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 
We have some NUMA Large-Eddy Simulations (LES) as well as NUMA cloud simulations using sophisticated visualization software. 
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General Information 
Current Position: Professor of Applied Mathematics
My Mathematics Genealogy: click here
Hirsch Index: 21 (click here)
Erdos Number: 4
Email Address: fxgirald(at)nps.edu
Office Phone: 831-656-2293

University Governance 
Current Position: Professional Practices Committee (2012-2015), Executive Board (2012-2013)
Previous Positions: Chair of the Faculty Council (2010-2011), Secretary of the Faculty Council (2009-2010), Executive Board (2007-2012)

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).

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

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

Boards/Memberships
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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