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Director, KAUST Strategic Research Initiative, Uncertainty Quantification Center

Professor of Applied Mathematics and Computational Science​​​​​​​​​

Research Interest: Numerical analysis, Mathematical Modeling, Partial Differential Equations, Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, Statistics.
raul.tempone^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4109
Deputy Director​​​​,  KAUST Strategic Research Initiative, Uncertainty Quantification Center
Professor of Applied Mathematics and Computational Science​​
Research Interest: ​ Uncertainty quantification, numerical simulation, multiscale methods
omar.knio^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4207
Professor of Electrical Engineering​
Associate Dean, Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering​
Research Interest: Statistical characterization and modeling of fading channels.Performance analysis of diversity combining techniques, MIMO, cognitive radio, multi-hop, and cooperative communications systems. Capacity and outage analysis of multiuser wireless systems subject to interference and/or jamming. Design and performance evaluation of multi-resolution, hierarchical, and adaptive modulation schemes.
slim.alouini^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L3 - 3123
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering​​
Research Interest: Computational Electromagnetics, Integral Equations, Fast Methods and Preconditioners, Hybrid Methods, Transient Analysis, Statistical Characterization of Wave Interactions, Parallelization Techniques.
hakan.bagci^+kaust.edu.sa
B3/L3 - 3222
Assistant Professor​​​​ of Mechanical Engineering​
Research Interest: Combustion, Fluid Mechanics, Aerosols
fabrizio.bisetti^+kaust.edu.sa
B5/L4 - 4222
Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics and Computational Science​
Research Interest: Hamilton-Jacobi equations, viscosity solutions, deterministic and stochastic control, mean-field games
diogo.gomes^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4402

Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics and Computational Science​

david.ketcheson^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4202

Visiting Professors

Visiting Academic-Professor​

Research Interest: Uncertainty quantification, numerical methods, computational fluid dynamics, spectral methods.
olivier.lemaitre^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4306
Visiting Academic-Professor
Research Interest: Computational engineering and science, Finite Element methods, A posteriori error estimation and adaptive methods, Multiscale modeling, Verification and Validation
serge.prudhomme^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4304

Visiting Academic-Associate Professor​​​​​

Research Interest: Bayesian techniques for uncertainty quantification, statistical methods of experimental design, statistical procedures for model calibration, selection and validation, multivariate data analysis, statistical inference for stochastic processes, stochastic modeling.​
marco.scavino^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4204

Consultants

Consultant​
Research Interest: Materials modeling, Numerical analysis, Large scale/High capacity computing, Mathematical Modeling, Statistics, Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes
quan.long^+kaust.edu.sa

Research Scientists

Senior Research Scientist​​

Research Interest: Stochastic Partial Differential Equations (SPDE), uncertainty quantification, numerical upscaling in multiscale problems, low-rank tensor arithmetics, inverse problems, numerical aerodynamics.
alexander.litvinenko^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4203
Senior​ Research Scientist​​
Research Interest: Physical layer security, communication at low power regime, cognitive radio
zouheir.rezki^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4305
Research Scientist​​​​​
Research Interest: ​Homogenization; Dimension Reduction; Mean-field games; Imaging; Gamma-convergence; Variational methods
rita.ferreira^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4401

Research Scientist​

Research Interest: Random matrix Theory, Blind channel estimation, semi-blind channel estimation, Asymptotic Analysis, G-estimation
abla.kammoun^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L3 - 3131
Research Scientist​​
Research Interest: ​Optimization, mathematical programming, robust optimization, applied optimization, decision-support, decision-making in the presence of uncertainty, energy systems, design and scheduling/planning of industrial processes.
ricardo.lima^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4209
Research Scientist​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Research Interest: Deterministic and stochastic differential equations, Computations with uncertainty, Error control and adaptivity, Systematic coarse graining, Hybrid modelling, Multiscale methods.
erik.vonschwerin^+kaust.edu.sa

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow ​​
Research Interest: Energy efficiency, cooperative communications, cognitive radio, resource allocation, performance analysis, channel estimation, finite rate feedback.
osama.amin^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L3 - 3132
Postdoctoral Fellow ​​
Research Interest: Cross-layer protocol design, cooperative communications, wireless sensor networks, end-to-end performance optimization.
ahmed.bader^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4212 - CU04
Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Interest: Numerical Analysis, Uncertainty Quantification, Experimental Design, Statistics
Joakim.Beck^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4212 - CU05
​Postdoctoral Fellow​​
Research Interest: ​Uncertainty Quantification, Sensitivity analysis, Model discrimination, Optimal experimental design​
mariaisabel.navarrojimenez^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4212 - CU06
Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Interest: Control theory and control engineering, uncertainty quantification
tong.wang^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4212 - CU02

Students

PhD Student​
Research Interest: Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, Stochastic Modeling, Uncertainty Quantification
Marco.Ballesio^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4211-WS03
PhD Student​
Research Interest: Channel capacity, low power regime, fading channel, quality of service, on-off signaling.
fatma.benkhelifa^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4212 - WS01
PhD Student​​
Research Interest: Cooperative Systems, Cognitive Radio Networks, Performance Analysis, Modulation Techniques, Fading Channels, Relay Selection, Multihop Relaying.
amal.hyadi^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4212 - WS04

PhD Student​​​​

Research Interest: Numerical analysis, Statistics, Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes
zaid.sawlan^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4107 - WS01

PhD Student

Research Interest: Wireless Communications  - Cognitive Radio
lokman.sboui^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L3 - 3127 - WS01
PhD Student​​
Research Interest: Wireless Communications – Analysis Performance – Adaptive Filtering – Cognitive Radio
soury.hamza^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L3 -3139 - WS12

PhD Student​​

Research Interest: Wireless networks and communication, HARQ with IR over double Rayleigh channels, HARQ with CC over double Rayleigh channels.
emna.zedini^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4212 - WS03

Staff

Administrative Assistant
gisela.gomez^+kaust.edu.sa
B1/L4 - 4101 - WS10

Members of The Board

Optimization Advisor, ExxonMobil Production
Research Interest: Optimization; decision-support, decision-making in the presence of uncertainty
amr.s.el-bakry^+exxonmobil.com
Full Professor of Applied Mathematics


MCSS  Chair of Computational Mathematics and Simulation Science

Building Math, Station 8, CH-1015  Lausanne, Switzerland


Research Interest: Numerical analysis, computational science, high-order methods, spectral methods, discontinuous Galerkin methods, uncertainty quantification, reduced models, wave problems, conservation laws.
jan.hesthaven^+epfl.ch

Professor of Electrical and Computing Engineering


Office: 105 Walter Library

University of Minnesota,

200 Union Street SE, 4-174 Keller Hall, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0170 , USA 


Research Interest: Signal and image processing, wireless communications.
mos^+umn.edu

Staff Reservoir Engineer at ConocoPhillips

Research Interest: Reservoir Management workflows, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Optimization, Statistical Learning, Uncertainty Quantification, Geosciences, Parallel Computing, Computational Sciences, Applied Mathematics, Competitive Scrabble, Squash, Tennis, Softball, Reading, Movies.
hector.m.klie^+conocophillips.com

Morse Professor of Arts and Science Department of Mathematics and Climate, Atmosphere, Ocean Science (CAOS)


Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
New York University

Warren Weaver Hall, 251 Mercer Street, New York, NY 10012

jonjon^+cims.nyu.edu

Head of Institute of Scientific Computing


Technische Universität Braunschweig

D-38092 Braunschweig, Germany


wire^+tu-bs.de
Professor of Radiation Laboratory


Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department

University of Michigan

1301 Beal Avenue, Room 3420

Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA


Research Interest: Computational electromagnetics, fast integral equation based solvers algorithms in both the frequency and time domains, and robust design paradigms.  Analysis and design of electromagnetic and optical systems (EMI/EMC, antennas, filters, interconnects, platform, terrain, plasmonic devices, etc).
emichiel^+umich.edu
Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, CA.

Combustion Research Facility

Reacting Flow Research

Sandia National Laboratories, California P.O. Box 969 Livermore CA 94551-0969 USA
Research Interest: Combustion. Computational studies of reacting flow with detailed chemical kinetics. Flame-flow interaction in laminar vortical flow. Predictive computations of physical systems. Computational modeling, analysis, and model reduction. Uncertainty quantification in computational models. Stochastic modeling. Data assimilation and inverse problems.
hnnajm^+sandia.gov

 Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics


CADMOS Chair of Scientific Computing and Uncertainty Quantification 

Building Math, Station 8, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland


Research Interest: Numerical solution of partial di fferential equations with random input data; Veri cation and Validation techniques in Computational Science; Fluid-structure interaction problems; modeling and simulation of the cardiovascular system; electro/mechanical modeling of the heart; modeling the evolution of sand dunes
fabio.nobile^+epfl.ch

Previous Members

Visiting Academic-Professor
Research Interest: His research interests are in signal processing, statistical estimation and   communications including system identification, blind source separation, multiuser detection and equalization, detection and estimation, adaptive filtering and tracking, array processing and asymptotic performance analysis.
karim.abed^+telecom-paristech.fr
Visiting Academic-Professor​
Research Interest: partial differential equations, inverse problems, stability
michele.dicristo^+kaust.edu.sa
Visiting Academic-Professor
Research Interest: Multiple antenna techniques, Cross-layer design, Cooperative transmission, Energy efficient communications, Performance analysis.
hy^+uvic.ca
​Visiting Professor on Sabbatical​​​
Research Interest: ​Numerical Analysis, Stochastic Differential Equations, Meanfield Problems, Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations
georgios.zouraris^+kaust.edu.sa
Visiting Researcher
boualem.djehiche^+kaust.edu.sa
Center Senior Research Scientist
Research Interest: Evolutionary games, Mean Field stochastic games, Distributed strategic learning, Random matrix games.
hamidou.tembine^+kaust.edu.sa
Research Scientist ​
Research Interest: Partial Differential Equations, Uncertainty Quantification, Numerical analysis
blanca.ayusodios^+kaust.edu.sa
Senior Research Scientist​​
Research Interest: Uncertainty quantification, inverse problems, data assimilation, filtering, sampling, MCMC, computational approaches to inverse problems and sequential data assimilation.
kody.law^+kaust.edu.sa
Research Scientist
Research Interest: Uncertainty Quantification, Stochastic PDEs, Adapted Hierarchical Basis, Radial Basis Functions, Regression
julio.castrillon^+kaust.edu.sa

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Ultrawide Bandwidth Systems, Cooperative Communications.
qasim.ahmed^+kaust.edu.sa

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Game theory, wireless communications, cooperative relaying, vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications, and channel modelling.
ali.chelli^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Interest: Uncertainty quantification, combustion
cheng.wah^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow ​​
Research Interest: optimal stopping; stochastic games; uncertainty quantification
fabian.crocceflores^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow​​​
Research Interest: Theory of control, Mathematical modeling, fluid mechanics, numerical analysis
benmansour.dia^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow ​​​​​​​​​​
Research Interest: ​ Numerical analysis
abdullateef.hajiali^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Interest: Numerical analysis
hakon.hoel^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow ​​​
Research Interest: My main current research interests are the multi-scale modeling and simulation of multiphase flows, flows in porous media and non-equilibrium flows, by means of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), High Performance Computing (HPC), stochastic and kinetic methods.I have been working also in the field of turbulent multiphase and reactive flows, Large Eddy Simulations (LES), Adaptive Mesh Refinement (AMR) and Inverse Problems.
matteo.icardi^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow​
Research Interest: Uncertainty quantification, Bayesian experimental design, 3D image analysis, porous media flows.
daesang.kim^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow ​
Research Interest: discontinuous Galerkin time domain method, integral equation method, finite element method, and uncertainty quantification for electromagnetic systems
Ping.li^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
muhammad.fareed^+kaust.edu.sa

Postdoctoral Fellow​​​​​​​​

Research Interest: Numerical analysis, Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, Partial Differential Equations, Statistics, Mathematical Modeling.
alvaro.moraesgutierrez^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Interest: Numerical analysis, Seismic imaging, Electromagnetics and optoelectronics, Fluid mechanics.
mohammad.motamed^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow​
Research Interest: Robust optimization, cognitive radio, cooperative communication.
ubaidulla.pandarakkottilil^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Interest: Radio frequency (RF)/baseband co-design, Green communications, Cooperative networks, Cognitive radio networks, Smart grid telecommunications
jian.qi^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow ​
Research Interest: Numerical analysis, Flow and transport in porous media, Compressible and incompressible multiphase flows, partially miscible flow, Radioactive waste storage, Carbon capture and storage,  CO2 storage, Oil recovery secondary, Modeling and numerical simulation of a nonlinear degenerate elliptic-parabolic systems
bilal.saad^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Interest: Wave propagation phenomena (acoustic, electromagnetic and seismic), Electromagnetic scattering and diffraction, Electromagnetic field theory.
mohamed.salem02^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow​
Research Interest: Computational mathematics and computational physics, Information technologies in radiophysics and optics, Rigorous mathematical simulation in electromagnetics, optics, and high-power electronics.
kostyantyn.sirenko^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Interest: Uncertainty Quantification, Populations Balance Systems, Groundwater flow
oana.suciu^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow ​​​​
Research Interest: Numerical analysis, Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes.
pedro.guerra^+kaust.edu.sa

PhD Student​

Research Interest: Wireless and cellular networks, green communication, smart grid, cognitive and cooperative communication, optimization
hakim.ghazzai^+kaust.edu.sa
Visiting Student
Research Interest: ​ Wireless communication, Next generation cellular networks
amen.memmi^+kaust.edu.sa
Visiting Student
Research Interest: ​Wireless communication, MAC layer, WSN, embedded systems
Yassin.Ayadi^+kaust.edu.sa
Visiting Student​​​​
Research Interest: Network & telecommunication​, Wireless communication, Wireless Security through Optical Channels, securing Visible Light Communications via Friendly Jamming.
Hajar.Zaid^+kaust.edu.sa
Visiting Student
Research Interest: Inverse Problems, Uncertainty Quantification, Numerical Methods
LauriAntero.Mustonen^+kaust.edu.sa

Administrative Assistant​

amal.eleuch^+kaust.edu.sa
Business Administrator​
marialeticia.garciapozzi^+kaust.edu.sa
Web Manager​
estela.pratto^+kaust.edu.sa