James A. Sethian


Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley (Applied Mathematics) 1982

B.A.    Princeton University, 1976.

Primary Research Area: 
Applied Mathematics
Additional Research Areas: 
Mathematical Analysis, Geometry/Topology
Research Interests: 
Applied mathematics, Computational physics, Partial differential equations
Contact Information
725 Evans Hall
sethian [at] math [dot] berkeley [dot] edu
+1 (510) 642-2721
Selected Publications: 
  1. Sethian, J. A. and Shan, Ying (2008). Solving partial differential equations on irregular domains with moving interfaces, with applications to superconformal electrodeposition in semiconductor manufacturing. J. Comput. Phys. 227 No.13, 6411-6447. [MR] [GS?]
  2. Cameron, M. K. and Fomel, S. B. and Sethian, J. A. (2007). Seismic velocity estimation from time migration. Inverse Problems 23 No.4, 1329-1369. [MR] [GS?]
  3. Garzon, M. and Sethian, J. A. (2007). Wave breaking over sloping beaches using a coupled boundary integral-level set method. In Free boundary problems Internat. Ser. Numer. Math. 154 189-198 Birkhäuser Basel. [MR] [GS?]
  4. Yu, Jiun-Der and Sakai, Shinri and Sethian, J. A. (2007). Two-phase viscoelastic jetting. J. Comput. Phys. 220 No.2, 568-585. [MR] [GS?]
  5. Hogea, Cosmina S. and Murray, Bruce T. and Sethian, James A. (2006). Simulating complex tumor dynamics from avascular to vascular growth using a general level-set method. J. Math. Biol. 53 No.1, 86-134. [MR] [GS?]