Burak Aksoylu's CV

 

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Academic Experience

U.S. Army Research Laboratory
ORAU Senior Fellow Aberdeen Proving Ground 2017-present
 
Wayne State University
Adjunct Faculty Department of Mathematics 2014-present
 
TOBB University of Econ and Tech
Associate ProfessorDepartment of Mathematics2011-2016
Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Mathematics2010-2011
 
Louisiana State University
Visiting Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Mathematics2010-2014
Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Mathematics2005-2010
Assistant ProfessorCenter for Computation and Technology2005-2010
 
The University of Texas at Austin
Postdoctoral Fellow Inst for Computational Eng and Sci2003-2005
 
California Institute of Technology
Postdoctoral ScholarDepartment of Computer Science2001-2003
 

Education

Ph.D. in Mathematics
University of California, San Diego, 1996-2001. Advisor: Michael Holst.

M.S. in Mathematics
University of California, Irvine, 1994-1996.

B.S. in Mathematics (Double major)
Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey, 1991-1993.

B.S. in Science Education, Mathematics Teaching
METU, Ankara, Turkey, 1989-1993.

Major Areas of Research Interest

Numerical analysis, scientific computing, numerical linear algebra.

Focus:

  • Nonlocal problems, peridynamics, local boundary conditions for nonlocal problems, preconditioning for peridynamics, scalable solvers for nonlocal problems,
  • preconditioning, iterative solvers, numerical solutions to partial differential equations,
  • multilevel preconditioning, multigrid, preconditioning under adaptive mesh refinement,
  • robust preconditioning for high-contrast heterogeneous media,
  • Krylov subspace solvers.

Funded Projects

Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) 1001 program, MFAG 115F473, Local boundary conditions in nonlocal theories, 04.15.2016-04.14.2019, PI: Burak Aksoylu (single investigator).

Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) 2221, Fellowship for scientist on sabbatical leave program, 02.20.2014-08.20.2014, host scientist: Burak Aksoylu, visiting scientist: Assoc. Prof. Fatih Celiker of Wayne State University, Department of Mathematics.

Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) 2221, Fellowship for visiting scientist program, 09.09.2013-03.09.2014 and 06.01.2014-12.01.2014, host scientist: Burak Aksoylu, visiting scientist: Prof. Horst R. Beyer of Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Theoretical Astrophysics.

Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) 1001 program, MAG 112M891, Development of a method to predict strength and failure of layered composites using peridynamic theory, 05.01.2013-04.30.2015, PI: Mehmet Ali Guler, Co-PI: Burak Aksoylu.

Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) 1001 program, TBAG 112T240, Solvers for peridynamics applications, 12.01.2012-11.30.2014, PI: Burak Aksoylu (single investigator).

European Commission Marie Curie Career Integration Grant 293978, Numerical methods for nonlocal problems, 09.12.2011-09.11.2015, PI: Burak Aksoylu (single investigator).

NSF DMS 1016190, Numerical methods for heterogeneity and nonlocality, 08.15.2010-07.31.2014, PI: Burak Aksoylu (single investigator).

NSF CNS 0540374, DDDAS-TMPR: DynaCode: A general DDDAS framework with coast and environment modeling applications, 01.01.2006-12.31.2006, PI: Gabrielle Allen, Co-PIs: Burak Aksoylu, Ivor van Heerden, Gregory Stone Joannes Westerink.

NSF LA EPSCoR, High performance solvers for atomistic-to-continuum modeling, extended stay at Sandia National Laboratories, summer 2008, PI: Burak Aksoylu.

LSU CCT focus areas grant, Utilizing pseudospectral tools to analyze stability of evolution equations, 01.01.2007-05.31.2007, PI: Manuel Tiglio, Co-PI: Burak Aksoylu.

LSU CCT General Development Program, Interplay between finite element method and evolution of Einstein’s equations, 01.01.2006-06.30.2007, PI: Burak Aksoylu, Co-PI: Manuel Tiglio.

Awards

Recipient of the DoE Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) senior fellowship, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground.

Recipient of the University of Texas at Austin ICES postdoctoral fellowship.

Recipient of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund interdisciplinary LJIS predoctoral fellowship.

Recipient of the Ministry of Education Overseas Higher Education Scholarship given only to 2 students nationwide by the Turkish Government to pursue doctoral studies abroad.

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