Homepage for Frank Giraldo

Thanks for visiting my website. I am a Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. I am a founding member of the Scientific Computing Group in the Applied Mathematics department. 

On this site, you will find my publications, projects, and the work being done in my group (including my students and postdocs).

What’s New 
Latest scalability results of NUMA: (click here)
Latest adaptive simulations on the Sphere: (click here)
Latest thunderstorm simulation with NUMA: (click here)

General Information 
Current Position: Professor of Applied Mathematics
My Mathematics Genealogy: (click here)
Hirsch Index: 22 (click here)
Erdos Number: 4
Email Address: fxgirald(at)nps.edu
Office Phone: 831-656-2293

University Governance 
Current Positions: Chair, Professional Practices Committee (2015-2016), Academic Council Representative (Alternate for Applied Maths Department)
Previous Positions: Member of Professional Practices Committee (2013-2015), Chair of the Faculty Council (2010-2011), Secretary of the Faculty Council (2009-2010), Member of the Executive Board of the Faculty Council (2007-2013), Associate Chair for Research of Applied Mathematics department (2007-2009).

Research Projects
Nonhydrostatic Unified Model of the Atmosphere: This project concerns the construction of three-dimensional Euler and Navier-Stokes solvers on general domains for use in highly scalable parallel computer architectures. Please visit the project website at (NUMA).
Discontinuous Galerkin Coastal Ocean Model: This project concerns the construction of a two-dimensional coastal ocean model for use in tsunami and storm-surge modeling. Please visit the project website at (DGCOM).

PhD - University of Virginia, 1995
BS - Princeton University, 1987

Carl E. and Jesse W. Menneken Award for Excellence in Scientific Research (2007)
Alan Berman Research Prize (2001)

SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics)
SIAM Geoscience
SIAM Computational Science and Engineering
Sigma Xi 
Board Member of NUOPC (National Unified Operational Prediction Capability)
Scientific Advisory Committee Member of the Korea Institute of Atmospheric Prediction (2011-2012)

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