Computational
Mathematics,
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Chalmers University of Technology
and
University of Gothenburg
Current graduate students
 Kristin Kirchner is working on numerical methods
for stochastic partial differential equations.

Cornelia Jareteg
is in the Advanced Engineering Mathematics (AEM) graduate program.

Matteo Molteni
is working on numerical methods for stochastic partial differential equations.

Bengt Hakberg is working on numerical methods for the
KolmogorovPetrovskiPiskunov (KPP) equation in combustion theory.

Niklas
Ericsson is working on hybrid finite element/Fourier methods for the Stokes equations in axisymmetric
domains.
Supervised together with
Mohammad Asadzadeh.
Postdoctoral students

Alice Kozakevicius, University of Santa Maria, Brazil,
201112. Funded by a CNPq Postdoctoral Fellowship, number
201457/20105.

Mihály
Kovács, University of Otago, New Zealand, 20062008.
Funded by the Swedish Research Council (VR).

Milena Racheva, Technical University of Gabrovo, Bulgaria, 20042005. Funded by the Swedish Institute (SI).

Ezekiel Ayoola, University
of Ibadan, Nigeria, 20042005. Funded by the Swedish Institute (SI).
Previous graduate students

Elin Solberg (now at FraunhoferChalmers Center)
Licentiate, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, 2015.
Licentiate thesis: ''Simulation of ElectroOptic Modulators by a
TimeDomain BeamPropagation Method'' (pdf).
 Adam Andersson (now at TU Berlin)
PhD thesis: ''On Weak Convergence, Malliavin Calculus and Kolmogorov Equations in Infinite Dimensions'',
(pdf).
Disputation: January 30, 2015.
Opponent:
Arnaud Debussche, ENS Rennes.

Fredrik Lindgren
Supervised together with
Mihály Kovács.
PhD thesis:
''On Weak and Strong Convergence of Numerical Approximations of Stochastic Partial Differential Equations'',
(pdf).
Disputation: January 25, 2013.
Opponent:
Klaus Ritter,
TU Kaiserslautern.

Karin Kraft
(now at Statistiska Centralbyrån, Örebro)
Supervised together with
Mathias Lidberg, Department of Applied Mechanics.
PhD thesis:
''Adaptive Finite Element Methods for Optimal Control Problems'',
(pdf).
Disputation: February 25, 2011.
Opponent:
Tomas Johansson,
University of Birmingham.
Licentiate thesis:
''Adaptive Finite Element Methods for Optimal Control Problems'', 2008
(pdf).

Ali
Mesforush
(now at Shahrood University of Technology, Shahrood, Iran)
PhD thesis:
''Finite Element of the Deterministic and the Stochastic CahnHilliard
Equation'',
(pdf).
Disputation: June 7, 2010.
Opponent:
Matthias Geissert,
Technische Universität, Darmstadt.
Licentiate thesis:
''Finite Element Approximation of the Linear Stochastic CahnHilliard Equation'', May 27, 2009,
(pdf).

Fardin Saedpanah
(now at University of Kurdistan,
Sanandaj, Iran)
PhD thesis:
''The Finite Element Method for Fractional Order Viscoelasticity and the Stochastic Wave Equation'',
(pdf).
Disputation: May 26, 2009.
Opponent:
Omar Lakkis,
University of Sussex.
Licentiate thesis:
''The Continuous Galerkin Method for Fractional Order Viscoelasticity'', 2007
(pdf).

Christoffer Cromvik
(now at FraunhoferChalmers
Center, previously at FS Dynamics AB)
Licentiate thesis:
''Numerical folding of airbags based on optimization and Origami'', 2007
(pdf).
(Licentiate thesis 2007 supervised together with K. Eriksson, University West,
and B. Pipkorn, Autoliv,
and funded by
Autoliv Development AB.
PhD 2009 supervised by
Michael Patriksson.)

Erik Svensson
(now at Imego)
PhD thesis: ''Computational characterization of mixing in flows''
(pdf).
Disputation: September 1, 2006.
Opponent:
Kunibert G. Siebert,
Universität Augsburg.
Licentiate thesis:
''From Eulerian to Lagrangian viewpoints in fluid flows: convective
chaotic mixing in microfluidics'',
2004
(pdf).

Klas Adolfsson
(now at Husqvarna AB)
PhD in Applied Mechanics
(main supervisor: Mikael Enelund, Applied Mechanics).
PhD thesis: ''Models and numerical procedures for fractional order
viscoelasticity''.
Disputation: April 21, 2004. Opponent: Gerhard A. Holzapfel, Graz
Technical University, Austria.

Yan Yubin
(now at the University of Chester)
PhD thesis:
''Error analysis and smoothing properties of discretized
deterministic and stochastic parabolic problems''.
Disputation: June 3, 2003. Opponent:
Cesar Palencia, University of Valladolid.
Licentiate thesis: ''Smoothing properties and approximations of time
derivatives in time stepping methods
for homogeneous parabolic equations'',
November 2000 (supervised by
Vidar Thomée).

Johan Ivarsson (now at Jeppesen)
PhD thesis:
''On the finite element method for the timedependent GinzburgLandau
equations''.
Abstract.
Disputation: October 12, 2001. Opponent:
Donald J. Estep,
Colorado State University.
Licentiate thesis:
``A posteriori error analysis of a finite element method for the
timedependent GinzburgLandau equations'', June 1998.
abstract,
dvi,
postscript

Mats Boman
PhD thesis:
''On a posteriori error analysis in the maximum norm''.
Introduction,
paper 1,
paper 2,
paper 3.
Disputation: December 15, 2000. Opponent:
Ricardo H. Nochetto,
University of Maryland.
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