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
EXPERIENCE
HONORS
 Wilkinson Fellow (Argonne National Laboratory, 20002002)
 Winner of SIAM Student Paper Prize (1999)
 Andrew Mellon Fellowship (University of Pittsburgh, 1999)
 CulverTeplitz Award (University of Pittsburgh, 1997)
PUBLICATIONS
BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS

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

"Enstrophy and ergodicity of gravity currents",
(with V.P. BongolanWalsh, 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,
SpringerVerlag, New York, pp. 6174, 2004.

"Horizontal Approximate Deconvolution for Stratified Flows: Analysis and Computations,"
(with L. C. Berselli and T. Ozgokmen),
DOI link,
Quality and Reliability in LargeEddy Simulations II ,
ERCOFTAC Series, vol.16,
eds: M. V. Salvetti, B. Geurts, J. Meyers, and P. Sagaut,
SpringerVerlag, Berlin, pp. 399410, 2011.
REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

"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. 245261.

"A FlowAligning Algorithm for ConvectionDominated Problems",
DOI link,
Int. J. Num. Meth. Eng., vol. 46, No. 7, 1999, pp. 9931000.

"A 3D FlowAligning Algorithm for ConvectionDiffusion Problems",
DOI link,
Appl. Math. Letters, vol. 4, No. 12, 1999, pp. 6770.

"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. 11311152.

"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. 689710.

"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. 7585.

"A Higher Order SubfilterScale Model for Large Eddy Simulation",
(with L. C. Berselli),
DOI link,
J. Comp. Appl. Math., vol. 159, 2003, pp. 411430.

"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. 30363047.

"Backscatter in the Rational LES Model",
(with P. Fischer),
DOI link,
Computers and Fluids, vol. 33(56), 2004, pp. 783790.

"ThreeDimensional Turbulent Bottom Density Currents from a HighOrder
Nonhydrostatic Spectral Element Model",
(with T. Ozgokmen, P. Fischer, and J. Duan),
DOI link,
J. Phys. Oceanogr., vol. 34(9), 2004, pp. 20062026.

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

"Genuinely Nonlinear Models for ConvectionDominated Problems",
DOI link,
Comput. Math. Appl. vol. 48, 2004, pp. 16771692.

"Approximate Deconvolution Boundary Conditions for
Large Eddy Simulation",
(with J. Borggaard),
DOI link,
Appl. Math. Letters, vol. 19(8), 2006, pp. 735740.

"Impact of Boundary Conditions on Entrainment and Transport
in Gravity Currents,"
(with V. P. BongolanWalsh, J. Duan, P. Fischer, and T. Ozgokmen),
DOI link,
Appl. Math. Model.,
vol. 31(7), 2007, pp. 13381350.

"Large Eddy Simulation of Stratified Mixing in TwoDimensional
DamBreak Problem in a Rectangular Enclosed Domain,"
(with T. Ozgokmen, P. Fischer, A. Srinivasan, and J. Duan),
DOI link,
Ocean Modelling, vol. 16, 2007, pp. 106140.

"An Improved Penalty Method for PowerLaw Stokes Problems,"
(with J. Borggaard and J. P. Roop),
DOI link,
J. Comp. Appl. Math., vol. 223, 2008, pp. 646658.

"A TwoLevel 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. 599621.

"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. 622645.

"Large Eddy Simulation of Stratified Mixing in a ThreeDimensional
LockExchange System,"
(with T. Ozgokmen and P. Fischer),
DOI link,
Ocean Modelling, vol. 26, 2009, pp. 134155.

"Reynolds Number Dependence of Mixing in a LockExchange System from Direct Numerical
and Large Eddy Simulation,"
(with T. Ozgokmen and P. Fischer),
DOI link,
Ocean Modelling, vol. 30, 2009, pp. 190206.

"Bridging the Boussinesq and Primitive Equations through SpatioTemporal Filtering,"
(with J. Duan, P. Fischer and T. Ozgokmen),
DOI link,
Appl. Math. Letters, vol. 23, 2010, pp. 453456.

"Artificial Viscosity Proper Orthogonal Decomposition,"
(with J. Borggaard and Z. Wang),
DOI link,
Math. Comput. Model. , vol. 53 (12), 2011, pp. 269279.

"TwoLevel 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. 126146.

"Horizontal Large Eddy Simulation of Stratified Mixing in a LockExchange System,"
(with L. C. Berselli, P. Fischer and T. Ozgokmen),
DOI link,
J. Sci. Comput., vol. 49, 2011, pp. 317.

"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. 120132.

"TwoLevel Discretization of the NavierStokes Equations with rLaplacian Subgridscale Viscosity,"
(with J. Borggaard and J. P. Roop),
DOI link,
Num. Meth. P.D.E.s, vol. 28 (3), 2012, pp. 10561078.

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

"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. 237240, 2012, pp. 1026.

"Variational Multiscale Proper Orthogonal Decomposition: ConvectionDominated
ConvectionDiffusion Equations,"
(with Z. Wang),
DOI link,
Math. Comput., vol. 82(283), 2013, pp. 13571378.

"Approximate Deconvolution Large Eddy Simulation of a Stratified TwoLayer
Quasigeostrophic Ocean Model,"
(with O. San and A. E. Staples),
DOI link,
Ocean Modelling, vol. 63, 2013, pp. 120.

"A Finite Element Discretization of the Streamfunction
Formulation of the Stationary QuasiGeostrophic Equations
of the Ocean,"
(with E. Foster and Z. Wang),
DOI link,
Comput. Meth. Appl. Mech. Eng., vol. 261262, 2013, pp. 105117.

"A TwoLevel Finite Element Discretization of the
Streamfunction Formulation
of the Stationary QuasiGeostrophic Equations of the Ocean,"
(with E. Foster and D. Wells),
Comput. Math. Appl., vol. 66, 2013, pp. 12611271.

"Variational Multiscale Proper Orthogonal Decomposition: NavierStokes Equations,"
(with Z. Wang),
Num. Meth. P.D.E.s, vol. 30(2), 2014, pp. 641663.

"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.

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

"A Numerical Investigation of VelocityPressure Reduced Order
Models for
Incompressible Flows,"
(with A. Caiazzo, V. John and S. Schyschlowa),
J. Comput. Phys., vol. 259, 2014, pp. 598616.

"Are the Snapshot Difference Quotients Needed in the Proper Orthogonal Decomposition?"
(with Z. Wang),
SIAM J. Sci. Comput., vol. 36(3), 2014, pp. A1221A1250.

"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 217237.

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

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

"SUPG Reduced Order Models for ConvectionDominated ConvectionDiffusionReaction Equations,"
(with S. Giere, V. John and D. Wells),
Comput. Meth. Appl. Mech. Eng., vol. 289, 2015, pp. 454474.

"Bspline Based FiniteElement Method for the Stationary QuasiGeostrophic Equations of the Ocean,"
(with T. Y. Kim and E. Fried),
Comput. Meth. Appl. Mech. Eng., vol. 286, 2015, pp. 168191.

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

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

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

"Corner Distribution of Voltage in HallHeroult Aluminum Reduction Cells",
(with E. Gutierrez, N. Troyani and W. J. Layton),
IV International Congress: Energy, Environment and Technological Innovation,
Rome, 1999, pp. 14451451.

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

"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. 283290.

"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.

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

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

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

"Numerical approximation of the Smagorinsky model by a twolevel method,"
(with J. Borggaard, H. Lee, J. P. Roop, and H. Son),
PAMMProceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics,
vol.7(1), 2008, pp. 11010051101006.

"Sensitivity AnalysisBased ReducedOrder 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 20090583.

"Modeling High Frequency Modes for Accurate LowDimensional Galerkin Models,"
(with I. Akhtar, J. Borggaard, and C. J. Ribbens),
Proceedings of the 39th Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, 2009,
AIAA Paper Number 20094202.

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

"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 20105089.

"ResidualBased Closure for the Stability of ReducedOrder Models,"
(with I. Akhtar, J. Borggaard, and Z. Wang),
Proceedings of the 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, 2010,
AIAA Paper Number 20101276.

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

"Algoritmos Computacionales para Resolver el Problema
Termoelectrico en Tres Dimensiones en Celdas de Reduccion de Aluminio del
Tipo HallHeroult,"
(with E. Gutierrez, N. Troyani and W. J. Layton),
Universidad Ciencia y Tecnologia, Vol. 3, No.12, pp. 1724,
1999.

"Formulacion Variacional del Problema Termoelectrico de una Celda
de Reduccion HallHeroult en Tres Dimensiones,"
(with E. Gutierrez, N. Troyani and W. J. Layton),
Universidad Ciencia y Tecnologia, Vol. 3, No. 9, pp. 2529, 1999.
PRESENTATIONS
INVITED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
 SIAM Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, July 1998.
 SIAM Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, May, 1999.
 SIAM Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, May, 1999.
 ICIAM99, Edinburgh, Scotland, July, 1999.
 Computational Fluid Dynamics and Related Topics summer
school, Coimbra, Portugal, July, 1999.
 Workshop in Experimental, Computational and Mathematical Fluid Dynamics,
Pittsburgh, November, 1999.
 Advanced Multiscale and Multiresolution Methods, Yosemite National Park,
October 29  November 1, 2000.
 Third AFOSR International Conference on DNS and LES TAICDL, Arlington, Texas,
August 59, 2001.
 54th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics of
the
American Physical Society,
San Diego, California, November 1820, 2001.
 AMIF 2002, Third International Conference on Applied Mathematics for Industrial
Flow Problems, Lisbon, Portugal, April 1720, 2002.
 SIAM Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, July 12, 2002.
 SIAM Annual Meeting, Montreal, June 16, 2003.
 AMS Southeast Regional Meeting, Chapel Hill, October 24, 2003.
 European Geosciences Union, 1st General Assembly, Nice, France, 2530 April, 2004.
 SIAM Annual Meeting, Portland, July 1216, 2004.
 AMS Fall Eastern Section Meeting, Pittsburgh, November
67, 2004.
 The 57th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics of the American
Physical Society, Seattle, November 2123, 2004.
 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering,
Orlando, Florida, February 1215, 2005.
 The 58th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics of the American
Physical Society, Chicago, November 2022, 2005.
 Southeastern Section MAA and SIAM Southeast Atlantic Section Joint Meeting,
Auburn, Alabama, March 31April 1, 2006.
 ECCOMAS CFD 2006, European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics,
Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands, September 58, 2006.
 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering,
Costa Mesa, California, February 1923, 2007.
 SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences,
Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 1922, 2007.
 6th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics,
Zurich, Switzerland, July 1620, 2007.
 Plenary Talk, Sandia CSRI Workshop on Mathematical
Methods
for Verification and Validation,
Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort, August 1416, 2007.
 AMS Spring Central Meeting, Bloomington, IN, April 56,
2008.
 Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems,
Blacksburg, VA, July 28  August 1, 2008.
 NavierStokes Equations: Classical and Generalized Models,
Centro di Ricerca Matematica Ennio De Giorgi, Pisa, Italy,
September 2128, 2008.
 AMS Spring Southeastern Section Meeting, Raleigh, NC,
April 45, 2009.
 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering,
Miami, Florida, March 26, 2009.
 SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences,
Leipzig, Germany, June 1518, 2009.
 The Joint ASCEASMESES Conference on Mechanics and Materials,
Blacksburg, VA, June 2427, 2009.
 SIAM Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, July 1216, 2010.
 SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences,
Long Beach, CA, March 2124, 2011.
 SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations,
San Diego, CA, November 1417, 2011.
 The Eighth International Conference on Scientific Computing and Applications,
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, April 1  4, 2012.
 Connections Between Regularized and LargeEddy Simulation Methods for
Turbulence Workshop,
Banff International Research Station, Banff, AB, Canada, May
1318, 2012.
 SIAM Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, July 913, 2012.
 Second International Workshop on Model Reduction for
Parameterized Systems (MoRePaS II), (contributed talk),
Schloss Reisenburg, Gunzburg, Germany, October 25, 2012.
 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering,
Boston, Massachusetts, February 25  March 1, 2013.
 SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences,
Padova, Italy, June 1720, 2013.
 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM XI),
Barcelona, Spain, July 2025, 2014.

Numerical Analysis and Predictability of Fluid Motion,
University of Pittsburgh, May 34, 2016.

Recent Developments in Numerical Methods for Model Reduction,
Institut Henri Poincare, Paris, France, November 710, 2016.
INVITED COLLOQUIA AND SEMINARS
 Seminars on Applied Mathematics and Numerical Analysis,
IST, Lisbon, Portugal, May 28, 1999.
 Worcester Polytechnic Institute,
Mathematics Department Seminar, February 2000.
 Iowa State University, Mathematics Department Seminar, February 2000.
 University of Nevada at Reno, Mathematics Department
Seminar, February 2000.
 Old Dominion University, Mathematics Department Seminar,
February 18, 2000.
 Argonne National Laboratory, Mathematics and Computer
Science Division, March 2000.
 University of Hawaii, Mathematics Department Seminar,
March 2000.
 University of Texas at Arlington, Mathematics Department
Seminar, March 2000.
 Texas Tech, Mathematics Department Seminar, March 2000.
 Virginia Tech, Mathematics Department Seminar, April
2000.
 Clemson University, Mathematics Department Seminar,
November, 2000.
 Illinois Institute of Technology, Mathematics Department
Seminar, December, 2000.
 Virginia Tech, Mathematics Colloquium, May 2, 2003.
 Seconda Universita degli Studi di Napoli, Department of
Mathematics, Caserta, Italy, May 23, 2005.
 Universita di Pisa, Department of Aerospace Engineering,
Pisa, Italy, May 30, 2005.
 University of Ottawa, Department of Mathematics and
Statistics, Ottawa, Canada, May 4, 2006.
 Universita di Pisa, Department of Applied Mathematics,
Pisa, Italy, May 22, 2006.
 Laboratory for Modeling and Scientific Computing MOX,
Department of Mathematics "F. Brioschi",
Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy, May 24, 2006.
 University of Pittsburgh, Department on Mathematics
Colloquium, October 27, 2006.
 Florida State University, Department of Scientific
Computing, November 19, 2008.
 Institute for Scientific Computing and Applied
Mathematics, Indiana University, January 21, 2009.
 Instituto Superior Tecnico, Department of Mathematics,
Lisbon, Portugal, May 14, 2009.
 Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and
Stochastics (WIAS), Berlin, Germany, May 24, 2012.
 University of Pittsburgh, Department of Mathematics,
April 2, 2013.
 University of Washington, Department of Applied Mathematics,
May 1, 2014.
 Virginia Tech, Department of Mathematics,
September 24, 2014.
 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Mathematics,
September 26, 2014.
OTHER PRESENTATIONS
 KESPWORK99, Kent Singular Perturbations Workshop,
Kent State University, December 7, 1999.
 Finite Element Circus, Rutgers University, October 2021, 2000.
 Virginia Tech, NA/PDE seminar, November 8, 2001.
 MCS Division Seminar, Argonne National Laboratory, May 2, 2002.
 Finite Element Circus, University of Pittsburgh, April 1617, 2004.
 European Geosciences Union, poster presentation,
1st General Assembly, Nice, France, April 2530, 2004.
 Workshop on Collaborations in the Mathematical Geosciences,
poster presentation, Research Triangle Park, NC, October 67, 2005.
 Fall Fluids Mechanics Minisymposium at Virginia Tech, November 13, 2008.
 Fall Fluids Mechanics Minisymposium at Virginia Tech, November 10, 2009.
 Virginia Tech, Department of Mathematics, Visitor's Day, March 20, 2010.
 Workshop on Model and Data Hierarchies for Simulating and Understanding Climate,
IPAM, Los Angeles, CA, March 2226, 2010.
 Workshop on Transport and Mixing in Complex and Turbulent Flows,
IMA, Minneapolis, MN, April 1216, 2010.
 AFOSR Computational Mathematics Program Review, Arlington, VA, July 2730, 2010.
 Virginia Tech Faculty Research Seminar, September 28, 2010.
 Virginia Tech Faculty Research Seminar, October 15, 2011.
SPONSORED RESEARCH
 National Science Foundation Grant DMS0209309,
Collaborative Research: ThreeDimensional Numerical
Investigation of Density Currents,
PI: Jinqiao Duan, COPI: Paul Fischer, Traian Iliescu,
September 1, 2002  August 31, 2005,
$94,829.
 National Science Foundation Grant DMS0322852,
Scientific Computing Research Environment for the
Mathematical Sciences (SCREMS),
PI: Traian Iliescu, COPI: Jeff Borggaard,
September 1, 2003  August 31, 2005,
$155,858.
 Air Force Office of Scientific Research Grant F4962002C0048,
Computational Methods for Design, Control and Optimization of
Micro Air Vehicles,
PI: John Burns, COPI: Jeff Borggaard, Eugene Cliff, Traian Iliescu,
$600,000.
 National Science Foundation Grant DMS0513542,
Computation and Analysis of ReducedOrder Models for Distributed
Parameter Systems,
PI: Jeff Borggaard, COPI: Chris Beattie, Serkan Gugercin, Traian Iliescu,
June 15, 2005  June 14, 2008,
$431,342.
 Air Force Office of Scientific Research Grant FA95500510449,
High Performance Parallel Algorithms for
Improved ReducedOrder Modeling,
PI: Jeff Borggaard, COPI: Chris Beattie, Serkan Gugercin, Traian Iliescu,
August 15, 2005  August 14, 2008,
$157,422 (2005 budget).
 National Science Foundation Grant OCE0620464,
CMG Collaborative Research: A New Modeling Framework for Nonhydrostatic
Simulations of SmallScale Oceanic Processes,
PI: Traian Iliescu, COPI: Jinqiao Duan, Paul Fischer, Tamay Ozgokmen,
September 15, 2006  September 14, 2009,
$147,861.
 Air Force Office of Scientific Research Grant FA95500810136,
Reduced Order Modeling for Optimization and Control of Complex Flows ,
PI: Jeff Borggaard, COPI: Traian Iliescu,
March 15, 2008  March 14, 2011,
$128,697 (2008 budget).

National Science Foundation Grant DMS1016450,
Transcending POD: Model Reduction for Complex Fluid Flows,
PI: Jeff Borggaard, COPI: Traian Iliescu, John Paul Roop,
September 15, 2010  September 14, 2013,
$110,000.
 National Science Foundation Grant DMS1025314,
CMG Collaborative Research: Ocean Modeling by Bridging Primitive and
Boussinesq Equations,
PI: Jinqiao Duan, COPI: Paul Fischer, Traian Iliescu, Tamay Ozgokmen,
September 15, 2010  September 14, 2014,
$208,348.
 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, COPI: Eugene Cliff, Serkan Gugercin, Terry Herdman, Traian Iliescu,
Madav Marathe, Lizette Zietsman,
2010  2015,
$5,000,000.
 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, COPI: Traian Iliescu,
20112013,
$30,000.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
University of Pittsburgh: Performed classroom teaching,
biweekly problem sessions, office hours and grading.
Virginia Tech: I have experience teaching the following courses:
 MA1114H  Elementary Linear Algebra  Honors Section
 MA2224  Multivariable Calculus
 MA2224H  Multivariable Calculus  Honors Section
 MA2214  Introduction to Differential Equations
 MA3034  Introduction to Proofs
 MA3214  Calculus of Several Variables
 MA4445, MA4446  Introduction to Numerical Analysis
 MA5524  Matrix Theory
 MA5465, MA5466  Numerical Analysis
 MA5484  Finite Element Methods for PDEs
 MA5474  Finite Difference Methods for PDEs
 MA6425  Mathematical Modeling of Atmospheric and Oceanic Flows
 MA5415  Finite Element Methods for Viscous Incompressible Flows
GRADUATE STUDENT ADVISING
 Louis Ntasin, Argonne National Laboratory, 2001 (coadvised with Paul Fischer)
 Adrian Dunca, Argonne National Laboratory, 2002 (coadvised with Mihai Anitescu)
 Alexey Miroshnikov, Virginia Tech, 20032004 (coadvised with J. Borggaard)
 Ke Le, Virginia Tech, 20062008 (MS 2008)
 Cristina Letona, Virginia Tech, 20092010
 Haofeng Yu, Virginia Tech, 20082011 (PhD, 2011)
 Zhu Wang, Virginia Tech, 20072012 (PhD, 2012)
 Erich Foster, Virginia Tech, 20092013 (PhD, 2013)
 David Wells, Virginia Tech, 2011present (MS, 2014)
 Xuping Xie, Virginia Tech, 2013present (expected PhD, May 2017)
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT ADVISING
 Brian Baitis, Virginia Tech, 20042005
 Grant Boquet, Virginia Tech, 2004 (coadvised with
J. Borggaard)
 Jeremy Henry, Virginia Tech, 2007
 Joshua Shelor, Virginia Tech, 2007
 Seth Hutcherson, Virginia Tech, 2011
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
SESSIONS ORGANIZED/COORGANIZED
 Multiscale Fluid Flow: Theory and Computation
at the AMS Southeast Regional Meeting, Chapel Hill, October, 2003.
 Computational Issues in Control of Complex Flows
at the SIAM Annual Meeting, Portland, July 1216, 2004.
 Emerging Finite Element Methods for Complex Flow
at the SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering,
Costa Mesa, California, February 1923, 2007.
 Mathematics and Computations of Complex Flows
at ICIAM07, the 6th International Congress on Industrial
and Applied Mathematics, Zurich, Switzerland, July 1620, 2007.
 Advancements in Turbulent Flow Modeling and Computation
at the Spring Southeastern Section Meeting, Raleigh, NC, April
45, 2009.
 Modeling and Simulation of Oceanic Flows
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