Curriculum Vitæ

Academic Positions and Professional Experience

2022 - President of the SIAM Texas-Lousiana section.
2019 - Associate Head for Graduate Programs, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University.
2019 - Primary advisor for the Texas A&M AMS graduate student chapter.
2019 - Liaison officer for the SIAM Texas-Lousiana section.
2015 - Professor, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University.
2013 - 2015 Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University.
2008 - 2013 Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University.
2006 - 2008 Postocdoral fellow, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland.
2002 - 2006 Research and teaching assistant, Institut d'Analyse et Calcul Scientifique, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).
2001 Diploma work during internship at European Aeronautic Defense and Space (EADS) in Paris/France, six months.
2001 Part-time consulting in mathematics at Nestlé-Suisse in Vevey/Switzerland, division alimentaire.
2000 & 2001 Part-time consulting in mathematics at 2C3D S.A.
1998 & 1999 Internship at Centre Européen de Recherche Nucléaire (CERN) in Meyrin/Switzerland (Summers).

Editorial Boards

2021 - Journal of Numerical Mathematics (Formerly East-West J. Numer. Math.) J. Numer. Math.. Managing editor.
2020 - SIAM Journal of Numerical Analysis SINUM. Associate editor.
2020 - Mathematical and Computational Applications MCA. Associate editor.
2014 - 2021 Journal of Numerical Mathematics (Formerly East-West J. Numer. Math.) J. Numer. Math.. Associate editor.

Grants & Awards

[14] National Science Foundation grant "Finite Element Approximations of Developable Surfaces with Curved Folds" (DMS-2110811). PI - Single Investigator Grant, October 2021 - September 2024.
[13] IMA 2020-2021 PI Conference Award for the “3rd Annual Meeting of the SIAM Texas-Louisiana Section”, 2020.
[12] National Science Foundation grant "Finite Element Approximations of Bending Actuated Devices" (DMS-1817691). PI - Single Investigator Grant, October 2018 - September 2021.
[11] Vice President for Research supplemental funding (with R. DeVore and G. Petrova), Texas A&M, 2019-2021.
[10] Office of Naval Research / DURIP: "High Performance Computational Structure for Parameter Estimations of Parametric Partial Differential Equations" (N00014-17-1-2908), CoPI (PI: R.A. DeVore, CoPI: G. Petrova), 2017-2018.
[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, 2015-2017.
[8] Air force of scientific research grant "Multi-field Compliant Mechanisms of Adaptive Foldable Structures" (FA9550-14-1-0234), Co-PI (PI: A. Muliana, Co-PI: K. Rajagopal and W. Schneider). September 2014 - August 2017.
[7] National Science Foundation grant "CAREER: Explicit Adaptive Methods for Coupled Problems (DMS-1254618). PI - Single investigator CAREER Award, September 2013 - August 2018.
[6] Innovation award through grant (KUS-C1-016-04) 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). Co-PI (PI: R.A. DeVore, Co-PI: 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" (KUS-C1-01604). Investigator (PI: J.A. Calvin), 2008-2013. Member since June 2011.
[3] National Science Foundation grant "Space and Time Adaptivity for Moving and Free Boundary Problems" (DMS-0914977). PI - Single Investigator Grant, August 2009 - September 2013.
[2] Innovation award through grant (KUS-C1-016-04) 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 (PBEL2--114311), August 2006 - June 2007.
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