People

Prof. Yalchin Efendiev

Director, Numerical Porous Media SRI Center (NumPor), Co-Director: Victor Calo
Visiting Professor, Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE)

Research Interests

Multiscale modeling and simulations, porous media, computational mathematics

Selected Publications

  • Y. Efendiev and Thomas Y. Hou, Multiscale finite element methods. Theory and applications. Surveys and Tutorials in the Applied Mathematical Sciences, 4. Springer, New York, 2009. xii+234 pp.
  • Y. Efendiev, T. Hou, and W. Luo, "Preconditioning of MCMC simulations using coarse-scale models", SIAM. Sci. Comp. 28(2), pp. 776-803 
  • Y. Efendiev, V. Ginting, T. Hou and R. Ewing, "Accurate multiscale finite element methods for two-phase flow simulations", J. Comp. Physics, 220 (1), pp. 155-174, 2006 
  • Y. Efendiev, J. Galvis, and Wu, X. Multiscale finite element methods for high-contrast problems using local spectral basis functions, Journal of Computational Physics doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2010.09.026

Education Profile

  • 1999, Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Caltech, Pasadena, CA, Advisor: Professor Tom Hou
  • 1993, B.S., Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia 

Professional Profile

  • 2012 - present, Mobil Chair in Computational Science, Texas A&M University 
  • 2012 - present, Director of Numerical Porous Media SRI Center (NumPor), Co-Director: Victor Calo 
  • 2011 - present, Director, Institute for Scientific Computation, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
  • 2008 - present, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 
  • 2008 - 2011, Interim Director, Institute for Scientific Computation, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 
  • 2005 - 2008, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
  • 2001 - 2005, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 
  • 1999 - 2001, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1998 - 1999, Research Associate (Part-time), Chevron Petroleum Technology Company, La Habra, CA