QUARTERONI, ALFIO / Mathematics / Researchers

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Professor and Chair of Modelling and Scientific Computing (CMCS) at the Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing of EPFL, Lausanne (Switzerland), since 1998.

Professor of Numerical Analysis at the Politecnico di Milano (Italy) since 1989 and Scientific Director of MOX, since 2002.

Research interests

His current research involves computational fluid dynamics, modelling and simulation of haemodynamics, numerical analysis of domain decomposition methods with application to multi-physics problems.

Prizes and awards

NASA Group Achievement Award for the pioneering work in Computational Fluid Dynamics as a member of the ICASE numerical analysis and algorithms group, 1992.
Member of the Lombard Academy of Science (Istituto Lombardo di Scienze e Lettere) (since 1995).
Chairman of the Mathematics and Computer Science RTN evaluation panel of the E.U., 1999.
Co-chairman (with P.L.Lions) of the AMIF research programme of the European Science Foundation (1996-2001).
Recipient of the Galileian Chair, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy (2001).
Premio Agrumello 2003.
Laurea Honoris Causa in Naval Engineering , University of Trieste, Italy, October 2003.
Recipient of one of the SIAM Outstanding Paper Prize 2004 (for a paper in collaboration with A. Veneziani and P. Zunino).
IACM (International Association for Computational Mechanics), Fellow Award, 2004.
Member of Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, (Italian National Academy of Sciences) 2004.
President of the Evaluation Panel "Mathematics and Computer Sciences" of CIVR, 2005.


Books (author)

C.Canuto, M.Y.Hussaini, A.Quarteroni and T.A.Zang, Spectral Methods in Fluid Dynamics, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1988. (557 p.)

A.Quarteroni and A.Valli, Numerical Approximation of Partial Differential Equations, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 1994, SCM Series n. 23. (543 p.)

A.Quarteroni, Elementi di Calcolo Numerico, Esculapio, Bologna, 1994 (in Italian). (181 p.)

A.Quarteroni, R.Sacco and F.Saleri, Matematica Numerica, Springer-Verlag Italia, Milan, 1998Â ; second edition, 2003 (in Italian) (440 p.).

A.Quarteroni and A.Valli, Domain Decomposition Methods for Partial Differential Equations, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1999. (360 p.)

A.Quarteroni, R.Sacco and F.Saleri, Numerical Mathematics, Springer-Verlag New-York, 2000, TAM Series n. 37. (655 p.)

A.Quarteroni, R.Sacco and F.Saleri, Methodes Numeriques pour le Calcul Scientifique, Springer-France, Paris, 2000 (in French) (444 p.).

A.Quarteroni, Modellistica Numerica per Problemi Differenziali, Springer-Verlag Italia, Milan, 2000 (in Italian). (290 p.)Â ; 2nd Edition, 2003 (330 p.)

A.Quarteroni and F.Saleri, Introduzione al Calcolo Scientifico, Springer-Verlag Italia, Milan, 2001 (in Italian), 2nd Ed. 2004. (219 p.)

A.Quarteroni, R.Sacco and F.Saleri, Numerische Mathematik I, II Springer-Verlag, Berlin and Heidelberg, 2002 (in German) (367 p.+328 p.).

A.Quarteroni and F.Saleri, Scientific Computing with MATLAB, Springer-Verlag Heidelberg, 2003 (257 p.)

A.Quarteroni and F.Saleri, Wissenschaftliches Rechnen mit MATLAB, Springer, 2005 (269 pp.)

Books (Editor)

C.Canuto and A.Quarteroni, Eds., Spectral and High Order Methods for Partial Differential Equations, Elsevier, North Holland, Amsterdam, 1990.

A.Quarteroni, J.Periaux, Y.A.Kuznetsov, O.B.Widlund, Eds., Domain Decomposition Methods in Science and Engineering, AMS, Providence, RI, 1994. (485 p.)

A.Quarteroni, Ed., Advanced Numerical Methods for Hyperbolic Equations, LNM, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 1998. (450 p.)

Refereed Journals Publications

L.Fatone, P.Gervasio and A. Quarteroni, Multimodels for Incompressible Flows,J. Math. Fluid Mechanics, 2(2000), pp.126-150

L.Formaggia, J.F.Gerbeau, F.Nobile and A. Quarteroni, On the Coupling of 3D and 1DNavier-Stokes equations for Flow Problems in Compliant Vessels, Comp. Methods Appl. Mech. Engnrg. 191( 6-7) (2001), pp.561-582

F.Casadei G.Fotia, E.Gabellini, F.Maggio and A.Quarteroni, A mortar spectral/finite element method for complex 2D and 3D elastodynamic problems, Comp. Methods Appl. Mech. Engnrg. 191 ( 2002), pp.5119-5148

A. Quarteroni, A.Veneziani and P.Zunino, Mathematical and Numerical Modelling of solute dynamics in blood flow and arterial walls, SIAM J. Numer. Anal. Vol 39, No 5, (2002), pp. 1488-1511

L.Fatone, P.Gervasio and A. Quarteroni, Multimodels for Incompressible Flows : Iterative Solutions for the Navier-Stokes/Oseen Coupling, M2AN (35), 3 ( 2001), pp.549-574

P.Gervasio, J.L.Lions and A. Quarteroni, Heterogeneous Coupling by Virtual Control Methods, Numer. Math. 90 (2001) 2, pp. 241-264

A. Quarteroni, A. Veneziani, P. Zunino, A Domain Decomposition Method for Advection-Diffusion Processes with Applications to Blood Solutes, SIAM J. Sci. Comput. , Vol. 23 (2002), no. 6, pp. 1959-1980.

A. Quarteroni, S.Ragni and A.Veneziani, Coupling between lumped and distributed models for blood flow problems , Computing and Visualization in Science, 4 (2001) 2, pp.111-124

L.Formaggia, J.F.Gerbeau, F.Nobile and A. Quarteroni, Numerical treatment of defective boundary conditions for the Navier-Stokes equations, SIAM J. Numer. Anal. 40 (2002) 1, pp. 376-401

E.Miglio, A. Quarteroni and F.Saleri, Coupling of free-surface and groundwater flows, Computers and Fluids Vol.: 32 (1) (2003), pp. 73-83

A.Losinski, R.G.Owens and A.Quarteroni, On the Simulation of Unsteady Flow of an Oldroyd-B Fluid by Spectral Methods, to appear in Journal of Scientific Computing

M.Discacciati, E.Miglio and A.Quarteroni, Mathematical and numerical models for coupling surface and groundwater flows, Applied Numerical Mathematics 43 (2002) 57-74

Laganà K., Dubini G., Migliavacca F., Pietrabissa R., Pennati G., Veneziani A, Quarteroni A., Multiscale modelling as a tool to prescribe realistic boundary conditions for the study of surgical procedures, Biorheology 2002, 39 (3-4), pp.359-364.

L.Formaggia, D.Lamponi and A.Quarteroni, One dimensional models for blood flow in arteries, Journal of Engineering Mathematics, N.47, pp.251-276, 2003

M.Discacciati and A. Quarteroni, Convergence analysis of a subdomain iterative method for the finite element approximation of the coupling of Stokes and Darcy equations, on Computing and Visualization in Science, Vol.6, No. 2-3, pp.93-104,2004

N.Parolini and A. Quarteroni, Mathematical Models and Numerical Simulations for the America's Cup, Comp. Meth. Appl.Mech. Eng.,Vol.194, pp.1001-1026, 2005

A. Quarteroni and A. Veneziani, Analysis of a geometrical multiscale model based on the coupling of PDE's and ODE's for Blood Flow Simulations, SIAM J. on MMS., Vol.1, No. 2, pp.173-195, 2003

A. Quarteroni and G. Rozza, Optimal Control and Shape Optimization in Aorto-Coronaric Bypass Anastomoses, Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences, No. 12 (13) pp.1801-23, 2003

B.V.R.Kumar, A.Quarteroni, L.Formaggia and D.Lamponi, On parallel computation of blood flow in Human Arterial Network Based on 1-D Modelling, COMPUTING,71, pp.321-351(2003).

M.Prosi, P.Zunino, K.Perktold and A.Quarteroni, Mathematical and numerical models for transfer of low density lipoproteins through the arterial walls: a new methodology for the model set up with applications to the study of disturbed lumenal flow, Journal of Biomechanics, 2005, Vol.38, pp.903-917.

M.Fernandez, V.Milisic and A.Quarteroni, Analysis of a geometrical multiscale blood flow model based on the coupling of ODE's and hyperbolic PDE's, to appear on SIAM J. on MMS, 2005

N.Parolini and A. Quarteroni, Simulazione Numerica per la Coppa America di Vela, Bollettino U.M.I, Serie VII, Vol.7- A,pp. 1-15, 2004.

V.Milisic and A. Quarteroni, Analysis of lumped parameter models for blood flow simulations and their relation with 1D models, M2AN, Vol.IV, pp.613-632, 2004.

V. Agoshkov, A. Quarteroni and G.Rozza. Shape design in aorto-coronaric bypass anastomoses using perturbation theory. Submitted to SIAM j. Numerical Analysis 2004.

P.Massimi, A.Quarteroni and G.Scrofani. An adaptive finite element method for modeling salt diapirism. MOX report N.49, Submitted, 2004.

A.Quarteroni, M.Sala and A.Valli. The Swiss carpet domain decomposition preconditioner. MOX report N.44, Submitted to SIAM J. Scientific Computing, 2004.

P.Zunino, D.Mastalli, A. Quarteroni,W. Van Biesen, D. Vecten, A.Pacitti, N.Lameire, F.Neftel, J-P. Wauters. Development of a new mathematical approach to optimize peritoneal dialysis. Submitted, 2005.

V. Agoshkov, A. Quarteroni and G.Rozza. A mathematical approach in the design of arterial bypass using unsteady Stokes equations. Submitted to Journal of Scientific Computing, 2005.

L.Dede' and Quarteroni. Optimal Control and Numerical Adaptivity for Advection-Diffusion Equations. To appear in M2AN, 2005.

S.Deparis, M. Discacciati, G. Fourestey and A.Quarteroni. Fluid-structure algorithm based on Steklov-Poincare' operators, submitted to CMAME, 2005.

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