Background and activities

Einar Rønquist has been Head of Department at the Department of Mathematical Sciences since August 2013. He became a professor at the same department in 1999 and has held that position since. He belongs to the Differential equations and Numerical Analysis (DNA) group and was the group leader for this group 2010–2011.

Background

Einar Rønquist  has a MSc degree (sivilingeniør) from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (formerly Norwegian Institute of Technology – NTH) (1980) and a PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT (1988).

Research interests

Numerical solution of partial differential equations; spectral element methods; reduced basis methods; computational fluid dynamics.

Memberships

  • Member of NTVA – Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (since 2005).
  • Member of DNKVS – The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters (since 2010).

Administrative and scientific leadership

  • Vice President of R&D at Nektonics, Inc, Massachusetts, USA, 1991-1999.
  • Daily leader of the Research Program in Computational Science and Visualization (BVV) at NTNU, 2003-2011, with responsibility for numerical methods.
  • Deputy Head of Department at the Department of Mathematical Sciences at NTNU, Fall 2012.
  • Head of Department at the Department of Mathematical Sciences at NTNU since August 1, 2013.

Students supervised

Supervised 8 PhD students and 25 MSc students

Editorial positions

Associate Editor of SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications