Former Member

Dr. Gergana Bencheva

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Research Scientist Computational Methods for Direct Field Problems

Short Curriculum Vitae

  • born on July 27, 1975 in Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 1993/1998 Student in Mathematics at Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia University (Bulgaria)
  • 1998 Diploma in Mathematics (Numerical Methods and Algorithms), Second subject: Teacher in mathematics and informatics, Sofia University (Bulgaria)
  • 1999/2001 PhD student in Computational Mathematics at Institute for Parallel Processing (formerly, till December 2003, Central Laboratory for Parallel Processing), Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, (Bulgaria)
  • 2005 PhD in Computational Mathematics, Institute for Parallel Processing, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Bulgaria)
Former and Current Positions:
  • Jan 2000 - May 2002: Mathematician at Institute for Parallel Processing, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Bulgaria)
  • Jun 2002 - Jun 2005: Research assistant at Institute for Parallel Processing, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Bulgaria)
  • Jul 2005 - present time: Junior Scientist in the group "Computational Mathematics for Direct Field Problems" of Prof. U. Langer, RICAM, Linz

Research Interests

  • Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations: FDM and FEM; Fast (Direct) Elliptic Solvers; Iterative Methods and Algorithms, Preconditioning, Sparse Matrix Computations; Large-Scale Scientific Computations and Parallel Algorithms.