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Francis X. Giraldo

Francis X. Giraldo

  • Adjunct Professor of Applied Mathematics (UCSC)
  • Distinguished Professor of Applied Mathematics (Naval Postgraduate School)
  • Director of Computational Mathematics Laboratory (Naval Postgraduate School)
  • Applied Mathematics
  • 831-656-2293
  • Francis (Frank) Giraldo is an adjunct Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics at UC Santa Cruz. Frank is also a distinguished professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey California. Frank and his team work on building computational fluid dynamics solvers for use in atmosphere, ocean, and engineering applications. Frank is interested in developing scalable and accurate numerical methods for solving the shallow water equations and the compressible and incompressible Navier-Stokes equations.
  • computational mathematics
  • numerical analysis
  • computational fluid dynamics
  • high-performance computing
  • geophysical fluid dynamics
  • numerical methods for partial differential equations
  • Galerkin methods
  • weather prediction
  • climate prediction
  • PhD 1995 University of Virginia
  • BSE 1987 Princeton University

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