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Evgeny Kikinzon

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Phone (505) 667-3420

Expertise

  • Computational methods for multi-physics and coupling strategies
  • Discretization techniques for diffusion equations on polyhedral meshes with pinchouts and faults; non-conforming discretizations and discretizations on non-conforming meshes
  • Discretizations with piece-wise constant fluxes (PWCF) for quasi-linear diffusion equations
  • Discretizations with multipoint fluxes and heterogeneous discretizations for diffusion equations
  • Discretization algorithms for multi-material diffusion problems
  • Benchmarks for diffusion problems on layered domains with strongly heterogeneous media and high geometrical anisotropy
  • Modeling fluid flow and compaction in sedimentary basins using mixed finite elements

Education

 

Ph.D. : Mathematics, University of Houston, 2011, Advisor: Dr. Yuri Kuznetsov

Non-conforming mixed finite element methods for diffusion equation

M.S. : Mathematics, University of Houston, 2008, Advisor: Dr. Ilya Timofeyev

M.S. : Computer Science, St.Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Russia, 2005, with Honors 

Advisor: Dr. Vladimir Itsykson

Automation technique for calculation of object-oriented metrics for software systems

B.S. : Computer Science, St.Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Russia, 2003, with Honors, 

Advisor: Dr. Vladimir Itsykson

 

LANL Positions

 

Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Los Alamos National Laboratory, EES-16 Computational Earth Science

Mentor: Dr. Ethan Coon

04/2015 - present 

 

Publications

  • E. Kikinzon, Yu. Kuznetsov, S. Maliassov, and P. Sumant, Modeling fluid flow and compaction in sedimentary basins using mixed finite elements, Computational Geosciences, 2015 (19), No. 2, 285–298
  • O. Boyarkin, E. Kikinzon, Yu. Kuznetsov, and A. Prokopenko, Approximations with piece-wise constant fluxes for diffusion equations on polyhedral meshes: algorithms and applications, Russian Journal of Numerical Analysis and Applications, 2012 (27), No. 4, 339–368