Personal Profile
Julien Cortial
Former Graduate Student
Institute of Computational and Mathematical Engineering
Durand, 028P
Mail Code:
(650) 723-8482

Research Statement:


I was involved in the design, development and efficient implementation of parallel computing methodologies. The project I worked on aimed at solving time-dependent PDEs in a rarely exploited time-parallel fashion, by dividing the time domain -- as opposed to the space domain for which decomposition techniques have reached maturity -- into independent pieces on which processing can be concurrently applied. My research focused primarily on problems arising from nonlinear structural dynamics.




Additional Information


Ph.D. Mathematical and Computational Engineering, 2011, Stanford University, CA
M.S. Applied Mathemematics, 2005, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees, France
Diplome de l'Ecole Polytechnique. Mechanical Enginering and Scientific Computing, 2005, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France


Cortial J., Farhat C., Guibas L.J. and Rajashekhar M. (2007), "Compressed Sensing and Time-Parallel Reduced-Order Modeling for Structural Health Monitoring Using a DDDAS", Computational Science – ICCS 2007, Springer, pp. 1171-1179,

Farhat C., Cortial J., Dastillung C., and Bavestrello H. (2006), "Time-Parallel Implicit Integrators for the Near-Real-Time Prediction of Linear Structural Dynamic Responses", Int. J. Numer. Methods Eng., vol. 67. issue 5, pp. 697-724,

Cortial J., and Farhat C. (2006), "A Time-Parallel Implicit Methodology for the Near-Real-Time Solution of Systems of Linear Oscillators", Real-Time PDE-Constrained Optimization, Springer, Biegler, L. and Ghattas, O. and Heinkenschloss, M. and Keyes, D. and van Bloemen Wanders, B.


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