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Francis Xavier Giraldo

Chair
Applied Mathematics

Phone: (831) 656-2293

Overview

Princeton University, BSE 1987
University of Virginia, PhD 1995
NPS Experience
  • 2020 - current: Distinguished Professor
  • 2010 - 2020: Full Professor
  • 2007 - 2010: Associate Professor
Other Experience
  • 2020 Adjunct Full Professor of Applied Mathematics, University of California at Santa Cruz
Research Interests
Spectral Element and Discontinuous Galerkin Methods
Entropy-Stable Methods
Scientific Computing
Time-Integrators
Adaptive Mesh Refinement
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
Turbulence Modeling
Reduced Order Modeling
Teaching Interests
Linear Algebra
Numerical Analysis
Numerical Methods for PDEs
Fluid Dynamics
Scientific Computing
Galerkin Methods

Awards

  • 2020 - Distinguished Professor, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 2007 - Carl E. and Jesse W. Menneken Award for Excellence in Scientific Research, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 2001 - Alan Berman Research Prize

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • Board Member, National Unified Operational Prediction Capability
  • Member, SIAM
  • Member, SIAM-Geosciences
  • Member, Sigma Xi
  • 2016 Board Member, Earth System Prediction Capability HPC Group

Scholarly Work

Publications
  • Books
  • Giraldo, F. X, (2020). An Introduction to Element-based Galerkin Methods on Tensor-Product Bases - Analysis, Algorithms, and Applications. Springer.
Presentations
  • Oral Presentations
  • Giraldo, F. X. (Author & Presenter), Annual Seminar 2020, "Some Interesting Results with Element-based Galerkin Nonhydrostatic Atmospheric Models," European Center for Medium Range Weather Forecasting, European Center for Medium Range Weather Forecasting, United Kingdom. (September 17, 2020).