Former Member

Prof. Ludmil Zikatanov

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Research Scientist Computational Methods for Direct Field Problems

Short Curriculum Vitae

  • Born on July 15th, 1963, in Bansko, Bulgaria
  • MSc (mathematics) Sofia University, “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Bulgaria, October, 1988
  • Ph.D. (mathematics), Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Bulgaria, March, 1995
Former and Current Positions
  • Visiting researcher, Dept. of Mathematics, UCLA, Fall 1995-Fall 1997
  • Postdoc, Dept. of Mathematics, Penn State, Fall 1997-Spring 2001
  • Assistant professor, Dept. of Mathematics, Penn State, Fall 2001-2007
  • Associate professor, Dept. of Mathematics, Penn State, July 2007-present

Research Interests

  • Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations
  • Finite Element, Finite Volume, and Finite Difference methods
  • Adaptive Discretizations and Adaptive Multigrid Methods (convergence analysis and applications)
  • Multigrid Methods for Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD).