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## Academic Experience

ORAU Senior Fellow | U.S. Army Research Laboratory |

Aberdeen Proving Ground | 2018-present |

ORISE Faculty | U.S. Army Research Laboratory |

Aberdeen Proving Ground | 2017-2018 |

Adjunct Faculty | Wayne State University |

Department of Mathematics | 2014-present |

Associate Professor | TOBB University of Economics and Technology |

Department of Mathematics | 2011-2016 |

Assistant Professor | TOBB University of Economics and Technology |

Department of Mathematics | 2010-2011 |

Visiting Assistant Professor | Louisiana State University |

Department of Mathematics | 2010-2014 |

Adjunct Research Assistant Professor | University of New Mexico |

Department of Mathematics and Statistics | 2010-2013 |

Assistant Professor | Louisiana State University |

Department of Mathematics | 2005-2010 |

Center for Computation and Technology | 2005-2010 |

Postdoctoral Fellow | The University of Texas at Austin |

Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences | 2003-2005 |

Postdoctoral Scholar | California Institute of Technology |

Department of Computer Science | 2001-2003 |

Postdoctoral Scholar | University of California, San Diego |

Department of Biochemistry | 2001-2001 (3 months) |

## 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 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.

© Burak Aksoylu