Teaching
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Research
Publications
2018

M. Zahr and P.O. Persson,
An optimizationbased approach for highorder accurate discretization of conservation laws with discontinuous solutions.
In review.

W. Pazner and P.O. Persson,
On the convergence of iterative solvers for polygonal discontinuous Galerkin discretizations.
Comm. App. Math. Com. Sc., accepted.

W. Pazner and P.O. Persson,
Approximate tensorproduct preconditioners for very high order discontinuous Galerkin methods.
J. Comp. Phys., Vol. 354, pp. 344369, February 2018.

M. Zahr and P.O. Persson,
An Optimization Based Discontinuous Galerkin
Approach for HighOrder Accurate Shock Tracking.
Proc. of the 2018 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, January 2018.

W. Pazner and P.O. Persson,
Interior penalty tensorproduct preconditioners for
highorder discontinuous Galerkin discretizations.
Proc. of the 2018 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, January 2018.

S. Kanner and P.O. Persson,
Validation of HighOrder WallResolved LargeEddy
Simulation of VerticalAxis Wind Turbines.
Proc. of the 2018 AIAA SciTech Wind Energy Symposium, January 2018.
2017
2016

J. Suckale, T. Keller, K. V. Cashman and P.O. Persson,
Flowtofracture transition in a volcanic mush plug may govern normal eruptions at Stromboli.
Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 43, Issue 23, pp. 12,07112,081, December 2016.

M. Zahr and P.O. Persson,
An Adjoint Method for a HighOrder Discretization of Deforming Domain Conservation Laws for Optimization of Flow Problems.
J. Comp. Phys., Vol. 326, pp. 516543, December 2016.

M. Zahr, P.O. Persson, and J. Wilkening,
A fully discrete adjoint method for optimization of flow problems on deforming domains with timeperiodicity constraints.
Comput. & Fluids, Vol. 139, pp. 130147, November 2016.

M. Fortunato and P.O. Persson,
Highorder unstructured curved mesh generation
using the Winslow equations.
J. Comp. Phys., Vol. 307, pp. 114, 2016.

S. Kanner and P.O. Persson,
Validation of a HighOrder LargeEddy Simulation Solver Using a VerticalAxis Wind Turbine.
AIAA J., Vol. 54, No. 1, pp. 101112, 2016.

M. Zahr and P.O. Persson,
HighOrder, TimeDependent Aerodynamic Optimization using a Discontinuous Galerkin Discretization of the NavierStokes Equations.
Proc. of the 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, January 2016. AIAA20160064.

S. Kanner, L. Wang and P.O. Persson,
Implicit LargeEddy Simulations of 2D CounterRotating VerticalAxis Wind Turbines.
Proc. of the AIAA SciTech 34th Wind Energy Symposium, January 2016. AIAA20161731.
2015

L. Wang and P.O. Persson,
A highorder discontinuous Galerkin method with unstructured spacetime meshes for twodimensional compressible flows on domains with large deformations.
Comput. & Fluids, Vol. 118, pp. 5368, September 2015.

B. Froehle and P.O. Persson,
Nonlinear Elasticity for Mesh Deformation with HighOrder Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for the NavierStokes Equations on Deforming Domains.
In Spectral and High Order Methods for Partial Differential Equations ICOSAHOM 2014, Vol. 106, pp. 7385, 2015.

L. Wang and P.O. Persson,
Highorder Discontinuous Galerkin Simulations on Moving Domains using an ALE Formulation and Local Remeshing with Projections.
Proc. of the 53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, January 2015. AIAA20150820.

S. Kanner and P.O. Persson,
Magnitude and Frequency of Forces on a LowReynolds VAWT Airfoil Using HighOrder LES.
Proc. of the AIAA SciTech 33rd Wind Energy Symposium, January 2015. AIAA20150218.
2014

B. Froehle and P.O. Persson,
A highorder discontinuous Galerkin method for fluidstructure interaction with efficient implicitexplicit time stepping.
J. Comp. Phys., Vol. 272, pp. 455470, September 2014.

D. Schmicker, P.O. Persson, J. Strackeljan,
Implicit Geometry Meshing for the simulation of Rotary Friction Welding.
J. Comp. Phys., Vol. 270, pp. 478489, August 2014.

B. Froehle and P.O. Persson,
HighOrder Accurate FluidStructure Simulation of a Tuning Fork.
Comput. & Fluids, Vol. 98, pp. 230238, July 2014.

D. Willis and P.O. Persson,
A Multiple Fidelity Computational Framework for the Design of Efficient Flapping Wings.
AIAA Journal, Vol. 52, No. 12, pp. 28402854, July 2014.

K. Sagiyama, S. Govindjee, P.O. Persson,
An efficient timedomain perfectly matched layers formulation for elastodynamics on spherical domains.
Int. J. Num. Meth. Engrg., Vol. 100, No. 6, pp. 419441, July 2014.

A. Edelman, P.O. Persson, B. D. Sutton,
Lowtemperature random matrix theory at the soft edge.
J. of Math. Phys., Vol. 55 (6), 063302, June 2014.
2013

Z.J. Wang et al,
HighOrder CFD Methods: Current Status and Perspective.
Int. J. Num. Meth. Fluids, Vol. 72 (8), pp. 811845, July 2013.

P.O. Persson,
A Sparse and HighOrder Accurate LineBased Discontinuous Galerkin Method for Unstructured Meshes.
J. Comp. Phys., Vol. 233, pp. 414429, Jan 2013.

B. Froehle and P.O. Persson,
A highorder implicitexplicit fluidstructure interaction method for flapping flight.
Proc. of the 21th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 2013. AIAA20132690.

L. Wang and P.O. Persson,
A discontinuous Galerkin method for the NavierStokes equations on deforming domains using unstructured moving spacetime meshes.
Proc. of the 21th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 2013. AIAA20132833.

D. Willis and P.O. Persson,
Generating LEVs on energetically optimal, flapping wing designs by modulating leading edge angle.
Proc. of the 31th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, June 2013. AIAA20132666.

M. H. Zahr and P.O. Persson,
Performance tuning of NewtonGMRES methods for discontinuous Galerkin discretizations of the NavierStokes equations.
Proc. of the 21th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 2013. AIAA20132685.

P.O. Persson,
Shock capturing for highorder discontinuous Galerkin simulation of transient flow problems.
Proc. of the 21th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 2013. AIAA20133061.
2012
2011

P.O. Persson, D. Willis, and J. Peraire,
Numerical Simulation of Flapping Wings using a Panel Method and a HighOrder NavierStokes Solver.
Int. J. Num. Meth. Engrg., Vol. 89, No. 10, pp. 12961316, 2011.

A. Uranga, P.O. Persson, M. Drela, and J. Peraire,
Implicit Large Eddy Simulation of transition to turbulence at low Reynolds numbers using a Discontinuous Galerkin method.
Int. J. Num. Meth. Engrg., Vol. 87, No. 15, pp. 232261, 2011.

J. Peraire and P.O. Persson,
HighOrder Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for CFD.
In Adaptive HighOrder Methods in Computational Fluid Dynamics, World Scientific series in Advances in Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 2, pp. 119152.

A. Uranga, P.O. Persson, M. Drela, and J. Peraire,
Preliminary Investigation Into the Effects of CrossFlow on Low Reynolds Number Transition.
Proc. of the 20th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 2011.

P.O. Persson,
HighOrder LES Simulations using ImplicitExplicit RungeKutta Schemes.
Proc. of the 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 2011. AIAA2011684.

P.O. Persson and D. J. Willis,
High Fidelity Simulations of Flapping Wings Designed for Energetically Optimal Flight.
Proc. of the 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 2011. AIAA2011568.
2010

A. Bassa et al,
Partitioning a Planar Graph of Girth 10 into a Forest and a Matching.
Studies in Appl. Math., Vol. 124 (3), pp. 213228, Apr 2010.

V.T. Nguyen, J. Peraire, K. B. Cheong, P.O. Persson,
A Discontinuous Galerkin Front Tracking Method for TwoPhase Flows with Surface Tension.
Comput. & Fluids, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 114, 2010.

P.O. Persson, D. J. Willis, J. Peraire,
The Numerical Simulation of Flapping Wings at Low Reynolds Numbers.
Proc. of the 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 2010. AIAA2010724.
2009

P.O. Persson, J. Bonet, and J. Peraire,
Discontinuous Galerkin Solution of the NavierStokes Equations on Deformable Domains.
Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg., Vol. 198, No. 1720, pp. 15851595, 2009.

A. Uranga, P.O. Persson, M. Drela, and J. Peraire,
Implicit Large Eddy Simulation of Transitional Flows Over Airfoils and Wings.
Proc. of the 19th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 2009. AIAA20094131.

P.O. Persson, J. Peraire,
Curved Mesh Generation and Mesh Refinement using Lagrangian Solid Mechanics.
Proc. of the 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 2009. AIAA2009949.

P.O. Persson,
Scalable Parallel NewtonKrylov Solvers for Discontinuous Galerkin Discretizations.
Proc. of the 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 2009. AIAA2009606.
2008

P.O. Persson and J. Peraire,
NewtonGMRES preconditioning for Discontinuous Galerkin Discretizations of the NavierStokes Equations.
SIAM J. Sci. Comput., Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. 27092733, 2008.

J. Peraire and P.O. Persson,
The Compact Discontinuous Galerkin (CDG) Method for Elliptic Problems.
SIAM J. Sci. Comput., Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 18061824, 2008.

D. Willis, E. Israeli, P.O. Persson, M. Drela, and J. Peraire,
Multifidelity Approaches for the Computational Analysis and Design of Effective Flapping Wing Vehicles.
Proc. of the 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 2008. AIAA2008518.
2007

P.O. Persson, J. Peraire, J. Bonet,
A High Order Discontinuous Galerkin Method for FluidStructure Interaction.
Proc. of the 18th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 2007. AIAA20074327.

D. Willis, E. Israeli, P.O. Persson, M. Drela, J. Peraire, K. Breuer,
A Computational Framework for Fluid Structure Interaction in BiologicallyInspired Flapping Flight.
Proc. of the 25th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, June 2007. AIAA20073803.

P.O. Persson, J. Peraire, J. Bonet,
Discontinuous Galerkin Solution of the NavierStokes Equations on Deformable Domains.
Proc. of the 45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 2007. AIAA2007513.

N.C. Nguyen, P.O. Persson, J. Peraire,
RANS Solutions Using High Order Discontinuous Galerkin Methods.
Proc. of the 45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 2007. AIAA2007914.
2006

P.O. Persson,
Mesh Size Functions for Implicit Geometries and PDEBased Gradient Limiting.
Engineering with Computers, Vol. 22 (2), pp. 95109, 2006.

P.O. Persson, M. J. Aftosmis, R. Haimes,
On The Use of Loop Subdivision Surfaces for Surrogate Geometry.
Proc. of the 15th Int. Meshing Roundtable, pp. 375392, Sandia Nat. Lab., 2006.

P.O. Persson, J. Peraire,
SubCell Shock Capturing for Discontinuous Galerkin Methods.
Proc. of the 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 2006. AIAA2006112.

P.O. Persson, J. Peraire,
An Efficient Low Memory Implicit DG Algorithm for Time Dependent Problems.
Proc. of the 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 2006. AIAA2006113.
2005 and earlier

E. D. Demaine, M. L. Demaine, A. Edelman,
C. E. Leiserson, P.O. Persson,
Building Blocks and Excluded Sums.
SIAM News, Vol. 38 (1), January 2005.

P.O. Persson,
Size Functions and Mesh Generation for HighQuality Adaptive Remeshing.
Proc. of the 3rd MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, June 2005.

M. Grinfeld, P. Grinfeld, H. Kojima, J. Little, R. Masutomi,
P.O. Persson, T. Zheleva,
The Stress Driven Rearrangement Instabilities
in Electronic Materials and in Helium Crystals.
Proc. of the 2004 MRS Fall Meeting, November 2004.

G. Strang, P.O. Persson,
Circuit Simulation and Moving Mesh Generation.
Proc. of Int. Symp. on Comm. and Inform. Tech. 2004 (ISCIT 2004), October 2004.

P.O. Persson,
PDEBased Gradient Limiting for Mesh Size Functions.
Proc. of the 13th Int. Meshing Roundtable, pp. 377387, Sandia Nat. Lab., August 2004.

P.O. Persson, G. Strang,
A Simple Mesh Generator in MATLAB.
SIAM Review, Vol. 46 (2), pp. 329345, June 2004.

P.O. Persson, G. Strang,
Smoothing by SavitzkyGolay and Legendre filters.
In IMA Volume on Math. Systems Theory in
Biology, Comm., Comp., and Finance, Vol. 134, pp. 301316, 2003.

P.O. Persson, O. Runborg,
Simulation of a Waveguide Filter Using WaveletBased Numerical
Homogenization.
J. Comp. Phys., 166, pp. 361382, 2001.
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