol. 40, 2011, pp. 120-132.

  26. "Two-Level Discretization of the Navier-Stokes Equations with r-Laplacian Subgridscale Viscosity," (with J. Borggaard and J. P. Roop), DOI link, Num. Meth. P.D.E.s, vol. 28 (3), 2012, pp. 1056-1078.

  27. "A Jacobian Based Nonlinear Closure for Reduced-Order Models," (with I. Akhtar, Z. Wang and J. Borggaard), DOI link, J. Comp. Nonlinear Dynamics, vol. 7(3), 2012, 034503.

  28. "Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Closure Models for Turbulent Flows: A Numerical Comparison," (with Z. Wang, I. Akhtar, and J. Borggaard), DOI link, Comput. Meth. Appl. Mech. Eng., vol. 237-240, 2012, pp. 10-26.

  29. "Variational Multiscale Proper Orthogonal Decomposition: Convection-Dominated Convection-Diffusion Equations," (with Z. Wang), DOI link, Math. Comput., vol. 82(283), 2013, pp. 1357-1378.

  30. "Approximate Deconvolution Large Eddy Simulation of a Stratified Two-Layer Quasigeostrophic Ocean Model," (with O. San and A. E. Staples), DOI link, Ocean Modelling, vol. 63, 2013, pp. 1-20.

  31. "A Finite Element Discretization of the Streamfunction Formulation of the Stationary Quasi-Geostrophic Equations of the Ocean," (with E. Foster and Z. Wang), DOI link, Comput. Meth. Appl. Mech. Eng., vol. 261-262, 2013, pp. 105-117.

  32. "A Two-Level Finite Element Discretization of the Streamfunction Formulation of the Stationary Quasi-Geostrophic Equations of the Ocean," (with E. Foster and D. Wells), Comput. Math. Appl., vol. 66, 2013, pp. 1261--1271.

  33. "Variational Multiscale Proper Orthogonal Decomposition: Navier-Stokes Equations," (with Z. Wang), Num. Meth. P.D.E.s, vol. 30(2), 2014, pp. 641--663.

  34. "A Posteriori Analysis of Spatial Filters for Approximate Deconvolution Large Eddy Simulations of Homogeneous Incompressible Flows," (with O. San and A. E. Staples), submitted, 2014.

  35. "A Stabilized Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Reduced-Order Model for Large Scale Quasigeostrophic Ocean Circulation," (with O. San), submitted, 2014.

  36. "A Numerical Investigation of Velocity-Pressure Reduced Order Models for Incompressible Flows," (with A. Caiazzo, V. John and S. Schyschlowa), J. Comput. Phys., vol. 259, 2014, pp. 598-616.

  37. "Are the Snapshot Difference Quotients Needed in the Proper Orthogonal Decomposition?" (with Z. Wang), SIAM J. Sci. Comput., vol. 36(3), 2014, pp. A1221--A1250.

  38. "Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Closure Models for Fluid Flows: Burgers Equation," (with O. San), Int. J. Numer. Anal. Model. Ser. B , vol. 5(3), 2014, pp 217--237.

  39. "Disperse Two-Phase Flows, with Applications to Geophysical Problems," (with L. Berselli and M. Cerminara), Pure Appl. Geophys., vol. 172(1), 2015.

  40. "A Conforming Finite Element Discretization of the Streamfunction Form of the Unsteady Quasi-Geostrophic Equations," (with E. Foster and D. Wells), submitted, 2014.

  41. "SUPG Reduced Order Models for Convection-Dominated Convection-Diffusion-Reaction Equations," (with S. Giere, V. John and D. Wells), Comput. Meth. Appl. Mech. Eng., vol. 289, 2015, pp. 454--474.

  42. "B-spline Based Finite-Element Method for the Stationary Quasi-Geostrophic Equations of the Ocean," (with T. Y. Kim and E. Fried), Comput. Meth. Appl. Mech. Eng., vol. 286, 2015, pp. 168--191.

  43. "Partitioned Methods of Snapshots for POD," (with Z. Wang and B. McBee), submitted, 2015.

  44. "Regularized Reduced Order Models," (with D. Wells, Z. Wang and X. Xie), submitted, 2015.



REFEREED PROCEEDINGS

  1. "Distribucion de Temperatura en las Esquinas de una Celda de Reduccion de Aluminio Tipo Hall-Heroult", (with E. Gutierrez, N. Troyani and W. J. Layton), IV Congreso Iberoamericano de Ingenieria Mecanica, Santiago de Chile, Chile, 1999.

  2. "Corner Distribution of Voltage in Hall-Heroult Aluminum Reduction Cells", (with E. Gutierrez, N. Troyani and W. J. Layton), IV International Congress: Energy, Environment and Technological Innovation, Rome, 1999, pp. 1445-1451.

  3. "The Center Section Temperature Distribution in Hall-Heroult Aluminum Reduction Cells from a Three-Dimensional Finite Element Simulation", (with E. Gutierrez, N. Troyani and W. J. Layton), International Thermal Energy Congress, Cesme, Izmir, Turkey, July 2001.

  4. "A 3D Channel Flow Simulation at Re_{\tau}=180 Using a Rational LES Model", (with P. Fischer), Proceedings of Third AFOSR International Conference on DNS/LES, eds. C. Liu, L. Sakell, and T. Beutner, Greyden Press, 2001, pp. 283--290.

  5. "Comparison of Numerical Noise in Design Objectives using LES and Turbulence Models", (with J. Borggaard, D. Pelletier and K. Vugrin), in Proceedings of the 10th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, 2004.

  6. "A Domain Decomposition Approach to POD", (with C. Beattie, J. Borggaard, and S. Gugercin), in 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2006.

  7. "A numerical investigation of the boundary commutation error in large eddy simulation" (with J. Borggaard), PDF file, in Proceedings of ECCOMAS CFD 2006.

  8. "Reduced-Order Modeling of Turbulent Flows" (with J. Borggaard, A. Duggleby, A. Hay, and Z. Wang), Proceedings of MTNS 2008.

  9. "Numerical approximation of the Smagorinsky model by a two-level method," (with J. Borggaard, H. Lee, J. P. Roop, and H. Son), PAMM-Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, vol.7(1), 2008, pp. 1101005-1101006.

  10. "Sensitivity Analysis-Based Reduced-Order Models for Flow Past an Elliptic Cylinder," (with I. Akhtar, J. Borggaard, and A. Hay), Proceedings of the 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, 2009, AIAA Paper Number 2009-0583.

  11. "Modeling High Frequency Modes for Accurate Low-Dimensional Galerkin Models," (with I. Akhtar, J. Borggaard, and C. J. Ribbens), Proceedings of the 39th Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, 2009, AIAA Paper Number 2009-4202.

  12. "A Novel Strategy for Nonlinear Closure in Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Redcued-Order Models," (with I. Akhtar, J. Borggaard, and Z. Wang), ASME ECTC, 2010.

  13. "Large Eddy Simulation Ideas for Nonlinear Closure in Model Reduction of Fluid Flows," (with I. Akhtar, J. Borggaard, and Z. Wang), Fifth Flow Control Conference, 2010, AIAA Paper Number 2010-5089.

  14. "Residual-Based Closure for the Stability of Reduced-Order Models," (with I. Akhtar, J. Borggaard, and Z. Wang), Proceedings of the 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, 2010, AIAA Paper Number 2010-1276.

  15. "Regularized Reduced Order Models for a Stochastic Burgers Equation," (with H. Liu and X. Xie), submitted, 2016.



OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  1. "Algoritmos Computacionales para Resolver el Problema Termoelectrico en Tres Dimensiones en Celdas de Reduccion de Aluminio del Tipo Hall-Heroult," (with E. Gutierrez, N. Troyani and W. J. Layton), Universidad Ciencia y Tecnologia, Vol. 3, No.12, pp. 17-24, 1999.

  2. "Formulacion Variacional del Problema Termoelectrico de una Celda de Reduccion Hall-Heroult en Tres Dimensiones," (with E. Gutierrez, N. Troyani and W. J. Layton), Universidad Ciencia y Tecnologia, Vol. 3, No. 9, pp. 25-29, 1999.




PRESENTATIONS


INVITED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  1. SIAM Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, July 1998.
  2. SIAM Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, May, 1999.
  3. SIAM Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, May, 1999.
  4. ICIAM99, Edinburgh, Scotland, July, 1999.
  5. Computational Fluid Dynamics and Related Topics summer school, Coimbra, Portugal, July, 1999.
  6. Workshop in Experimental, Computational and Mathematical Fluid Dynamics, Pittsburgh, November, 1999.
  7. Advanced Multiscale and Multiresolution Methods, Yosemite National Park, October 29 - November 1, 2000.
  8. Third AFOSR International Conference on DNS and LES TAICDL, Arlington, Texas, August 5-9, 2001.
  9. 54th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics of the American Physical Society, San Diego, California, November 18-20, 2001.
  10. AMIF 2002, Third International Conference on Applied Mathematics for Industrial Flow Problems, Lisbon, Portugal, April 17-20, 2002.
  11. SIAM Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, July 12, 2002.
  12. SIAM Annual Meeting, Montreal, June 16, 2003.
  13. AMS Southeast Regional Meeting, Chapel Hill, October 24, 2003.
  14. European Geosciences Union, 1st General Assembly, Nice, France, 25-30 April, 2004.
  15. SIAM Annual Meeting, Portland, July 12-16, 2004.
  16. AMS Fall Eastern Section Meeting, Pittsburgh, November 6-7, 2004.
  17. The 57th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics of the American Physical Society, Seattle, November 21-23, 2004.
  18. SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Orlando, Florida, February 12-15, 2005.
  19. The 58th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics of the American Physical Society, Chicago, November 20-22, 2005.
  20. Southeastern Section MAA and SIAM Southeast Atlantic Section Joint Meeting, Auburn, Alabama, March 31-April 1, 2006.
  21. ECCOMAS CFD 2006, European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands, September 5-8, 2006.
  22. SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Costa Mesa, California, February 19-23, 2007.
  23. SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences, Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 19-22, 2007.
  24. 6th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Zurich, Switzerland, July 16-20, 2007.
  25. Plenary Talk, Sandia CSRI Workshop on Mathematical Methods for Verification and Validation, Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort, August 14-16, 2007.
  26. AMS Spring Central Meeting, Bloomington, IN, April 5-6, 2008.
  27. Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Blacksburg, VA, July 28 - August 1, 2008.
  28. Navier-Stokes Equations: Classical and Generalized Models, Centro di Ricerca Matematica Ennio De Giorgi, Pisa, Italy, September 21-28, 2008.
  29. AMS Spring Southeastern Section Meeting, Raleigh, NC, April 4-5, 2009.
  30. SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Miami, Florida, March 2-6, 2009.
  31. SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences, Leipzig, Germany, June 15-18, 2009.
  32. The Joint ASCE-ASME-SES Conference on Mechanics and Materials, Blacksburg, VA, June 24-27, 2009.
  33. SIAM Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, July 12-16, 2010.
  34. SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences, Long Beach, CA, March 21-24, 2011.
  35. SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations, San Diego, CA, November 14-17, 2011.
  36. The Eighth International Conference on Scientific Computing and Applications, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, April 1 - 4, 2012.
  37. Connections Between Regularized and Large-Eddy Simulation Methods for Turbulence Workshop, Banff International Research Station, Banff, AB, Canada, May 13-18, 2012.
  38. SIAM Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, July 9-13, 2012.
  39. Second International Workshop on Model Reduction for Parameterized Systems (MoRePaS II), (contributed talk), Schloss Reisenburg, Gunzburg, Germany, October 2-5, 2012.
  40. SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Boston, Massachusetts, February 25 - March 1, 2013.
  41. SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences, Padova, Italy, June 17-20, 2013.
  42. 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM XI), Barcelona, Spain, July 20-25, 2014.
  43. Numerical Analysis and Predictability of Fluid Motion, University of Pittsburgh, May 3-4, 2016.
  44. Recent Developments in Numerical Methods for Model Reduction, Institut Henri Poincare, Paris, France, November 7-10, 2016.



INVITED COLLOQUIA AND SEMINARS

  1. Seminars on Applied Mathematics and Numerical Analysis, IST, Lisbon, Portugal, May 28, 1999.
  2. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Mathematics Department Seminar, February 2000.
  3. Iowa State University, Mathematics Department Seminar, February 2000.
  4. University of Nevada at Reno, Mathematics Department Seminar, February 2000.
  5. Old Dominion University, Mathematics Department Seminar, February 18, 2000.
  6. Argonne National Laboratory, Mathematics and Computer Science Division, March 2000.
  7. University of Hawaii, Mathematics Department Seminar, March 2000.
  8. University of Texas at Arlington, Mathematics Department Seminar, March 2000.
  9. Texas Tech, Mathematics Department Seminar, March 2000.
  10. Virginia Tech, Mathematics Department Seminar, April 2000.
  11. Clemson University, Mathematics Department Seminar, November, 2000.
  12. Illinois Institute of Technology, Mathematics Department Seminar, December, 2000.
  13. Virginia Tech, Mathematics Colloquium, May 2, 2003.
  14. Seconda Universita degli Studi di Napoli, Department of Mathematics, Caserta, Italy, May 23, 2005.
  15. Universita di Pisa, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Pisa, Italy, May 30, 2005.
  16. University of Ottawa, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Ottawa, Canada, May 4, 2006.
  17. Universita di Pisa, Department of Applied Mathematics, Pisa, Italy, May 22, 2006.
  18. Laboratory for Modeling and Scientific Computing MOX, Department of Mathematics "F. Brioschi",
    Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy, May 24, 2006.
  19. University of Pittsburgh, Department on Mathematics Colloquium, October 27, 2006.
  20. Florida State University, Department of Scientific Computing, November 19, 2008.
  21. Institute for Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics, Indiana University, January 21, 2009.
  22. Instituto Superior Tecnico, Department of Mathematics, Lisbon, Portugal, May 14, 2009.
  23. Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (WIAS), Berlin, Germany, May 24, 2012.
  24. University of Pittsburgh, Department of Mathematics, April 2, 2013.
  25. University of Washington, Department of Applied Mathematics, May 1, 2014.
  26. Virginia Tech, Department of Mathematics, September 24, 2014.
  27. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Mathematics, September 26, 2014.


  28. OTHER PRESENTATIONS

    1. KESPWORK99, Kent Singular Perturbations Workshop, Kent State University, December 7, 1999.
    2. Finite Element Circus, Rutgers University, October 20-21, 2000.
    3. Virginia Tech, NA/PDE seminar, November 8, 2001.
    4. MCS Division Seminar, Argonne National Laboratory, May 2, 2002.
    5. Finite Element Circus, University of Pittsburgh, April 16-17, 2004.
    6. European Geosciences Union, poster presentation, 1st General Assembly, Nice, France, April 25-30, 2004.
    7. Workshop on Collaborations in the Mathematical Geosciences, poster presentation, Research Triangle Park, NC, October 6-7, 2005.
    8. Fall Fluids Mechanics Minisymposium at Virginia Tech, November 13, 2008.
    9. Fall Fluids Mechanics Minisymposium at Virginia Tech, November 10, 2009.
    10. Virginia Tech, Department of Mathematics, Visitor's Day, March 20, 2010.
    11. Workshop on Model and Data Hierarchies for Simulating and Understanding Climate, IPAM, Los Angeles, CA, March 22-26, 2010.
    12. Workshop on Transport and Mixing in Complex and Turbulent Flows, IMA, Minneapolis, MN, April 12-16, 2010.
    13. AFOSR Computational Mathematics Program Review, Arlington, VA, July 27-30, 2010.
    14. Virginia Tech Faculty Research Seminar, September 28, 2010.
    15. Virginia Tech Faculty Research Seminar, October 15, 2011.




    SPONSORED RESEARCH

    1. National Science Foundation Grant DMS-0209309, Collaborative Research: Three-Dimensional Numerical Investigation of Density Currents, PI: Jinqiao Duan, CO-PI: Paul Fischer, Traian Iliescu, September 1, 2002 - August 31, 2005, $94,829.

    2. National Science Foundation Grant DMS-0322852, Scientific Computing Research Environment for the Mathematical Sciences (SCREMS), PI: Traian Iliescu, CO-PI: Jeff Borggaard, September 1, 2003 - August 31, 2005, $155,858.

    3. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Grant F49620-02-C-0048, Computational Methods for Design, Control and Optimization of Micro Air Vehicles, PI: John Burns, CO-PI: Jeff Borggaard, Eugene Cliff, Traian Iliescu, $600,000.

    4. National Science Foundation Grant DMS-0513542, Computation and Analysis of Reduced-Order Models for Distributed Parameter Systems, PI: Jeff Borggaard, CO-PI: Chris Beattie, Serkan Gugercin, Traian Iliescu, June 15, 2005 - June 14, 2008, $431,342.

    5. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Grant FA9550-05-1-0449, High Performance Parallel Algorithms for Improved Reduced-Order Modeling, PI: Jeff Borggaard, CO-PI: Chris Beattie, Serkan Gugercin, Traian Iliescu, August 15, 2005 - August 14, 2008, $157,422 (2005 budget).

    6. National Science Foundation Grant OCE-0620464, CMG Collaborative Research: A New Modeling Framework for Nonhydrostatic Simulations of Small-Scale Oceanic Processes, PI: Traian Iliescu, CO-PI: Jinqiao Duan, Paul Fischer, Tamay Ozgokmen, September 15, 2006 - September 14, 2009, $147,861.

    7. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Grant FA9550-08-1-0136, Reduced Order Modeling for Optimization and Control of Complex Flows , PI: Jeff Borggaard, CO-PI: Traian Iliescu, March 15, 2008 - March 14, 2011, $128,697 (2008 budget).

    8. National Science Foundation Grant DMS-1016450, Transcending POD: Model Reduction for Complex Fluid Flows, PI: Jeff Borggaard, CO-PI: Traian Iliescu, John Paul Roop, September 15, 2010 - September 14, 2013, $110,000.

    9. National Science Foundation Grant DMS-1025314, CMG Collaborative Research: Ocean Modeling by Bridging Primitive and Boussinesq Equations, PI: Jinqiao Duan, CO-PI: Paul Fischer, Traian Iliescu, Tamay Ozgokmen, September 15, 2010 - September 14, 2014, $208,348.

    10. Department of Energy HUB, VT ICAM Component of the Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster, Advanced Computer Design Tools for Modeling, Design, Control, Optimization and Sensitivity Analysis of Integrated Whole Building Systems, PI: John Burns, CO-PI: Eugene Cliff, Serkan Gugercin, Terry Herdman, Traian Iliescu, Madav Marathe, Lizette Zietsman, 2010 - 2015, $5,000,000.

    11. Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science at Virginia Tech Grant 118709, Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of Geophysical Flows: A Numerical Laboratory, PI: Anne Staples, CO-PI: Traian Iliescu, 2011-2013, $30,000.



    TEACHING EXPERIENCE

    University of Pittsburgh: Performed classroom teaching, bi-weekly problem sessions, office hours and grading.

    Virginia Tech: I have experience teaching the following courses:

    1. MA1114H - Elementary Linear Algebra - Honors Section
    2. MA2224 - Multivariable Calculus
    3. MA2224H - Multivariable Calculus - Honors Section
    4. MA2214 - Introduction to Differential Equations
    5. MA3034 - Introduction to Proofs
    6. MA3214 - Calculus of Several Variables
    7. MA4445, MA4446 - Introduction to Numerical Analysis
    8. MA5524 - Matrix Theory
    9. MA5465, MA5466 - Numerical Analysis
    10. MA5484 - Finite Element Methods for PDEs
    11. MA5474 - Finite Difference Methods for PDEs
    12. MA6425 - Mathematical Modeling of Atmospheric and Oceanic Flows
    13. MA5415 - Finite Element Methods for Viscous Incompressible Flows



    GRADUATE STUDENT ADVISING

    1. Louis Ntasin, Argonne National Laboratory, 2001 (co-advised with Paul Fischer)
    2. Adrian Dunca, Argonne National Laboratory, 2002 (co-advised with Mihai Anitescu)
    3. Alexey Miroshnikov, Virginia Tech, 2003-2004 (co-advised with J. Borggaard)
    4. Ke Le, Virginia Tech, 2006-2008 (MS 2008)
    5. Cristina Letona, Virginia Tech, 2009-2010
    6. Haofeng Yu, Virginia Tech, 2008-2011 (PhD, 2011)
    7. Zhu Wang, Virginia Tech, 2007-2012 (PhD, 2012)
    8. Erich Foster, Virginia Tech, 2009-2013 (PhD, 2013)
    9. David Wells, Virginia Tech, 2011-present (MS, 2014)
    10. Xuping Xie, Virginia Tech, 2013-present (expected PhD, May 2017)



    UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT ADVISING

    1. Brian Baitis, Virginia Tech, 2004-2005
    2. Grant Boquet, Virginia Tech, 2004 (co-advised with J. Borggaard)
    3. Jeremy Henry, Virginia Tech, 2007
    4. Joshua Shelor, Virginia Tech, 2007
    5. Seth Hutcherson, Virginia Tech, 2011



    PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES




    PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

    SESSIONS ORGANIZED/CO-ORGANIZED

    1. Multi-scale Fluid Flow: Theory and Computation at the AMS Southeast Regional Meeting, Chapel Hill, October, 2003.
    2. Computational Issues in Control of Complex Flows at the SIAM Annual Meeting, Portland, July 12-16, 2004.
    3. Emerging Finite Element Methods for Complex Flow at the SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Costa Mesa, California, February 19-23, 2007.
    4. Mathematics and Computations of Complex Flows at ICIAM07, the 6th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Zurich, Switzerland, July 16-20, 2007.
    5. Advancements in Turbulent Flow Modeling and Computation at the Spring Southeastern Section Meeting, Raleigh, NC, April 4-5, 2009.
    6. Modeling and Simulation of Oceanic Flows at the SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences, Leipzig, Germany, June 15-18, 2009.
    7. Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Oceanic Flows at the SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences, Long Beach, CA, March 21-24, 2011.
    8. New Developments in the Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Oceanic Flows at the SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences, Padova, Italy, June 17-20, 2013.

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