Selected Publications

Convergence of an efficient local least-squares fitting method for bases with compact support (with S Govindjee, T J Mitchell and R L Taylor),
Comp. Meth. Appl. Mech. Engng. 213-216, 84-92 (2012): PDF.
On the order of deferred correction (with A C Hansen),
Applied Numerical Mathematics 61, 961-973 (2011): PDF.
A geometric non-uniform fast Fourier transform (with I Sammis),
J. Comput. Phys. 228, 7086--7108 (2009): PDF.
Piecewise-polynomial discretization and Krylov-accelerated multigrid for elliptic interface problems (with T Chen),
J. Comput. Phys. 227, 7503--7542 (2008): PDF.
Locally-corrected semi-Lagrangian methods for Stokes flow with elastic moving interfaces (with J Thomas Beale),
J. Comput. Phys., 227, 3896--3920 (2008): PDF.
Locally-corrected spectral methods and overdetermined elliptic systems,
J. Comput. Phys., 224, 1243--1254 (2007): PDF
A semi-Lagrangian contouring method for fluid simulation (with A Bargteil, T G Goktekin and J F O'Brien),
ACM Transactions on Graphics, January 2006, Vol. 25, No. 1: PDF, code and videos.
A semi-Lagrangian contouring method for fluid simulation (with A Bargteil, T G Goktekin and J F O'Brien),
Computer generated animation, in Visual Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH 2005. PDF, code and videos.
High-order fractional step methods for index-1 differential-algebraic equations (with P Vijalapura and S Govindjee )
J. Comput. Phys., 203, 305-320 (2005): PDF.
Growth of the zeta function for a quadratic map and the dimension of the Julia set (with M Zworski )
Nonlinearity, 17 (2004), 1607-1622: PDF.
A fast semi-Lagrangian contouring method for moving interfaces
J. Comput. Phys., 169 (2001), 1-22: PDF.
A Fast Modular Semi-Lagrangian Method for Moving Interfaces
J. Comput. Phys. 161 (2000), 512--536: PDF.
Fast Tree-based Redistancing for Level Set Computations
J. Comput. Phys. 152 (1999), 648-666. PDF.
Tree Methods for Moving Interfaces
J. Comput. Phys. 151 (1999), 616-648. PDF.
Semi-Lagrangian Methods for Level Set Equations
J. Comput. Phys. 151 (1999), 498-533. PDF.
Fast Adaptive 2D Vortex Methods
J. Comput. Phys. 132 (1997), 108-122. PDF.
2D Vortex Methods and Singular Quadrature Rules
J. Comput. Phys. 124 (1996), 1-23. PDF.
Fast Vortex Methods
Proceedings of the 1996 ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, San Diego, California, July 1996. PDF.
Locally-corrected Multidimensional Quadrature Rules for Singular Functions
SIAM J. Sci. Comp. 16 (1995), 992-1017. PDF.
Spectral Methods for Nonlinear Parabolic Systems
J. Comput. Phys. 122 (1995), 1-12. PDF.
Fast Triangulated Vortex Methods for the 2-D Euler Equations (with G Russo)
J. Comput. Phys. 111 (1994), 291-323. PDF.
Fast Spectrally-Accurate Methods for Variable-Coefficient Elliptic Problems
Proc. of the AMS. 122 (1994), 843-850. PDF.
Computing the Weak Limit of KdV (with D W McLaughlin)
Comm. Pure Appl. Math. XLVII (1994), 1319-1364. PDF.
Fast Adaptive Methods for the Free-Space Heat Equation
SIAM J. Sci. Comput. 15 (1994), 185-206. PDF.
Fast Potential Theory II: Layer Potentials and Discrete Sums
J. Comput. Phys. 99 (1992), 251-270. PDF.
A Fast Laplace Transform based on Laguerre Functions
Math. Comp. 58 (1992), 275-284. PDF.
Crystal Growth and Dendritic Solidification (with J A Sethian)
J. Comput. Phys. 98 (1992), 231-253.
The Fast Gauss Transform with Variable Scales
SIAM J. Sci. Stat. Comput. 12 (1991), 1131-1139. PDF.
The Fast Gauss Transform (with L Greengard)
SIAM J. Sci. Stat. Comput. 12 (1991), 79-94. PDF.
A Fast Algorithm for Evaluating Heat Potentials (with L Greengard)
Comm. Pure Appl. Math. XLIII (1990), 949-963. PDF.
Velocity Effects in Unstable Solidification
SIAM J. Appl. Math. 50 (1990), 1-15.
A Boundary Integral Approach to Unstable Solidification
J. Comput. Phys. 85 (1989), 342-389.
Linear Stability of Planar Solidification Fronts
Physica 30D (1988), 297-320.


Fast stable deferred correction methods for two-point boundary value problems PDF.


First-order overdetermined systems for elliptic problems .
A butterfly algorithm for the geometric nonuniform FFT .
ADI iterations for general elliptic problems .
Boundary integral methods for general elliptic problems .



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